Pope Francis's first prayers in Cyprus might have been invitation-only, but that didn't stop the faithful from gathering near Nicosia's Maronite Cathedral of Our Lady of Grace on Thursday to catch a glimpse of the pontiff.
Milan's central train station plays host from Friday to a "World of Banksy", featuring reproductions of provocative works by the British street artist in something akin to their original real-world settings.
With a hit by the "godmother of punk" Nina Hagen, Germany's military saluted a visibly moved Angela Merkel during a ceremonial farewell Thursday, just a week before she is due to bow out of politics after 16 years in office.
Veteran actress Dexter Doria took on a role as an activist nun in the musical film “Katips” about the new Katipuneros at the height of Martial Law.
Elle magazine announced on Thursday it will stop using fur in all its editorial and advertising content worldwide, becoming the first major publication to do so.
A total of 14,920 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine have expired in Negros Occidental on Tuesday (November 30).
Philippine police said Thursday they have arrested a suspect in the 2011 murder of an Italian Catholic missionary priest who worked with marginalised tribal people in the troubled southern island of Mindanao.Father Fausto Tentorio was fatally shot outside his parish home in the upland farming town of Arakan a decade ago but it has taken police until now to apprehend the suspect, the town's police chief told AFP.
Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg said on Thursday that he was ready to quit after his predecessor Sebastian Kurz announced that he was leaving politics, prompting fresh upheaval within their conservative People's Party (OeVP).
Jailed Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai and the staff of his now-shuttered Apple Daily newspaper have been awarded a prestigious press freedom prize by the World Association of News Publishers.
Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. holds a big lead in the race for the Philippine presidency when online disinformation is expected to ramp up due to COVID-19 curbs.
Lewis Hamilton will bid to keep alive his hopes of a historic eighth Formula One world title at the inaugural Saudi Arabian Grand Prix this weekend, powered by the new engine that aided his remarkable triumph in Brazil.
Fouchika Junior adjusts her headphones, flicks a slider and seamlessly drops the next tune: one of Tunisia's rare female DJs, she is helping other women break into a male-dominated world.
A UK court will rule on Thursday on a newspaper group's appeal against a previous judgement that it breached Meghan Markle's privacy by publishing extracts of a letter to her estranged father.
"Flee," an award-winning film about a gay Afghan refugee undertaking the perilous journey to Europe, puts a real-life human face on the country's decades-long crisis while simultaneously keeping its subject anonymous -- through animation.
The defense in Ghislaine Maxwell's sex-trafficking trial sought Wednesday to poke holes in the key witness testimony of a woman who said she was sexually abused by the heiress and the late financier Jeffrey Epstein starting when she was just 14 years old.
The company that owns Tinder will pay $441 million to the popular dating app's founders to settle a dispute over the valuation of stock options, documents showed Wednesday.
World number one Novak Djokovic performed double duty to lead Serbia into the Davis Cup semi-finals for the fifth time on Wednesday with a come-from-behind win over Kazakhstan.
The 15-year-old American boy who used a semi-automatic pistol bought during Black Friday sales to shoot his classmates at point-blank range was "absolutely cold-hearted" and went to school with "the intent to kill people," the local sheriff said Wednesday.
Alec Baldwin has said he did not pull the trigger of the gun he was holding that killed a cinematographer on the movie set of "Rust."
A federal judge dismissed a discrimination lawsuit that accused McDonald's of refusing to advertise on Black-owned media networks because of their owner's race.
The wife of the man known as the "godfather of Black music" was shot and killed Wednesday in a break-in at the couple's Beverly Hills home, police said.
Malacañang claims that a lack of a country-specific gauge and its emphasis on reopening progress are to blame for the Philippines ranking dead last in the Bloomberg COVID-19 Resilience Ranking.
Citigroup Inc. has chosen Union Bank of the Philippines as its preferred bidder to acquire its consumer banking assets in the Southeast Asian country, according to people familiar with the matter.
Philippine troops killed eight suspected communist guerrillas in a jungle clash Wednesday near a central town, foiling a plan by the insurgents to attack a military outpost to mark the anniversary of their decades-long rebellion, military officials said. Army troops battled the New People's Army guerrillas on and off for half a day in a mountainous area near Miagao town in Iloilo province and later retrieved eight bodies of rebels, four assault rifles, anti-personnel mines and rebel documents, regional army commander Maj. Gen. Benedict Arevalo said, adding there were no army casualties. Villagers tipped off the army about the presence of 50 to 70 guerrillas in the uninhabited rural region and army troops launched an assault, Arevalo said.
Google will stop carrying election ads in the Philippines ahead of the May 2022 presidential vote, the internet giant said Wednesday, similar to action it has taken in the United States.