U.S. President Donald Trump warned Iran on Tuesday not to follow through with threats to restart its nuclear programme, as he and French President Emmanuel Macron tried to find common ground on saving an international agreement on Iran's nuclear ambitions. Meeting Macron in the Oval Office, Trump
A US court has ruled that a monkey who snapped a selfie on a wildlife photographer's camera does not own the copyright to the image, which became an internet sensation. The ruling late Monday is expected to draw a line under a protracted legal battle between British photographer David Slater and
US President Donald Trump praised Kim Jong Un as "very open" and "very honorable" on Tuesday, adding the North Korean leader wants to meet "as soon as possible." "We are having very good discussions," Trump said, ahead of a summit with the mercurial Kim expected
A massage therapist is suing Stan Lee of Marvel Comics fame for sexual assault and battery, accusing him of inappropriate touching and misconduct during two sessions last year in Chicago. Maria Carballo filed a five-count lawsuit Monday, claiming Lee assaulted her by fondling himself and touching her
Spotify on Tuesday announced a major expansion of its free service, hoping that a more option-rich platform will boost its ambitions to make music streaming even bigger worldwide. Weeks after its successful listing on the New York Stock Exchange, the leading streaming company said it saw wide possibilities
Global wine production dropped dramatically in 2017, with a decrease of 8.6 percent compared to 2016 figures. As Silvia Antonioli reports, the international wine organisation the OIV said it was mainly to poor weather conditions in Europe.
Dozens of elephants used for tourist rides at one of India's most recognised forts are blind or suffering other ailments, a report said Tuesday, calling for the practice to end. Nineteen elephants used to ferry visitors to Rajasthan's famous Amer Fort were blind or vision impaired while nine
President Donald Trump says North Korea wants to hold a high-stakes meeting "as soon as possible" and he is praising Kim Jong Un as "very open" and "very honorable." (April 24)
President Donald Trump is warning Iran not to restart its nuclear program as the U.S. weighs its decision on whether to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. (April 24)
Ireland's government on Tuesday said it was signing a deal with Apple for the US tech giant to pay 13 billion euros ($16 billion) in back taxes as ordered by the European Commission. The formal signature is expected later on Tuesday and the money will go into an escrow account, a type of third-party
The first ladies of the US and France are touring the Cezannes. Melania Trump and Brigitte Macron on Tuesday headed across Washington to the National Gallery of Art to view the French artist’s work. (April 24)
Severe weather in Europe led to a 14 percent drop in production on the continent last year, leading to record lows for global output despite more stable conditions in Australia and the Americas. Matthew Larotonda reports.
A defence lawyer for Beate Zschaepe, the only surviving member of a German neo-Nazi trio, Tuesday launched final arguments, signalling the end phase of a mammoth murder and terrorism trial. Five years after Zschaepe, 43, first entered the dock, her lawyer Hermann Borchert called the case against her
A painting of a nude by Amedeo Modigliani is expected to fetch $150 million, the highest ever pre-sale estimate for an artwork at auction, Sotheby's said Tuesday as the work was unveiled in Hong Kong. Painted in 1917, "Nu couché (sur le côté gauche)" is one of only nine Modigliani nudes
President Donald Trump on Tuesday made a show of flicking dandruff from the suit collar of visiting French President Emmanuel Macron, saying it was a sign of the two leaders' "very special relationship."
A team of nine plastic surgeons and two urological surgeons operated on the veteran, whose nationality was not disclosed, for 14 hours on March 26, the hospital said in a statement. “We are hopeful that this transplant will help restore near-normal urinary and sexual functions for this young man,” Dr
Prosecutors appealed to a United Nations court in the Hague on Tuesday to expand findings of guilt against former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic to include a second genocide conviction, for killings of Croats and Muslims in towns across Bosnia during the 1992-95 war. Karadzic, 72, was found guilty
A painting of a reclining nude by Italian artist Amedeo Modigliani is set to go under the hammer in New York on May 14 with a record sale estimate of $150 million, auction house Sotheby's announced on Tuesday. "Nu couché (sur le côté gauche)", or Reclining Nude (on the left side) shows
Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov on Tuesday said that men living in Russia's predominantly Muslim region can take as many as four wives, even though polygamy is banned in the country. Kadyrov, who has ruled Chechnya since 2004 and is a staunch supporter of President Vladimir Putin, told state television
The academic behind the app that allowed consulting firm Cambridge Analytica to farm the data of some 87 million Facebook users said Tuesday he was being scapegoated while the social network was being "mined left and right by thousands" of companies. Aleksandr Kogan, who teaches at Cambridge