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"The Lego Batman Movie" dominated the North American box office over the Presidents' Day weekend, industry data showed Tuesday, almost matching the combined haul of "Fifty Shades Darker" and "The Great Wall." Featuring the voice of Will Arnett as the caped crusader,
Humanitarian groups in the town of Dikwa in northeast Nigeria are trying to bring help to some 57,000 people forced out of their homes by Boko Haram Islamists, whose insurgency has devastated the remote region since 2009.
The International Monetary Fund plans to formally include Islamic finance into its surveillance framework, a nod to the fast-growing sector but noting risks posed by complex hybrid products that replicate conventional ones. The IMF's executive board said late on Tuesday it had adopted a set of proposals
The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil markets. FUNDAMENTALS * Malaysian palm oil futures slid for a fourth consecutive session on Tuesday, hitting ...
Serial provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos, a conservative firebrand and staunch fan of President Donald Trump, resigned Tuesday from the right-wing news site Breitbart amid a storm triggered by comments in which he seems to condone pedophilia. The 32-year-old Briton had already lost a book deal and a speaking
US President Donald Trump and other leaders whose policies "demonise" entire groups of people pose a growing danger for the world, Amnesty International said Wednesday in its annual report. "The poisonous politics of demonisation" are making the world "more fragmented, more
Troubled singer Chris Brown has been ordered to stay away from an ex-girlfriend, model Karrueche Tran, after she said he punched her and threatened to kill her. In documents made public Tuesday, a Los Angeles court granted a restraining order requested by Tran, with Brown facing arrest if he comes near
Russia and Ukraine clashed on Tuesday over a UN Security Council tribute to long-serving Russian ambassador Vitaly Churkin whose death has triggered an outpouring of grief at the world body. Council ambassadors observed a minute of silence in honor of Churkin and took turns addressing the chamber in
By 2030 life expectancy for South Korean women could top nine decades, an average lifespan long thought to be out of reach, researchers said Wednesday. South Korea is not only the first country in the world where women may live past 90 on average, it is also the one on track to log the biggest jump
Coca farmers clashed with police Tuesday in the second straight day of violent protests in La Paz against a Morales government bill to limit legal areas of cultivation. Angry farmers threw dynamite, fireworks and rocks at police in an attempt to regain positions lost late Monday in a clash at access
Colombian FARC rebels will start their historic disarmament process March 1, the government said Tuesday, as the country implements its peace deal to end Latin America's last major armed conflict. The Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) are due to disband with UN supervision under a peace
World stocks regained momentum on Tuesday, lifted by rising oil prices and strong eurozone economic data, but a massive earnings drop at banking giant HSBC kept a lid on London and Hong Kong.
An alliance of Arab and Kurdish fighters seized more than a dozen villages in eastern Syria on Tuesday in their drive to encircle the Islamic State group bastion of Raqa. The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) made a major incursion into the oil-rich province of Deir Ezzor as part of their push
After remaining silent on the subject for several days, President Donald Trump on Tuesday decried a spate of anti-Semitic threats against Jewish community centers across America as "horrible" and "painful." Seizing the moment during his first visit to the National Museum of African
The French government on Tuesday ordered the slaughter of 360,000 ducks in a bird flu-hit southwest region at the forefront of the foie gras industry. The cull will effectively wipe out production of foie gras in the Landes area that accounts for a quarter of the total French production of the controversial
The bodies of 74 migrants who drowned in the Mediterranean trying to reach Europe have washed up on a beach west of the Libyan capital, the Red Crescent said Tuesday. Residents of the village of Harcha, outside Zawiya, 45 kilometres (30 miles) from Tripoli, alerted the emergency services after finding
Ecuadoran officials denied claims of attempted fraud in a tightly-fought election as the last votes were counted Tuesday with the ruling socialists looking likely to face a hard-to-win runoff vote. With just over 95 percent of ballots counted from Sunday's election, leftist ruling party candidate
The conservative firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos resigns from the right-wing US news site Breitbart amid a storm triggered by comments in which he seems to condone pedophilia.
Like many young fathers, Abraham Poincheval has very little time to himself to ponder life's big questions. "I think of it as an inner journey to find out what the world is," said Poincheval, who has hollowed out a hole in the rock just big enough for himself to fit inside. If he survives
An Israeli military court on Tuesday sentenced a soldier to 18 months in prison for shooting dead a wounded Palestinian assailant who lay on the ground, sparking criticism from rights groups. Defence lawyers announced an appeal and right-wing Israeli ministers immediately called for a pardon, while
A former doctor will stand trial in Madrid for allegedly stealing a newborn from her mother and giving her to another woman, a practice thought to have affected thousands of families during Spain's dictatorship. In a court document obtained by AFP on Tuesday, a judge gave the green light for the
A diamond that "everyone was scared to sell": More than a month after French police arrested the suspected robbers of TV star Kim Kardashian, investigators are piecing together what happened -- they just haven't found the jewels yet. Ten suspects were charged last month in connection with
Four Moroccan cities, led by Marrakesh, ranked among the top 10 African cities for quality of life in a new survey published Tuesday. Marrakesh, nicknamed the Ochre City for the walls surrounding its old medina district, clinched the top ranking, with three other Moroccan cities -- Casablanca, Rabat