Israel's navy intercepted a Swedish vessel attempting to breach a naval blockade of the Gaza Strip early on Monday and brought it to an Israeli port. It said the foreign activists would be questioned before they are sent back to their home countries.
Egypt has cancelled celebrations marking the second anniversary of the June 30 revolution which ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, as the country mourns the killing of prosecutor general Hisham Barakat.
A US Federal Court on Monday awarded $18 million to a young Swedish woman who sued her former Wall Street executive boss over allegations of sexual conquest, betrayal and stalking.
Two people were feared dead on Tuesday after a suicide attempt on board a moving shinkansen bullet train in Japan.
A rocket's dead, blown to bits in public view. Now it's time for "Rocket Science CSI". In this whodunnit, there are clues pointing to pressure problems in the second stage's liquid oxygen tank, SpaceX founder Elon Musk tweeted within hours. But that may be a red herring, and a former NASA shuttle chief warns against jumping to conclusions.
NBC cut ties with real estate developer and TV personality Donald Trump and the "Miss USA" and "Miss Universe" pageants on Monday for making comments insulting Mexicans when he began his run for president earlier this month.
At least 28 people, including eight women, were killed in an attack against the residence of two leaders of the Shiite Huthi rebels in Sanaa on Monday night, a Yemeni medical source said.
In what is sure to cause further embarassment for the Obama administration, WikiLeaks released documents on Monday that it says prove that the US National Security Agency (NSA) eavesdropped on France's top financial officials and high-stakes French export bids for over a decade in what the group has labelled targeted economic espionage.
Some 17,000 people took to the streets of Athens and Thessaloniki on Monday to say 'No' in an upcoming referendum on the latest bailout proposals, accusing Greece's international creditors of blackmail.
An American Airlines operations manager who was among the few people to learn of the first 9/11 hijacking before the jet struck the World Trade Center has been arrested near Pittsburgh in an online child-sex sting.
A New Jersey man was arrested on Monday on charges of conspiring to provide support to the militant group Islamic State, the fifth man to be arrested in recent weeks as part of a broader probe in the New York City region.
Judges and other senior officials have increasingly been targeted by radical Islamists opposed to President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and angered by hefty prison sentences imposed on members of the now-outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.
A young Swedish woman who sued her former Wall Street executive boss over lurid allegations of sexual conquest, betrayal and stalking was awarded $18 million by a federal jury Monday.
A gunman opened fire at a group of Israelis near a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank on Monday, the Israeli military said, in a suspected Palestinian drive-by attack.
Suspected Boko Haram jihadists blew themselves up during a police raid in Chad's capital early on Monday, killing five officers and six militants, police and government officials said.