Iran and the global powers go into a key weekend of talks Saturday, after months of intense negotiations, amid signs they may be inching towards a historic nuclear deal to end a 13-year standoff.
Phillippine police have filed homicide charges against the owner and crew of a passenger ferry that capsized killing 56, an official said on Saturday.
More than 200 flights were canceled and hundreds of others delayed to and from Toronto's largest airport on Friday due to a strike by the staff who were responsible for refueling planes.
The sun-powered Solar Impulse 2 aircraft completed its historic flight without consuming a drop of fuel, touching down gracefully in Hawaii after the most arduous leg of its journey.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras called for a referendum, being organised in just nine days, on a deal with European governments, the European Union (EU) and International Monetary Fund (IMF).
India abstained from voting on a resolution on Palestine adopted at the UN rights body that calls for accountability by parties involved in last year's conflict in Gaza.
Sealed Air says the new version, called iBubble Wrap, was developed because the original product took up too much space in warehouses and delivery trucks.
Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton said on Friday she hoped 18 months of nuclear talks between Iran and major powers would yield a deal in the next week.
25 members of Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate, including one of its leaders, were killed in an explosion in a mosque in northern Syria when they had come to attend Ramadan prayers, a monitoring group said.
Nearly 200 people were killed in 48 hours of violence by Boko Haram militants who carried out a fresh wave of massacres in northeastern Nigeria on Friday, locals said. President Muhammadu Buhari called the incident "inhuman and barbaric".
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday urged voters to ignore European scaremongering and “blackmail” and vote ‘No’ in this weekend’s referendum as polls showed support swinging behind the ‘Yes’ campaign.
Two female suicide bombers killed 13 people at a crowded market and a military checkpoint outside the biggest city in northeast Nigeria, witnesses said on Friday.
Thirteen top Islamic State (IS) leaders, including five high-ranking military commanders, have been executed on the orders of the group’s chief Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi after a failed coup attempt to topple him, a media report has said.
The French government rejected an asylum request from WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Friday, saying he did not face "immediate danger".
Bangladeshi Islamists on Friday protested in Dhaka demanding death penalty for former minister Abdul Latif Siddiqui accused of blasphemy for comments perceived to be against Islam.Anger among Islamists has been rising since former telecommunications