Five Iranian boats fired shots across the bow of a Singapore flagged cargo vessel in the Persian Gulf on Thursday in an attempt to potentially stop the ship, a U.S. official told CNN. For the first time, the incident brought another Persian Gulf nation into the recent rising maritime tensions in the region.
The death toll from an attack on a hotel in Kabul where guests were trapped amid gunfire rises to 14, according to a senior Afghan police official. Foreigners are among the casualties from the deadly assault.
The European Court of Human Rights is being asked to decide a case that's raised questions about whether sex is important for women over the age of 50, re-igniting a Portuguese house cleaner's 20-year battle to win what she sees as an appropriate reward for botched surgery that left her unable to enjoy sex.
Search teams scouring the floor of the Indian Ocean for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have come across some wreckage -- just considerably older than the airliner which disappeared in March 2014.
It's not the first time he has been asked the question and it probably won't be the last, but it never gets any easier to answer. How does Yaya Toure feel when football fans are directing monkey chants at him?