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Afghan woman prays that peace will save her fourth husband

Heavily pregnant Taj Bibi prays for her fourth husband as the Afghan soldier sets off to battle the Taliban, hoping his fate won't be the same as that of his three brothers, her first three husbands, all killed fighting the militants.

Turkey probes death of American journalist Andre Vltchek

Turkish authorities are investigating the death of an American author and journalist who died while traveling overnight from the Turkish Black Sea coastal city of Samsun to Istanbul, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported Tuesday.

Pound stable despite govt. formation deadlocked 

The Lebanese pound remained steady over the weekend and into the new week as Prime Minister-designate Mustapha Adib called on the country’s leading parties to cooperate before the country sinks into deeper crises.

Pound stable despite govt. formation deadlocked 

The Lebanese pound remained steady over the weekend and into the new week as Prime Minister-designate Mustapha Adib called on the country’s leading parties to cooperate before the country sinks into deeper crises.

EU court backs French law regulating Airbnb

Europe's top court Tuesday upheld France's law requiring municipal authorization for short-term property rentals by platforms like Airbnb, a decision that may open the way for several European cities to take action.

Davis's buzzer beater lifts Lakers over Nuggets

Anthony Davis drained a three-pointer as time expired to seal the Los Angeles Lakers' 105-103 victory over the Denver Nuggets Sunday for a 2-0 lead in the NBA Western Conference finals.

Hamilton takes 90th win in red-flagged Tuscan GP

Lewis Hamilton celebrated the 90th win of his Formula One career, one short of Michael Schumacher's all-time record, after a crazy crash-strewn Tuscan Grand Prix on Sunday that was twice stopped and re-started.

Israeli and UAE film agencies normalise

The Abu Dhabi Film Commission said it reached an understanding with the Israeli Film Fund and a film school in occupied Jerusalem seeking to strengthen commercial ties through training programs for film and television co-production and joint film festivals

End of the runway? Fashion world mulls post-COVID future

It’s the September fashion week season, and in any other year London would be abuzz with fashionistas zipping across town in Mercedes Benzes, hobnobbing with celebrities at glittering catwalk shows before sipping champagne at late-night parties.

End of the runway? Fashion world mulls post-COVID future

It’s the September fashion week season, and in any other year London would be abuzz with fashionistas zipping across town in Mercedes Benzes, hobnobbing with celebrities at glittering catwalk shows before sipping champagne at late-night parties.

Facebook launches new campaign to encourage voting

Facebook is launching a new initiative this week to encourage Americans to vote in the upcoming presidential election, the latest effort by the social network to prove it is a responsible player on the internet.