Russia's foreign ministry summoned Britain's ambassador to the country, Laurie Bristow, for a meeting on Saturday, Russian news agencies reported, citing an unidentified ministry source.
Italian fashion house Versace and handbag and accessories maker Furla said they would stop using real fur in their creations, joining a growing list of luxury labels turning their backs on the fur industry.
Russia is set to expel British diplomats in retaliation for Prime Minister Theresa May's decision to kick out 23 Russians as relations with London crashed to a post-Cold War low over an attack involving a nerve agent on English soil.
At least eight people were injured when a malfunctioning ski lift, moving dangerously fast, hurled people from their seats in the Georgian ski resort of Gaudari.
Vietnam has marked 50 years since the My Lai Massacre, the worst recorded US war crime committed in the country.
Pop star Rihanna has urged fans to delete Snapchat after the social media app ran an ad making fun of her 2009 beating at the hands of then boyfriend Chris Brown.
US President Donald Trump has decided to replace his national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, but the move isn't expected to be made right away, the Washington Post is reporting.
The Eiffel Tower was transformed into a sparkling vertical racecourse on Thursday night, as athletes dashed to the top of the iconic Paris monument in an annual race.
The wife of Donald Trump Jr, the eldest son of US President Donald Trump, has filed for divorce in New York, according to court records.
A newly erected pedestrian bridge spanning several lanes of traffic has collapsed at a Florida university, crushing cars and killing four people.
Syrian government forces and allied militias have raped and sexually assaulted men, women and children in a campaign to punish opposition communities, UN investigators say.
Britain, the US, Germany and France have jointly called on Russia to explain a military-grade nerve toxin attack in England on a former Russian double agent.
The US has slapped sanctions on 19 Russian individuals and entities for US election meddling but critics say the action is a ''woefully inadequate'' retaliation.
Toys 'R' Us Inc, the iconic US toy retailer, is shuttering all its US stores after failing to find a buyer or reach a restructuring deal with creditors to push its indebted business out of...
A Japanese Nobel-winning chemist has been found wandering in rural Illinois and his wife found dead nearby, some nine hours after they had been reported missing.
A TV reporter's theatrical eye-roll during another journalist's question at a news conference stole the show this week during China's annual parliament session, exploding on Chinese social media...
Oklahoma plans to start using nitrogen gas for executions, officials say, in what would be the first such method of capital punishment in the United States.
Niko Kirwan, the son of former All Blacks winger John, has been called into the New Zealand football squad for the first time.
England coach Eddie Jones has apologised for offensive comments he made last year about Wales and Ireland.
German lawmakers have re-elected Angela Merkel as chancellor of a fragile coalition, six months after the vote was held.