Reports emerged this week the billionaire founder of Corona beer had bequeathed $284 million of his fortune to the humble Spanish village he was born in, turning each of its residents into instant multi-millionaires upon his recent death.
A retired US four-star general has raised fears Russian President Vladimir Putin is plotting a military invasion of Baltic countries to challenge president-elect Donald Trump and Nato countries.
Police in Indonesia have arrested a suspected Islamist militant for making explosives to be used in a string of attacks, including one on the Myanmar Embassy in Jakarta.
Hundreds of thousands have rallied in South Korea for what is thought to be the largest protests so far demanding President Park Geun-hye steps down.
ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) -- Soldiers and police fanned out Friday across the southern Mexican state of Guerrero, chasing a wounded gang leader and trying to quell a wave of violence that included the discovery of hidden graves holding dozens of bodies and a camp where gunmen stored the severed heads of nine rivals in a cooler.
NEW YORK – A new report suggests a “sophisticated” Russian propaganda campaign helped flood social media with fake news stories leading up to the presidential election.
An Israeli rabbi issued a ruling on Friday saying it was kosher to break the Sabbath to shoot Arab arsonists setting wildfires in the Holy Land.
Japan is reportedly planning to build a 130-petaflops supercomputer costing $173 million (£131 million) that is due for completion next year.
On Thursday over 2,000 asylum seekers clashed with police at a migrant camp in Harmanli, southern Bulgaria, angry at being told they were not allowed to leave.
A state-run radio station in North Korea broadcast a series of cryptic numbers Friday, which could likely be a coded message for its agents in South Korea, Yonhap News Agency reported.
SEOUL, Nov 25 (Reuters) - South Korean President Park Geun-hye’s approval rating fell to 4 percent amid a deepening political crisis, marking an all-time low for any democratically elected leader in the country, according to an opinion poll released on Friday.
Israel has accepted an offer of help from the Palestinian authorities to tackle the wildfires that have engulfed large areas of central and northern parts of the country.
The Catholic Church in Rwanda has apologized for its role in the 1994 genocide, saying it regrets the actions of those who participated in the massacres.
Google is warning prominent journalists and professors that nation-sponsored hackers have recently targeted their accounts, according to reports delivered in the past 24 hours over social media.
SHANGHAI—China expects to issue a nationwide regulation banning smoking in public places before the end of the year, according to the National Health and Family Planning Commission.
PARIS — Five ISIS operatives were planning a terrorist attack in France next week, officials said Friday.
Dutch lawmakers have debated a partial ban on wearing full-face veils in public places, including schools, hospitals and on public transport.
An earthquake measuring 6.6 on the Richter scale struck the Xinjiang province in north-western China at 10:24 pm local time on Friday.