Rocket fire against government-held areas of Syria's main northern city of Aleppo killed at least 18 people on Wednesday, a monitoring group said.
An Iranian court rejected accusations of premeditated murder against a policeman over the death in custody of an opposition blogger, the reformist Sharq daily reported Wednesday.
Thailand's anti-government protesters and security forces observed a temporary truce as the nation prepared to mark the birthday of the revered King Bhumibol Adulyadej.
A Florida man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to first-degree murder charges in the fatal shooting of his wife, whose bloody corpse was later depicted in photos he posted on Facebook.
Guatemalan authorities said they have detained 21 people who allegedly laundered money for Mexico's Sinaloa drug cartel led by Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
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A fairy-tale dress that once belonged to the UK's Princess Diana has been auctioned in London, where it fetched a whopping 166 thousand US dollars (R1,72 million).
A fence on Robben Island that kept Nelson Mandela and other political prisoners in captivity, has been taken down and given a new lease on life.
A photograph of former president Nelson Mandela has been sold for a whopping R2-million to an anonymous New York buyer.