One of Ireland's most senior Catholic clerics calls for the Church to take a "reality check" following the country's overwhelming vote in favour of same-sex marriage.
Activists including U.S. feminist Gloria Steinem and two Nobel Laureates cross the heavily fortified Korean border to call for peace -- and an active role for women in the process.
Prince Charles is to meet Gerry Adams in Galway on Tuesday, in what will be a historic meeting for the British Royal Family and Sinn Féin.
North Korea's leader has slammed the "incompetence and irresponsible work style" of managers of a terrapin farm for multiple failures, including their inability to breed lobsters, state media reports.
Jordan executes two convicted prisoners, including a female jihadist, following the killing of one its pilots by Islamic State (IS) militants.
Thirteen are confirmed dead and dozens are missing after a TransAsia flight clips a bridge and crashes into a river shortly after takeoff in the Taiwanese capital.
PM Shinzo Abe condemns a "despicable" Islamic State threat to kill hostage Kenji Goto within 24 hours, saying Japan is working for his release.
The murders of 43 college students in Mexico were a case of mistaken identity, when a criminal group mistook them for a rival gang, says the country's attorney general.
New York City and other areas in the north-east US have shut down ahead of a snowstorm that could dump as much as 76cm (30ins) of snow.
Get ready for what the National Weather Service describes as a "life-threatening" storm that hits northeastern U.S., with snow fall about 1 meter and 70 miles-per-hour winds.
Huge crowds and more than 40 world leaders are expected in Paris to take part in a march after three days of terror that left 17 people dead.
Numerous dignitaries and world leaders are expected to join hundreds of thousands of people in France for a unity rally.
The Conservatives accuse Labour of failing to say how £20bn of spending it has pledged for its first year in power - if elected in May - would be funded.
It's been a bloody year in Iraq, where ISIS militants have seized swaths of territory and remain on the offensive. And the latest figures from the Iraq Body Count monitoring project show that civilians, as so often in war, are paying a heavy price.
Buckingham Palace "emphatically" denies Prince Andrew had sexual contact with a woman who claims she was forced to have sex with him.
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