Moroccans must rebel against the "mediaeval laws" which weigh them down, the winner of France's top literary prize declared Friday as she jumped to the defence of two teenage girls who were arrested after being caught kissing.
Britain’s Lewis Hamilton kept alive his hopes of retaining the Formula One title by winning the Mexican Grand Prix but the simple maths are that Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg will take the crown if he wins in Brazil in two weeks.
Here is a look ahead to tonight’s Champions League action as Pep Guardiola’s Manchester City host Barcelona with a number of sides, including the Spanish champions, looking to seal a place in the next round (all kick-offs 9:45pm Qatar time unless stated):
World leaders attending the G20 summit in China are likely to renew their promises to use tax and spending policies to invigorate the sluggish world economy, but the chances of a meaningful new pro-growth push look slim.
At least three police officers were killed and about 100 people wounded by a car bomb at a police station in the eastern Turkish city of Elazig on Thursday, security sources said.
Indonesia, an aviation market with one of the world’s worst safety records, had its air-safety rating upgraded by the US Federal Aviation Administration, a move that may add momentum to flag carrier PT Garuda Indonesia’s expansion plans.
A new “Harry Potter” play that opened to swooning reviews and delighted gasps from the audience marks the end of the journey for the beloved boy wizard, his creator J K Rowling said at the play’s premiere in London on Saturday.