Ruling party activists in Bangladesh attacked a veteran opposition leader on Friday as he traveled through the capital, he opposition said, injuring about 12 supporters and inflaming tension just over two weeks before a general election.
Iran welcomed on Friday initial agreements reached at talks in Sweden by the opposing sides in Yemen's war, which include the Iran-aligned Houthi group, were a step toward a final peace accord, Iranian state TV reported on Friday.
Democratic Republic of Congo's government must halt electoral violence and inflammatory speech ahead of the country's long-delayed Dec. 23 presidential election, U.N. human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said in a statement on Friday.
Indian forest rangers have launched a hunt for a leopard that killed a monk meditating under a tree deep in a jungle.
Emerging-market stocks were set for their second consecutive week of losses on Friday amid worries about a slowdown in China's economy. Currencies weakened after four weeks of gains.
Jet Airways Ltd's 69-year-old founder Naresh Goyal, who started out as an assistant in a travel agency, wove together charm, persistence and consummate dealmaking to build India's biggest full-service carrier.
Wilson, who won three Grammy awards and recorded more than 60 albums, died at her California home Thursday after a long illness. From 1996-2005, she hosted NPR's documentary series Jazz Profiles.
The US is demanding an immediate end to violence in Cameroon and a speedy start to talks between the government and Anglophone separatists without preconditions.
Gaynor Young, the actress who fell 18m down a stage shaft during a performance at the State Theatre in 1989, has written a moving account of her life 29 years after the fall that let her with multiple debilitating injuries and ended her career.
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It's the second year-running that Jenner has taken the top spot