Israeli PM eats at non-kosher restaurant

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced criticism on Tuesday from ultra-Orthodox politicians for having eaten in a non-kosher restaurant.

US warns China over Al-Bashir trip

The United States expressed concern Monday that Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir plans to visit China, despite his International Criminal Court indictment for alleged war crimes in Darfur.

Concert pianist killed in Manchester

An international concert pianist was found murdered at her home in Britain, police said on Monday.

Famed Palmyra temple destroyed - UN

The most famed temple in Syria's Palmyra has been blown up, the United Nations said Monday, showing satellite images of the damage as the Islamic State group presses a campaign to tear down the treasured heritage site.