Palestinian rams soldiers with car

A Palestinian rammed his car into Israeli soldiers at a bus station in the occupied West Bank Friday before being shot dead, police said.

NY reassures tourists after terror threat

New York is reassuring tourists that America's biggest city is safe as it prepares to welcome more than five million visitors for the busy holiday season after the Paris attacks.

Pope Francis visits Kenya slum

Pope Francis won a rapturous welcome Friday as he visited a congested Kenyan slum to convey a message of solidarity with the poor and underprivileged, a highlight of his three-nation Africa tour.

Saudi women in first election bid

Segregated from male voters and unable to drive themselves to hustings, Saudi women begin their first-ever election campaign on Sunday, a tentative step towards better representation in the male-dominated kingdom.