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Women from Riyadh to Jeddah and Saudi Arabia’s more conservative corners slid into driver’s seats to celebrate the end to the kingdom’s policy that prohibited women from obtaining a driving license.
In a second straight demonstration of what makes it unlike any other team at this tournament, Mexico dispatched South Korea, 2-1, all but assuring the Mexicans will advance to the knockout stage.
Zimbabwe’s president dodged an apparent assassination attempt ahead of a historic election, and a blast at a rally attended by Ethiopia’s new leader killed one person, rattling politics in two African nations in the midst of major transitions.
Kim Jong-pil, the founder of South Korea’s spy agency whose political skills helped him also serve twice as prime minister, first under his dictator boss and later under a man his agency kidnapped, has died. He was 92.
A former Vatican diplomat to the U.S. was convicted of possessing and distributing child pornography and sentenced to five years’ imprisonment, in the first such trial for that crime in Vatican City.
After two games, Belgium is looking like the most potent side at the World Cup. The team thumped Tunisia 5-2 to guarantee it a spot in the round of 16.
Russia threw its support behind Saudi Arabia’s plan to ramp up global oil production in the face of higher prices, after more than a year of holding back output in coordination with OPEC.
Belgian prosecutors said they are investigating whether two brothers trafficked antiquities that had been taken from Syria, escalating Belgium’s role in an international probe into the prominent dealers of ancient art.
Tens of thousands have been trying to cross the southern border into the U.S. to seek asylum. Most won’t win, according to U.S. government data.
European pledges to pursue close security ties with Britain after Brexit have been numerous since the U.K.’s vote to leave the bloc two years ago today—but to some, they are starting to ring hollow.
Former Vatican diplomat Msgr. Carlo Alberto Capella admitted to downloading and sharing child pornography images on Tumblr while on assignment in U.S.
Brazil came through with a 2-0 victory against Costa Rica, outshine both its South American rival and the author of its torment for the past four years.
North and South Korea agreed to hold reunions of families separated by the Korean War for the first time in almost three years, a trust-building step between the rivals and a humanitarian goal sought by the South’s leader.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry will host Russia’s energy minister in Washington next week, putting the top energy officials from the world’s largest oil and gas producers in the same room at a time when relations between the countries are increasingly under the spotlight.
President Trump threatened tariffs on European Union-made cars, citing barriers to American exports and the need for incentives to move production to the U.S.
Battling against skeptics for the direction of Europe, France’s president reaches back to the year 800 for inspiration
Malaysia’s new government is seeking to recover money that officials say has gone missing from state investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd. and use it to reduce the country’s debts.
Malaysia named Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus, a former central-bank official involved in an investigation into state-investment fund 1Malaysia Development Bhd., as governor of the regulator.
Mexico’s leading presidential candidate, Andrés Manuel López Obrador, is expected to clash with U.S. President Donald Trump if he wins the election and Nafta talks aren’t concluded. But the candidate sees eye-to-eye with Mr. Trump on some issues.
The Philippines may expand President Rodrigo Duterte’s antinarcotics crackdown into schools by imposing mandatory drugs tests of children as young as 10, a new front in a campaign plagued by allegations of extrajudicial killings and human-rights abuses.