An Egyptian court sentenced 68 Muslim Brotherhood supporters to jail terms on Tuesday, judicial sources said, in a case related to deadly violence a year ago after the army's ouster of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.
The European Union on Tuesday set out its case against Apple's sweetheart tax deals with Ireland, saying it believed they breached its rules on receiving state aid and give the US tech giant an unfair advantage.
The number of people locked in slavery in Britain rose by 22 percent last year, with online dating, social media sites and Internet job advertisements used increasingly to recruit victims, a new report showed on Tuesday.
Iran is to give a military grant to the Lebanese Army, the director of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said on Tuesday, boosting security forces that are already backed by Saudi Arabia and the United States.
Afghanistan's new government led by President Ashraf Ghani was on Tuesday due to sign a long-delayed bilateral security agreement with the United States that will allow U.S. troops to stay beyond the end of this year when their combat mission ends.
Senior journalist Rajdeep Sardesai was heckled and then found himself in a brawl on Sunday near Madison Square Garden by a group gathered to support Prime Minister Narendra Modi, before the leader arrived at the venue to address Indian Americans.