North Korea recently tested a small rocket engine, a monitoring group said Wednesday, after a US official had reportedly suggested the test could be a step to develop an intercontinental ballistic missile.
Before she begins her Wednesday morning, Iranian activist Masih Alinejad spends hours sifting through scores of videos and photos sent to her of women in Iran wearing white headscarves or white clothing as part of a growing online protest.
Top Gulf diplomats were in Washington Tuesday as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sought to help resolve the stubborn Qatar crisis, amid concerns that Saudi Arabia's unyielding stance could foil the effort.
The preacher at the center of Qatar's worst-ever diplomatic crisis is a raspy 91-year-old who wears spectacles and no longer stands to give sermons. Yet, to Qatar's Arab neighbors, Yusuf al-Qaradawi is a uniquely dangerous man.
Max Beckmann's "Bird's Hell" painting sold at Christie's impressionist and modern art sale for 36 million pound ($45.8 million, 40.8 million euros) on Tuesday, a new auction record for German expressionism.