UAE to Consider ‘Clemency’ in Case of Convicted Briton
The ambassador of the United Arab Emirates in London said Friday his government is studying whether to grant clemency to a convicted British academic sentenced to life in prison for espionage.
Dolce&Gabbana Founders Make Video Apology to China
The founders of Dolce&Gabbana have apologized in a video on Chinese social media after promotional videos seen as racist and subsequent Instagram messages stoked a furor in one of the world’s largest markets for luxury goods.
Brexit Deal Almost Done, but Spain Holds Out Over Gibraltar
European Union diplomats were meeting Friday to finalize the draft divorce agreement between Britain and the bloc, amid a warning from Spain that it will oppose the deal if it isn’t guaranteed a say over the future of Gibraltar.
Afghan Official: Rally Blocks Road to Protest Killing of 3
An Afghan official says hundreds of protesters have blocked roads in northern Parwan province to denounce the death of three people who they say were civilians, killed in an operation against the Taliban.
In Latest Quirky Swiss Poll, Voters Asked to Save Cow Horns
As a hollow cowbell echoes through a rolling, misty Swiss countryside, cattle herder Armin Capaul smiles and cracks wise about the feat he’s pulled off: Using the country’s system of direct democracy to force a vote on an issue dear to his life and livelihood — whether cows keep their horns.
Singapore’s Ruling Party Signals Choice of Next PM
Singapore’s ruling party on Friday promoted Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat to No. 2 post, making him a likely choice to succeed the prime minister.
VW to Appeal German Court Ruling Ordering Diesel Car Buyback
German automaker Volkswagen says it will appeal a court ruling that orders it to buy back a six-year-old diesel vehicle at the original sales price.
The Latest: Turkey Says Trump Wants to Avoid Khashoggi Issue
The Latest on the fallout from the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi (all times local):
Kenyan Police Optimistic About Finding Kidnapped Italian
Kenyan authorities are optimistic they will find an Italian woman kidnapped by gunmen this week, the national police chief said Friday, citing 'very valuable information' given by people in custody.
American on Deadly Trip to Indian Island: ‘God Sheltered Me’
The young American, paddling his kayak toward a remote Indian island whose people have resisted the outside world for thousands of years, believed God was helping him dodge the authorities.