TOKYO: Legions of Pokemon fans were left disappointed Wednesday after a rumoured release of the franchise's hugely popular smartphone game in Japan proved wrong.
CLEVELAND: The "Trump Museum," just steps from the Republican National Convention, displays artifacts such as the Trump action figure, the Trump board game and sartorial splendor from the Trump clothing line.
LONDON: Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of Prince William's wife Kate, announced that she had got engaged to her boyfriend James Matthews, a hedge fund manager.
LOS ANGELES: In the eyes of four-year-old Autumn Unaeze, her grandfather in his blue police uniform is a superhero protecting people.
KIEV: It was yet another online discussion blaming a rape victim for provoking her attacker that prompted Ukrainian activist Anastasiya Melnychenko's campaign to shatter taboos in her homeland and neighbouring Russia.
SYDNEY: A couple playing Pokemon Go were threatened at gunpoint in a town park south of Sydney, Australian police said Friday, as they blamed the game for a wave of crimes, traffic violations and complaints.
BAGHDAD: A wetland in southeast Iraq, thought to be the biblical Garden of Eden and almost completely drained during Saddam Hussein's rule, has become a UNESCO world heritage site, Iraqi authorities said on Sunday.
HELSINKI: Finland on Friday auctioned off scores of vintage albeit ramshackle Soviet-era cars abandoned by asylum-seekers who used them to cross the country's desolate Arctic border from Russia.
ISTANBUL: The UN's cultural agency on Friday added a ruined Armenian city inside Turkey's closed border with the ex-Soviet state to its World Heritage list, as it elevated eight other sites across the world to the list ranking.