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Son of Late Saudi King Released From Detention, Official Says

Senior Saudi Prince Miteb bin Abdullah has been released after being detained three weeks ago as part of a sweeping "anti-corruption" drive, a source close to the government told CNN.

Hundreds of Migrants Stranded in Libya Are Returned to Nigeria

More than 200 Nigerian migrants stranded in Libya have been returned to their home country, Nigerian officials said.

Meghan Markle Is Royal Family's Unconventional Bride-to-be

The wedding engagement of a feminist American actress and the fifth in line to the British throne is yet another sign the royal family is becoming a modern family.

A 'cozy night,' Roasting Chicken and a Royal Proposal

Meghan Markle barely let Prince Harry finish proposing. It was a "cozy night" earlier this month at the couple's Nottingham Cottage at Kensington Palace and the pair were roasting a chicken, the American actor said. Or trying to roast a ...

Why the Massacre of Muslims in Sinai Was Too Extreme for al Qaeda

It is unusual for militant Islamists to condemn terror attacks against "non-believers," but so grotesque was last Friday's onslaught in Egypt that several extremist groups have threatened revenge against its perpetrators.

US Charges 3 Chinese Nationals with Hacking, Stealing Intellectual Property From Companies

The Justice Department on Monday unsealed an indictment against three Chinese nationals in connection with cyberhacks and the alleged theft of intellectual property of three companies, according to US officials briefed on the investigation.

Bangladesh-Myanmar Agreement On Rohingya Refugees Revealed

Details have been revealed of the agreement between Myanmar and Bangladesh to repatriate potentially hundreds of thousands of Rohingya to their homes in Rakhine State.

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Make First Appearance After Engagement

Britain's Prince Harry and the American actor Meghan Markle have made their first public appearance since their engagement was announced earlier Monday.

Nigeria’s Women’s Bobsled Team Qualifies for 2018 Olympics, Country’s 1st Ever Winter Olympians

According to ESPN, Nigeria will be represented in the Winter Olympics by the African nation’s women’s bobsled team, which qualified for the 2018 Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. Driver Seun Adigun and breakpersons Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omeoga completed the ...

5 Things for November 22: Zimbabwe, Navy Plane Crash, Uber, David Cassidy

Happy Thanksgiving Eve! Five Things is off Thursday, so we hope you have a wonderful holiday. As always, we are thankful for you and everyone in the Five Things family. Now, here's what you need to know to Get Up ...

North Korean Defector On Life Support After Being Shot Five Times

A North Korean soldier who staged a daring break across the demilitarized zone (DMZ) into South Korea is on life support after almost two days of surgery.

This Chinese Tech Giant Could Soon Be Worth More Than Facebook

China's answer to Facebook could soon be worth more than the real thing. Shares in Tencent, a Chinese social media and video games giant, have more than doubled in price over the past year, propelling the company's market value ever ...

'Gucci Grace' and the 'Crocodile': The Key Players in Zimbabwe Politics

Zimbabwe's 93-year-old leader, his 52-year-old wife and his veteran VP -- who was cast aside after years of loyal service -- are some of the key figures in an unfolding political crisis gripping what used to be one of Africa's ...

Denmark Book World Cup Spot with 5-1 Rout Over Republic of Ireland

The Danes are on their way to the World Cup after midfielder Christian Eriksen led the way with a hat-trick in an emphatic 5-1 victory over the Republic of Ireland in their playoff in Dublin.

Lebanon PM 'held captive' in Saudi Arabia, Lebanese President Says

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri is being "held captive" in Saudi Arabia in violation of diplomatic protocol, Lebanon's President said Wednesday.