Cameroonian designer Imane Ayissi blended European style with African flair for a catwalk collection that marked the first time a designer from sub-Saharan Africa had joined the Paris haute couture fashion week.
Britain's duchess Kate, the wife of Prince William, began a 24-hour tour on Tuesday to launch a survey of people's views on bringing up children, as the royals carry on with official duties in the wake of the rift over Prince Harry.
Britain's Prince Harry, the grandson of Queen Elizabeth, said he and his American wife Meghan plan to step back from their roles as senior members of Britain's royal family and work to become financially independent.
A Japanese artist whose manga comics about a Uighur woman went viral wants to use the simple power of her work to raise awareness of the daily suffering endured by the Chinese mostly Muslim minority, she told Reuters.
Archeologists have discovered a large palace likely used by the Mayan elite more than 1,000 years ago in the ancient city of Kuluba, near the modern day tourist hot spot of Cancun in eastern Mexico, Mexican anthropology officials said.
A man with a white beard was being held on $10,000 bond for allegedly robbing a Colorado bank and throwing the stolen cash into the air while shouting, Merry Christmas to passersby, police and local media reported on Tuesday.
Romania sold an off-road vehicle made especially for Nicolae Ceausescu in 1977 for almost double its starting price, the country's tax authority ANAF said on Friday, drawing on the late dictator's notoriety 30 years after the collapse of communism.