paris (FRANCE) (AFP) - Once the preserve of sailors, bikers and prison inmates, tattoos have now entered the cultural mainstream, with an estimated one in five adults in the US alone having at least one tattoo.
The Latest on the Spain attacks (all times local): 12:15 p.m. An Italian foreign ministry official says two Italians are among those confirmed dead in the Barcelona attack. Stefano Verrecchia, who heads ...
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Thousands holding minute of silence in Barcelona's main square for attack victims, attended by Spain's king and premier.
Taipei (AFP) - A samurai sword-wielding attacker carrying the national flag of China slashed a military police guard outside Taiwan's presidential office Friday, authorities said.
Geneva (AFP) - The death toll from devastating floods in Sierra Leone has passed 400 with 600 people still missing in the stricken capital, the Red Cross said Friday, as Britain promised £5 million in fresh aid.
When you post a cute photo of yourself on Instagram, the last thing you'd want is for it to turn into a meme. Especially a mean one. But that's the reality a plus-size blogger was confronted with after a photo of her in a crop top was appropriated as a meme. SEE ALSO: Women's inspiring
Tokyo (AFP) - The United States' most senior military officer on Friday said North Korea understands that an any attack on Japan is equal to one on the US itself -- and vice versa.
The National Portrait Gallery has acquired portraits of 37 black Britons at the height of their achievements.
Seoul (AFP) - After North Korea and the United States traded bellicose threats of nuclear conflagration, all eyes will be on an annual war game in the South next week that could send tensions spiralling back upwards, analysts say.
This baby flamingo is getting back on his feet — with shiny new booties. Meet Squish, a greater flamingo who was abandoned as an egg. SEE ALSO: Behold South Korea's adorable new First Dog He was found by zoo keepers in Singapore's Jurong Bird Park, and incubated until he was born on June 7
Beijing (AFP) - China on Friday rejected international criticism of the jailing of three prominent Hong Kong activists, warning against using "so-called democracy" to conduct "illegal violent activities".
Hanoi (AFP) - Six Vietnamese villagers, including three children, were killed Friday when a US war-era bomb exploded in a mountainous area along the country's south central coast, state media reported.
A magistrate suspects someone else apart from an All Blacks' security guard placed a bugging device in a leading Sydney hotel to target its famous clientele.
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Police on Friday shot and killed five people wearing fake bomb belts who staged a car attack in a seaside resort in Spain's Catalonia region hours after a van plowed into pedestrians on a busy Barcelona promenade, killing at least 13 people and injuring over 100 others.
Manila (AFP) - It's just after midnight and Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's "One Time Big Time" show is getting into full swing as police shoot dead another young "drug personality".
Barcelona (AFP) - Police on Friday hunted for the driver who rammed a van into pedestrians on an avenue crowded with tourists in Barcelona, leaving 13 people dead and more than 100 injured, just hours before a second assault in a resort along the coast.
Paris (AFP) - French police moved out around 2,000 migrants from a makeshift camp in an area north of Paris on Friday, the 35th evacuation operation in two years in the capital.