According to Reuters, Amnesty International has urged Egyptian authorities to investigate the death of former Islamist president Mohamed Mursi.
In a tweet posted in Arabic, Amnesty wrote, “We call on Egyptian authorities to conduct an impartial, thorough and transparent investigation into the circumstances of Mursi’s death, including his solitary confinement and isolation from the outside world.
Decades after she was sent for adoption in the United States, Kara Bos' quest to find her birth parents in South Korea moved a step closer on Friday (June 12) when a Seoul court ruled that a South Korean man was her biological father, a ruling that's the first of its kind in South Korea. Edward Baran reports.
A Russian couple have built a replica of the Great Pyramid of Giza in their garden.
The structure is 19 times smaller than the original in Egypt, but still impressive in size, with each side measuring 13 metres in length and its tower reaching nine metres above the ground.
Andrey and Viktoria Vakhrusheva recreated the pyramid with concrete blocks behind their summer residence, after two years spent studying the original design.
The structure has already attracted visitors, who come both for spiritual reasons and just out of curiosity.
The pyramid is located in a small village 12 kilometres outside St Petersburg. Report by Avagninag. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
A mural by secretive British street artist Banksy that was stolen from the Bataclan theatre in Paris, where Islamist militants killed 90 people in 2015, has been found in a farmhouse in central Italy, authorities said on Thursday. Francis Maguire reports.
France said on Friday (June 5) its military forces had killed al Qaeda's North Africa chief Abdelmalek Droukdel, a key Islamist fighter that its forces had been hunting for more than seven years, during an operation in Mali.
The FBI cracked the iPhone encryption of the Royal Saudi Air Force trainee who killed three American sailors in a December attack at a U.S. naval base in Florida and found evidence linking him to al Qaeda, Attorney General William Barr said on Monday. Freddie Joyner has more.