Chanel's iconic couturier, Karl Lagerfeld, whose accomplished designs as well as trademark white ponytail, high starched collars and dark enigmatic glasses dominated high fashion for the last 50 years, has died.
Pakistan has accused India of sponsoring terrorism and of using the United Nations' highest court for "political theater" as it urged judges to dismiss an Indian case seeking to save an alleged spy from execution.
Indonesia's disaster agency says deliberately set fires are burning through peatlands in the province of Riau, just two days after President Joko Widodo incorrectly claimed there'd been no forest fires for several years.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is hosting his Czech, Slovakian and Hungarian counterparts in a series of sit-downs that replaced a high-profile summit in Jerusalem that was cancelled over a rift with Poland.
Austria's leader says he expects U.S. officials to bring up their desire for European countries to take back captured Islamic State group fighters when he visits Washington this week, but he is "very cautious" on the issue.
Sweden to send an inspector to Beijing to "get a clearer picture of what happened" during meetings between the daughter of a Swedish publisher detained in China, the country's ambassador there and 2 Chinese businessmen.