Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday signed a decree imposing economic sanctions against Turkey, the media reported.
Bolivian woman author Magela Baudoin has won the Gabriel Garcia Marquez Spanish American Short Story Award for her collection "La composicion de la sal" (Salt's Composition), the jury said.
US President Barack Obama on Saturday called for the need to control weapons domestically, a day after a shooter killed three people and injured nine others in a western state.
Scanning the walls of King Tutankhamun's tomb in Egypt's Valley of the Kings suggested that there was a possibility of a hidden chamber, the antiquities minister said on Saturday.
The Spanish interior ministry on Saturday said three people were arrested in an operation against a recruitment network for the Islamic State (IS) in the country.
At least 17 people were killed and many others injured in a suicide bomb blast in Cameroon's Far North region on Saturday, Xinhua news agency reported.
The bodies of eight people were found with their throats slit inside a vehicle in the violence-hit southern Mexican state of Oaxaca, officials said.
India has been re-elected for two years to the council of the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) at its 29th session here.
A top Kurdish lawyer was killed on Saturday when unidentified gunmen opened fire at a gathering in southeastern Turkey.
China's National Meteorological Centre (NMC) on Saturday issued a yellow alert for heavy fog in the northern and central regions.