NEW YORK (AFP) - US workers accused fast-food giant McDonald's Thursday of systematically stealing wages through illicit practices like shaved hours and unpaid overtime.
WASHINGTON (AFP) - Ukraine's interim Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk met top US lawmakers and administration officials Thursday to galvanize support for a billion-dollar aid package that is facing headwinds in some quarters of Congress.
CAIRO (AFP) - Six people were killed when a wall of a shopping centre collapsed on a coffeeshop Thursday in Egypt's Mediterranean city of Alexandria, state media reported.
ROME (REUTERS) - Italian police on Thursday arrested Federica Gagliardi, a woman who acted as Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi's secretary at two international summits in Canada in 2010, on suspicion of smuggling 24 kg of cocaine on a flight from Venezuela.
LONDON (REUTERS) - The former royal editor of Rupert Murdoch's now defunct British tabloid the News of the World told a court on Thursday the late Princess Diana had given him a directory of royal phone numbers to get back at her then husband Prince Charles.