Egyptian President Mohamed Morsy early Sunday canceled most of a controversial decree that gave him sweeping powers, but vowed to press forward with a referendum next weekend on a draft constitution, an adviser said.
Prince William and Catherine Middleton are expecting their first child, the palace announced Monday. She has been admitted to a central London hospital with acute morning sickness, and is expected to be there for several days.
The body of former Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasser Arafat was exhumed Tuesday for tests to see if poisoning led to his 2004 death, according to WAFA, the official Palestinian news agency.
Barack Obama met with Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi at her home in Myanmar on Monday, praising her "courage and determination" during a historic visit to the once repressive and secretive country.