Chinese tech giant LeEco buys Vizio for $2 bn
Chinese tech giant LeEco led by billionaire Jia Yueting announced a deal Tuesday to buy US television manufacturer Vizio for $2 billion.
One French church attacker identified as Adel Kermiche, 19
French Prosecutor Francois Molins said Tuesday that one of two jihadists who attacked a church in a Normandy town, and slit a priest's throat, was 19-year-old Adel Kermiche.
UN fine-tunes C. Africa mission ahead of French pullout
The UN Security Council Tuesday voted to task peacekeepers in the Central African Republic with supporting the newly elected government just as France prepares to end its military mission in the country.
Olympics: Dumoulin set for Rio despite wrist fracture
Dutch time-trial gold medal favourite Tom Dumoulin was given the all-clear to go to the Rio Olympics on Tuesday, just four days after fracturing his wrist in a crash at the Tour de France.
Bill Clinton makes case for history-making Hillary
Hillary Clinton made history Tuesday by becoming the first woman to win a major US political party's White House nomination, earning the backing of convention Democrats and prime-time plaudits from a presidential superstar: her husband Bill.
Air France week-long strike to see cancellations
Air France said Tuesday a week-long strike from Wednesday by flight crews will see the carrier scrap 30 percent of domestic and medium-haul flights at the height of the busy holiday period.
Olympics: Russian sailor banned from Rio, six cleared to compete
World Sailing banned one Russian from next month's Rio Games on Tuesday, but declared the other six members of the country's Olympic team eligible to compete in Brazil.
US, Senegal troops wind up first-ever emergency exercise
Some 400 US and Senegalese troops on Tuesday wound up an unprecedented joint training exercise aimed at preparing for a possible emergency deployment of American troops in Africa.
Hollande rejects opposition calls to harden terror laws
French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday rejected opposition calls to further harden anti-terrorism legislation after the country's second jihadist attack in two weeks.
Fiat Chrysler revises sales figures
Facing federal probes over its reporting of US car sales, Fiat Chrysler on Tuesday announced revised numbers showing its previously-touted six-year streak of monthly gains actually ended three years ago.
Libya to sue ex-Kadhafi loyalists over "misappropriated" millions
Libya is planning to sue seven former aides of Moamer Kadhafi in an effort to recover millions of pounds they allegedly stole and took with them to Britain after the dictator was ousted in 2011.
New Yorkers arrested over $5 mn bank heists
Three New Yorkers were arrested and charged Tuesday after criminals blow-torched their way into bank vaults and stole more than $5 million in a plot akin to Robert de Niro's heist film "Heat".
Zimbabwean women march against police brutality
Hundreds of Zimbabwean women staged a protest on Tuesday against police brutality and worsening economic woes under President Robert Mugabe's government, in the latest demonstration against the state.
Olympics: 22 of 28 Russian rowers banned from Rio Games
Rowing's international governing body FISA announced on Tuesday that 22 of 28 Russian rowers have been banned from competing in the Rio Games, based on criteria fixed by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) over state-sponsored doping in Russia.
Tesla on Autopilot was speeding before fatal crash
The Tesla electric car driving in semi-autonomous mode when it crashed and killed its driver was speeding just ahead of impact with a tractor-trailer, a preliminary probe showed Tuesday.
Olympics: Federer to miss Rio, rest of season with injury
Roger Federer said on Tuesday he will miss the remainder of the season, including next month's Olympic Games in Rio, as the 17-time Grand Slam champion recovers from a knee injury.
France church attacker was charged for terror link
One of the two attackers who stormed a church in France and slit a priest's throat on Tuesday had been charged with terror links and held before being freed on bail, a source close to the investigation said.
'Unthinkable' that jihadists could hit small Normandy town
No one in this small Normandy town could have imagined that one day they too would be the target of a jihadi attack, let alone Tuesday's knife murder of an elderly priest celebrating mass.
Deutsche Boerse shareholders back London Stock Exchange merger
The Frankfurt stock exchange Deutsche Boerse on Tuesday said its shareholders had backed a planned merger with the London Stock Exchange (LSE) to create a new global player.
VW gets preliminary approval for US emissions settlement
A federal judge in California granted preliminary approval on Tuesday to a $14.7 billion settlement over Volkswagen's emissions cheating scandal.
Migration is 'poison' for Europe, says Hungary PM
Hungary's right-wing Prime Minister Viktor Orban on Tuesday described the arrival of asylum seekers in Europe as "a poison", saying his country did not want or need "a single migrant".
Goldman sued over 1MDB links in Malaysian bank merger
In a new development linked to the 1MDB corruption scandal, a former Hong Kong-based investment fund is suing Goldman Sachs for conflict of interest in advising a 2011 Malaysian bank merger.
Drinks lift LVMH profits as fashion stalls
LVMH, the world's biggest luxury goods company, on Tuesday reported higher profits for the six months to June, helped by a strong drinks division, while fashion failed to contribute to earnings growth.
Israel reopens Palestinian camp entrance after nearly a month
Israel reopened the main entrance to a Palestinian camp in the occupied West Bank Tuesday after keeping it closed for nearly a month in response to a series of attacks.
Dutch on lookout for fugitive German far-left trio
Dutch police on Tuesday told people to be on the lookout for three German far-left militants, at large for decades and suspected of a string of recent heists.
US 'must resist' Turkey extradition bid: Erdogan's foe
The reclusive cleric accused by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of orchestrating a failed coup, demanded Tuesday that the United States resist demands for his extradition from Pennsylvania.
S.Africa court gives Zuma 45 days to pay $500,000 bill
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma has 45 days to pay back $500,000 of public money spent refurbishing his private home, a lawyer said Tuesday, after the Constitutional Court approved the sum.
Post-Brexit immigration hot topic as May heads for Poland
The post-Brexit future of thousands of Poles in Britain will likely be at the top of the agenda Thursday when new British Prime Minister Theresa May heads to Warsaw for talks.
Latin America facing 0.8% recession in 2016: UN panel
Latin America is facing a larger-than-expected economic contraction of 0.8 percent this year, dragged down by sputtering heavyweights Brazil, Argentina and Venezuela, a UN panel said Tuesday.
Libya's rival government threatens oil tankers
Forces loyal to Libya's parallel government on Tuesday threatened to bomb oil tankers approaching the Libyan coast without permission from authorities in the country's east.