A US warplane shot down an Iranian-made drone operated by pro-regime forces in southern Syria early Tuesday, officials said, in the latest incident in rising tensions between the two sides.
A special election run-off for a suburban Atlanta seat in Congress looked set for a tight finish on Tuesday, with polls showing a very narrow lead for the Democratic candidate seeking to take a district held by
Republicans since the 1970s.
The Red Cross launched a smartphone app on Tuesday to help refugees and
migrants arriving in Italy access information and services, including medical, psychological and legal support.
French Defence Minister Sylvie Goulard announced her resignation on Tuesday over a fake jobs scandal that has hit her small centrist MoDem party, allied with President Emmanuel Macron’s party.
Marine Le Pen should step down as leader of France’s far-right National Front (FN) after disappointing results in the presidential and parliamentary elections, her father who founded the anti-establishment party said on Tuesday.
More than 600 troops from Congo Republic serving as UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic will be returning home following allegations of sex abuse and other misconduct, UN officials said Monday.
Britain accepted the European Union’s timetable for Brexit talks on Monday, in an apparent climbdown on the first day of formal negotiations in Brussels.
A French journalist has been killed in Mosul after a mine exploded in the war-torn city, public broadcaster France Televisions said Tuesday.
Otto Warmbier, an American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma last week, died Monday afternoon. He was 22.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday reappointed Edouard Philippe as prime minister after the weekend’s legislative run-off vote and asked him to form the next government, sources at Macron’s office said.
Prominent journalists were among 17 people who went on trial in Istanbul on Monday on charges of links to the group allegedly behind last year’s failed coup, in a case that has amplified concerns over press freedom in Turkey.
The high-living son of Equatorial Guinea’s leader, with a taste for supercars, luxury homes and bespoke suits, goes back on trial in Paris Monday on corruption charges after a six-month delay.
A US fighter jet shot down a Syrian regime plane Sunday after it dropped bombs on American-backed forces fighting the Islamic State group in northern Syria, the US-led coalition said.
A luxury resort popular with Western expatriates outside Mali’s capital Bamako came under attack by gunmen on Sunday, a spokesman at the Security Ministry said.
An Iraqi commander says troops are pushing into the last Islamic State stronghold in the country’s second largest city.
French voters are expected to hand President Emmanuel Macron a landslide majority in parliament on Sunday, a second election triumph for him after his presidential victory and one which should allow him to embark on deep social and economic reforms.
At least 25 people have been killed in forest fires in central Portugal, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, officials said early Sunday.
A homemade bomb placed in a women’s bathroom rocked one of the busiest shopping centers in Colombia’s capital Saturday, killing three people, including a French woman, and wounding nine others.
The Syrian army said it would suspend combat operations in the southern city of Deraa for 48 hours from Saturday, as mediators announced two separate attempts to convene new peace talks next month.
Bill Cosby’s trial on sexual assault charges ended in a mistrial Saturday after jurors failed to reach a unanimous decision in a case that nevertheless helped destroy the 79-year-old comedian’s image as “America’s Dad.”
At least 58 people were likely killed in a fire which engulfed a London tower block earlier this week, police said on Saturday.
Seven Navy sailors were missing and the captain and at least two others were injured after a US destroyer and a container ship collided off the coast of Japan before dawn Saturday, the US Navy and Japanese coast guard reported.
President Donald Trump declared Friday he was restoring some travel and economic restrictions on Cuba that were lifted as part of the Obama administration’s historic easing.
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Wednesday called for the arrest and surrender on war crimes charges of Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, the son of former Libya ruler Muammar Gaddafi.
Egypt’s parliament on Wednesday approved a controversial maritime accord with Saudi Arabia that transfers two strategic Red Sea islands to the kingdom, state television and a lawmaker said.
French President Emmanuel Macron is heading to Morocco for talks with King Mohammed VI in Rabat.Discussions will focus on the fight against terrorism and the diplomatic crisis in the Gulf during a meeting Wednesday at the royal palace.
French retailer Carrefour has removed dog meat products from two supermarkets in China after an outcry from animal rights groups.
An American college student who was released from a North Korean prison is finally home but in a coma and undergoing treatment at an Ohio hospital where he was taken shortly after arriving on U.S. soil.
France’s government is presenting a bill on cleaning up political ethics after years of corruption scandals – even as investigations haunt members of President Emmanuel Macron’s new government.
British Prime Minister Theresa May is to meet the head of the Northern Ireland branch of Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein in London on Thursday, Sinn Fein said in a statement.
House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana was shot Wednesday at a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Virginia, officials said. His wounds were not believed to be life-threatening.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will try to clinch a deal Wednesday that would allow her minority government to survive, as EU leaders voice growing impatience to start Brexit negotiations.
A number of people have been killed in a huge fire which engulfed a 27-story block of flats in central London on Wednesday, London Fire Brigade said.
Turkey, a strong ally of Qatar, will send its foreign minister to Doha on Wednesday and then if possible to Saudi Arabia in a diplomatic push to help end a bitter feud between the emirate and a number of other Arab countries.
A massive fire ripped through a 27-storey apartment block in west London in the early hours of Wednesday, police and fire services said.
US Attorney General Jeff Sessions Tuesday vehemently denied any collusion with Russia to tilt last year’s election in Donald Trump’s favor, branding the suggestion an “appalling and detestable lie.”
Ousmane Dembele capped a thrilling performance with the deciding goal as 10-man France beat England 3-2 in a friendly in Paris on Tuesday in which the video assistant referee played a central role.
French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday that the door of the European Union remains open to the United Kingdom as long as negotiations for Britain to leave the EU are not concluded.
The European Union warned the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland on Tuesday that they have 24 hours to start taking in refugees under an EU migrant sharing plan or face legal action.
Football star Cristiano Ronaldo faces a lawsuit filed on Tuesday by Spain’s prosecutor’s office in Madrid for allegedly defrauding Spanish tax authorities of 14.7 million euros ($16.48 million) between 2011 and 2014.
New York’s Public Theater on Monday defended its production of Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” that portrays the assassinated Roman leader as U.S. President Donald Trump after Delta Air Lines Inc and Bank of America Corp pulled their funding.
A woman and a child died and hundreds fell ill in a mass outbreak of food poisoning at a camp for displaced people east of the Iraqi city of Mosul,
officials said Tuesday.
From the incomprehensible “covfefe” to a post labeling fired FBI director James Comey a “leaker,” President Donald Trump’s tweets would be preserved as presidential records if a Democratic lawmaker’s proposed COVFEFE Act becomes law.
The Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 129-120 on Monday to win their second NBA championship in three seasons and cap a near-perfect run through the playoffs.
Panama broke off diplomatic relations with Taiwan and switched to Beijing, accepting its One China policy, the countries announced Monday.
A US appeals court on Monday upheld a decision to block President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban targeting citizens from six Muslim majority nations — the latest in a string of stinging judicial blows for the Republican billionaire.
British Prime Minister Theresa May took the blame for the Conservatives’ disastrous performance in last week’s election as she faced her party’s angry MPs on Monday, seeking to ward off any challenge to her leadership.
Qatar supports Kuwait’s efforts to end a rift with Saudi Arabia and other Arab states, its foreign minister said on Monday, but the emirate remains puzzled over why “abusive measures” had been imposed on it.
A deal on debt relief for Greece is “not far,” France’s new finance minister Bruno Le Maire said Monday ahead of crunch eurozone talks on the issue on Thursday.
Israel will reduce electricity supplies to the Gaza Strip after the Palestinian Authority limited how much it pays for power to the enclave run
by Hamas, Israeli officials said on Monday.