Spain launched a sweeping anti-terrorism operation on Friday, shooting dead five would-be attackers in Cambrils after a suspected Islamist militant drove a van into crowds in Barcelona, killing 13 people and wounding scores in an earlier attack.
World leaders sent messages of support and condolences to Spain on Thursday after a van struck a crowd in the busy Las Ramblas district of Barcelona, killing at least 13 people and wounding scores more in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group.
A van has crashed into pedestrians in Barcelona's city centre, injuring several people, local police said on Wednesday. Follow our liveblog for the latest developments.
In an interview with the French magazine Elle — to be published on Friday — French President Emmanuel Macron's wife Brigitte declared that her official role would “not be specified by a law, but by a transparency charter.”
Tens of thousands of Elvis Presley fans gathered at Graceland, his iconic Memphis mansion, on Wednesday to honour “The King of Rock” on the 40th anniversary of his death.
French President Emmanuel Macron sought to secure the release of a French reporter detained in Turkey at the end of July, during a conversation Tuesday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, a statement said.
President Juan Manuel Santos declared Colombia's 50-year conflict with FARC guerrillas finally over on Tuesday, as the last truckloads of decommissioned weapons rolled away to be melted down.
Burkina Faso on Tuesday was observing the second of three days of national mourning declared after two suspected Islamist extremists attacked the Aziz Istanbul Café in Ouagadougou, killing at least 18 people.
President Emmanuel Macron has lodged a legal complaint against a photographer alleging harassment and invasion of privacy during his holiday in the southern French city of Marseille, his aides have said.
Canada wants environmental protections added to a 23-year-old continental trade pact with Mexico and the United States, its top diplomat said Monday, ahead of trilateral talks slated to begin on Wednesday.
US President Donald Trump denounced white supremacists including neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan on Monday, and said racism, hatred and bigotry had no place in America following a violent white-nationalist rally in Virginia.
Hundreds of people are believed to have been killed in a mudslide in the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, Vice-President Victor Foh said Monday, as state TV showed footage of relatives digging through mud in search of their loved ones.
US President Donald Trump's condemnation of bigotry and hatred at a "Unite the Right" rally in Virginia that turned violent included white supremacists, the Ku Klux Klan and neo-Nazis, the White House insisted Sunday.
Rich and famous yacht owners are fleeing the French Riviera, choosing Italy and Spain over France's high taxes and irksome regulations, local officials have said in an open letter to President Macron.
A faltering campaign by far-right activists to turn back migrants in the Mediterranean Sea took a farcical turn on Friday when their own stricken vessel was “rescued” by a humanitarian ship.
A previously deserted site in Erbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, is now a giant refugee camp for Yazidis trying to rebuild after fleeing Islamic State group violence.
Paris authorities are cracking down on homeowners who rent out their properties for longer than the legal limit, with fines increasing more than thirteenfold since last year.
Operation Sentinel – in place since January 2015, after the attack on satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo – involves 10,000 troops and costs €400,000 a day. But some now question whether it has succeeded in minimising terror attacks on French soil.
For Qataris affected by the diplomatic crisis rocking the Gulf, the reality of politics is stark: families divided, assets frozen and dreams put on hold.
The head of the European Union’s election observer mission in Kenya said on Thursday that it had seen no signs of “centralised or localised manipulation” of the voting process amid opposition allegations of fraud.