French Guiana is facing a nationwide strike amid mounting protests over crime and economic difficulty that have paralyzed the French territory in South America, halted flights and a rocket launch and prompted a U.S. travel warning
Residents in susceptible areas of Australia's North Queensland coast are being urged to evacuate amid of warnings of storm surges and flooding. CNN's Pedram Javaheri reports.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests that rattled authorities, has been fined 20,000 rubles ($340) by a Moscow court
Poland's foreign minister has challenged the legality of Donald Tusk's re-election to a top European Union job, saying the vote was "fake" and that it exposed the EU as having "double standards."
U.S.-backed forces in northern Syria say they will pause military operations near a major dam held by the Islamic State group in order to allow engineers to fix any problems after conflicting reports about its stability
Police are investigating the discovery of a woman's body stuffed in a suitcase that was found floating at a marina in the Adriatic port of Rimini
The European Union has approved the proposed merger of Dow Chemical and DuPont, saying that commitments by the companies to divest businesses have addressed its concerns
A day after Hong Kong picked a new pro-Beijing leader, activists say police are planning to arrest student leaders and other prominent figures involved with the huge 2014 "Umbrella Movement" pro-democracy protests
A Turkish pop singer and 28 other people, mostly journalists, are being tried on terrorism charges for alleged links to a U.S.-based Muslim cleric blamed by Turkey for a failed coup attempt
A Syrian refugee in Germany has decided not to pursue further legal action against Facebook after a court rejected his call for an injunction forcing the company to seek and delete posts falsely linking him to crimes committed by migrants
Chancellor Angela Merkel's challenger in Germany's September election has vowed that his party won't be put off its stride by a deflating result in a state vote, and warned his conservative rivals against celebrating too early
British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting Scotland's leader for the first time since they faced off in a struggle over a new push for Scottish independence as the U.K. leaves the European Union