Ukraine's president, buoyed by an exit poll showing his party taking the largest share of votes in parliamentary elections, says fighting corruption and establishing peace in the war-wracked east will be the country's top tasks
The French non-governmental organization SOS Mediterranee, partnered with Doctors Without Borders, has returned to sea with a new boat to save migrants seven months after the flag was pulled from its original ship, Aquarius
Australian officials are sending two detectives to Canada to help unravel the killing of a young couple found dead by a remote highway, the Guardian reports. Chynna Deese, 24, and her boyfriend, Lucas Fowler, 23, were found Monday in British Columbia and identified three days later, suggesting a violent death....
Hong Kong's protest movement has taken a violent turn, as police launched tear gas at protesters after a massive march, and subway riders were attacked by masked assailants who apparently were targeting pro-democracy demonstrators
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he will urgently challenge in court a report by the country's corruption watchdog that found he misled lawmakers about a contribution to his presidential campaign
Slovenia's army says 35 troops will join police in patrolling borders in the southwest of the country after increased numbers of migrants have been spotted in the area
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition has secured a majority in Japan's upper house but will not reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions, according to vote counts by public television and other media
Portuguese authorities say that about 1,800 firefighters are struggling to contain wildfires in central Portugal that have already injured 20 people, including eight firefighters
The release of an audio recording has shed new light on the seizure of a British-flagged tanker at the hands of Iran's Revolutionary Guard as tensions flare in the strategic Strait of Hormuz
The picturesque Rialto Bridge in Venice seems like a lovely spot to enjoy your morning coffee. But setting up a travel stove on the bridge's steps to make it got two backpacking tourists from Berlin expelled from the city and fined $1,000, the BBC reports. A resident passing by...
Switzerland's ambassador to Cameroon says his government is helping to negotiate a peaceful end to the separatist crisis in which an estimated 2,000 have died
A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan as wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting against police, in a complex assault claimed by the Pakistani Taliban that killed a total of nine people and wounded another 30
Swedish teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg has received the first Freedom Prize awarded by France's Normandy region, which last month commemorated the 75th D-Day anniversary
As Boris Johnson moves closer to becoming prime minister of the UK, opposition to the pro-Brexit candidate has become more visible and vocal. The race to succeed Theresa May is down to Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, who followed Johnson as foreign secretary. The ruling Conservative Party will announce voting results...
Japanese police have obtained an arrest warrant for a suspect as soon as he regains consciousness from injuries in a deadly arson at a Kyoto anime studio