Thousands flee Syria rebel enclave after month-long bombardment
Thousands of civilians poured out of Eastern Ghouta on Thursday after a month-long bombardment brought the Syrian regime closer to recapturing the devastated rebel enclave outside Damascus.
Turkey's flag was flying over Afrin on Sunday after its troops and Ankara-backed rebels chased out Kurdish militia forces to seize control of the Syrian city.
Jose Antonio Meade formally registered Sunday as the Mexican governing party's presidential candidate, promising to end the immunity that has long shielded corrupt officials from prosecution.
Vladimir Putin cruised to victory in Russia's presidential election on Sunday, giving him at least another six years in power as Moscow's relations with the West become increasingly strained.
UN staff in Geneva have overwhelmingly voted to strike on Friday over “unfair” pay cuts, in a move sure to disrupt a wide range of activities at the world body's European headquarters.
Colombia’s government and ELN guerrillas resumed peace talks in the Ecuadoran capital on Thursday, more than two months after they were suspended over a spate of rebel attacks.
Having finally secured her fourth term as Germany’s chancellor, Angela Merkel heads to France on Friday for talks with President Emmanuel Macron, who is eager to push ahead with EU overhauls.
A newly installed pedestrian bridge over a major road in Miami collapsed on Thursday, killing four people and trapping multiple cars below.
Bayer, a life sciences company, on Tuesday announced that it hopes to increase sales of key pharmaceutical products towards the 7 billion euro this year.
Six people were killed and 14 others injured when a Senegalese military helicopter crashed late Wednesday, according to a government statement giving an updated toll from the incident in the south of the country.