Spanish PM expected to call snap polls after budget defeat
Spain's prime minister is expected to call an early general election on Friday, the third in less than four years, after his draft budget was rejected in parliament over the Catalan secession crisis.
A British boat rescued 34 migrants crossing the Channel aboard a small motorised boat on Monday, Britain's interior ministry said.
The main suspect accused of killing 39 people at an Istanbul nightclub in a New Year's attack in 2017 denied all charges in court on Monday, Turkish state media reported.
US-China trade talks aimed at ending a damaging tariff war will resume from Tuesday in Washington, the White House has announced.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Monday sacked a close aide who helped get him elected after a storm within his party over suspected improper campaign financing.
A double bomb attack in Syria's jihadist-held city of Idlib on Monday killed 24 people, including four children, a war monitor said.
Yemen's government and Huthi rebels have agreed on the first phase of a pullback of forces from the key city of Hodeida, in a deal the United Nations described on Sunday as important progress.
Portugal's socialist Prime Minister Antonio Costa on Sunday announced a reshuffle of his government as part of his preparations for May's European Parliament elections.
A top adviser to Donald Trump said on Sunday that the president's emergency declaration could allow "hundreds of miles" of barriers to be built on the Mexican border before the 2020 election.
Saudi Arabia and Pakistan signed a raft of investment deals on Sunday worth up to $20 billion for the cash-strapped South Asian country, as Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman launched his Asia tour seeking to emerge from the Khashoggi affair.