French truckers began blocking motorways and fuel depots on Monday at the start of a series of demonstrations against President Emmanuel Macron and changes to labour law.
President Donald Trump issued a new travel ban on Sunday that saw North Korea, Venezuela and Chad among a list of eight countries cited for poor security and lack of cooperation with US authorities.
New Zealand Prime Minister Bill English said Monday he expects two or three weeks of “tense” negotiations with maverick MP Winston Peters to break the country’s general election deadlock.
Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was widely expected to call a snap election Monday, hoping to capitalise on rising support as tensions with nearby North Korea reach fever pitch.
Britain and the EU kick off a fourth round of Brexit talks Monday, in hopes of a breakthrough after a cautiously well-received speech by British Prime Minister Theresa May.
Zimbabwean activist pastor Evan Mawarire was on Sunday arrested during a church service after he posted a video bemoaning the country’s worsening economic troubles, his lawyer said.
A new quake sowed panic in Mexico City on Saturday, suspending rescue operations to free survivors from the earlier, more powerful earthquake this week that devastated parts of the capital.
More than 34,000 people have fled from a rumbling volcano on the resort island of Bali as the magnitude of tremors grows, prompting fears it could erupt for the first time in more than 50 years, an official said Sunday.
Syria’s foreign minister told the United Nations on Saturday that a military victory in the six-year war was “now within reach” following a series of battleground gains by government forces.
Both of New Zealand’s major political parties moved to open coalition negotiations with maverick MP Winston Peters Sunday after the country’s general election stalemate left him in the position of kingmaker.
The International Cricket Council announced Saturday it had initiated investigations in Sri Lanka and that officers from its anti-corruption unit (ACU) had recently visited the country.