German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday she was optimistic that Social Democrats would approve the start of formal coalition talks with her conservatives at a special party congress this weekend.
Pope Francis sounded a stark warning about the future of the Amazon and its peoples during a visit to the region on Friday.
A storm has damaged parts of a Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile system while it was being shipped to China, RIA news agency said.
The Kremlin Friday said it "regrets" a new Ukrainian law that formally recognizes the conflict in the east of the country as a "temporary Russian occupation.
Tobacco smugglers are using river iceflows and GPS technology to transport their goods into Lithuania, where an estimated one in every six cigarettes smoked in 2016 was illegally imported.
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday that a government shutdown would impact military operations including some training, maintenance, and intelligence operations.
Philippine journalists took to the streets Friday in support of a news website facing state-enforced closure, accusing President Rodrigo Duterte of trampling on press freedom.
Russian police searching a suspect's home for a weapons stash in the northwestern city of Saint Petersburg were surprised to encounter a large crocodile living in the basement, city police said Friday
At least a dozen soldiers were killed in Democratic Republic of Congo's volatile eastern borderlands where the army is battling Ugandan Islamist rebels.
A man whose body rejected a face transplant he received seven years ago has been given a second donor face after living nearly two months without one, French medical agencies said Friday.
Former FBI director James Comey, who was fired last year after refusing to pledge loyalty to President Donald Trump, was named Friday to teach a course on ethical leadership at William & Mary universi
Hungarian authorities have been holding an active arrest warrant since 2016 for Sebastian Gorka, a former national security advisor to US President Donald Trump.
Catalonia's former leader Carles Puigdemont, who led a failed attempt to break from Spain, will attend a conference in Copenhagen Monday in what will be his first public trip since fleeing to Belgium
The U.S. military has put countering China and Russia at the heart of a new national defense strategy unveiled Friday, the latest sign of shifting American priorities after more than a decade and a ha
North Korea has cancelled a visit by a delegation to South Korea to prepare for a trip by an art troupe during next month's Winter Olympics, Seoul's Unification Ministry was quoted as saying by South
Germany will not plunge into political crisis if Chancellor Angela Merkel's efforts to form a coalition government with the Social Democrats fail, former finance minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said Frida
Accused of fraud over EU subsidies, Andrej Babis says the case against him is politically motivated.
Sixteen people are to be prosecuted in connection with the massacre of 14 young men in Senegal's troubled region of Casamance, a source close to the case said on Friday.
Foreign minister Boris Johnson floated the idea of building a bridge between Britain and France, during a meeting with President Emmanuel Macron, the French leader's office said Friday.
She had been assigned to her first spaceflight, Expedition 56/57, scheduled to launch in May 2018