- World Brexit Talks Progressing but 'Still Not at Goal', Says Merkel German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday that Brexit talks with London were heading in a positive direction, but stressed that the two sides...
- Middle East US Demands Syria Ceasefire but Turkey Defiant US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Turkey Thursday to push President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for a ceasefire in Syria after Ank...
British and EU negotiators agreed Friday to intensify efforts to find a new Brexit withdrawal agreement, just days before a key European summit.Full Story
EU countries will not agree to start membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania next week, diplomats told AFP on Friday, dealing another blow to their hopes of joining the bloc.Full Story
Alexei Leonov, a legendary Soviet cosmonaut who was the first man to perform a spacewalk in 1965, died in Moscow on Friday aged 85 after a long illness.Full Story
The German suspect in a deadly attack targeting a synagogue has admitted to the shooting rampage and confessed that it was motivated by anti-Semitism and right-wing extremism, federal prosecutors said Friday.Full Story
A man arrested for allegedly stabbing several people at a shopping center in Manchester, northwest England, is being held on terror charges, police said on Friday.Full Story
Three civilians were killed Friday when an explosives-laden vehicle detonated in a busy neighborhood of Qamishli, one of the main Kurdish towns in northeastern Syria, officials said.Full Story
Improved safeguards and working hours are needed to protect laborers in Qatar from the effects of heat and humidity, the United Nations said Friday, as it published new research.Full Story
FIFA on Friday banned a former general secretary of the Afghanistan Football Federation for five years for covering up sexual abuse of female players.Full Story
Stefanos Tsitsipas said that he scares the "Big Three" after the young Greek stunned world number one Novak Djokovic to reach the Shanghai Masters semi-finals on Friday.Full Story
Roger Federer was given a point penalty as he followed Novak Djokovic out of the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals in a bad-tempered defeat to Alexander Zverev on Friday.Full Story