Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday accused Bulgaria of putting pressure on its ethnic Turks ahead of this weekend's Bulgarian elections, as relations between Ankara and European nations show no signs of improving.
A Russian singer banned by Ukraine from entering the country will be able to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest through a live video link, the contest's executive supervisor, Jon Ola Sand, said Thursday.
More than 100 civilians were killed in a powerful explosion in a residential area of Mosul, where Iraq is battling to drive out Islamic State from its last key stronghold in the country, an army officer and an activist said Thursday.
The European Union has called on Turkey's ambassador to the EU to explain apparently threatening remarks made by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan towards the bloc, a spokeswoman for the EU's foreign affairs service said Thursday.
Austria should not admit any asylum seekers from Italy under the EU relocation programme, Austrian Defence Minister Hans Peter Doskozil said Thursday, pointing to the large number that his country has already taken in.
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias called on the European Union on Thursday to boost its support to help Athens handle the refugee crisis ahead of a meeting with his German counterpart, Sigmar Gabriel.
Some 400,000 people are unable to leave the old city of Mosul as the Iraqi army tries to capture the area that is still under control of Islamic State extremists, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) said Thursday.
Armed groups in the Central African Republic have prevented children from getting an education for several years by occupying, looting and damaging school buildings, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Thursday.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), a Chinese-led initiative to spur development in the region, on Thursday announced it had expanded its membership by 13 countries and regions to a total of 70 members.
An attacker, believed to have been "inspired by international terrorism," deliberately drove a car into pedestrians on central London's Westminster Bridge on Wednesday afternoon before stabbing a police officer to death outside the British parliament.
The death toll has risen to five, with about 40 injured, after an attacker drove a car into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before running through an adjacent gate to the British parliament and stabbing a police officer.
A group of conservative legislators within the US Republican Party said Wednesday that they had enough votes to block legislation backed by President Donald Trump to replace the current health insurance system.
A man suspected of being involved in a violent incident in a Berlin shisha bar last year, which also involved Christmas market truck attacker Anis Amri, has been detained by police in the German capital.
Political stability remains elusive in Bulgaria, the EU's poorest member state. Voters go to the polls on Sunday for their third early election in four years, but forecasters see another less-than-decisive outcome on the horizon.
Russia's Eurovision hopeful - who has become a source of controversy in host country Ukraine for a 2015 performance in Russian-annexed Crimea - was on Wednesday banned from Ukraine for three years, a move that will likely further degrade relations.
The Kremlin denied on Wednesday that France's scandal-hit conservative presidential candidate, Francois Fillon, had arranged a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin for Lebanese pipeline magnate Fouad Makhzoumi in 2015.
German homosexuals convicted under tough anti-gay laws in place for decades after World War II are to be compensated under draft legislation agreed to by Chancellor Angela Merkel's cabinet on Wednesday.
The Philippine government has filed a protest against China’s plan to construct an environmental radar station at a disputed shoal within the country’s exclusive economic zone, officials said Wednesday.
Police in India's northern state of Uttar Pradesh have begun deploying "anti-Romeo squads" who conduct surprise checks in public areas to curb sexual harassment and taunting of women, officials said Wednesday.
Solemn commemorations were held at the Brussels international airport and one of the city's metro stations as Belgium marked the first anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attacks in its history on Wednesday.
Mozambique is to pocket 350 million dollars in capital gains tax after Italian energy company ENI sold a stake in a major gas field to ExxonMobil, Anibal Mbalango of the country's Tax Revenue Authority said Tuesday.
Iran could withdraw from the 2015 nuclear deal, if Washington continues to block its implementation, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was quoted as saying by the ISNA news agency on Tuesday.
Britain will follow the United States by banning laptops and other larger electronic devices from passenger cabins on some inbound flights from Middle Eastern and African nations, the government said on Tuesday.
Italian oil and gas giant Eni said on Tuesday that it has signed a memorandum of understanding with its Russian counterpart Gazprom to jointly develop the so-called Southern Gas Corridor from Russia to Europe.
There needs to be peace and stability in the South China Sea, called Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Tuesday during a visit to Thailand. However, he shied away from making comments about China's contentious claims to the disputed region.
Three teenagers have been sentenced to between six and seven years in prison after a German court found them responsible for a bomb attack at a Sikh temple in the western city of Essen last year in which three people were injured.
"The EU is open for business," European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Tuesday, before heading into a meeting convened to push for a swift conclusion of a free trade agreement between Japan and the EU by the end of this year.
EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn was to return to Skopje on Tuesday to press Macedonia's President Gorge Ivanov into recognizing the result of snap elections after Ivanov blocked the opposition leader from becoming prime minister.
Airstrikes and clashes intensified Tuesday as Syrian opposition fighters and forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad fight for control of areas in eastern Damascus, according to a monitoring group, rebels and a resident in the city.
US President Donald Trump has dropped to 544th place from 324th in Forbes' annual list of world billionaires after his net worth fell to 3.5 billion dollars from 4.5 billion last year, the magazine said Monday.
Human traffickers need to be combated, border surveillance needs to be boosted and deportations must be stepped up, argued EU and North African leaders as they concluded a summit aimed at shutting down the migration route from Libya to Europe.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan must stop likening the current German government to the Nazi regime, warned Chancellor Angela Merkel Monday amid a dispute about Turkish campaigning in support of constitutional reform.
Military personnel from the African Union mission in Somalia (AMISOM) gathered Monday in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa for training aimed at countering the threat from the radical Islamist group al-Shabaab.
US President Donald Trump weighed in Monday to deny Russia-linked meddling in the 2016 US elections, before the first word on that very topic could be uttered at a public hearing before the Intelligence Committee in the House of Representatives.