The first freight train to link China directly to the UK arrived in the eastern Chinese city of Yiwu Saturday after covering over 12,000-kilometres (7,500 miles), making it the second-longest route in the world.
Three people have been charged with supplying arms to jihadists who staged deadly attacks in 2015 on a Jewish supermarket in Paris and the Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly, a judicial source said.
North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile from an area north of Pyongyang Saturday, a news agency report said, as the United States pushed for tougher sanctions to curb the country’s nuclear threat.
A car bomb attack on a traffic police compound in central Baghdad Friday killed at least three people and wounded seven, security and medical sources said.
French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron’s campaign has banished Russia Today and Sputnik, denying them accreditation after the candidate’s team said the pro-Kremlin outlets publish misleading information.
In a Cairo church bombed by the Islamic State group just months ago, Pope Francis and the Coptic Orthodox patriarch sat side by side Friday and prayed near tangible reminders of the horrific attack.
New clashes erupted Friday between the Turkish army and a Syrian Kurdish militia seen as a terror group by Ankara but as a key ally by the United States in the fight against jihadists, the Turkish army said.
Credit ratings agency Standard & Poor’s on Friday retained its AA status with negative outlook for the United Kingdom, citing “significant risk” due to Brexit.
EU foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said Friday that accession talks with Turkey have not been halted and she still wants it to join, if Ankara can meet necessary conditions.
Ninety-nine days into office President Donald Trump jetted into Atlanta, Georgia on Friday to address the National Rifle Association, earning a triumphant welcome from the hugely powerful US gun lobby.
Albania’s parliament on Friday elected speaker Ilir Meta as the Balkan country’s new president, a largely ceremonial post for which he was supported by the governing Socialist party.