Police in Slovenia say they have found 20 migrants from Pakistan in a van that crashed after entering the country illegally from Croatia.
Leaders of Germany’s Social Democrats are lobbying hard for party members to vote this weekend for opening coalition talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Union bloc.
China’s Transport Ministry says preparations are underway to send a robot submarine possibly followed by divers to explore and plug holes in a sunken Iranian oil tanker whose 32 crew members are all believed to have died.
China says “Cold War thinking” is behind a meeting of U.S. allies on how to deal with North Korea’s nuclear threat, adding it risks splitting international opinion over the issue.
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has again blasted President Donald Trump, saying the U.S. leader’s decision to recognize contested Jerusalem as Israel’s capital was “sinful.”
The Philippine military is validating intelligence information that a Malaysian militant leader survived the defeat of an Islamic State group-linked siege and is helping restart efforts to establish an extremist alliance.
French officials are considering loaning the historic Bayeux Tapestry to Britain for the first time.
A senior official says Sri Lanka’s government has reinstated a ban on women buying alcohol and being employed in places where the drinks are produced and sold.
Pense’s call to the Afghan president may forestall military action against a renegade northern warlord.
A new Catalan parliament is meeting following a foiled secession attempt last year and amid looming questions about the role that fugitive and jailed politicians will play in the chamber’s separatist majority.
A group of British citizens who live in the Netherlands has gone to a Dutch court in a bid to retain their EU citizenship rights after Britain completes its divorce from the bloc.
Saudi Arabia to transfer $2 billion to Yemen following appeal to save the local currency from ‘complete collapse’
German authorities have rejected a former Auschwitz death camp guard’s bid for clemency, removing the final barrier to him serving his sentence for accessory to murder.
Myanmar police opened fire at hundreds of protesters angry about a ban on a local festival, killing seven people, officials said Wednesday.
Police are deploying extra forces to western France as the government prepares to decide whether to build an airport that has mobilized nearly a decade of sometimes violent protests.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he’s certain that the U.S. Embassy will be moved to Jerusalem in the coming year, much sooner than Trump administration officials have estimated.
Pakistani police say a senior officer known for leading raids on militant hideouts escaped assassination when a suicide bomber riding on a motorcycle blew himself up near his vehicle in the port city of Karachi.
Prominent human rights group Memorial says masked attackers have torched its office in the region of Ingushetia in Russia’s North Caucasus.
Qatari authorities say an exiled sheikh once promoted by Saudi Arabia as a possible opposition leader amid a diplomatic dispute between Arab nations and Doha is now in Kuwait.
A Chinese-American journalist who extensively interviewed the exiled businessman Guo Wengui says his wife has been kidnapped and held for months by Chinese security forces.