Catalonia’s leader accused Madrid on Saturday of waging the “worst attack” on his region since dictator Francisco Franco after the central government took drastic measures to stop it from breaking away.
The head of the World Health Organization said Saturday that he was “rethinking” his decision to name Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe a goodwill ambassador, as global outrage over the move mounted.
A diver separated from his boat off the coast of Australia said Sunday he was lucky to be alive after being forced to swim miles back to shore — shadowed by a large tiger shark.
All five of America’s living former presidents took the stage Saturday at a benefit concert in Texas to raise money for victims of the hurricane-ravaged southern United States and Caribbean.
US President Donald Trump said Saturday he will allow long blocked secret files on the 1963 assassination of John F Kennedy to be opened to the public for the first time.
Malta’s government offered a one-million euro ($1.2 million) reward Saturday for information to help solve the brutal murder of journalist and anti-corruption campaigner Daphne Caruana Galizia.
A powerful typhoon barrelled toward Japan on Sunday, with heavy rain triggering landslides and delaying voting at one ballot station as millions struggled to the polls for a national election.
While Chinese President Xi Jinping and his cohorts chart the nation’s future at their leadership conclave in Beijing, his citizen army of red-armbanded foot soldiers are keeping an eye out for trouble outside.
Voters in the northern Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto vote Sunday in autonomy referendums attracting additional interest against the backdrop of Catalonia’s push for independence from Spain.
He may be facing charges over alleged EU subsidy fraud, but billionaire businessman Andrej Babis has won the support of voters in the Czech general election by pushing his trademark anti-corruption and anti-euro ticket.
The lights go out, the projector whirls and entertainment-starved Saudis sink into plush seats to soak up an experience they have been denied for decades —- a trip to the cinema.