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.
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.
The United States on Friday strongly condemned chaotic violence in Macedonia’s parliament and called on authorities “to hold accountable” those responsible.
A controversial meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad led Europe’s foremost human rights group to say it had no confidence Friday in its Spanish president as he had tarnished his office.
Liberia said Friday that samples from people struck down by a mystery illness are being tested abroad after 11 unexplained deaths, though Ebola has been ruled out.
Donald Trump said Friday he’s “happy” with his achievements on the eve of his 100 days as president of the United States, despite an admission the job’s harder than he expected.
Fierce clashes between jihadists and Islamist rebels near Damascus left at least 40 dead and 70 wounded on Friday, a monitoring group said.
Faced with a shortage of polio vaccine, the World Health Organization urged countries Friday to resort to smaller, fractional doses to ward off outbreaks of the crippling disease.