"French borders closed," signs on roads approaching the English Channel port of Dover flashed Monday, steering truck drivers away as long lines of traffic backed up.
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Mark Milley held an unannounced meeting with Taliban leaders in Doha, Qatar, to discuss military aspects of last February's US-Taliban agreement, which was intended to set the stage for direct peace talks between the Taliban and the Afghan government.
French President Emmanuel Macron tested positive for COVID-19 Thursday, following a week when he has met with numerous European leaders.
The fugitive widow of an ISIS gunman and a man described as his logistician on Wednesday were convicted of terrorism charges in the trial of 14 people linked to the January 2015 attacks in Paris against the satirical Charlie Hebdo newspaper and a kosher supermarket.
Nigeria's Boko Haram jihadist extremists have claimed responsibility for the abduction of hundreds of students in one of the largest attacks in years on a boys' school in northern Katsina state.
Hackers broke into the networks of the Treasury and Commerce departments as part of a monthslong global cyberespionage campaign revealed Sunday, just days after the prominent cybersecurity firm FireEye said it had been breached in an attack that industry experts said bore the hallmarks of Russian tradecraft.
Lawmakers in Argentina's lower house on Friday passed a bill that would legalize elective abortions to the 14th week of pregnancy, a proposal from President Alberto Fernández in response to long-sought demands from women's rights activists in the homeland of Pope Francis.
The French government unveiled a draft law Wednesday aimed at better arming France against religious extremism, a project promoted by President Emmanuel Macron to root out what he calls "separatists" undermining the nation.
Ethiopia's situation is "spiraling out of control with appalling impact on civilians" and urgently needs outside monitoring, the United Nations human rights chief warned Wednesday.
The leaders of Britain and the European Union will meet in the next 24 hours for a final push at a Brexit deal, as the two sides warned that the chances of a post-Brexit trade deal by a year-end deadline is slipping away.