France's prime minister met with opposition leaders on Monday as President Emmanuel Macron sought a way to defuse nationwide protests over high living costs that led to widespread rioting in Paris.
The one-term 41st president of the United States defeated Saddam Hussein's Iraqi army but lost a chance for a second term after breaking a no-new-taxes pledge.
Berta Cáceres led opposition to the hydroelectric dam construction on ancestral lands belonging to the Lenca people before she was shot and killed in March 2016. The seven convicted men face up to 30 years in jail.
Kenyan authorities directed Marie Stopes health clinics to suspend abortion services, claiming their ads promoted abortion. If the move holds, thousands of women will have no choice but to use backstreet clinics, putting their lives at risk.
Ukraine on Friday banned Russian men of combat age from entering the country, a move introduced under martial law after Russia fired on and captured three Ukrainian naval ships off Crimea last weekend.
Katowice, home to one of Poland's oldest coal mines, closed in March. Now the city will host a series of UN talks on climate change. Budding artists have embraced the cleaner air and inspiration as the coal mining industry changes, others miss the community spirit.
A Chinese scientist said he edited the genes of twin babies. Now the Chinese government has ordered a temporary halt on all gene editing research activities.
Police raided six Deutsche Bank offices in and around Frankfurt on Thursday over money laundering allegations linked to the "Panama Papers," the public prosecutor's office in Germany's financial capital said.
The Haskell Free Library and Opera House straddles the US-Canada border as a historical anomaly and thrust into an unlikely role as the site of emotional reunions between people separated by the Trump administration's immigration policies.
President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, has staunchly denied ever meeting with Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, after the Guardian newspaper published a story alleging the two met at least three times, including once in 2016.