Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal withdrew from the French Open with a left wrist injury on Friday, but insisted the heartbreaking setback did not mean the end of his career.
TURKEY - US
Turkey on Friday accused the United States of hypocrisy after US commandos in Syria were pictured supporting a major ground offensive led by a Kurdish militia branded a terror group by Ankara.
French President Francois Hollande vowed Friday to “stand firm” over a controversial labour law as unions called on workers to step up a wave of industrial action gripping the country.
JAPAN - USA
Barack Obama became the first incumbent US president to visit Hiroshima on Friday, laying a wreath at the site of the world’s first atomic bombing.
Manchester United have appointed Jose Mourinho as manager on a three-year contract with an option to stay on until at least 2020, the Premier League club said on Friday.
A British exit from the European Union would be a serious risk to global economic growth, world leaders said in a declaration at the opening of a two-day Group of Seven (G7) summit in Japan on Friday.
Sixteen Air France employees go on trial Friday following an incident on October 2015 in which seven company executives were assaulted and the group’s human resources director had his shirt ripped from his back.
A French naval vessel was en route to the eastern Mediterranean on Thursday to join the hunt for black boxes from a crashed EgyptAir jet, equipped with three specialist probes from a French company recruited to accelerate the search.
Hooded protesters pelted stones at police who fired tear gas and water cannons in the Chilean capital Thursday, as thousands of students staged fresh street rallies demanding free university education.
Lyon claimed their third women's Champions League title on Thursday with a dramatic penalty shootout victory over Wolfsburg after the final finished 1-1 in Reggio Emilia.
Some 20 people living in the "Jungle" refugee camp in the northern French port of Calais were injured in a brawl between around 200 Afghans and Sudanese on Thursday, local officials said.
The squalid Idomeni refugee camp in northern Greece which became a symbol of Europe's migrant crisis has been fully evacuated, police said Thursday, as another 30 died crossing the Mediterranean.