HONG KONG - CHINA
The death toll from severe Typhoon Hato rose to at least 12 Thursday after a storm that left a trail of destruction across southern China and battered Hong Kong's skyscrapers.
Venezuela's recently ousted chief prosecutor accused President Nicolas Maduro and several allies on Wednesday of participating in acts of corruption, saying she would turn over proof that would help other countries prosecute.
Police in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam detained the driver of a van with Spanish license plates and a number of gas tanks inside after a concert by an American rock band was cancelled Wednesday night following a threat, the city's mayor said.
USA - EGYPT
The Trump administration cut or delayed hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to Cairo, citing human rights concerns, hours before Egypt's president and foreign minister met with White House adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday.
FRANCE - SPAIN
French investigators are trying to figure out why some of the suspects behind last week's attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils came to the Paris region five days earlier. They are examining possible links to French or Belgian terrorist networks.
French President Emmanuel Macron begins a three-day tour of central Europe on Wednesday with controversial EU labour rules at the top of his agenda.
A director whose edgy work roiled traditionalists in the Russian establishment was placed under house arrest on Wednesday in a fraud case his supporters say is part of a government crackdown on artistic freedoms.
French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo published Wednesday a provocative front-page cartoon about Islam and the recent terror attacks in Spain, leading to criticism that it risked fanning Islamophobia.
At least 35 people were killed in air strikes that hit a small hotel near a Houthi-run checkpoint north of the Yemeni capital Sanaa on Wednesday, local media and medics have said.
Robin Campillo’s tribute to direct-action group ACT UP, which opens in French cinemas on Wednesday, is a deeply moving drama about gay activists striving to live life to the fullest even as they battle disease and indifference.