France’s 2018 World Cup squad is very different from those of recent competitions, with manager Didier Deschamps including lots of young talent and making some surprise choices.
Burundians overwhelmingly voted for constitutional reforms bolstering President Pierre Nkurunziza's powers and giving him the option to stay in office until 2034, official results showed Monday.
IRAN - USA - EU
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday warned European businesses who work with Iran, despite Washington’s exit from the 2015 nuclear deal, that they will be held "to account".
The Syrian army pushed Islamic State militants out of a south Damascus pocket on Monday, effectively clearing all insurgents from around the capital, state television said.
UK - RUSSIA
Russian money hidden in British assets and laundered through City of London financial institutions damages the government’s efforts to take a tough stance against Moscow’s aggressive foreign policy, a committee of lawmakers said on Monday.
PARAGUAY - ISRAEL
Paraguay opened its Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, the second country to follow the United States in making the politically sensitive move from Tel Aviv.
France is due for a jam-packed week of labour turmoil, with striking railworkers and public servants leading the charge.
The leader of Italy's far-right League party announced on Sunday that it had reached an agreement with the anti-establishment Five Star Movement on a nominee to be the country's next prime minister.
The European Union is not doing enough to preserve the benefits for Iran from the 2015 international nuclear pact following the withdrawal of the United States, Iran’s foreign minister told the EU’s energy chief on Sunday.
Venezuelan officials declared socialist leader Nicolas Maduro the easy winner of Sunday's presidential election, while his leading challenger questioned the legitimacy of a vote marred by irregularities and called for a new ballot.
President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign.