Three soldiers and 123 Boko Haram militants were killed when the militant Islamist group attacked a Chadian army contingent in northern Cameroon, Chad's military said Friday. Twelve other soldiers were wounded in the attacks.
Kiev's leaders hope to hold truce talks Saturday with pro-Russian separatists despite heavy fighting in Debaltseve, a railway hub that could prove a crucial link between the main rebel-held cities of Donetsk and Luhansk.
A Moroccan magazine said Friday it had chosen to depict President François Hollande as Hitler on its cover in order to draw attention to escalating anti-Muslim acts in France.
The head of the Eurogroup warned on Friday that Greece could not ignore its international obligations, after a first meeting with the new anti-austerity government that wants to renegotiate its multi-billion-euro bailout.
The daughter of France’s richest woman told a courtroom on Friday that millionaire artist François-Marie Banier conspired to ruin relations between the two women as a dramatic legal case came to a head in the southwest city of Bordeaux.
After a three-week flirtation with another run for US president, Republican Mitt Romney definitively stated Friday that he will not seek his party's nomination for the White House in 2016.
A bomb blast ripped through a Shiite mosque in southern Pakistan as worshippers were gathering for Friday prayers, killing 35 people and wounding dozens, officials said.
World number one Novak Djokovic fought off defending champion Stan Wawrinka over five sets to reach his fifth Australian Open final on Friday, where he will meet Andy Murray.
Under the glare of TV camera lights, they have gathered over the past few nights outside the Royal Court in the Jordanian capital of Amman in a brazen display of rage against the policies of the reigning absolute monarch.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe took over the post of African Union (AU) chairman on Friday, replacing Mauritania's President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz.
AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS
Thursday’s quarter-final draw at the Africa Cup of Nations has set up a historic clash between the Democratic Republic of Congo and neighbours Congo Brazzaville, as well as a showdown between favourites Algeria and Ivory Coast.