Brexit negotiations are still stuck at phase 1.
The administration of the city of Raqqa was handed over to a civil council Friday after Syrian Kurdish-led forces backed by the United States declared victory over the Islamic State group in its former "capital".
Québécois comedy legend Gilbert Rozon, founder of the Just for Laughs comedy festival, has been accused by at least nine women of multiple accounts of sexual harassment and abuse.
Despite positive signals coming out of the European Union's Brexit summit on Friday, French President Emmanuel Macron said "there is a lot of work still to be done" on negotiating Britain's exit from the EU in the next 18 months.
A suicide bomber targeted a Shiite mosque in a western Kabul neighborhood during evening prayers on Friday, killing at least 39 people, Afghan officials.
Ugandan police have detained the country's most prominent opposition leader over allegations of attempted murder.
Iraqi forces took control on Friday of the last district in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk still in the hands of Kurdish Peshmerga fighters following a three-hour battle, security sources said.
Barack Obama returned to the campaign trail on Thursday, railing against the "politics of division" after keeping a low profile and avoiding direct confrontation with his White House successor since leaving office.
Togo's opposition said Thursday that three people had been killed and dozens more injured in clashes with security forces in the capital. Togolese officials, however, deny the reports of fatalities.
Protesters shouted "Go home Nazis" as a white nationalist gave a speech on Thursday at the University of Florida, where hundreds of police set up barricades and separated supporters and demonstrators to guard against violence.