Albania’s main opposition party said Thursday that it would boycott parliament in its efforts to oust Socialist Prime Minister Edi Rama ahead of elections in June.
The Syrian town of Al-Bab was for three years a key jihadist stronghold in northern Syria, whose capture Ankara hopes will give Turkey greater influence over the postwar shape of the country.
US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly promised Thursday there will be “no mass deportations” or use of military force against immigrants in the United States despite a crackdown on those in the country illegally.
A topless protester burst into a hall where French far-right leader Marine Le Pen had just begun delivering a foreign policy speech on Thursday, shouting “Marine, Pretend Feminist”.
The UN Security Council is likely to vote next week on a draft resolution that would slap sanctions on Syria over the use of chemical weapons but Russia is almost certain to veto the measure, a senior diplomat said Thursday.
A passenger plane skidded along a runway at Amsterdam’s busy airport Thursday as its landing gear collapsed on hitting the ground during heavy winds, but no passengers were injured, officials told AFP.
Argentina lawmakers launched a fresh conflict of interest case Thursday against President Mauricio Macri, alleging airline routes were unfairly allocated to a company controlled by his family.
The bodies of some 130 fighters shot execution-style or beheaded by rival jihadists have been found in mass graves in northwestern Syria, a monitoring group and rebel sources said Thursday.
Former Israeli chief rabbi Yona Metzger, convicted of taking more than $1.9 million in bribes, fraud and obstructing justice, was sentenced Thursday to serve four-and-a-half years in jail, court officials said.
A joke-cracking socialist in a wheelchair and a conservative ex-banker will face off on April 2 in Ecuador’s runoff presidential election, officials have confirmed.
Fancy a lunch with Silvio Berlusconi, the billionaire media tycoon and disgraced ex-prime minister of Italy? You’ll be helping the country’s earthquake victims if you’re ready to pay the price.