New Zealand's deputy prime minister is attending an emergency session of an umbrella organization of Muslim nations in Turkey after a gunman killed 50 people in two mosques in the South Pacific nation.
Greek police say a bomb disposal squad has been sent to the Russian consulate in Athens after cameras showed a suspicious object believed to be a hand grenade being thrown over the perimeter fence overnight.
Two powerful cyclones are blowing toward Australia's sparsely populated north where around 2,000 people have been evacuated from the east coast of the Northern Territory ahead of strong winds, mountainous waves and flooding rain that are forecast.
Thousands of people have gathered for a mass funeral to bury 26 of the victims of the mosque attacks in New Zealand. The funeral is taking place at a Muslim cemetery where more than a dozen already have been laid to rest. People earlier in the day attended Friday prayers in a Christchurch park, including Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. Friday's burials include the youngest victim, 3-year-old Mucaad Ibrahim.
Karl Ritter, Associated Press | PostedMar 21st - 2:14pm
Former White House strategist Steve Bannon on Thursday predicted a "stunning victory" for populists and nationalists in the European Parliament elections in May and said they can achieve it without his help.
The leader of Italy's 5-Star Movement called Thursday to award speedy citizenship to a 13-year-old Egyptian boy hailed as a hero for being the first to alert police that he and scores of his middle school classmates had been abducted by their bus driver.