European voters started heading to the polls Thursday to choose lawmakers to represent them at the European Parliament for the next five years. In all, 400 million voters in 28 nations will be voting over the next four days. Here's a look at that massive exercise in democracy, a multi-national ballot by the European Union's only democratically elected institution.
More than 50 people were reportedly killed in an attack by a militia on several villages in the Central African Republic's volatile northwest near the border with Chad, the United Nations said Thursday.
Seven people have died in election violence in the Indonesian capital, police said Thursday, as calm returned to the city and the losing presidential candidate prepared to challenge the result in court.