Joseph Krauss, Associated Press | PostedOct 18th - 3:52am
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Israel's prime minister on Friday to reaffirm the countries' close ties at a time when many in Israel fear the Trump administration intends to cut and run from the Middle East.
A plane carrying Britain's Prince William and wife Kate has safely landed in Pakistan's capital of Islamabad, hours after two failed landing attempts in bad weather forced them to fly back to the eastern city of Lahore.
Fugitive former Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont has handed himself in to Belgian justice authorities after Spain issued a new warrant for his arrest following the sentencing of 12 of his former colleagues.
Aritz Parra and Emilio Morenatti, Associated Press | PostedOct 18th - 1:02am
Spain's northeastern Catalonia region and its riot-swept regional capital, Barcelona, were paralyzed Friday by a mix of strikes and marches as it faced its fifth day of protests over the conviction of independence leaders.
Italian right-wing leader Matteo Salvini's once-bold demeanor has turned nervous and edgy since his failed bid to become premier this summer, giving an opening on Italy's political stage to his junior ally, the energetic leader of the post-fascist Brothers of Italy party.
European Union leaders have broken off talks without agreement on whether to launch membership negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia, despite warnings that turning them away would tarnish the EU's reputation and risks inflaming the volatile Balkans region.
Activists and a Syria war monitor says the Kurdish-led force and Turkey-backed fighters are clashing on the outskirts of Ras al-Ayn, a town along the border that is part of a cease-fire agreement. The Rojava Information Center and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported fighting in villages on the western and eastern flanks of Ras al-Ayn. The Observatory says at least five people were killed and 14 injured.
President Donald Trump framed the U.S.-brokered cease-fire deal with Turkey as "a great day for civilization," but its effect was largely to mitigate a foreign policy crisis widely seen to be of his own making.