Trains, flights, schools disrupted by nationwide strike of public sector workers angry at President Macron's reforms, including plans to shake up the state-owned and highly indebted SNCF rail company.
Catalonia's regional parliament to elect prominent secessionist politician Jordi Turull as the president, while the central government makes it clear it would stop any candidate who has taken part in the secessionist drive.
The former French President is accused of receiving money for his presidential campaigns from the former Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi. But the claims go further to say the 2011 Libya military operation was initiated to undermine the alleged ties.
Militants and their families are leaving the town of Harasta in eastern Ghouta in an evacuation deal that will see the town handed over to the Syrian regime.
Washington has imposed sanctions on 15 South Sudanese oil operators to increase pressure on President Salva Kiir to end the country's war.
Credit rating companies like Moody's seem to play an outsized role in furthering the interests of the US government. Looking at Turkey's rating downgrade after Operation Olive Branch - it's hard to miss the connection.
Its CEO who harvested millions of Facebook users' data says the social network and a UK-based political consultancy accused of trying to sway public opinion for Donald Trump, are making him a scapegoat.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed in custody as part of an investigation that he received millions of euros in illegal financing from Libya.
The de-Baathification and complete dismantling of the existing political, military, academic, and civil services institutions by the US and their local allies has condemned the country's political and economic growth for the foreseaable future.
President Trump is set to host Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Washington on Tuesday. Most analysts expect the meeting to be dominated by discussions on Saudi Arabia's chief opponent – Iran.
The decision to suspend Khaleda Zia's bail prompted a sharp reaction from her lawyers, who said it was part of a campaign by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina to silence the opposition.
Lee, a conservative who governed from 2008 to 2013, is the latest South Korean leader to be entangled in scandals or other problems after leaving office.
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