Macron, Merkel aim to present united stance in Trump era
At their second meeting in a week, the two are expected to once again raise the idea of establishing a European army as a symbol of a united continent, a proposal that has raised Trump's hackles.
Pope prays for victims of Central Africa massacre
Sectarian clashes in the central town of Alindao claimed at least 37 lives last week, including those of two priests.
Sri Lanka president seeks talks to end power struggle
The Indian Ocean nation has been paralysed since 26 October when Sirisena deposed Ranil Wickremesinghe as premier and replaced him with a former rival Mahinda Rajapakse.
Macron's popularity falls to 25 percent: poll
Thirty-four percent were "mostly dissatisfied" while 39% were "very dissatisfied", according to the poll.
Panama prisoners build confession boxes for papal visit
The sound of nails being deftly hammered into wood mingles with music in the makeshift workshop of the overcrowded La Joya prison, northeast of Panama City.
APEC leaders seek unity after US, China spat
Wrapping up a two-day summit, leaders will strive to craft a statement on the uncontroversial parts of their agenda - pushing for deeper economic integration.
'Moral panic' targets Indonesia's LGBT community
The country of 260 million is in the grip of a moral panic, with critics saying the vulnerable LGBT minority is being used as a political punching bag in the run-up to 2019 elections.
Turkey frees 8 after raids over jailed activist
The United States and EU had expressed concern over Friday's detentions, which targeted academics and activists deemed to have ties to the philanthropist and businessman Osman Kavala.
Trump says troops to remain at border 'as long as necessary'
Some 5,900 active-duty troops are now stationed along the border, a contentious deployment in support of civilian forces that Trump ordered ahead of the recent midterm elections.
Two ex-presidents through to Madagascar election run-off: results
Neither won the 50% required for a first-round win, with Rajoelina on 39.19% and Ravalomanana on 35.29%, according to final results from the CENI election commission, with the run-off scheduled for 19 December.
Mortar bombs fired at UN peacekeeping base in eastern Congo
The attack follows the death of twelve Congolese soldiers and seven UN peacekeepers in clashes with militias earlier this week.
Australia crush Italy 26-7 in autumn Test
Koroibete got two within minutes after half an hour, with Taniela Tupou and Will Genia adding two more after the break to get the Wallabies back on the winning track after last weekend's defeat to Wales in Cardiff.
Woman blows herself up near police station in Chechen capital Grozny - RIA
Nobody else was killed or injured in the blast, RIA said. No other details were immediately available.
C.Africa ex-militia leader extradited to ICC for trial
The source said the charges against Yekatom, a former militia leader of a faction of the anti-balaka movement involved in sectarian bloodletting, were not specified.
Morocco qualify for Cup of Nations after Malawi lose
They are the sixth country after hosts Cameroon, Senegal, Madagascar, Egypt and Tunisia to secure a place at the finals, which will feature 24 teams for the first time.
Finland summons Russian ambassador over GPS blocking claims
Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila has said the jamming of GPS satellite signals in the Arctic region had put civil aviation at risk.
Mayweather and kickboxer will aim to 'knock out' in exhibition - promoter
The bout between Mayweather and Tenshin Nasukawa was abruptly scrapped by the American boxer over a 'misunderstanding', according to the CEO of mixed martial arts promotor RIZIN.
Anti-IS coalition raids kill 36 civilians in east Syria - monitor
Seventeen children were among the family members killed in Abu Hassan village of Deir Ezzor province, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.