Protesters take to the streets of Barcelona after the Catalan gov't says it remains "determined" to hold vote.
Officials signed a long-delayed security pact to allow troops to stay in the country after the end of the year.
Ruling made as Argentina refuses to obey an order to repay the debt it owes to two U.S. hedge funds.
Ashraf Ghani has been sworn in as Afghanistan's president after a bitter dispute over electoral fraud.
At least three were killed in attack by militants on politician's home.
The Algeria-mediated talks are aimed to calm long-standing tensions with Tuareg rebels in north.
With about 96% of the results in, the ANC has 62% of the vote, followed by the Democratic Alliance with 22%.
General Sanogo was arrested last fall in connection with the disappearance of dozens of soldiers.
Weeks before an October run-off, Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff is regaining momentum.
Has been admitted to hospital with a tentative diagnosis of a tumor after suffering months of abdominal pain.
Leopoldo Lopez is accused of inciting violence during anti-government demonstrations.
President Juan Manuel Santos called on lawmakers to back efforts to strike peace deal with Marxist rebels.
Students boycotting classes to protest China's decision how Hong Kong's leader should be elected.
After months of deadlock, rival presidential candidates may be close to a power sharing deal.
Pakistan slipped deeper into crisis on Thursday after talks between the government and the opposition failed.
Nawaz Sharif to meet oppo leader Imran Khan in bid to end anti-government protests.
Thousands turned out for the one-year anniversary of the killing of a rapper by a far-right party supporter.
Prime Minister Manuel Valls forestalled a rebellion within the Socialist government in a tight confidence vote.
Center-left party faces tough task of cobbling together majority without conceding to Sweden's fringe parties.
Wednesday marked the last day of campaigning as voters mulled whether to say "Yes" or "No".
Iran and six world powers will hold their first negotiating round since failing to meet July target date.
Human Rights Watch has denounced the killing of hundreds of pro-Morsi supporters last year.
Tripoli has struggled to rein in warring militia brigades formed after the fall of dictator Muammar Gaddafi.
Lead U.S. negotiator declined to give a final deadline for final nuclear deal.
Goal is to galvanise member states to sign up to a comprehensive new global climate agreement.
During their call, the two leaders reportedly discussed the growing instability in Iraq and the crisis in Gaza.
The potential 2016 presidential candidate distanced herself from the president in a candid interview.
James Brady, shot in a 1981 attempt on President Reagan's life, lobbied for gun law that bears his name.