Iran's president blames US after attack on military parade
Iran has summoned diplomats from Britain, Denmark and the Netherlands over allegedly harboring "members of the terrorist group" that launched an attack on a military parade in the country's southwest.
Pope warns Lithuanians against rebirth of anti-Semitism
Pope Francis is paying tribute to the Lithuanians who suffered and died during Soviet and Nazi occupation on the day the country remembers the near extermination of its centuries-old Jewish community during the Holocaust.
Swiss reject bids to improve food quality, protect farmers
Swiss voters are deciding on two separate proposals aimed to ensure that food from both domestic and foreign farmers and producers is healthier, more environmentally sound and animal-friendly, and protect Swiss farmers more too.
Russian space chief: No '2nd-tier status' with NASA outpost
Russia's space agency chief has made an opaque statement about its involvement in the NASA-led plan to create an international outpost near the moon, but Roscosmos spokesman quickly clarified that Russia is staying in the project.
German energy company: saving threatened forest 'illusion'
A German energy executive whose company plans to clear an ancient forest to expand a lignite strip mine says it's an "illusion" to think the woodland can be saved, and halting the project would cost his firm up to 5 billion euros ($5.9 billion).
The Latest: Pope visits ex-KGB headquarters in Lithuania
Pope Francis is warning against a rebirth of the "pernicious" anti-Semitic sentiments that fueled the Holocaust as he marked the annual remembrance for Lithuania's centuries-old Jewish community that was nearly extinguished during World War II.
World leaders gather at UN under threat from unilateralism
With rising unilateralism challenging its very existence, the United Nations convenes its annual meeting of world leaders Monday and will try once more to tackle problems together as a community of nations ranging from Mideast conflicts to global warming.
2 Greek journalists detained after minister files complaint
The publisher and editor in chief in chief of a Greek newspaper have been detained over an article published Friday which alleges mishandling of EU funds meant to improve conditions in migrant hotspots across the country.
Maldives police raid opposition office on eve of election
Opposition supporters in the Maldives are demanding that officials ensure a free and fair presidential election, as the country prepares to vote in an election seen as a referendum on whether democracy will stay.
The Latest: Official: Campaign office raided in bribery case
Police in the Maldives say they have raided the main campaign office of the opposition presidential candidate on the eve of an election that is seen as a referendum on whether democracy will survive in the country.
7 Pakistani soldiers, 9 militants killed in shootout
Pakistan's military says security forces acting on intelligence have raided militant hideouts, triggering a shootout that left seven soldiers and nine militants dead in the northwest near neighboring Afghanistan.
The Latest: Pope quips "I am the devil" next to John Paul
Pope Francis is urging Lithuania, which endured decades of Soviet and Nazi occupation, expulsions and executions, to be a model of solidarity in a world riven by intolerance as he began a visit to three Baltic nations.
AP Interview: Chopin contest winner praises old pianos
AP Interview: The winner of the world's 1st Chopin competition on historic pianos says the search for the original sound restores the appeal of classical music and helps artists better understand the composer's intentions.
Far-right shuts French rapper out of Bataclan attack site
A popular French Muslim rapper says he's canceling sold-out October concerts at the Bataclan music hall, a target of the 2015 Paris attacks, due to pressure from far-right groups who claim he promotes a radical ideology.
Lavrov says Russia won't interfere in Bosnia Oct. 7 election
Russia's foreign minister says Moscow does not wish to interfere in next month's elections in Bosnia, an ethnically-divided Balkan nation where Russia maintains strong influence among the country's Serbs.
Portugal women's groups outraged by sexual assault sentence
Women's rights groups in Portugal are reacting angrily to a court's suspended sentence for two men found guilty of sexual assault on an incapacitated person when they had intercourse with a drunken woman who had passed out at a night club.
Showdown looms as UN rights experts in Yemen hindered
Saudi Arabia and allied Arab states are balking at efforts to renew work by U.N.-backed "eminent experts" investigating human rights violations in Yemen, setting up a possible diplomatic showdown with some Western countries.