Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's president
A 57-year-old bureaucrat will take Raul Castro's place as the president of Cuba on Thursday as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states.
Germany's Merkel appears open to compromise on EU reforms
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin.
Greek court backs release of Turkish officer seeking asylum
Greece's highest court has imposed severe restrictions on the movements of 1 of 8 Turkish servicemen applying for asylum in Greece after fleeing Turkey following a failed 2016 coup there, while he waits for a definitive decision on his asylum application.
Cambridge Analytica ex-CEO refuses to testify in UK
The British Parliament's media committee says Cambridge Analytica's former CEO, Alexander Nix, says he'll no longer testify at un upcoming session on fake news, citing an ongoing investigation by the information commissioner's office.
Britain spy case: Watchdog rejects Russia nerve agent claim
Global chemical weapon watchdog chief rejects Russian claims that traces of a second nerve agent were discovered in the English where former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter were targeted in a poisoning attack Britain blames on Moscow.
Archaeologists find silver treasure on German Baltic island
Archaeologists on the German Baltic island of Ruegen have uncovered hundreds of 1,000-year-old silver coins, rings, pearls and bracelets that they say are linked to the era of the Danish King Harald Gormsson.
Douma chemical attack puts OPCW back in spotlight
The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has been thrust once again into the international limelight by a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain and allegations of a chemical bombardment on the Syrian city of Douma.
Queen to welcome Commonwealth leaders as group seeks mission
The flags of more than 50 nations are flying outside Buckingham Palace Queen Elizabeth II prepares to welcome leaders from the Commonwealth, an international club with an eclectic membership, an identity problem and an uncertain future.
WWII bomb to force evacuation around Berlin's main station
Police say they will have to evacuate a large area of central Berlin including the city's main railway station Friday to defuse a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) World War II bomb discovered during construction work.
Italy president taps Berlusconi ally to try to break impasse
Italian President Sergio Mattarella has tapped the Senate president, a longtime supporter of ex-Premier Silvio Berlusconi, to explore possible alliances to create a governing majority in Parliament more than a month after Italy's inconclusive elections.
Greece vows to respect landmark court decision on migrants
Greek officials say the government will respect a landmark court decision against a European Union policy that allowed authorities to force refugees and migrants to stay on the Greek islands where they first arrived even after they had applied for asylum.
The Latest: White House says NKorea talks at highest level
President Donald Trump will host Japan's Shinzo Abe at Mar-a-Lago this week amid growing strain between the two countries over a planned meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un and a push for new tariffs.