Dangerous Cat 4 Hurricane Willa closes in on Mexico coast
Mexican authorities are rushing to evacuate low-lying areas and set up shelters as an "extremely dangerous" Hurricane Willa heads toward landfall along a stretch of Pacific coast dotted with high-rise resorts, surfing beaches and fishing villages.
Trump 'not satisfied' with explanations of Khashoggi death
President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, who has a strong relationship with the Saudi crown prince, says White House officials have their "eyes wide open" about the investigation into the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Category 4 Hurricane Willa threatens Mexico's Pacific coast
Hurricane Willa has grown rapidly into an "extremely dangerous" near-Category 5 storm in the eastern Pacific, on a path that could potentially bring landfall on a stretch of coast in Mexico between Mazatlan and Puerto Vallarta in the coming days.
Laureates in Spanish awards call for action to "save future"
American film director Martin Scorsese and Africa's "flying doctors" are among scientists, mountaineers and intellectuals receiving Friday Spain's prestigious Princess of Asturias award from King Felipe VI.
Norwegian hero Roenneberg who blew up Nazi plant dies at 99
Norway's prime minister says World War II saboteur Joachim Roenneberg who headed the four-man team that blew up a plant producing heavy water which Nazi Germany could have used to produce nuclear weapons.
FCA sells auto parts unit to Japanese firm; $7 billion deal
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has announced the sale of its auto components division to Japanese automotive component supplier Calsoni Kansei Corporation in a deal valued at 6.2 billion euros ($7 billion).
Russian paper: Indicted Prigozhin ordered beatings, killing
The Russian independent newspaper Novaya Gazeta says a security aide of businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin, who has been indicted in the United States for trying to interfere with the 2016 U.S. election, has been involved in attacks on several people.
Exit poll: Polish populists lead local votes, support down
Polish voters are casting ballots in local elections that are the first nationwide test of support for the conservative ruling party, whose policies have produced street protests and repeated clashes with European Union leaders.
EU drug agency urges approval for dengue vaccine
Europe's medicines regulator has recommended the approval of the first vaccine for dengue despite concerns about the vaccine being widely used and a lawsuit in the Philippines alleging it was linked to three deaths.
Ragged, growing caravan of migrants resumes march toward US
Despite Mexican efforts to stop them at the border, about 2,000 Central American migrants swam or rafted across a river separating that country from Guatemala, re-formed their mass caravan and vowed to resume their journey toward the United States.
Most UK firms to trigger Brexit safety plans 'by Christmas'
A leading lobby group for British businesses says a majority of firms are ready to put in place contingency plans, including job cuts and relocating activities overseas, by Christmas if there is no greater clarity over Brexit.
Young Catholics urge Vatican to issue inclusive LGBT message
Catholic bishops are entering the final week of debate over hot-button issues facing young Catholics, including how the church should welcome gays and respond to the clerical sex abuse scandal that has discredited many in the church hierarchy.
Australia lawyers' group: Draft cyber laws would curb rights
Australian lawyers' group say proposed cybersecurity laws to force companies such as Facebook and Google to help police by unscrambling encrypted messages would significantly limit privacy and freedom.
Migrants vow to re-form caravan, continue north toward US
A standoff between thousands of migrants trying to reach the U.S. and Mexican police stretched into the night with some migrants hanging from the closed border gate wailing "there are children" while others slept on the bridge linking Guatemala to Mexico.
The Latest: Germany reassessing arms sales to Saudi Arabia
Amnesty International says the "impartiality" of a Saudi investigation into the killing of Jamal Khashoggi would remain in question after authorities in the kingdom said the journalist died after a fight in the consulate in Istanbul.
A timeline of Saudi statements on the killing of Khashoggi
The official Saudi statements on the fate of journalist Jamal Khashoggi have changed several times since he mysteriously disappeared after entering his country's consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.
Poland hands over site of future Warsaw Ghetto Museum
Officials in Poland have taken a step toward the creation of a museum that will tell the story of the life and death of Jews imprisoned in horrific conditions in the Warsaw Ghetto by Nazi Germany during its occupation of Poland.