Nobel Peace winners urge global action vs. sexual violence
Nadia Murad, the Iraqi woman who shares this year's Nobel Peace Prize for her activism against sexual violence in wartime, says she wants world leaders to translate sympathy for the victims into action against the abusers.
The cost of France's protests running into billions
The French government says tax relief and other fiscal measures announced by President Emmanuel Macron to try to calm nationwide protests will cost between 8 billion and 10 billion euros ($9 billion and $11 billion).
Unfinished business: UN migrant pact inked, but foes remain
Delegates to a U.N. conference are laying out commitments to fight illegal people trafficking and boost economic opportunities in the wake of pledging to cooperate on safe, orderly and humane migration.
Former Ford Argentina executives sentenced in torture cases
A court in Argentina has sentenced two former Ford Motor Co. executives to prison for crimes against humanity committed against Argentine union workers during the country's 1976-1983 military dictatorship.
Lebanon: Israel border tunnel operation won't endanger calm
Lebanon's president says that Israel's operation to destroy what it said is a network of cross-border attack tunnels built by the militant Hezbollah group won't endanger the calm along the frontier, adding that his country takes the issue seriously.
Spanish government warns of security takeover in Catalonia
Spain's central government says it will send in national police to ensure security in Catalonia if regional authorities fail to stop recent disruptions to major highways by pro-independence protesters.
Local police chief dies in attack in Turkey; 2 officers hurt
A police officer angered that his request for a transfer was rejected fired shots at his superiors inside a police station in northern Turkey on Tuesday, killing the local police chief and wounding two other officers.
Italy's far-right minister visits Israel, drawing criticism
One of Europe's most controversial political figures, Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini, is in Israel for a two-day visit that has prompted criticism over his far-right policies and anti-migration demagoguery.
Protesters disrupt US fossil fuel event at UN climate talks
More than 450 asset managers, including major pension funds and insurance companies, are calling on governments to phase out coal-fired power plants and put a meaningful price on carbon to help tackle climate change.
UN: 20 million Yemenis are hungry, 250,000 face catastrophe
The U.N. humanitarian chief says 20 million people in Yemen are hungry - a 15 percent increase from last year - and he says that for the first time, 250,000 face "catastrophe," which means starvation, death and destitution.
Yemen's warring sides negotiating truce for key port Hodeida
Delegations from Yemen's warring sides are negotiating over expanding a shaky truce in the key port city of Hodeida, a point considered major by the United Nations who are sponsoring talks in Sweden and seek to restore needed aid deliveries by sea.
Israeli brass to brief Russian military on Hezbollah tunnels
Senior Israeli military officers are flying to Moscow to update their Russian counterparts about an operation launched last week to "expose and thwart" Hezbollah tunnels burrowed under Israel's border with Lebanon.
EU eyes ways to bolster Ukraine economy amid Russia tension
The European Union's top diplomat says the bloc is studying ways to help bolster the economy in strife-torn eastern Ukraine amid tensions with Russia over a naval confrontation in the Black Sea last month.
Nearly 85 percent of UN nations back migration deal; not US
Top U.N. officials and government leaders from about 150 countries are uniting around an agreement on migration, while finding themselves on the defensive about the non-binding deal amid criticism and a walkout from the United States and other countries.
Italy's Salvini on Bannon: stimulating, but not European
Italy's right-wing interior minister says former Trump administration adviser Steve Bannon has interesting ideas but that he doesn't understand Europe's complexities and that "the destiny of Europe is in the hands of Europeans, no one else.".
Israel raids Palestinian news agency in hunt for gunmen
Israeli military forces have carried out a series of raids in the West Bank city of Ramallah, bursting into stores and offices of the official Palestinian news agency, in a frantic manhunt for gunmen who shot seven Israelis outside a Jewish settlement.
Turkey seeks 15-year prison terms for prominent journalists
Turkey's state-run news agency says prosecutors are seeking maximum 15-year prison terms for five journalists of an opposition newspaper, intensifying concerns over authorities' crackdown on news coverage critical of the government.