Germany's foreign minister has slammed U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist trade measures as creating a "lose-lose" situation and defended Europe's attempts to keep a nuclear deal with Iran alive after the unilateral American withdrawal.
A Russian scientist who says he developed a nerve agent suspected to have been used against a Russian former agent and his daughter says he has been questioned by police after flyers appeared in his home city accusing him of pedophilia.
The new U.N. envoy for Syria says he sees the long-delayed formation of a committee to draft a new constitution for Syria "as a potential door-opener for the political process" and hopes to see it meet in Geneva "as soon as possible.".
A commander with the Kurdish-led force fighting the Islamic State group in Syria says a final push on the last enclave held by the militants in eastern Syria has been blunted by the discovery that there are hundreds of civilians still left inside.
The Trump administration is sending another large shipment of humanitarian aid to the Venezuelan border in Colombia, for the first time using U.S. military aircraft as it increases pressure on Nicolas Maduro to give up power.
Spain will elect its third government in less than four years after Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez's fragile socialist government has acknowledge its support has evaporated and called an early general election.
The main suspect in the theft of royal funeral artifacts from a Swedish cathedral has confessed to stealing them after his DNA was found on the items that were pulled out last week from a garbage bin north of Stockholm.
Haitians say they will keep protesting until President Jovenel Moise resigns despite his announcement of upcoming economic measures to quell more than a week of violent demonstrations across the country.
A conservative party in Portugal's parliament is issuing a no-confidence vote in the minority Socialist government, but the motion is likely to fail because left-of-center parties are expected to join together against it.
Hugo celebrated his 68th birthday in style at the Australian Reptile Park with a special cake. He can be seen enjoying a special cake made of his favorite treat: watermelon, apple and sweet potato, in this video provided by the park on October 1.