At least 86 people have been killed in fighting between Muslim herders and Christian farmers. The attack is part of a seemingly unstoppable cycle of violence that many consider to be Nigeria's largest security challenge.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won another term, securing an outright majority according to official results. The elections are the first held under a new system which gives the president expansive powers.
Demonstrations took place in at least five cities, including Berlin and Hamburg. The protests come two days before a government commission intended to map a national path away from coal is to convene for the first time.
Incumbent president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, is leading the polls with more than 90 percent of ballot boxes opened. But observers and opposition parties have warned of irregularities at polling stations across the country.
Chancellor Merkel has sought to downplay expectations from this week's EU summit for a European solution. The mini-summit of 16 EU leaders created "a lot of goodwill" to discuss EU disagreements on migration, she said.
US President Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner has criticized Mahmoud Abbas for refusing to meet with him. Kushner said the peace plan would go on, with or without the Palestinian leader.
An original Han Solo blaster used in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi has sold for $550,000 (€471,000) at a Las Vegas auction. Julien's Auctions says American franchise Believe It or Not bought the coveted item on Saturday.
If you’re looking for a new job and like the party scene, then the southwestern German city of Mannheim may have just the role for you. But, despite the fun title, the job does actually require some work.
A second person has died following Saturday's explosion at Premier Abiy Ahmed's rally in Addis Ababa. Thirty people have been arrested for alleged involvement in the grenade attack.
Some EU leaders are attending a mini-summit in Brussels. They'll discuss differing approaches to how the bloc can deal with a sustained stream of migrants and refugees seeking a new life in Europe.
Zsa Zsa, a 9-year-old English bulldog, has won this year's World's Ugliest Dog award at a contest in the San Francisco Bay Area. The competition, which is held annually, aims to raise awareness for dog adoption.
An explosion at an apartment building in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia has caused a number of injuries but all the residents escaped. The cause of the blast is not clear.
Russia has carried out its first airstrikes in southwest Syria in support of an Assad regime offensive. The battlefield space is one of the most geopolitically complex and explosive in the seven-year war.
An NGO rescue ship and a merchant vessel are waiting to disembark more than 300 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean Sea. Malta and Italy have refused the Mission Lifeline rescue ship permission to dock.
Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri could receive a two-match ban over their display of an Albanian nationalist symbol. Both the Swiss and the Serbian football federations may also face disciplinary action from FIFA.
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Iraq's military says it has killed several senior IS members in Syria's city of Hajin. The airstrike was part of an ongoing operation approved by the Damascus government and the US-led coalition fighting the militants.
Russians are embracing their role as hosts for jubilent soccer fans. While some commentators say the international guests will help dispel Western media myths, others argue the exchange could undermine Kremlin control.
The hostage-taking has caused local Afghan officials to believe collusion was involved. The incident came as Paktiya Governor Shamim Katawazi survived an assassination attempt.
French President Macron has said he favors imposing financial penalties on EU states that refuse to accept migrants. His comments come on the eve of an EU summit on migration policy.
Monsignor Carlo Alberto Capella is the first person to be criminally convicted by the Vatican for child porn. The ex-diplomat, also wanted in the US and Canada, was convicted of downloading and distributing material.
Police in the state of Maharashtra have arrested a woman for allegedly poisoning food at a relative's feast that killed five people, including four children. The housewife was apparently angry at skin-color taunts.
Two years after an advisory referendum resulted in a 52 to 48 percent vote to leave the EU, thousands of people took to the streets of London to call for another vote on the terms of the deal.
Blümel wants reception centers outside the EU, and Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache said the country is set to "protect its borders." Their statements came one day before EU leaders meet over migration.
An explosion has rocked a stadium where Zimbabwe's president was addressing a rally. Some injuries have been reported, but President Emmerson Mnangagwa escaped harm.
The American navy has drawn up plans for detention centers for tens of thousands of immigrants, according to a magazine report. The measures would support President Donald Trump's "zero tolerance" policy.
One person has been killed and scores more injured in a grenade explosion at a rally for Ethiopia's new prime minister. The blast, in the capital, Addis Ababa, caused panic among the tens of thousands of supporters.
German car giant BMW has urged clarity from the UK government on post-Brexit trade with the EU before the end of the summer. Earlier this week, Airbus warned it could pull out of Britain altogether.
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