British Prime Minister Theresa May assured Japanese Premier Shinzo Abe on Friday that the UK remains “steadfast” in its condemnation of North Korea as the two met at her country residence of Chequers.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday said she believed French presidential contender Emmanuel Macron would be a “strong president” if elected in a run-off against far-right leader Marine Le Pen.
Stressing the need to avoid “chaos” on the Korean peninsula, Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said dialogue and negotiations were “the only right choice” to address the threat from North Korea’s missile and nuclear programs.
The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a stopgap spending bill Friday, sending it to the Senate, which will would need to pass it ahead of a midnight deadline to avert a US government shutdown.
Pope Francis denounced “demagogic populism” on Friday and insisted that violence profanes God’s name, in a wide-ranging speech as he visited Egypt to push for tolerance.
German airlines will no longer require two people to be in the cockpit at all times, an industry group said Friday, abandoning a rule introduced after a deadly crash in 2015.
Palestinians clashed with Israeli soldiers across the occupied West Bank on Friday in support of hundreds of Palestinians on hunger strike in Israeli prisons.
Croatia’s ruling coalition collapsed Friday after only six months in power, leaving the premier faced with finding the support of a new parliamentary majority or calling a fresh election.
The ex-girlfriend of French President Francois Hollande, Valerie Trierweiler — whose tell-all memoir was a sensation — will publish her first novel next month about a torrid secret affair.
A Taiwanese trekker who was rescued on a Nepal mountainside seven weeks after going missing marked his 21st birthday in a Kathmandu hospital Friday, recovering from an ordeal that left his girlfriend dead.
Nicotine addicts in Bosnia are warned three times on their cigarette packets that “Pusenje ubija” (“Smoking kills”) — but this isn’t an attempt to hammer home the health message.