Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament ahead of its term is unconstitutional, the Supreme Court ruled on Thursday, a setback for the embattled leader in his dispute with an ousted prime minister.
As Venezuela's hyperinflation and chronic medicine shortages leave HIV patients with little hope of obtaining antiretroviral drugs, many are now relying on the leaves of a tropical tree known as the guasimo.
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday that Yemen’s warring parties have agreed to a ceasefire in the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah.
Yemen's warring parties agreed to a ceasefire in the strategic Houthi-held port city of Hodeidah and to place it under the control of local forces, the United Nations chief said at the close of peace talks in Sweden on Thursday.
Britain's weakened Prime Minister Theresa May arrived in Brussels on Thursday to lobby European leaders for help after she survived a parliamentary mutiny that highlighted the deadlock over Brexit.
A Palestinian gunman killed two Israelis at a bus station in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, Israel's military said, after Israeli forces killed two Hamas fugitives who carried out earlier attacks.
European Union leaders arrive in Brussels for two days of talks on Brexit, the euro zone, migration and Russia, among others.
An award-winning Chinese photographer has been arrested in China's far-flung western Xinjiang region, his wife said on Thursday, though it is unclear on what charges he is being held.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Thursday she did not expect an immediate breakthrough in talks with the European Union to get the kind of reassurances she believes are necessary to get her Brexit deal through parliament.
European Union lawmakers backed a resolution on Thursday calling on the EU's executive to act against suspected conflicts of interest involving Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis and halt funding to his former business empire.
NATO will supply Ukraine's military with secure communication equipment this month, its head Jens Stoltenberg told President Petro Poroshenko at a meeting on Thursday called to discuss an escalation of Kiev's conflict with Moscow.
The death toll in an attack on Strasbourg's Christmas market rose to three on Thursday as police searched through eastern France and manned checkpoints on the German border in a hunt for the fugitive gunman.
Up to 15,000 Syrian rebels are ready to join a Turkish military offensive against U.S.-backed Kurdish forces in northeast Syria, but no date has been set for the operation, a spokesman for the main Turkish-backed Syrian rebel group said on Thursday.
The United States urged Hungary on Thursday to repair relations with neighboring Ukraine and not try to block Kiev's cooperation with NATO, saying "if Ukraine fails, Hungary will be on the front line of Russian aggression".
Sri Lanka's Supreme Court on Thursday ruled President Maithripala Sirisena's decision to dissolve parliament ahead of its term as illegal, in a setback for the embattled leader in his face off with an elected premier.
Turkey will start new initiatives abroad to target the financing of supporters of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Thursday.
Gunmen on motorbikes have killed more than 40 Tuareg civilians this week in north Mali, where clashes over land and scarce water are common, an official said on Thursday.
A former Islamist militant in Somalia now running for a regional presidency, putting him at odds with the central government, has been arrested and beaten, precipitating street clashes, his spokesman said on Thursday.