The Latest on developments related to Syria (all times local): 3 p.m. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the territorial integrity of Syria can only be preserved if Kurdish militia forces are driven out of the northern city of Manbij and regions east of the Euphrates River.
The Latest on the Middle East meeting taking place in Warsaw (all times local): 1:15 p.m.
Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have detained four people in connection with the collapse of an eight-story apartment building in Istanbul that killed 21.
Albania's parliament on Thursday suspended a session on neighbor North Macedonia's accession to NATO after an opposition lawmaker threw ink at the prime minister.
Pope Francis is urging global decision-makers in both the public and private sectors to help address poverty and hunger in rural areas by engaging the local population as "responsible architects" of progress.
A former Catalan official accused of leading a violent rebellion to make Catalonia independent of Spain has told a Madrid court that he considers himself "a political prisoner."
North Macedonia has declared two days of national mourning following a bus crash that killed 14 people and left 30 others injured.
When the last Soviet tanks rumbled back home across a bridge on the border with Afghanistan 30 years ago, the withdrawal was hailed as a much-anticipated end to a bloody quagmire.
The Kremlin is looking into reports of alarmingly high pollution levels in a town in the Urals emanating from a decommissioned copper mine.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is hosting the leaders of Turkey and Iran for talks about a Syria peace settlement as expectations mount for an imminent and final defeat of the Islamic State group.
A British teenager who ran away from Britain to join Islamic State extremists in Syria four years ago has said she wants to come back to London.
Britain's prime minister is scrambling to avoid another defeat on her Brexit strategy amid opposition from members of her own party who fear she is moving in the wrong direction in efforts to overcome the impasse blocking a deal.
Turkey's state-run news agency says police have detained 52 Syrian nationals over their suspected links to the Islamic State group.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the world "can't achieve peace and security in the Middle East without confronting Iran."
U.N. officials say a 2015 agreement to bring peace to Ukraine's volatile east remains largely unimplemented and civilians are paying the highest price, with more than 3,300 killed and 3.5 million needing humanitarian aid this year.
Russian wildlife specialists are heading for an Arctic archipelago to try to resolve a situation that has both terrified and delighted the locals: Polar bears who have moved into a populated area.
Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte is demanding "authentic" solidarity from Italy's European Union partners on the issue of migrants, but is drawing sharp barbs himself from EU lawmakers for refusing to join a united European stand on Venezuela.
A town in Northern France will begin fining owners of dogs who bark excessively, because it "disrupts the rest or relaxation" of the town's residents.
Macedonia's government says the country is now officially renamed North Macedonia, under an agreement to normalize relations with Greece that also allows Macedonia to enter NATO.
Left-wing billionaire George Soros in a rare op-ed is firing a warning shot to what he describes as the â€œsleeping pro-Europe majorityâ€� ahead of the European Parliament elections in May -- warning that Europe is â€œon the cusp of a nightmareâ€� should nationalist parties sweep the election.