Thai court affirms defamation judgment against UK activist

An appeals court in Thailand has upheld a 10 million baht ($313,000) judgment against a British activist who was sued by a fruit canning company whose workers complained of alleged labor abuses.

EU police agency says operation smashed organized crime ring

The European Union's police agency says an international law enforcement operation has smashed an organized crime gang that earned hundreds of millions of euros in drug and cigarette trafficking, assassinations and money laundering.

Big question for EU vote: How well will the far-right do?

The European Parliament elections that start Thursday have never been so hotly anticipated, with many predicting that this year's ballot will mark a coming-of-age moment for the euroskeptic far-right movement.

UN council rejects Russian request for a meeting on Ukraine

The U.N. Security Council rejected a Russian request Monday to hold a meeting on a new language law in Ukraine, with opponents calling it an attempt by Moscow to interfere in the inauguration of Ukraine's new president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy.

Battle breaks out for WikiLeaks founder Assange’s computers

With Julian Assange locked away in a London jail, a new battle has broken out over what may contain some of the WikiLeaks founder's biggest secrets: his computers.

Police won’t let Scottish McDonald’s sell milkshakes near Brexit rally

A viral video campaign has "shaken" up fast food sales in Scotland this week. Police ordered a McDonald's in Scotland to stop selling milkshakes ahead of an Brexit Party event in Edinburgh on Friday, due to fears people would dunk them on Brexit leader, Nigel Farage.

Cross-party Brexit talks break down, making May’s departure increasingly inevitable

Talks between the U.K. government and opposition Labour Party MPs on how to resolve Brexit broke down on Friday -- almost certainly dooming Prime Minister Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement, and her hopes of staying on as prime minister beyond June. Talks between the U.K. government and opposition Labour Party MPs on how to resolve Brexit broke down on Friday -- almost certainly dooming Prime Minister Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement, and her hopes of staying on as prime minister beyond June.