Turkey on Saturday blocked all access to Wikipedia and banned television dating shows, adding to fears of a crackdown after President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s victory in a referendum on enhancing his powers.
A 72-year-old Italian medieval art expert was on Saturday elected to head the Order of Malta, the world’s oldest chivalric order.
Brazilian authorities were working Saturday to clear away the remains of barricades, burned-out buses and trash strewn about the streets during a general strike the previous day that saw violent clashes between protesters and police.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Saturday said his government was “on target” for a May 22 fiscal deal with its creditors to enable the country to meet July loan payments.
The EU’s top officials will seek a meeting with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at a NATO summit next month amid mounting tensions with Ankara, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday.
The father of the gunman who killed a policeman in an attack on Paris’s Champs Elysees this month was arrested after turning up drunk at a police station and threatening officers, a source close to the case said Saturday.
A landslide swept over part of a village in Kyrgyzstan early Saturday, killing 24 people, including nine children, the emergencies ministry said.
The United Nations on Saturday called for a halt to fighting in South Sudan after the government launched a new offensive earlier this week.
A federal judge has ordered the Arkansas authorities to conduct an autopsy on the body of an executed inmate whose lawyer described his death as “horrifying,” including jerking and convulsions during his lethal injection.
Italian Foreign Minister Angelino Alfano on Saturday said he “agreed 100 percent” with a prosecutor’s repeated suggestions that some charity boats rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean are colluding with traffickers in Libya.
Hundreds of Indians gather daily at a 500-year-old Hindu temple in southern India where they pray for a single wish — an increasingly elusive US visa.