Just four metro stops separate Gracia from Nou Barris, two districts in Barcelona that are nevertheless sharply divided over whether they want to stay in Spain or leave, as a banned independence referendum looms in Catalonia.
Workers in Moscow on Friday erased the illustration of a gun from a freshly-inaugurated monument of Mikhail Kalashnikov, inventor of the legendary AK-47 assault rifle, after it was found that the drawing was of a Nazi weapon.
US President Donald Trump on Friday warned “madman” North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un that he would be “tested,” the latest in an exchange of insults between the two.
Tourism to Mexico City was dealt a harsh blow by this week’s deadly quake, scaring off visitors and resulting in thousands of hotel cancellations in a central zone that is normally the buzzing, trendy heart of the city.
Fifteen people drowned and up to 15 more were missing on Friday after a fishing boat carrying migrants sunk off Turkey’s Black Sea coast, the coast guard said.
The Kremlin on Friday distanced itself from the controversy over Russia-linked Facebook ads which may have influenced last year’s US election, saying Moscow had nothing to do with them.
Uhuru Kenyatta will remain Kenyan president until a new leader is sworn in, the country’s attorney general said on Friday, seeking to ease fears of a constitutional crisis if elections are delayed further.
Hate speech and misinformation on social media have amplified ethnic tensions in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, a US official said Friday, urging the country’s “better angels” to show compassion for Rohingya Muslims who are fleeing violence in droves.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will seek to unlock Brexit talks on Friday with a major speech in Florence, after Brussels demanded more clarity on the crunch issues of budget payments and EU citizens’ rights.
The fight against poaching must be treated as a war, Africa’s leading anti-poaching coalition said Thursday, as it called for the illicit wildlife trade to be monitored like global conflicts.
China on Friday lashed out at the decision by Standard & Poor’s to downgrade the country’s credit rating, calling the warning against ballooning debt “mistaken” and based on “cliches” about its economy.