Rio carnival organizers insisted the show will go on with a second round of samba parades Monday after a truck carrying a float ran into bystanders, injuring 20.
President Donald Trump on Monday promised a “historic” increase in the US defense budget as he met with state governors at the White House.
Russian-backed separatists in Ukraine on Monday threatened to seize control of enterprises across their territories unless Kiev halts a blockade by nationalist protesters.
Polisario separatists have dismissed as “window dressing” Morocco’s announcement of a pullback from a zone of the contested Western Sahara that has raised tensions with their Algiers-backed movement.
The Philippine foreign minister told the UN rights council on Monday that Manila would “destroy criminals” in a defiant defence of President Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war.
A German court on Monday convicted two illegal street racers who caused a deadly high-speed car crash of murder and handed them life prison terms in a landmark ruling.
The Spanish coast guard rescued 257 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean to Europe from Morocco in inflatable dinghies in an “intense weekend,” they said Monday.
Journalists accused of bias. Judges said to be taking orders from the president. The country in a state of “near civil war.”
Iraqi forces battling the Islamic State group in west Mosul reached the city’s southernmost bridge Monday, a key step in efforts to defeat the jihadists in their stronghold, a spokesman said.
The mayor of Paris Monday slammed disparaging comments by Donald Trump about the French capital and immigration policies in Europe, suggesting the US president should focus on issues closer to home.
An Indonesian man collapsed while being publicly caned Monday for spending time with a woman who is not his wife in contravention of strict Islamic laws in a staunchly Muslim part of the country.