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| Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak freed from detention
Egypt's ousted president Hosni Mubarak left a military hospital on Friday where he had spent much of his six-year detention, his lawyer said.
US Senate approves settlement backer as ambassador to Israel
The US Senate on Thursday approved the appointment of President Donald Trump's former bankruptcy lawyer, a supporter of Israeli settlement building, as Washington's ambassador to Israel.
Le Pen visits Russia ahead of French presidential election
French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen was due in Moscow on Friday for meetings with lawmakers less than a month before a presidential election clouded by allegations of Russian interference.
Over 250 migrants feared drowned in Mediterranean
Over 250 African migrants were feared drowned in the Mediterranean Thursday after a charity's rescue boat found five corpses close to two sinking rubber dinghies off Libya.
France's scandal-hit Fillon accuses President Hollande of media leaks
French right-wing presidential candidate Francois Fillon on Thursday accused President Francois Hollande, a Socialist, of orchestrating media leaks that have dented his image as a scandal free leader a month ahead of the key vote.
Hundreds attend candlelit vigil for victims of Westminster attack
Hundreds gathered in London on Thursday for a candlelit vigil in memory of the victims of the attack near the British parliament, which claimed the lives of a police officer, an American tourist, a British woman and an unidentified 75-year-old man.
Trump issues ultimatum on Obamacare after vote on replacement delayed
Donald Trump warned Republicans that he is done negotiating and wants a vote Friday on replacing Obamacare, warning that if the effort fails, his predecessor's health care reforms will stand, lawmakers in an emergency meeting said.
French politician Ségolène Royal eyes top UN post
French Environment minister Ségolène Royal is in the running to become the next head of the United Nations Development Programme.
Defections boost support for centrist presidential hopeful Macron
French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has announced his support for presidential election frontrunner Emmanuel Macron. This is a major boost for the centrist candidate, who has been increasingly backed by members of the Socialist Party.
Frenchman arrested in Belgium’s Antwerp after trying to drive into crowd
Police in the northern Belgian city of Antwerp detained a French national on Thursday after he tried to drive a car into a major pedestrian shopping street at high speed.