Albania’s parliament on Friday elected speaker Ilir Meta as the Balkan country’s new president, a largely ceremonial post for which he was supported by the governing Socialist party.
The United States on Friday strongly condemned chaotic violence in Macedonia’s parliament and called on authorities “to hold accountable” those responsible.
A controversial meeting with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad led Europe’s foremost human rights group to say it had no confidence Friday in its Spanish president as he had tarnished his office.
Liberia said Friday that samples from people struck down by a mystery illness are being tested abroad after 11 unexplained deaths, though Ebola has been ruled out.
Donald Trump said Friday he’s “happy” with his achievements on the eve of his 100 days as president of the United States, despite an admission the job’s harder than he expected.
Fierce clashes between jihadists and Islamist rebels near Damascus left at least 40 dead and 70 wounded on Friday, a monitoring group said.
Faced with a shortage of polio vaccine, the World Health Organization urged countries Friday to resort to smaller, fractional doses to ward off outbreaks of the crippling disease.
US President Donald Trump signed an executive order aimed at lifting bans on drilling for oil and gas in offshore Arctic and Atlantic areas, saying it would pull in “billions of dollars” for America and create jobs.
Two Bulgarian men were jailed on Friday for 10 years and a woman for six years for trafficking two pregnant women to sell their babies in neighbouring Greece.
Twenty-nine people have been killed in three days of clashes between rival factions of a militia group in a village in Democratic Republic of Congo’s restive east, an official said Friday.
Opponents of Venezuela’s leftist government marched towards jails on Friday demanding the release of opposition leaders they say are being unjustly held as political prisoners in the country’s deadly crisis.