The appointment of leading Brexit campaigners to her new government emphasizes Prime Minister Theresa May's commitment to pulling Britain out of the EU, despite her own reservations, analysts said Thursday.
A recent flare-up of deadly violence in South Sudan will dominate the agenda as heads of state gather Sunday for a key African Union summit in the Rwandan capital Kigali.
Pragmatic, childless pastors' daughters with killer instincts who were long underestimated by their blustering male peers -- the parallels between new British Prime Minister Theresa May and Germany's Angela Merkel are striking at first glance.
Turkey has in the last month maneuvered to end damaging foreign policy disputes with Israel and Russia, but Egypt and Syria will be tougher nuts for Ankara to crack in its drive for regional rapprochement.
France's rising political star Emmanuel Macron addresses a meeting of his political movement Tuesday in what is widely seen as the latest step toward a bid for the presidency.
Higher-than-forecast demand should bolster oil prices throughout 2016, despite high stocks continuing to exert downward pressure on prices, the IEA said Wednesday.
Days of fighting in South Sudan's capital Juba is some of the worst seen since civil war broke out in the world's newest nation in December 2013.
Israel this week marks a decade since its 2006 war with its "main enemy" Hezbollah, but the Lebanese militia's involvement in Syria has made another conflict less likely for now.
The pattern has become familiar: A black person dies at the hands of police, with video footage of the incident hitting social media and fueling accusations of bias and misconduct.
The Dallas ambush by a black gunman targeting white police is the latest spasm of fury that reflects what experts see as a rising tide of extremism and intolerance on the fringes of American society.