Former French economy minister Arnaud Montebourg on Sunday joined the race to become French president in next May's election, effectively signaling the start of the campaign season.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday a suicide bomber aged between 12 and 14 was responsible for the attack on a wedding in the Turkish city of Gaziantep that killed at least 50.
Known for sea turtles nesting on its beaches, wading shorebirds in the surf and white-tailed deer that roam its maritime forests, Jekyll Island has taken extra steps to make sure visitors realize the state park also is home to an abundance of alligators.
U.S. Republican Party presidential nominee Donald Trump said Saturday that his party must do a better job appealing to African-American voters and that he wants the Republican Party to become their political home as it was in the era of Abraham Lincoln.
With rebels and government forces each promising to unite the divided city, Aleppo is once again a main battlefield in Syria's devastating civil war.
At the old train station in Benin's economic capital Cotonou, a rundown locomotive imported from France in the 1960s arduously roars to life, ready to haul 600 tonnes of goods to an inland city.
Iraq on Sunday hanged 36 men convicted over the 2014 massacre by Sunni jihadists and allied militants of up to 1,700 military recruits, officials said.
Israeli authorities have extended by three months the detention without trial of a Palestinian journalist who had been due for release on Monday, a Palestinian NGO said on Saturday.
A Nigerian rebel group has announced a conditional cease-fire and agreed to hold talks with the government following months of attacks on key oil and gas facilities that have hammered the economy.
The son of jailed Mexican drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been released following his abduction earlier this week, a member of the Sinaloa cartel leader's family said Saturday.