The wave that French President Emmanuel Macron and his centrist party rode to power on in elections earlier this year appeared to ebb on Sunday during re-elections for the Senate.
The National Football League closed ranks Sunday in response to US President Donald Trump's Twitter tirade, after he suggested a boycott of the league and called for players who protest social injustice to be dropped by their teams.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel admitted Sunday she faces tough talks before she can forge a new coalition, after an election result which saw her conservative bloc achieve its worst result in her 12 years in power.
A magnitude-6.1 aftershock struck Saturday in southern Mexico, four days after an even stronger earthquake that killed more than 300 people.
US Air Force bombers and fighter jets flew over international waters Saturday off the east coast of North Korea in a "demonstration of US resolve" in the face of Pyongyang's provocations, the Pentagon said.
Polling stations opened across Germany on Sunday in an election that is expected to grant Angela Merkel, the country's long-serving chancellor, a fourth term in office and see the far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) enter parliament for the first time.
While it welcomed Thursday's protests against the drug war and human rights violations under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, the Presidential Palace was confident that majority of Filipinos still supported the Philippine leader.
British Prime Minister Theresa May got a mixed reception on Friday after she proposed a transitional period of "around two years" after Brexit takes effect in March 2019 and assured worried EU citizens that she wants them to stay in Britain.
Some 70 people have been rescued after this week's 7.1-magnitude earthquake in Mexico, as hopes of finding more survivors begin to fade.
Two Puerto Rican towns were evacuated Friday as authorities warned of an imminent dam failure in the wake of Hurricane Maria, while at least six people were confirmed dead on the US Caribbean territory following the storm.