MPs from Britain, France and Germany have warned the US Congress of damage to transatlantic credibility and conflict in the Middle East if Washington pulls out of the Iran nuclear deal. The US may withdraw next month.
The king of the tiny African nation of Swaziland announced the kingdom’s new name would be eSwatini. Unlike some other countries, Swaziland maintained its colonial name after independence.
De Beers has taken another step towards ridding the trade of its "blood diamond" tag with a mobile tracking app for miners in Sierra Leone. While Gemfair may be useful, more needs to be done to ensure safety.
The Open Society Foundations, backed by US-Hungarian billionaire George Soros, is to close its Budapest branch and open a new one in Berlin, according to Austrian outlet Die Presse. Soros has faced pressure in Hungary.
Prosecutors have said they won't file charges related to the death of pop star Prince. At the same time, the doctor accused of prescribing painkillers for Prince has reached a settlement with federal prosecutors.
The Cuban revolution "will carry on," Cuba's new president Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez said after succeeding Raul Castro at the post. Castro is set to mentor Diaz-Canel and remain the leader of the Communist Party.
Germany and France are the drivers of European Union integration. But Chancellor Angela Merkel could struggle if she tries keeping up with President Emmanuel Macron's breakneck reform agenda, says DW's Jens Thurau.
Independence Day celebrations kicked off on Thursday, with festivities set to last for the next couple of days. But as Dana Regev reports from Jerusalem, a joyful day for some could mean something different for others.
Austria's far-right FPÖ is still adjusting to its new role in government, moderating its language but not its positions. The party's anti-immigrant stance still seems to resonate with many people in the country.
Senegal's plan to amend its electoral law ahead of presidential elections in 2019 has sparked a series of protests. Human rights campaigners say the government's response is a cause for concern.
Italian authorities have detained 21 aides and family members of the fugitive criminal Matteo Messina Denaro, believed to be the top boss of the Sicilian Mafia. The former hitman has been on the run since 1993.