Facebook is apologizing to the family of the "boss of bosses" of Italy's Mafia for having removed messages of condolences that flowed in after his death last week.
Jamaica's government says it will protect nearly 75,000 hectares (185,000 acres) in a northwest region dotted by mines that features forests, rivers and cultural sites.
Argentine families of 44 crew members aboard a missing submarine are growing increasingly distressed as experts say that the crew might be reaching a critical period of low oxygen.
Angola's new leader is making surprising moves to shake himself free of the legacy of one of Africa's longest-serving presidents, and is seeking closer relations with South Africa.
Copenhagen police say an arm found in the sea south of the Danish capital was held down "with plastic strips and pieces of pipes" like those found on the legs of a Swedish journalist who disappeared after a trip on a private submarine in August.
The Latest on Silvio Berlusconi's appeal at the European Court of Human Rights over his barring from public office in Italy (all times local): 3:50 a.m.
The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local): 4:40 p.m. Spanish authorities have come under fire for putting nearly 500 newly arrived migrants in a yet-to-be-opened prison.
A former prisoner of Serb-run camps in northwestern Bosnia who became a symbol of the horrors of the 1992-95 war says justice has finally been served with the sentencing of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic.
Human rights group Amnesty International says its staff have found torture equipment for sale at a military and police trade fair in Paris in contravention of European Union laws.
Pope Francis has added in a private meeting with Myanmar's military chief during his upcoming trip to Myanmar and Bangladesh — an indication that the Vatican views the crackdown on Rohingya Muslims as a military operation distinct from the will of the civilian government of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
Poland's state-owned gas company says it has signed a five-year deal to buy liquefied natural gas from the U.S. as Europe seeks to cut its dependence on imports from Russia.
Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the detention for two weeks of 29 suspected members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood on charges they spied for Turkey.
Finnish amateur astronomers believe parts of the remains of a blazing meteorite that lit up the dark skies of the Arctic last week are scattered near a lake in northern Finland.
A group of artists say they have erected a Holocaust memorial outside the home of a nationalist politician, who suggested Germany should end its tradition of acknowledging the country's Nazi past.
The Latest on Syria talks (all times local): 2:30 p.m.
A Prague court has convicted the wife of former Czech Prime Minister Petr Necas of abuse of power and has given her a two-year suspended sentence in a case that brought down his government.
Former Pakistani prime minister Nawaz Sharif has appeared again in an anti-graft court seeking an exemption from attending his corruption trial so that he can visit his wife as she undergoes cancer treatment in London.
North Korea has called U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to relist it as a state sponsor of terrorism a "serious provocation" that justifies its development of nuclear weapons.
The Latest on North Korean tensions (all times local): 7 p.m. North Korea has called U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to relist the country as a state sponsor of terrorism a "serious provocation" that justifies its development of nuclear weapons.
Silvio Berlusconi says he's hopeful the European Court of Human Rights will agree that Italy violated his rights by barring him from public office, but says he'll participate in Italy's upcoming electoral campaign regardless.