A top EU official on Thursday called possible victories for Donald Trump and Brexit campaigner Boris Johnson part of a "horror scenario" for the world, along with far-right leader Marine Le Pen potentially becoming French president.
The Afghan government is looking warily at the conservative religious scholar who has assumed leadership of the Taliban, seeing in him a rigid proponent of hardline orthodoxy who is unlikely to favour peace talks, officials said.
Civilians who managed to flee besieged Falluja have reported cases of starvation in the Iraqi city that government forces are trying to recapture from Islamic State militants, the Norwegian Refugee Council said on Thursday.
German police have launched an investigation to identify two men believed to be Britons who appeared in an online picture performing a Nazi salute at the former Buchenwald concentration camp, Bild newspaper reported on Thursday.
A group of Muslims set fire to seven houses belonging to Christians and stripped a woman naked in southern Egypt after rumours that her Christian son had an affair with a Muslim woman, the local church and witnesses said.
Ukraine has banned former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev from entry for the next five years over his support for Russia's seizure of Crimea, a spokeswoman for Ukraine's State Security Service (SBU) said on Thursday.
US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump reaches the number of delegates needed to secure the party's presidential nomination, the Associated Press reported on Thursday, citing its own delegate count.
Mayor Sadiq Khan said a victory for Remain campaigners in the Jun 23 referendum would help boost workers' rights, improve air quality and support the battle against climate change while keeping Britain safe.
A constitutional dispute between the new Polish government and the European Union is deterring some foreign investors, Deputy Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said on Thursday.
They packed up their belongings and began to walk, some heading for the fields, others to a gas station, all seeking to avoid state-run Greek migrant camps where they fear they will end up trapped.