TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — The sudden thaw between longtime enemies Eritrea and Ethiopia is opening up a world of possibilities for the neighboring countries' residents: new economic and diplomatic ties, telephone and transport links and the end to one of Africa's most bitter feuds.
NEW DELHI (AP) — Police say a Muslim man has been beaten to death by a mob in western India over allegations of smuggling cows despite calls by the country's highest court for immediate steps to stop such deadly violence.
DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping arrives in Africa on Saturday on a four-nation visit seeking deeper military and economic ties while his rival in a bitter trade war, the Trump administration, shows little interest in the world's second most populous continent.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Gaza's militant Hamas rulers said Saturday they had accepted a cease-fire ending a massive Israeli onslaught on militant positions after a soldier was shot dead, once again pulling the sides back from the brink of a full-fledged war.
JERUSALEM (AP) — A landmark half-billion-dollar Israeli plan to develop Palestinian areas of east Jerusalem and hoist residents out of poverty is getting a cool reception from the very people who are supposed to benefit.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea court sentences jailed ex-President Park Geun-hye to additional 8 years for abusing state funds, elections.
LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani officials say a peace activist who mysteriously went missing in December has returned home in the eastern city of Lahore after his abductors freed him.
SYDNEY (AP) — An Australian judge ruled on Friday that best-selling author Colleen McCullough's widower was the sole beneficiary of her estate following a bitter court wrangle.
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say investigators have identified the suicide bomber who attacked an election rally in the country's southwest last week, killing 149 people, including a candidate participating in the July 25 elections.
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino radio commentator was shot about a dozen times as he was leaving for work Friday in a new fatal attack in a country with an alarming record of killings of journalists. The assailants escaped.
QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistani police say a roadside bomb has exploded near a security convoy in the country's southwest, wounding at least six people.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A South Korean court on Friday sentenced former South Korean President Park Geun-hye to an additional eight years for abusing state funds and violating election laws.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Taliban fighters launched a wave of attacks against security outposts in the east and south of Afghanistan over the last two days, even as efforts to jump-start peace talks were renewed. The violence left 14 police dead and 10 others wounded, officials said Friday.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian envoy to US says Russia 'open' to Putin visit to Washington after Trump invite.
TORONTO (AP) — Police in Toronto say the remains of all eight known victims of an alleged serial killer have now been identified.
BEIJING (AP) — China's central bank is allowing its tightly controlled currency to drift lower against the dollar, a move that could help Chinese exporters cope with U.S. tariff hikes but also might reignite an outflow of capital Beijing spent months trying to stanch.
BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel acknowledged Friday that a bitter fight over migrant policy hurt Germans' confidence in her government, but said she never thought of quitting and insisted that her administration is doing solid work.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea said Friday that an August reunion of Korean families separated by war may not happen if South Korea doesn't immediately return some of its citizens who arrived in the South in recent years.
SINGAPORE (AP) — A cyberattack on Singapore's public health system breached records on 1.5 million people and targeted the prime minister, a two-time cancer survivor, officials said Friday.
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek police boats were searching along the Evros River on the Greek-Turkish border for a second day Friday for a Turkish woman and her three young children missing since the boat they were using to cross the border capsized.
LONDON (AP) — The U.K. Space Agency is looking for a catchy name for the ExoMars Rover being developed for use in a mission set for 2020.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin appears to be trying to tamp down public distress over a proposal to raise the national retirement age, saying he will listen to "all opinions" on the matter.
MOSCOW (AP) — After hosting the World Cup, President Vladimir Putin says the country could bid for a future Summer Olympics.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — U.S. and Turkish officials met on Friday to discuss impending American sanctions on Iran — an issue that has the potential to cause a new flashpoint in relations between the two NATO allies.
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — A Vietnamese court on Friday convicted an American man of disturbing public order after he took part in a rare protest and ordered him deported.
KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — The leaders of Egypt and Sudan have agreed to mend ties, frayed by repeated failures to reach a deal over an upstream Nile dam being built by Ethiopia, and the revival of a longstanding dispute over a border territory held by Cairo and claimed by Khartoum.