Mayor Virginia Raggi joins a number of cities declining a chance to host the prestigious event due to high costs and debt loads for host cities.
The head of Britain's intelligence service made a rare public appearance in Washington, D.C., this week, where he commented on new challenges faced by the agency.
Prices appear threatened by uncertainty following the Brexit vote, as many companies are now uncertain where their headquarters will be. The real estate agency Savills says the Central London market should rebound over the long term.
Angela Merkel said she accepted some responsibility for her party's poor performance in a Berlin state election, in which voters rejected the German Chancellor's open-door refugee policy.
Parisians held a ceremony to commemorate all victims of terror attacks, including those last year in Paris and in July in Nice, as the country remains under a state of emergency.
British Prime Minister May's arguments will differ from those of President Obama, who is expected to announce new commitments from world leaders to assist refugees.
The pro-Kremlin United Russia party has taken three-fourths of the seats in the country's legislature, a huge gain for a party that already holds a strong majority.
A Swedish appeals court Friday dismissed a request by lawyers for Julian Assange to have prosecutors drop a rape investigation from 2010. The WikiLeaks founder has avoided extradition to Sweden by seeking shelter in the Ecuadorean Embassy in London since 2012.
Jean-Claude Juncker made a pitch on Wednesday for the bloc's continued durability, pointing to an investment fund that could help finance infrastructure projects in a post-Brexit era.