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Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski says that he seeks to draw a lesson from Sunday's vote, which is seen as a defeat for his party.
In an attempt to reverse an economic slide and boost employment, China has cut interest rates for the third time in six months.
Macedonia's government said that eight police officers were killed in a gunfight with a group of 14 ethnic Albanian 'terrorists,' all of whom died.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Indonesia on Wednesday with a pledge to improve ties between the two nations.
A Russian emergency worker evacuates a cat from a burning animal shelter in St. Petersburg, Russia, June 14. The Emergencies Ministry said its workers saved 300 cats and seven dogs from the fire.
Pope Francis has set off a diplomatic fracas between the Vatican and the Turkish government after referring to the massacre of up to 1.5 million Armenians by the Ottoman government 100 years ago as a 'genocide.'
A 14-year-old boy and a 16-year-old girl from northern England have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism, say British police.
If the Saudi-led airstrikes are stopped, Yemen's Houthis would be ready for peace talks, say leaders of the Shiite insurgency.
In his 'Urbi et Orbi' Easter address, Pope Francis commemorated the university students slain by Islamic militants in Kenya.
Leaders of Britain's main political parties took part in the leaders' televised election debate at Media City in Salford in Northern England.
Just before his reelection, Benjamin Netanyahu said that there would never be a Palestinian state as long as he is prime minister. Now, amid a widening rift with the White House, the Israeli prime minister's allies say that the statement was an observation, not a pledge.
Human rights groups have received dozens of complaints in the past month from Russian conscripts, who say they have been strong-armed into signing contracts to become professional soldiers and sent to fight in Ukraine
The Erdogan government says proposed heightened police powers are aimed at preventing violent demonstrations. Critics say they're designed to block dissent.
Some 1,300 participants from 28 countries are joining in the US military's annual training exercise this week in Chad.
After weeks of relentless fighting, the embattled Ukrainian rail hub of Debaltseve fell Wednesday to Russia-backed separatists, who hoisted a flag in triumph over the town.
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