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Dambulla (Sri Lanka) (AFP) - Half-centurion George Bailey starred in Australia's tense run chase as the visitors edged past Sri Lanka by two wickets in the third one-day international and took a 2-1 …

Sirte (Libya) (AFP) - Forces loyal to Libya's UN-backed unity government on Sunday pushed into the last areas of Sirte held by the Islamic State group in what was the jihadists' coastal stronghold.

Tehran (AFP) - Iran has arrested a "spy" involved in the nuclear negotiations with world powers but has not yet formally charged the suspect, the judiciary's spokesman told reporters on Sunday.

Amatrice (Italy) (AFP) - Pope Francis said Sunday he wanted to visit some of the Italian villages devastated by this week's earthquake, as survivors and rescue workers dug in for the long haul with …

Abuja (AFP) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said Sunday that Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau is "wounded", in his first comments on military claims that the jihadi leader was injured in an …

Italy's state museums have embarked on a fundraising campaign, donating their proceeds on Sunday to relief and reconstruction efforts in the earthquake zone.

Berlin (AFP) - Germany expects up to 300,000 asylum seekers to arrive this year, less than one-third of the total during 2015's record influx, the Federal Office for Migrants and Refugees (BAMF) said …

Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Brazilian authorities have provisionally released an Irish businessman held over an alleged ticket scam at the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, one of his lawyers said.

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