Chinese dissident Liao Yiwu and former Hong Kong bookseller Lam Wing-kee on Thursday urged European countries to step up support for Hong Kong's pro-democracy demonstrators, as they joined an umbrella vigil at the Frankfurt book fair.
Czech President Milos Zeman was admitted to a Prague hosptial on Thursday for what his spokesman called a four-day "reconditioning" stay, raising concerns about his allegedly solid health.
Bulgaria's media watchdog sacked the chief of national radio on Thursday in a free speech row that saw the station briefly taken off the air.
For Catalan "remainers" -- those who would rather this wealthy northeastern region stay part of Spain -- the ongoing violence by pro-independence activists protesting the jailing of nine of their leaders, has left them totally fed up.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said Thursday he believes next weekend's 'El Clasico' against Real Madrid will go ahead as planned at their Camp Nou stadium despite violent pro-separatist protests in Catalonia.
Arsenal manager Unai Emery praised an "improved" Mesut Ozil but refused to give any guarantees Thursday of a recall after a miserable start to the season for the German playmaker.
Britain and the European Union reached a new divorce deal Thursday that could allow Brexit on October 31, but faced immediate opposition among MPs in London -- who can still block it.
Racists must be "kicked out" of stadiums, FIFA president Gianni Infantino said Thursday as he pressed for a worldwide ban on spectators who abuse black footballers.
Rudi Garcia begins his reign as Lyon manager on Saturday with what should be a simple task against lowly Dijon, as he attempts to win over underwhelmed fans and turn around a season that is already threatening to go off the rails.
A Dutch judge on Thursday ordered the detention of an Austrian suspected of holding a family captive in a farmhouse, as reports emerged that both the suspect and the family had been in religious organisations.
US Vice President Mike Pence met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday to push for a ceasefire in Syria after Ankara rebuffed international pressure to halt its deadly offensive against Kurdish forces.
The partial trade deal between the United States and China is welcome news but does not undo the trade war's negative impact on the global economy, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said Thursday.
Catalan separatists were back out on the streets again Thursday, with students rallying as they kicked-off a two-day strike and thousands more pressing on with a long cross-country march towards Barcelona.
A US diplomat told Congress Thursday that President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer injected domestic politics into talks with Ukraine, including seeking a probe of a Ukrainian company with ties to the son of Trump's Democratic rival Joe Biden.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is meeting with US Vice President Mike Pence in Ankara for talks on a ceasefire in northeastern Syria.
A former SS guard, 93, said he was sorry for his actions as he went on trial in Germany on Thursday for complicity in the murder of more than 5,000 people at a Nazi concentration camp during World War II.
Manchester United's hopes of upsetting the odds against Premier League leaders Liverpool on Sunday suffered a fresh blow as manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer confirmed both Paul Pogba and David de Gea will miss the clash at Old Trafford through injury.
Brussels prosecutors on Thursday approved a request for a new psychiatric assessment of one of Europe's most notorious child-killers, Marc Dutroux, paving the way for his possible conditional release.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has recommended EU leaders support the Brexit deal negotiated between the UK and the bloc.
Mauricio Pochettino does not want to make major changes at Tottenham in the January transfer window despite a poor start to his sixth season in charge.
Germany on Thursday slashed its growth outlook for next year, saying it expects trade conflicts, Brexit and other sources of uncertainty abroad to continue weighing on an economy that remains buttressed by domestic strength.
Venezuela is vying for a seat on UN Human Rights Council Thursday over opposition from advocacy groups and fellow Latin American countries as the General Assembly chooses 14 new members of the panel.
A flaw with Samsung's top-end Galaxy S10 fingerprint system that allows the smartphone to be opened by a third party will soon be fixed, the tech giant said Thursday.
Hong Kong's embattled leader took to Facebook Live late Thursday in a bid to reach out to citizens after months of political unrest -- and the emoji count was far from kind.
A Bulgarian teenager was indicted for "grave hooliganism" while four others were fined and received stadium bans over racist abuse at a Euro 2020 qualifier against England, officials said Thursday.