United Nations appeals judges on Wednesday upheld the convictions of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic for genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity, and increased his sentence from 40 years to life imprisonment.
Exactly 1,000 days after Britain voted to leave the European Union, and nine days before it is scheduled to walk out the door, Prime Minister Theresa May has asked the bloc to postpone the U.K.'s departure until June 30.
Turkey's president has sparked an acute diplomatic spat with far-off New Zealand and Australia, referring to a key World War I campaign and the more recent Christchurch mosque shooting as targeting Islam.
Italy's Senate refused Wednesday to lift Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's immunity to face possible charges for refusing to allow migrants aboard an Italian coast guard ship to disembark in a Sicilian port.
Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador says talks with White House senior adviser Jared Kushner have led to advances toward an agreement that would have the U.S. government guarantee some $10 billion in development investments.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is praising the White House's warm ties with Israel during a visit to the country and promising to step up pressure on Iran, giving a public boost to Israel's prime minister at the height of a tight re-election campaign.
The U.N. envoy for Libya is urging its rival factions to seize the "crucial opportunity" of a National Conference next month to unite the country and chart a roadmap to peace after years of division and chaos.
Ichiro Suzuki drew the loudest ovation back home in Japan and Domingo Santana delivered the biggest hit, launching a grand slam that led the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics 9-7 in the Major League Baseball opener.
A bus driver in northern Italy abducted 51 schoolchildren and their chaperones Wednesday and took them on an hourlong drive, then set the vehicle on fire when he was stopped by a Carabinieri blockade, officials said.