WARSAW, Poland (AP) - A controversial disciplinary body within Poland's Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a prosecutor's request to arrest a judge who has become a symbol of resistance for those who believe judicial independence is threatened in the country.
MADRID (AP) - The man leading the Polisario Front in its fight for independence of Western Sahara is hospitalized in Spain for treatment of COVID-19, officials from Spain and the group said Thursday.
MOSCOW (AP) - Imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said in an emotional message from behind bars Thursday that he felt "pride and hope" after learning from his lawyer about the mass protests demanding his freedom that swept across Russia the previous night.
LONDON (AP) - The Bank of England published on Thursday a series of communications showing Britain's former prime minister, David Cameron making repeated efforts for a now-bankrupt financial firm to access a state-backed coronavirus financial support scheme.
VIDRA, Romania (AP) - In the trash-strewn slums of Sintesti, less than 10 miles from Romania's capital, Mihai Bratu scrapes a dangerous living for his Roma family amid the foul reek of burning plastic that cloys the air day and night.
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Dutch caretaker Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Thursday defended his decision to ease his country's lockdown next week even after the Netherlands recorded 9,648 new coronavirus infections- the highest daily increase since January.
LONDON (AP) - British lawmakers on Thursday approved a parliamentary motion declaring that China's policies against its Uyghur minority population in the far western Xinjiang region amounted to genocide and crimes against humanity.
LONDON (AP) - British authorities apologized Thursday after an investigation found that at least 161,000 mostly African and Indian military service personnel who died during World War I weren't properly honored due to "pervasive racism." It said that number could possibly range up to 350,000.
PRAGUE (AP) - The Czech Republic on Thursday ordered 63 more Russian diplomats to leave the country, further escalating a dispute between the two nations over the alleged involvement of Russian spies in a massive ammunition depot explosion in 2014.
ROME (AP) - Pope Francis warned Thursday that the world is "on a path of self-destruction" if political leaders fail to courageously use the COVID-19 pandemic as a chance to make the planet a fairer and greener place.
MOSCOW (AP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin hosted his Belarusian counterpart on Thursday for talks on closer integration between the two ex-Soviet neighbors.
LONDON (AP) - Books from Europe and Latin America that blur the boundaries of fiction, history and memoir are the final six contenders for the 50,000-pound ($69,000) International Booker Prize.
LONDON (AP) - A report aiming to tackle racism in the Church of England has recommended dozens of proposals to end decades of inaction, including the requirement that at least one ethnic minority candidate be included in shortlists for senior clergy roles.
LONDON (AP) - Jaguar Land Rover said Thursday it's suspending production at two U.K. factories, becoming the latest automaker to fall victim to a global shortage of microchips.
BRUSSELS (AP) - U.S. President Joe Biden and other leaders of NATO member countries plan to discuss tense ties with Russia and China, the troop withdrawal from Afghanistan and the future of the 30-nation military alliance at a summit in Belgium on June 14.
MOSCOW (AP) - Russia's defense minister on Thursday ordered troops back to their permanent bases following massive drills amid tensions with Ukraine, but said that they should leave their weapons behind in western Russia for another exercise later this year.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkish prosecutors launched an investigation into a cryptocurrency exchange Thursday over allegations it may have defrauded some 390,000 investors of an estimated $2 billion.
BERLIN (AP) - A plan by German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government to mandate uniform restrictions in areas where the coronavirus is spreading too quickly cleared its final legislative hurdle on Thursday as it was passed by parliament's upper house.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The European Central Bank left its key stimulus programs unchanged with almost 900 billion euros of support still in the pipeline as the economy lags the U.S. and China in a drawn-out struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic.
LONDON (AP) - Climate change activists have vandalized HSBC's London headquarters, smashing windows in a protest against the bank's alleged links to the fossil fuel industry.