Prosecutors have asked the Vatican tribunal to convict and sentence to more than five years a former Holy See diplomat who admitted to downloading child pornography during what he called a period of "fragility" over a job transfer.
Poland's former president and pro-democracy leader, Lech Walesa, says he is joining forces with anti-government opposition to prevent the right-wing ruling party from winning elections that will be held on all levels in 2018-2020.
Syria state media and opposition activists say Syrian government troops are advancing on rebel-held areas in the country's southwestern region amid intense clashes in a widening offensive, shattering a U.S-backed truce.
OPEC nations and oil-producing countries not in the cartel say they have agreed to share increased oil production a day after OPEC announced it would pump more crude oil _ a move that should help contain the recent rise in global energy prices.
French President Emmanuel Macron says that France and Spain want arriving migrants in Europe to be quickly placed in "closed centers" so authorities can decide whether they're eligible to apply for asylum.
Tens of thousands of anti-Brexit protesters are marching in London to demand a new referendum on leaving the European Union, as a divided Britain marks the second anniversary of its vote to quit the bloc.
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi plans to raise up to $6 billion in one of the biggest global stock market debuts in recent years as it tries to become a worldwide brand alongside Apple, Google and Amazon.
The U.S. military says it has moved 100 wooden coffins to the inter-Korean border to prepare for North Korea's returning of the remains of American soldiers who have been missing since the 1950-53 Korean War.
A Vancouver police officer scolded a mother for leaving her children, ages 3 and 6, in a hot car while she grocery shopped on the afternoon of July 3. Police said they received multiple emergency calls about two children, who were said to be in di