MILAN (AP) - Italian police have clashed with hundreds of anti-fascist demonstrators in Bologna who were trying to disrupt a planned campaign appearance by the head of the neo-fascist Forza Nuova. The news agency ANSA said six demonstrators and one police officer were injured.
SATTAHIP, Thailand (AP) - Troops from South Korea joined their Thai and U.S counterparts on Saturday in an amphibious vehicle landing drill as part of Southeast Asia's largest multinational military exercise.
BERLIN (AP) - A German reporter detained in Turkey for more than a year was released from jail pending trial, even as six other journalists and newspaper employees were sentenced Friday to life imprisonment by a Turkish court. Deniz Yucel, a correspondent for the German daily Die Welt, was detained as part of a Turkish government clampdown on civil society in the wake of a failed coup attempt in 2016.
BERLIN (AP) - The leaders of Germany and Poland sought Friday to calm their countries' ruffled relations, underlining areas of agreement on improving the Europe Union's external borders and the need to bolster the bloc's joint defense. Ties between the two neighbors have been strained in recent years by differences over how the EU should deal with refugees and a pipeline project that Warsaw says will harm neighboring Ukraine.
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - Australia's prime minister and his deputy have criticized each other in an open and hostile rift over politically damaging revelations that the deputy is expecting a baby with a former press secretary. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday accused Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce of making a "shocking error of judgment" by having an office affair that hurt his wife, his four daughters and his new partner who is due to give birth in April.
LONDON (AP) - Britain and the United States blamed the Russian government on Thursday for a cyberattack that hit businesses across Europe last year, with London accusing Moscow of "weaponizing information" in a new kind of warfare. Foreign Minister Tariq Ahmad said "the U.K. government judges that the Russian government, specifically the Russian military, was responsible for the destructive NotPetya cyberattack of June 2017."
KEDROVOYE, Russia (AP) - For Russian mother Farkhanur Gavrilova, the blow came a week ago when an acquaintance called her to say that her son was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria that pitted Russian and U.S. combatants against each other for the first time in the Syrian war.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - The specter of a U.S.-Turkish clash in Syria loomed over Thursday's meeting between the top American diplomat and Turkey's leader as the two NATO allies scrambled to ease some of their worst tensions in years.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) - Since the International Criminal Court began collecting material three months ago for a possible war crimes case involving Afghanistan, it has gotten a staggering 1.17 million statements from Afghans who say they were victims.
VATICAN CITY (AP) - The Vatican said Thursday that Pope Francis meets frequently with victims of sexual abuse, seeking to defuse a mounting scandal over his unbridled support for a Chilean bishop accused by victims of witnessing and ignoring their abuse. Spokesman Greg Burke said Francis meets in private with victims individually or in groups several times a month to "listen to them and try to help them to heal their serious wounds."
BERLIN (AP) - Top German officials and the head of a Turkish immigrant group on Thursday sharply condemned a speech by a prominent member of Germany's nationalist party who insulted Turks as "camel drivers" and immigrants with dual passports as a "homeless mob we no longer want to have."