A ban on mobile phones, recording devices and "offensive language": the ground rules handed out at Syrian talks reflect the high tension in the corridors of Geneva, where peace is a long way from anyone's lips.
Britain's Lords were on a potential Brexit collision course with Prime Minister Theresa May's government Monday as they weighed changes that could delay a landmark bill to trigger the EU exit.
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Asian markets kicked the week off with losses Monday, with Tokyo hit by a stronger yen, as the global Trump rally shows signs of fragility ahead of a key speech by the new president to Congress.
Journalists accused of bias. Judges said to be taking orders from the president. The country in a state of "near civil war."This isn't America's especially bitter presidential election campaign last year, but France's in 2017.
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Sunday accused the media of "campaigning hysterically" in favour of Emmanuel Macron, her centrist rival for the presidency, as polls showed him enjoying a jump in support.
It appears that some GOP lawmakers have gone a bit too far in their attempts at putting a halt to the freedom of people in America to express their views by protesting, and so far, 18 states have either introduced or voted on laws to curb protests.
Rebels from Italy's ruling party, who quit in defiance of former prime minister Matteo Renzi, struck out on their own on Saturday founding a movement they hailed as a "renewal" for left-wing politics.
A French prosecutors' decision to launch a full judicial inquiry into claims that presidential candidate Francois Fillon paid his family for fake jobs leaves him facing a fraught two months before elections, media commentators said Saturday.
Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte hit the campaign trail Saturday vowing to defend Dutch values as he seeks to drain support from his far-right rival Geert Wilders amid a polarising debate over immigration.
Mexico will not accept deportees from the United States unless they are Mexican nationals, Interior Secretary Miguel Angel Osorio Chong declared on Friday, a day after meetings with top US officials.