The Yemeni Houthi rebels launched a ballistic missile towards Mecca, a holy site in Saudi Arabia, which was intercepted by Riyadh, local media reported Friday.
The police of the Syrian city of Aleppo confirmed Friday that a school in the city’s west was shelled, accusing militants of the attack.
The next US administration should forego useless attempts at isolating Russia and instead look to cooperate in areas of mutual interest, former Special Assistant to the US President and Senior Director for Russian Affairs Thomas Graham said in a speech at the McCain Institute.
Supporters of US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump are far less likely to consider a critical press important for American democracy than voters who support Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, according to a poll by the Pew Research Center.
Ukrainian and Turkish Presidents, Petro Poroshenko and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, respectively, agreed to intensify negotiations on creation of a free trade zone between the countries, the Ukrainian presidency said Friday.
The European Council intends to formally approve the signing of the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) before Saturday, the Slovak EU Council Presidency said.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos has said he was postponing peace talks with the National Liberation Army (ELN) rebel group as it had failed to confirm it was going to release a hostage it was holding.
A stone burial slab that some believe may have been where the body of Jesus was laid after his death has been uncovered by archaeologists. The slab was revealed as researchers pulled back a marble covering on a tomb at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which had been encased by stone cladding in 1555.
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