|Pope asks Europe to do more for migrants flooding into Italy
Pope Francis is asking the European Union to do more to help Italy with the mounting numbers of desperate people needing rescue in the Mediterranean on risky boat journeys to flee war, persecution or poverty.
|UN: Assailants attack convoy, kill 2, wound 1 in north Mali
The United Nations peacekeeping mission in Mali says two assailants attacked a U.N. convoy of civilian workers in north Mali, killing two.
|Spain PM says fraud probe into ex-minister damages his party
Spain's prime minister says an investigation into an ex-minister and former International Monetary Fund chief over alleged fraud and money laundering is damaging his party, which faces a general election late this year.
|2 Cuban dissidents up for election in unprecedented vote
At least two dissidents made it past a first round of voting and are standing as candidates in municipal elections that will be watched on and off the island Sunday as an unprecedented test of Cuba's single-party system.
|Australia arrests 5 on charges of plotting ANZAC Day attack
Five Australian teenagers were arrested Saturday on suspicion of plotting an Islamic State-inspired terrorist attack at a Veterans' Day ceremony that included targeting police officers, officials said.
|Cyprus passes insolvency laws, clears rescue program hurdle
Lawmakers in Cyprus on Saturday passed key insolvency laws designed to open the taps for more international bailout cash.
|Relatives, dignitaries remembering German plane crash dead
Chancellor Angela Merkel, President Joachim Gauck and hundreds of other dignitaries and relatives of the 150 people killed in last month's crash of a Germanwings jet are gathering in Cologne's landmark cathedral to pay tribute to those who died.
|Thailand's new constitution draft ready for council's review
Thailand's constitution drafters have submitted the draft of a new national charter to an advisory council for review, nearly a year after the military took power from an elected government.
|Pope considering Cuba stop during US trip but no decision
The Vatican says Pope Francis is considering adding a stop in Cuba to his U.S. trip in September but that no decision has been made.
|Greek, creditor representatives to meet again this weekend
Greek officials say negotiators are to meet representatives of the country's creditors again on Saturday to "find common ground" in tortuous talks over the future of Greece's bailout.