Tunisia's biggest union, UGTT, started a nationwide strike on Thursday affecting the country's airports, schools and state media to protest against the government's refusal to raise the salaries of 670,000 public servants.
Israeli television said on Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan would propose a Palestinian state on as much as 90 percent of the occupied West Bank, with a capital in East Jerusalem - but not including its holy sites.
Yemen's warring sides started talks in Amman on Wednesday on how to implement a prisoner exchange that will allow thousands of families to be reunited as part of U.N.-led peace efforts, U.N. officials and delegates said.
Gunmen on motorbikes have killed more than 30 Tuareg civilians this week in northern Mali, where clashes over land and scarce water are common, an official said on Wednesday.
The Trump administration on Wednesday shortened the U.S. government's customary waiver of legislation that would allow Cuban Americans to sue foreign companies in Cuba, indicating it could allow the 23-year-old law to take effect for the first time.
British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Wednesday the opposition Labour Party had yet to discuss a new approach to Brexit with her and urged politicians to put self-interest aside to work to break an impasse over leaving the European Union.
Prosecutors at the International Criminal Court on Wednesday made a last ditch attempt to keep ex-Ivorian leader Laurent Gbagbo in custody, appealing an order for his release after he was acquitted on crimes against humanity charges.
China said on Wednesday it was "not worried in the slightest" by mounting international concern over the death sentence handed to a Canadian for drug smuggling.
A Canadian man was kidnapped in an area of Burkina Faso that the government has warned is under growing threat from jihadist attacks, the African country's top security official said on Wednesday.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said on Wednesday winning a vote of confidence was a vote for stability in the country.
Prime Minister Theresa May won a confidence vote in the British parliament on Wednesday before inviting other party leaders for immediate talks to try to break the impasse on a Brexit divorce agreement.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will give a statement from Downing Street shortly after 2200 GMT, her office said on Wednesday, after she survived a parliamentary no confidence vote.
Islamic State has been defeated in Syria, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday, hours after Americans were killed in a northern Syria bomb attack claimed by the militant group.
A Peruvian congressional committee on Wednesday launched a probe into a defunct consortium led by scandal-plagued Brazilian builder Odebrecht, after local media revealed it did business with a firm previously owned by President Martin Vizcarra.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won a confidence vote in parliament on Wednesday, clearing a major hurdle for Greece's approval of an accord to end a dispute over Macedonia's name and averting the prospect of a snap election.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras won a confidence vote on Wednesday, which will pave the way for parliament to ratify an accord he agreed last year with Skopje to end a long dispute over Macedonia's name.
Britain's opposition Labour Party is not prepared to hold substantive talks with Prime Minister Theresa May on the way forward on Brexit until she takes the option of 'no deal' off the table, a spokesman said on Wednesday.
Two U.S. troops, one Defense Department civilian and a contractor supporting the U.S. military in Syria were killed on Wednesday in an apparent suicide bomb attack in the city of Manbij, the U.S. military's Central Command said.