Pope doing well after first night in hospital

Pope Francis’ night “went well” after he underwent intestinal surgery, Vatican officials say.

Belgium Organized Crime Drugs German Home Affairs Minister Nancy Faeser has called a European Union deal on migrants historic.
EU ministers seal 'historic' migration deal

Countries unwilling to receive irregular migrants will be able to help their hosting peers through cash under a new European Union deal.

Canada Wildfires Forest fires in Canada have sent a smoky haze billowing over a large swath of the United States.
Smoke from Canadian wildfires forecast to reach Norway

Allies from around the world have promised to increase their help to Canada in its fight against hundreds of blazes that have swept through the country.

Finland's popular foreign minister announces bid for 2024 presidential election

HELSINKI (AP) - Finland's popular outgoing foreign minister, who was one of the key negotiators of his country's recent membership in NATO, said Thursday he will run as a candidate in the presidential election early next year.

Pakistan Politics Pakistan's former PM Imran Khan leaves court after being granted bail on murder charges.
Imran Khan granted bail on murder charges

Former Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan has secured bail from the Islamabad High Court over murder charges.

World Court Ukraine Russia Russia has urged the International Court of Justice to throw out a case brought by the Ukraine.
Russia accuses Ukraine of lies about Crimea, MH17

Russia has denied Ukrainian accusations that it backed pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine in 2014.

EU launches legal action against Poland over new Russian influence law

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union on Thursday launched legal action against member country Poland over a contentious new law that the nationalist government claims is meant to combat Russian influence but which critics say could be used to persecute opposition politicians.