Vienna: European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said he is against the nationalism of Europe, and permanent dwarfing of Europe.
Johannesburg: At least 300 people have been injured in a train collision in Kempton Park city in South Africa.
Washington: The US Senate on Thursday began reviewing the FBI's report on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as the White House indicated that nothing "sufficient" had been found to corroborate allegations of sexual misconduct against him.
Brussels: The European Commission on Thursday quoted ABBA lyrics to refer to the UK leaving the EU after the country's Prime Minister danced to one of the Swedish pop group's famous numbers during the annual Conservative Party conference.
Palu (Indonesia): The death toll in the devastating 7.5-magnitude earthquake and tsunami that rocked Indonesia's Sulawesi island last week climbed to 1,424 on Thursday while the search and rescue operation was hampered by poor access to the hardest-hit areas, officials said.
Washington: NASA's historic mission to solve the mysteries of the Sun has successfully completed its flyby of Venus, the US space agency said.
Jerusalem: Germany has a responsibility to remember the crimes of the Holocaust, Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday during her visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial here.
Vatican City: Pope Francis has sent $100,000 to help those affected by the powerful earthquake and subsequent tsunami that struck Sulawesi Island in Indonesia last week, killing over 1,400 people and causing widespread destruction, a Vatican Ministry said on Thursday.
Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena will undertake his first state visit to Seychelles next week to strengthen diplomatic and tourism ties between the two countries, it was announced here on Thursday.
Tehran: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday that Tehran will "slap the US in the face" by defeating it in its economic sanctions against the country.
London: Ireland's Data Protection Commission (DPC), which is Facebook's lead privacy regulator in Europe, has opened a formal investigation into the fresh Facebook data breach which affected 50 million users, that could result in a fine of $1.63 billion.
Washington: A suspect believed to be connected to mysterious letters sent to US President Donald Trump and top Pentagon officials has been taken into custody by federal law enforcement in the state of Utah, a media report said.
Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin called former spy Sergei Skripal, who was poisoned along with his daughter in the UK, a "traitor" and suggested that the incident was being "artificially blown up" by the media.
Washington: The US Navy's Pacific Fleet has drawn up a classified proposal to carry out a global show of force as a warning to China, according to defence officials.
Kuala Lumpur: A Malaysian court on Thursday charged former Prime Minister Najib Razak's wife for money-laundering related to a corruption scandal.
Lima: Peru's Supreme Court has overturned the humanitarian pardon of former President Alberto Fujimori, and ordered the former head of state be arrested and sent to prison to serve the rest of his sentence for human rights abuses.
Wshington: A suspect has been taken into custody after one policeman was killed while four others sustained injuries in a shooting in Florence city in the US state of South Carolina, officials said.
San Francisco: Several US groups advocating public and children's health have urged the federal trade regulators to take action against social media giant Facebook for allegedly violating children's privacy law.
Damascus: A US aircraft has brought Marine forces to the battle against the last pocket of the Islamic State (IS) in Syria's eastern province of Deir al-Zour, a war monitor reported.
Geneva: The World Trade Organization (WTO), the International Trade Centre (ITC), and two international tourism organisations have issued a joint message encouraging greater participation of tourism in global trade policy.