An exit poll in Britain's election projects that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party likely will win a majority of seats in Parliament, an outcome that would allow Johnson to fulfil his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month.
Algerians -- without a leader since April -- voted on Thursday for a new president or boycotted the elections decried by a massive pro-democracy movement that forced former leader Abdelaziz Bouteflika to resign.
The 1,500 active volcanoes on Earth are an unpredictable, ever-present hazard. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, more than half of them are in six countries: the U.S., Russia, Indonesia, Iceland, Japan and Chile.
Lawyers seeking to halt what they allege is an ongoing genocide in Myanmar have slammed Aung San Suu Kyi's defence of her country's armed forces, saying that she chose to ignore "unspeakable" acts committed against civilians.
Paris commuters crammed into the city's sole two fully working Metro lines Thursday as labour strikes over pension reforms crippled France's train services for an eighth day and a major union warned the work stoppages could continue without pause until Christmas.
The national election in Britain on Thursday will bring a new Parliament to power and may lead to a change at the top if Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party doesn't fare well with voters.
The House Judiciary Committee launched a lively, marathon session Thursday ahead of voting on articles of impeachment against U.S. President Donald Trump. a historic step as the deeply partisan panel prepares to send the charges to the full House.
Pope Francis is pressing his anti-nuke campaign in his annual peace message, saying the fear of nuclear annihilation embodied by the doctrine of deterrence provides a false sense of security that should be replaced with policies based on fraternity and mutual trust.