The older brother of a French jihadi who killed Jewish schoolchildren and soldiers in 2012 says he had no idea what his sibling was plotting.
The Latest on the election of a new director for the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, known as UNESCO (all times local): 4:25 p.m. Egypt's foreign ministry says it is demanding an inquiry into alleged "violations" during the elections for the top position at the U.N.'s cultural agency.
A French prosecutor has decided to close the case of Richard Ferrand, a political ally to French President Emmanuel Macron who faced an investigation for alleged conflict of interest.
The Swiss government says voters will decide whether to ban face-covering garments like masks or Muslim burqas and niqabs.
The election of UNESCO's new chief has been narrowed down to two candidates, one from Qatar and the other from France.
An Austrian court has sentenced a man to two years in prison after finding him guilty of attempting to go to Syria to fight with Islamic extremists.
Spain's government says that a Turkish-born writer, who has German citizenship, won't be extradited to Turkey for his alleged involvement with an outlawed group.
A Polish security official says Poland has expelled a Russian historian on suspicion that he acted against Poland's interests.
Romania's foreign minister says Ukraine has pledged not to close Romanian language schools under a new education law that has also caused alarm in Russia and Hungary.
Serbia's president is promising to lead the Balkan nation into the European Union and says the fact that Russia is arming the Serbian military doesn't threaten that goal.
Austrians elect a new government Sunday with polls indicating that the country will drift strongly to the right.
The Iranian parliament speaker says any U.S. move against a nuclear deal with Iran be an insult to the United Nations.
About 600 migrants have been brought to Sicily after being rescued at sea in one of the biggest arrivals since the Italian government struck a deal with Libyan authorities to limit departures.
A Russian booster rocket has carried a European environmental satellite into orbit.
European Union leaders are set next week to launch preliminary talks without Britain on the outline of the future EU-UK relationship once Britain leaves the bloc in 2019.
Romania's prime minister is meeting with ruling coalition leaders to push for the resignation of a minister being investigated for corruption.
A former Estonia prime minister has said he will step down as deputy speaker of the Baltic country's parliament after a scandal involving sexual harassment by members of an Estonian trade delegation during a visit to Malaysia last month.
Macedonia's left-wing government faces a strong test in this weekend's municipal elections, five months after it came to power amid an acute political crisis following a decade of conservative rule.
The Latest on the war in Syria (all times local): 11 a.m.
A key political ally of the ruling pro-independence coalition in Catalonia has urged regional president Carles Puigdemont to push ahead with a declaration of independence from Spain.
A Syria monitoring group and a rebel fighter say Turkish armored vehicles have rolled into northwestern Syria to implement a de-escalation agreement in a province dominated by al-Qaida-linked militants.
Police in southern Sweden say several people have been injured in a small town known for past gang violence and that the incident is not being investigated as terrorism.
Romania's prime minister says two ministers named in a land transfer criminal inquiry have resigned after weeks of tensions within the government's ruling party.
Backers of Italy's populist 5-Star Movement are protesting the initial passage of revised election rules they contend are designed to foil their bid to gain national power for the first time.