Turkish police used tear gas and checkpoints to stop activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights from gathering in large numbers for LGBT pride in Istanbul
Spanish authorities say a forest fire has forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity
Turkey's president has rejected a demand by major Arab states to remove Turkish troops from Qatar, among a sweeping list of ultimatums that the United States has described as "difficult to meet."
Albanians voted in what was expected to be low numbers in a general election that was aimed at giving the country's two biggest political parties a chance to look past their bitter differences and work toward eventually joining the European Union
Gunmen have killed a state commander for federal police and two other officers on another bloody day in the Mexican state of Veracruz
A Vietnamese dissident who says he was arrested at his home in southern Ho Chi Minh City and forcibly exiled to France said Sunday he is determined to continue his activity as a pro-democracy blogger
Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that the "siege of Qatar is not acceptable for us," according to the office of the presidency's website
Israel's government has frozen a long-overdue plan to open a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem's Western Wall, a major policy reversal that infuriated the liberal streams of Judaism that represent most Jews in the United States