With no president in sight, Haiti gets transitional government
Haitian politicians inked a last-minute agreement to install a transitional government Saturday, just hours before President Michel Martelly was scheduled to step down with no replacement in line.
Guernsey cannot take in Syrians due to 'Islamophobia'
The Channel Island of Guernsey could not take in any of the Syrian refugees flooding Europe due to "Islamophobia" in the British dependency, its chief minister said.
Boko Haram suspected of killing four in Nigeria village raid
Suspected Boko Haram Islamists have killed four people following raids on villages in Nigeria's northeastern Borno state, a local official and residents said on Saturday.
Redgrave, Westwood join UK junior doctors' pay protest
Oscar-winning British actress Vanessa Redgrave and fashion designer Vivienne Westwood joined more than a thousand junior doctors protesting in London on Saturday against proposed new working conditions and pay rates.
Five Czech skiers killed in Austrian Alps avalanche
Five skiers from the Czech Republic were killed Saturday in an avalanche in the Austrian Alps that also engulfed 17 other people, police said.
Blast on Somalia airplane Tuesday 'was caused by bomb'
A bomb caused the explosion that ripped a hole in the fuselage of a passenger plane shortly after it took off from Somalia's main airport on Tuesday, killing one person, the government said.
Thousands march across Europe in anti-Islam Pegida rallies
A march by Germany's anti-Islamic organisation Pegida drew thousands to the eastern city of Dresden on Saturday with rallies in support of the movement also held in a string of other European cities.
EU calls on Israel to halt demolition of Palestinian housing
The European Union on Saturday called on Israel to halt the demolition of Palestinian housing, some of which was EU-funded, and reiterated its opposition to expanding Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.
Ukraine authorities announce find of arms linked to 2014 protest crackdown
Ukrainian investigators said Saturday they had found a cache of 24 guns implicated in a bloody crackdown on pro-EU demonstrators in February 2014 that led to the downfall of the country's pro-Russian leader.
Survivors tell of quake horror in Taiwan
Rescuers searched through the night Saturday hoping to free residents trapped in buildings toppled by a deadly earthquake in Taiwan, as survivors recalled being plucked to safety from their ruined homes.
Security tight as sport returns to Stade de France
French President Francois Hollande was in the Stade de France Saturday as sport returned to the country's national stadium almost two months after terrorist attacks left 130 people dead in and around Paris.
Pegida rally draws thousands in Dresden
A march by Germany's anti-Islamic organisation Pegida drew thousands to the eastern city of Dresden on Saturday on a day that saw rallies across Europe in support of the movement.
Rio carnival goers tell Zika mosquito to buzz off
A massive, fleshy crowd of semi-naked people might seem like the Zika-transmitting mosquito's paradise, but Rio Carnival goers Saturday said nothing -- not even an international health emergency -- can stop the party.
Qaeda tightens its grip on south Yemen coast
Al-Qaeda overran a police headquarters in a south Yemen provincial capital on Saturday, strengthening their grip on the coast road overlooking the Gulf of Aden, security sources said.
Turkey tightens visa rules for Iraqi citizens 'to fight illegal immigration'
Turkey has tightened its visa rules for Iraqi citizens as a sign of its "determination to fight illegal immigration," the foreign ministry said Saturday.
Athletics: Nigeria, the new marathon hub?
The infamously congested, concrete jungle of Lagos is far from a runners' paradise, but with the launch of a new annual marathon on Saturday organisers hope to show that the city's bad reputation is undeserved.
Athletics: Injury puts Isinbayeva's return on hold
Russian pole vault star Yelena Isinbayeva's intended return to competition after a break of over two years has been put on hold because of a leg injury, local media reported Saturday.
Syrian Kurds begin diplomatic push with Moscow office
Syrian Kurdish separatists have announced plans to open "representation" offices in several capitals, starting next week with Damascus regime ally Moscow, an official told AFP on Saturday.
Pakistan police arrest six over child wedding
Police have arrested six people accused of arranging the marriage of a seven-year-old boy and six-year-old girl in eastern Pakistan, officials said Saturday.
Al-Qaeda claims Timbuktu attack
Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb on Saturday said they carried out Friday's attack on a UN military camp in Timbuktu in Mali's restive north.
Austria, Hungary warn over migrant influx
Austria and Hungary on Saturday warned that if Greece cannot control the flood of refugees arriving from Turkey then the EU should consider reinforcing the borders of their Balkan neighbours.
Germany's Catholic Church calls for 'reduction' in refugees
The German Catholic Church called for a reduction in the influx of refugees arriving in Germany, saying the country cannot take in "all the world's needy," according to an interview published Saturday.
Body of Italian student found in Cairo repatriated to Rome
The body of a 28-year-old Italian student who had disappeared in Cairo last week and was found dead was repatriated on Saturday to Italy which has launched an investigation into his death.
Anti-Islamic protesters arrested at banned rally in Calais
Around 20 anti-migrant protesters were arrested in the French port of Calais Saturday after scuffles with police at a banned rally in support of a Europe-wide initiative by the Islamophobic Pegida movement.
Alpine skiing: Women's World Cup results
Women's World Cup results after the downhill in Garmisch-Partenkirchen on Saturday:
Alpine skiing: Men's World Cup results
Men's World Cup results after the downhill in Jeongseon on Saturday:
Suicide bomb kills at least nine in SW Pakistan
Nine people were killed and more than 35 injured Saturday when a suicide bomber on a bicycle blew himself up near a security forces truck in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, officials said.
Top Pakistani officials to be investigated over airline employee deaths
Pakistani police will investigate five officials, including a former adviser to Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, for murder after two airline employees were shot dead during a protest against privatisation.
Austria wants EU border agency to send migrants back to Turkey
Austria wants the EU's border agency Frontex to send directly back to Turkey the migrants it picks trying to reach Greece, media on Saturday quoted Chancellor Werner Faymann as saying.
Turkish FM reaffirms 'open borders' for Syrian refugees
Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu reaffirmed Saturday his country would keep its "open border policy" for Syrian refugees, saying as many as 55,000 people fleeing a new regime offensive were heading toward the frontier.
Record 32-million-euro auction sale for 1957 Ferrari
A legendary 1950s Ferrari has fetched a world record 32 million euros ($35 million) at auction, going under the hammer in Paris.