Seven members of the "yellow vest" movement say they are satisfied after their meeting with French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe on the eve of anti-government protests that authorities fear could turn violent.
Former Colombian President Belisario Betancur, whose bold efforts to reach a peace deal with leftist rebels in the 1980s were undone by a drug-fueled bloodletting and explosion in violence backed by state security forces, died on Friday.
The Trump administration has intensified its opposition to next week's UN meeting to adopt a landmark pact on migration, calling it a "pro-migration" document undermining sovereignty and warning that supporters are trying to create new international law.
Anticipating a fourth straight weekend of violent protests, France is mobilizing thousands of police, cordoning off Paris' broad boulevards and making plans to shut down tourist sites like the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre.
A leading press freedom group is calling on Polish authorities to "end their harassment and attempts to intimidate independent journalists," after a string of incidents that have raised concerns about media freedom.