Israel has won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, beating out second-place Cyprus and third-place Austria at the annual pop-song festival seen by tens of millions of viewers around the world.
French authorities have identified the slain suspect in a deadly Paris knife attack as Khamzat Azimov, a naturalized French citizen who was born in Russia's Chechnya region in 1997.
Pakistan has barred a U.S. diplomat involved in a fatal road accident from leaving the country, security officials and local media say.
Russian authorities say a garbage truck driver was shot and injured near a landfill outside Moscow that has triggered high-profile protests by locals who say it is emitting toxic fumes.
Uzbekistan has freed an opposition and human rights activist after imprisoning him for more than four years in a case that watchdogs called politically motivated.
Azerbaijan has warned Armenia that it is prepared for "large-scale military operations" and says that comments by its neighbor's new leadership about the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region are "unacceptable."
Thousands of people have taken to the streets in Georgia to protest an overnight drug raid by police on two popular nightclubs in the capital, demanding the resignations of the interior minister and the prime minister.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has expressed deep concern about repeated violations of a cease-fire between Ukrainian forces and Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.
Egypt has denounced a poll by Russia's state-funded RT network asking readers whether a disputed Red Sea border territory belongs to Egypt or Sudan.
A Syrian war monitor says Israeli strikes on suspected military positions in Syria this week killed 42 people.
Two U.S. fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers in international airspace off the coast of Alaska on May 11.
Lisbon is hosting the final of the Eurovision Song Contest, the annual europop song fest that draws tens of millions of viewers from around the globe.