Italy might soon become the first Western country with an official "menstrual leave" policy for working women. The lower house of Italy's Parliament has started discussing a draft law that, if approved, will mandate companies to grant three days of paid leave each month to female employees who experience painful periods.
British Prime Minister Theresa May wants social media firms to do more to prevent the spread of extremist material online, her spokesman said on Friday, two days after a British-born Muslim convert killed at least four people in London.
The United Arab Emirates, one of the world's top aviation hubs, has said it was surprised by the ban on laptops in plane cabins bound for the United States because UAE security was already tight, but it pledged to cooperate with U.S. authorities.
President Donald Trump's administration said Friday it has given final approval for TransCanada to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline, a project his predecessor Barack Obama had blocked over environmental concerns.
President Vladimir Putin met France's far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen as she visited Moscow on Friday, with the Russian leader stressing that the Kremlin does not meddle in French politics.
The International Criminal Court Friday ordered 297 victims of ex-Congolese warlord Germain Katanga to each be paid "a symbolic" $250 in damages for a brutal 2003 attack on their village, in the tribunal's first such award.
The Congressional Caucus on India is working on a legislative agenda to push the Indo-US ties through US Congress in the next two years, Tulsi Gabbard, the new co-chair of the influential group has said.
Israel and the United States concluded talks in Washington on advancing peace with the Palestinians, without agreeing on one of the thorniest issues - Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories.
British police said they had made two further significant arrests in the investigation into the attack on London's parliament and gave the birth name of the man behind the assault as Adrian Russell Ajao.