French President Emmanuel Macron on Saturday visited Yuan Meng, the country's first-ever panda cub, while he was celebrating his 40th birthday with family at Beauval zoo in central France, the zoo said in a statement.
For most Libyans, 2017 is another year of despair and frustration. The Western-backed uprising in 2011 that toppled former leader Muammar Gaddafi's regime has failed to bring peace, stability and prosperity to the country as promised.
As the European Council agreed Friday to Britain's Brexit negotiations moving to the next critical stage, main opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn urged Prime Minister Theresa May to learn from her mistakes.
Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa on Friday opened the one-day extra ordinary congress of the governing ZANU-PF party and pledged to be a president of a united, non-racial Zimbabwe.
Iran, long regarded as a thorn in the eye of the United States, has witnessed probably the hardest-fought wrestle with the superpower in 2017, during which their relations hit yet another historic low amid incessant mutual accusations and threats.
China has contributed 5 million U.S. dollars to the UN World Food Program (WFP) school feeding program in the semi-arid Karamoja region in northeastern Uganda.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday expressed concern over risk of military confrontation on the Korean Peninsula and warned against any military action.
Four Palestinians were killed Friday and more than 200 others injured during a daylong clashes between hundreds of angry Palestinian youths and Israeli soldiers in the West Bank and Gaza, medics said.
Private U.S. company SpaceX took another big step in its push for reusability on Friday by launching a resupply mission to the International Space Station with a rocket and spacecraft that have both flown previously.
U.S.-Russia relations will likely remain tense in 2018, experts said, as myriad issues over which the two are at odds show no sign of being resolved next year.
The Russian Federation Council, or the upper house of parliament, on Friday officially set the country's presidential election date for March 18, 2018.
South Sudan children are bearing the brunt of a crisis that entered its fourth year, the UN children's agency said in a report released on Friday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald Trump discussed "urgent issues" in bilateral diplomatic relations and the situation on the Korean Peninsula in a phone call Thursday, the Kremlin said in a statement.
Most children born with abnormally small heads known as microcephaly and other evidence of congenital Zika virus infection faced severe health and developmental challenges at the age of two, U.S. and Brazilian researchers said Thursday.
The Walt Disney Company announced Thursday a deal to acquire many parts of Twenty-First Century Fox for 52.4 billion U.S. dollars in stock.
The U.S. State Department said Wednesday that its policy on the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) remains the same as before, noting it is not "the right time" to start talks with Pyongyang.
Canada on Wednesday added Ukraine to its Automatic Firearms Country Control List (AFCCL), allowing its exporters to sell weapons to the East European country, the Ukrainian state-run news agency Ukrinform said.
The Palestinian government called Thursday for international protection of the the Palestinian people over "the continued escalation due to the occupation."
The UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi has appealed to warring parties to help settle conflict that entered its fourth year.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday the U.S. embassy in Israel was unlikely to be moved to Jerusalem before 2020, national media outlets reported.