KUALA LUMPUR Malaysian anti-corruption authorities said they had arrested on Wednesday a senior national opposition leader who has been under investigation for abusing his position as chief minister of Penang.
LONDON Prime Minister David Cameron promised on Wednesday to clamp down on hate crime in the wake of a spike in racially motivated incidents since Britain voted to leave the European Union which have spread fear among ethnic minority groups.
GENEVA The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday he feared increased violence and incitement in Burundi's crisis could turn ethnic in nature, but the government rebuffed his comments.
BERLIN German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said on Wednesday Portugal would need to apply for a new aid program and that Lisbon would succeed in getting it.
ANKARA Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan spoke on the phone with U.S. President Barack Obama, who said he strongly condemned Tuesday's suicide bomb attack in Istanbul which killed 41 people and injured more than 200, Turkish presidential sources said.
ISTANBUL Turkish investigators pored over video footage and witness statements on Wednesday after three suspected Islamic State suicide bombers opened fire and blew themselves up in Istanbul's main airport, killing 41 people and wounding 239.
LONDON A mission was under way to rescue 20 schoolchildren after they became lost on Wednesday in the Brecon Beacons, a mountainous area in Wales, the local mountain rescue team said.
ISTANBUL Walking through Istanbul airport to their planes hours after suicide bombers killed 41 people with gunfire and explosives, travelers could almost trace the steps of the attackers from the bullet holes and twisted metal still in full view.
NEW DELHI Indian counter-terrorism officials on Wednesday arrested five men on suspicion of plotting a series of attacks across the country on behalf of Islamic State, two intelligence officials said.
BRATISLAVA NATO should keep its door open to countries of strategic importance, such as Ukraine, Poland's President Andrzej Duda said on Wednesday.