Venezuela's opposition says it will boycott an election challenging socialist President Nicolas Maduro unless the government drops a ban on major candidates and takes other steps to ease fears it's rigged.
Greece's powerful Communist Party has vowed to step up protests against online auctions of homes with defaulted mortgages, putting more pressure on the government which has promised bailout creditors it will speed up the auction process.
Jeremy Corbyn, the far-left leader of the UK Labor Party, lashed out at the British press Tuesday after allegations surfaced that he, along with other high-profile members of his party, colluded with Soviet spies during the Cold War.
More acts of vandalism and violence have occurred during Italy's tense election campaign, with targets including far-right and far-left advocates and other politicians.
More than a dozen people were reportedly injured Wednesday in an explosion on a ferry docked at a Mexican tourist destination.
Egypt's official news agency says police have arrested six suspected Muslim Brotherhood members on a farm allegedly owned by a recently detained Islamist politician.
A Polish man charged with kidnapping a British model for ransom has claimed she agreed to the ploy in a bid to boost her career.