Australian farmer Angelo Russo pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the shooting death of David Calandro, who had run over Russo's dog. Prosecutors alleged that Russo had intentionally killed Calandro. Russo said he slipped on an eggplant.
A man wanted in connection with the 2014 shootdown of a Malaysian passenger airline over eastern Ukraine was a high-level Russian military intelligence officer, an investigation by a team of reporting outlets including McClatchy finds.
The U.N. mediator trying to resolve a 25-year-old dispute between Greece and Macedonia over the former Yugoslav republic's name says the issues "have been narrowed" and both sides are determined to reach an agreement.
Two retired members of the French secret services are suspected of being double agents for an unnamed foreign power, and have been given preliminary charges along with a suspected accomplice, authorities said Friday.
Thousands of Brazilian truckers angry over fuel price hikes blocked roads on Friday, the fifth day of a strike that led thousands of schools to shutter, long lines to form and several flights to be canceled.