Cameron woos EU to avert 'Brexit'

British Prime Minister David Cameron kicked off a fortnight of high-stakes diplomacy with talks in Poland Friday aimed at sealing a contentious deal on reforms designed to prevent Britain from leaving the European Union.

N Korea fuelling rocket - report

US satellite data indicates that North Korea appears to have begun fuelling a rocket it plans to launch this month in defiance of international opposition, a Japanese newspaper reported Friday, citing a US defence official.

Sanders' promises 'don't add up' - Clinton

Hillary Clinton locked horns with her rival for the Democratic White House nomination Bernie Sanders in a party debate Thursday, saying his promises "don't add up" and accusing him of smear tactics.

France told to ban corporal punishment

France, which has come under fire for not fully banning smacking, must "explicitly prohibit" all forms of corporal punishment of children, a UN report said Thursday, criticising its treament of Roma and asylum-seeking minors.