A large earthquake has again rattled Mexico, still recovering from two larger tremors earlier this month, which claimed nearly 400 lives.
Barcelona (AFP) - Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy asked Catalan separatist leaders Saturday to own up that they can't hold an outlawed independence referendum after a crackdown dealt them a serious blow this week.
Berlin (AFP) - Bayern Munich were in dampened spirits during their visit to the Munich 'Oktoberfest' beer festival on Saturday, after a shock Bundesliga home draw to mid-table Wolfsburg.
Madrid (AFP) - Diego Costa watched on from the directors' box as Atletico Madrid leapfrogged Sevilla into second in La Liga thanks to goals from Yannick Carrasco and Antoine Griezmann in a 2-0 win at the Wanda Metropolitano on Saturday.
Bergen (Norway) (AFP) - Reigning champion Peter Sagan admitted on Saturday he hasn't yet ridden the world championship circuit in Bergen, Norway and has no intention of doing so before Sunday's race.
London (AFP) - Harry Kane struck twice as 10-man Tottenham Hotspur survived a late scare to maintain their perfect away record with a 3-2 victory at West Ham United on Saturday.
Paris (AFP) - Tens of thousands of demonstrators rallied to a call Saturday by firebrand leftist politician Jean-Luc Melenchon to join a protest in Paris against President Emmanuel Macron's sweeping reforms of the labour code.
Washington (AFP) - President Donald Trump said Saturday he was withdrawing a White House invitation extended to the Golden State Warriors after several players on the NBA championship-winning side voiced misgivings about attending a reception.
Alcañiz (Spain) (AFP) - Valentino Rossi stole the Aragon MotoGP qualifying headlines on Saturday by securing a front row seat on the grid a mere three weeks after double leg fracture surgery.
An earthquake near North Korea's nuclear test site was most likely natural and not a bomb test, the nuclear proliferation watchdog says.
Pyongyang (AFP) - Tens of thousands of Pyongyang residents were gathered in the capital's Kim Il-Sung Square Saturday to laud leader Kim Jong-Un's denunciation of US President Donald Trump.
Wellington (AFP) - For decades New Zealand First leader Winston Peters has been known as "The Kingmaker" -- a role the populist anti-immigration campaigner is set to play again after the country's general election ended in a stalemate.
Bill English says the National Party is in good shape to enter coalition talks with NZ First to form the next government after gaining the most party votes.
Rimini (Italy) (AFP) - Italy's populist 5-Star Movement (M5S) announces its candidate for prime minister Saturday as it braces to attempt a revolutionary shift from protest to ruling party.
Wellington (AFP) - New Zealand's cliffhanger election ended in a stalemate Saturday, leaving maverick populist Winston Peters of the New Zealand First (NZF) party to decide whether conservative Prime Minister Bill English or his youthful challenger Jacinda Ardern forms government.
Freiburg (Germany) (AFP) - Forty years ago next month, German anti-terror commandos stormed a Lufthansa jet in Somalia, shot its Palestinian hijackers and freed 90 hostages, a climax in a bloody era of far-left militancy.