Japan has launched an emergency inspection of all cultural heritage sites after a huge fire ravaged the iconic Notre Dame cathedral, reported Sputnik news agency, quoting Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga on Wednesday.
Palestinians marked the national prisoners' day on Wednesday, expressing support to Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails, Xinhua news agency reported.
At least six people have been killed in rocket attacks in Libyan capital Tripoli, Anadolu Agency reported, quoting local authorities on Wednesday.
FC Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde commented to the press that Leo Messi was "unstoppable" after the Argentinean netted the two goals that helped book Barca's place in the semifinals of the Champions League for the first time since 2015.
Incumbent Indonesian President Joko Widodo has taken a lead in Wednesday's presidential election over his competitor, retired Lieut. Gen. Prabowo Subianto, based on exit polls, reported Sputnik news agency.
US President Donald Trump's planned visits to Japan in the coming months could lead to the resumption of talks between the United States and North Korea, Yonhap news agency reported, quoting a special adviser to President Moon Jae In Wednesday.
The Indian government expelled Bangladeshi film star Ferdous Ahmed over his presence at an election rally in the state of West Bengal.