Friday, November 28, 2014
Colombia's FARC guerrillas will on Saturday release a general whose capture derailed peace negotiations, President Juan Manuel Santos said, reviving hopes that the talks can be salvaged.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) predicted Wednesday that the Canadian economy's “solid growth” over the past year will continue through 2015, but warned lower oil prices could be a drag on the economy.
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, an icon of Arab music, died Wednesday after a career that spanned over six-decades, Lebanese media said. She was 87.
Doctor Denis Mukwege received the European Parliament's prestigious Sakharov human rights prize on Wednesday for his work in helping thousands of gang rape victims in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Germany's biggest companies will have to fill 30 percent of supervisory board positions with women candidates from 2016 under a law agreed late Tuesday by the country's ruling parties.
Egypt reopened the Rafah border crossing with Gaza on Wednesday for the first time since its closure in late October after a bombing in the Sinai Peninsula, officials said.
NATO's top military commander warned Wednesday that Russia's “militarization” of the annexed Crimea region could be used by Moscow to exert control across the whole Black Sea region.
The Greek island of Crete was preparing on Wednesday to take in some 700 migrants aboard a freighter immobilized by engine failure, local officials said.
Syrian regime air strikes on Islamic State (IS) group stronghold Raqa killed at least 95 people as a government delegation prepared for talks with key ally Russia Wednesday on relaunching peace negotiations.