Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Barcelona begin their Champions League campaign at home to Cypriot champions APOEL Nicosia on Wednesday in fine form having romped to the top of La Liga with three consecutive wins to give Luis Enrique a dream start to his reign.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
As many as 500 migrants are feared to have drowned after traffickers rammed and sank their boat in what the International Organization for Migration (IOM) described Monday as “the worst shipwreck in years.”
The winner of Sweden's election, Social Democrat leader Stefan Loefven, embarked Monday on the difficult task of forming a government while keeping his pledge to exclude the hugely strengthened far right party.
Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Tony Auth, whose sharp and creative commentary appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer for more than 40 years, died of cancer on Sunday. He was 72.
Queen Elizabeth II hopes Scotland will “think very carefully” about their decision on whether to become an independent country in a closely-watched referendum, British media reported on Sunday.
Rescue workers have pulled three more bodies from a collapsed guesthouse at a megachurch in Nigeria's financial capital Lagos, raising the death toll to 45, emergency services said on Monday.
An Egyptian court Monday ordered the release on bail of Alaa Abdel Fattah, a top activist of the revolt against ex-president Hosni Mubarak, at his retrial in a case where he had been sentenced to 15 years.
Raghda Yaqub was just days away from marriage, but a bombing in east Baghdad meant the 24-year-old Iraqi was buried wearing her wedding dress instead.