Monday, September 15, 2014
The deeply unpopular government of embattled French President Francois Hollande faces a parliamentary confidence vote on Tuesday, with the country gripped by a crippling political and economic crisis.
Bart and Lisa Simpson, Chief Wiggum and son Ralph, bartender Moe and Apu from Kwik-E-Mart celebrated 25 years of “The Simpsons” in Hollywood on Friday.
Germany's new anti-euro party is poised to win seats in two eastern state elections Sunday, heightening an emerging threat for Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives.
Sweden's voters headed to the polls in general elections Sunday, with the Social Democrats poised to regain power after eight years in opposition and the far right expected to make historic gains.
With her blotted red lipstick, perky coiffed curls and fitted 1940s skirt suit, Constanze Pelzer looks like she's stepped off a World War II film set.
Vincent van Gogh's “Sunflowers” are losing their yellow cheer and the unsettling apricot horizon in Edvard Munch's “The Scream” is turning a dull ivory.
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Islamic State extremists released a video showing the beheading of British aid worker David Haines, who was abducted in Syria last year, and British Prime Minister David Cameron late Saturday condemned his slaying as "an act of pure evil."
Angela Merkel and Jewish leaders will speak Sunday at a Berlin rally against anti-Semitism after the latest Gaza conflict sparked an upsurge in hate speech against Jews.
Despite the cease-fire agreement, renewed fighting flared up Saturday in eastern Ukraine between pro-Russian rebels and government forces, while Moscow sent a second convoy of trucks into Ukraine without Kiev's consent.
Fallen Scottish giants Rangers fell short of their stated target of raising an extra 4 million pounds (US$6.6 million) via an open share offer to existing shareholders but have insisted they were pleased by a return of 3.13 million pounds.