An Air France passenger plane was escorted down by rapid-response British military jets after losing radio contact, both parties said Tuesday, after sonic booms shook homes in northern England.
With "Holy Fire," fireworks and solemn Masses, Orthodox Christians around the world celebrated Easter on Sunday, commemorating the day followers believe that Jesus was resurrected more than 2,000 years ago.
Chinese policemen are in Italy to start patrols with Italian officers in Rome and Milan in a two-week experiment.
Greenpeace charged Monday that a massive U.S.-EU trade deal would place corporate interests above the environment and consumer safety, as it released classified documents from the negotiations.
A leftover from the Soviet era, the communal flat or "kommunalka" with bathroom and kitchen shared by a dozen or so residents is very much alive in Russia's historic city of Saint Petersburg.
Who doesn't want to see a formerly top-secret Communist nuclear bunker?
A French journalist infiltrated a cell of would-be jihadists, filming them with a hidden camera as they plotted an attack in the name of the Islamic State group, before they were arrested, he told AFP.
Germany will Tuesday start its first war crimes trial over atrocities in Syria, as a mass refugee influx brings not only witnesses and victims but also suspects into the country.
Every suspected terrorist, mass murderer or war criminal needs a lawyer -- but the person who takes on this role can often provoke incomprehension, disgust and even violence.
German riot police on Saturday arrested some 400 protesters as clashes erupted outside a meeting of the right-wing populist AfD party, which is set to adopt an anti-Islamic manifesto amid a rise in European anti-migrant groups.