Saturday, November 22, 2014
Ukraine accused Russia of shelling from across the border Friday, stepping up tensions as U.S. Vice-President Joe Biden visited Kiev on the first anniversary of mass protests which triggered a year of turmoil.
European Central Bank (ECB) head Mario Draghi says the eurozone's chief monetary authority is willing to “step up the pressure” and increase its efforts to stimulate the struggling economy.
Britain's UK Independence Party (UKIP) celebrated winning its second parliament seat in a blow for the government that further fragments the political landscape ahead of next year's general election.
Friday, November 21, 2014
Almost 1,000 people have been killed in Ukraine since a cease-fire came into effect in September, an average of 13 people a day, the United Nations said Thursday, as the conflict in the east drags on.
A top EU court advisor rejected Thursday a barrage of British challenges against a cap on banking bonuses, dealing a blow to Prime Minister David Cameron's government.
The Swiss look set to vote down a demand to cap immigration in the name of protecting the environment, a poll showed Wednesday, also suggesting two other national referenda would be rejected.
France on Wednesday identified a second national who appeared unmasked in a grisly Islamic State (IS) execution video and announced it was sending more jets to the region to step up air strikes.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
The United Nations urged political leaders from around the world on Wednesday to up their game in the fight to wipe out malnutrition, a global scourge that afflicts poor and rich alike.
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Wary of a public that has never really forgiven them for blighting their view with a skyscraper 40 years ago, Paris authorities narrowly rejected plans for a 43-story triangular-shaped building on Monday.
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta conceded defeat in a presidential runoff against his conservative opponent Klaus Iohannis, who secured a clear victory, early results released on Monday showed.