Sunday, April 19, 2015
Finns began voting on Sunday in legislative elections expected to oust the left-right government after a campaign that has focused heavily on how to lift Finland out of a three-year economic slump.
A dozen Bosnian chefs claimed Friday they set a new record for the world's largest stew, outperforming their fellow countrymen's 2014 achievement.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Top European officials and Greece's finance minister were on Thursday forced to play down fears that the country was poised to exit the eurozone, after the IMF rejected suggestions that Athens would postpone loan repayments.
Grieving relatives joined political and religious leaders Friday for a somber German state memorial service for the victims of last month's Germanwings crash in the French Alps, blamed on a depressed co-pilot.
The opposition parties vying for a role in Britain's next government went head-to-head late Thursday in a crunch television debate three weeks from what promises to be the closest election in decades.
Friday, April 17, 2015
Another 41 migrants are feared drowned in a new Mediterranean shipwreck, the International Organization for Migrants reported Thursday, citing survivor accounts.
President Vladimir Putin sternly urged the West to respect Russia's interests in global affairs and defended his move to sanction the delivery of a long-range air defense missile system to Iran during a marathon TV call-in show with the nation Thursday.
A Ukrainian journalist known for his pro-Russian views was gunned down in broad daylight in Kiev a day after a pro-Russian lawmaker was found dead, local police said Thursday.
Italy pleaded for more help Thursday to rescue migrants risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean, and demanded a "clear answer" from the European Union about where the refugees should be sent.
Mounting fears of a Greek debt default sent the country's borrowing costs surging higher Thursday and prompted one prominent UK bookmaker to stop taking bets on the possibility of Greece leaving the euro.