Saturday, October 10, 2015
A small group of Eritreans left Italy for Sweden on Friday, the first contingent of asylum-seekers to be relocated under a European Union scheme to ease the burden of the migration crisis on frontline countries.
Rome's embattled mayor resigned Thursday over an expenses row after months of attacks by opponents determined to make him a scapegoat for the sorry state of the Italian capital.
Nearly 30 years after a nuclear reactor caught fire and spewed a lethal cloud of radiation, some species of mammals are thriving in the zone around the Chernobyl nuclear power plant, a new study says.
Friday, October 9, 2015
Belarussian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the 2015 Nobel Literature Prize on Thursday, honored for her work chronicling the horrors of war and life under the repressive Soviet regime.
The government of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras survived a no-confidence vote early Thursday morning, bolstering the left-wing leader as he gets down to implementing reforms demanded by creditors.
Galina Timchenko recalls how proud she felt when the Russian news website she edited reached 3 million users per day. When she reported the figures to the website's owner, he was horrified.
Dubbed "the princess of migrants," a Nigerian baby born on the Italian ship that rescued her mother in the Mediterranean has become a symbol of hope for those braving the perilous crossing in search of a new life.
Thursday, October 8, 2015
Doctors Without Borders called for an independent and unprecedented fact-finding mission on Wednesday to investigate a U.S. airstrike on a hospital run by the medical aid group in Afghanistan that killed at least 22 people.