Sunday, November 2, 2014
Italy on Friday ignored the pleas of aid agencies and confirmed the end of its search and rescue operation “Mare Nostrum,” responsible for saving tens of thousands of boat migrants stranded in the Mediterranean.
German police arrested one of the most wanted fugitive members of the Basque separatist group ETA, Tomas Elorriaga Kunze, who is wanted for forgery and bomb-making, the Spanish government said.
Outside the iconic soccer stadium in Donetsk in eastern Ukraine, Yulia holds her 4-year-old son Maxim by the hand as they wait for the food parcels to arrive.
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Inflation crept higher in the 18 countries that use the euro in October — but the rise to an annual 0.4 percent offered little relief to the European Central Bank (ECB) as it tries to boost a weak economy.
The new European Commission formally takes office Saturday under Jean-Claude Juncker, whose skills at getting things done in the labyrinthine corridors of power in Brussels face their biggest challenge yet.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Thursday that Greece is not ready to rely solely on commercial markets for financing, after Prime Minister Antonis Samaras said the country might exit its bailout early.
Thursday, October 30, 2014
The only existing self-portrait by Italian master Leonardo da Vinci is to make a rare appearance in a new exhibition in Turin in northern Italy, organizers said Tuesday.
A British man who spurns clothes has lost a legal bid to have public nudity declared a human right.
Ukraine and Russia were set on Wednesday to resume crunch EU-mediated gas talks aimed at ending a months-long supply cut that threatens to hit swathes of Europe this winter.
Deutsche Bank lost 92 million euros (US$116 million) in the third quarter as the bank faced ongoing financial burdens from lawsuits, new regulations and its effort to shed risky past investments.