Wednesday, August 6, 2014
A passenger plane was escorted into a British airport by a Royal Air Force (RAF) jet on Tuesday after the pilot reported a suspicious device on board, with police treating the incident as a “full emergency.”
Tuesday, August 5, 2014
A Russian border security official said Monday that more than 400 Ukrainian soldiers have crossed into Russia, although both sides gave conflicting accounts as to why they had decided to cross the border.
World leaders on Monday commemorated the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of World War I, a small Balkans conflict that went global with the German invasion of neutral Belgium in August 1914.
Spain's jobless queue shrank a little in July, the government said Monday, as the summer tourism season opened.
Monday, August 4, 2014
French President Francois Hollande and his German counterpart Joachim Gauck paid emotional tributes Sunday to the millions of soldiers who died during World War I, exactly 100 years after Germany declared hostilities against France.
NATO chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen said in an interview published Sunday that the alliance would draw up new defense plans in the face of “Russia's aggression” against Ukraine, urging members to up their military spending.
French narcotics police officer was arrested Saturday on suspicion of stealing over 50 kilos of seized cocaine from the Paris police headquarters in a case that has become a major embarrassment for the force.
Russians will have to declare other citizenships to the authorities under a new law coming into force on Monday — leading some to fear they may end up on the wrong end of the country's increasingly nationalistic politics.
The European Central Bank (ECB) is unlikely to take new policy action at its monthly meeting on Thursday, despite a lingering threat of eurozone deflation and geopolitical risks, analysts said.
For almost 50 years, “The Sound of Music” has captured the imagination of movie-goers and musical fans with its catchy tunes and lovable characters set against the stunning Austrian Alps.