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.
Russia said Monday it has expelled a German diplomat and a number of Polish diplomats in response to the expulsion of its diplomats amid cooling ties with the EU over Ukraine.
Chickens were being killed in the Netherlands, and Britain was preparing to kill ducks, after two cases of bird flu were discovered in Europe — but officials insisted Monday that the risk to public health was very low.
One of Napoleon's famous two-pointed hats was sold on Sunday to a South Korean collector for 1.9 million euros (US$2.2 million) at an auction outside Paris.
Monday, November 17, 2014
Vladimir Putin's early exit from a G-20 summit in Australia after an icy reception from world leaders may further stoke Russia-West tensions and lead to renewed fighting in Ukraine, analysts said.
The producer of a viral video showing a Syrian boy rescuing a girl under gunfire apologized Sunday after the revelation it was fake drew fierce criticism.
Pope Francis on Sunday described violent attacks on refugees in Rome as symptomatic of a “social emergency” that will only get worse if it is not addressed.
Some 10,000 supporters of the Serb ultranationalist Vojislav Seselj, released by a U.N. war crimes court for cancer therapy, joined him Saturday at a rally in protest at his country's shift toward Europe.