Saturday, May 2, 2015
Munich opened a museum Thursday on the former site of the Nazi party headquarters, in a long-delayed reckoning with the German city's status as the "home of the movement."
National Front founder Jean-Marie Le Pen cried out to Joan of Arc for help at the party's annual May Day march while bare-chested Femen activists used a bullhorn to drown out a speech by his daughter, the party president.
A feisty audience grilled Britain's political leaders on Thursday over what deals and compromises could be in store after an election expected to produce a hung parliament next week.
The Sun newspaper on Thursday urged readers to vote for the Conservative party of British Prime Minister David Cameron in next week's election but its Scottish edition backed rival nationalists.
Former U.S. and Russian commanders Thursday called for scrapping "hair-trigger" alerts on nuclear weapons that carry grave risks of a potential atomic disaster -- especially in an age of cyberattacks.
Friday, May 1, 2015
President Francois Hollande on Thursday vowed to "show no mercy" if French peacekeepers in Central African Republic were found guilty of raping hungry children in exchange for food.
Francois Michelin, who led France's famed tire company for nearly half a century, died at the age of 88, the group said on Wednesday.
Buoyed by strong overall sales, Nokia made a net profit of 177 million euros (US$195 million) in the first quarter from a loss a year earlier, but its shares plummeted more than 9 percent Thursday over a weak performance at its main networks unit.
German unemployment fell in April to the lowest level in 24 years as the recovery in Europe's biggest economy continues to pick up speed, data showed on Thursday.
A long-delayed free trade deal between India and Switzerland is not likely to be signed soon, a senior Swiss official said Thursday, with differences on intellectual property rights and data protection still unresolved.