Four rare white lion cubs sit besides their mother Kiara at the zoo in Magdeburg, Germany, Tuesday, Feb. 21. Keepers weighed the three males and one female and carried out health checks on the cubs. The seven-week-old lions weigh between 8 and 11 kilograms each and have developed splendidly.
Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, who for years fended off Western criticism and defended Moscow's actions in Ukraine and Syria, died Monday in New York. He was 64.
After hosting "Star Wars" and "Game of Thrones," Croatia's Adriatic resort of Dubrovnik was transformed into medieval Nottingham on Monday for a Leonardo DiCaprio-produced adaptation of Robin Hood.
Former Chelsea midfielder Alexei Smertin has been put in charge of investigating soccer racism in Russia, despite previously appearing to deny it existed.
When a riot broke out in a predominantly immigrant Stockholm suburb this week, the biggest surprise for many Swedes was that a police officer found it necessary to fire his gun.
Faced with the risk of drones being used to snoop or carry out attacks on French soil, the air force is showing its claws.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Washington's support for the EU project and commitment to European security through the NATO military alliance.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has signed an order for Russia to recognize passports and other documents issued by separatist rebel authorities in eastern Ukraine.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel appealed to the United States and others on Saturday to support and bolster multilateral organizations such as the European Union, the United Nations and NATO, an alliance to which U.S. Vice President Mike Pence pledged America's commitment was "unwavering."
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair launched a campaign Friday to persuade the U.K. to rethink its decision to leave the European Union, saying those who want to remain should rise up and make their wishes known.