Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's uncle, suspected of using ill-gotten gains to build a real estate empire in France, has been charged with corruption, a judicial source said Tuesday.
Russian authorities have launched their first criminal case against a rights activist for failing to comply with Moscow's controversial "foreign agent" law, the activist told AFP on Tuesday.
Pope Francis, left, and retired Pope Benedict XVI embrace during a ceremony to celebrate Benedict's 65th anniversary of his ordination as a priest, in the Clementine Hall of the Apostolic Palace, at the Vatican, Tuesday, June 28.
The UK Treasury minister sought Monday to ease concerns about the vote to leave the European Union, saying the economy is as strong as it could be to face the uncertainty -- even as a survey showed many companies are looking to move business out of the country.
Spain's center-left Socialist party on Monday rejected acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy's proposal to form a "grand coalition" with his conservative Popular Party a day after it won the country's unprecedented repeat election.
Tad Dawson's pub in this Spanish vacation town was doing a brisk business in the summer sun. The only dark clouds he saw were coming from the bar's TV, tuned to a British news channel.
Pope Francis says gays -- and all the other people the church has marginalized, such as the poor and the exploited -- deserve an apology.
The foreign ministers of Germany and France on Monday called for ambitious steps to strengthen the European Union after Britain's shock vote to leave the bloc.
Poland would like to see Britain hold a second in-out referendum on its membership of the EU, the country's ruling party leader said Monday, while adding that the bloc would have to "radically change" in order for Britons to want return.
Spain's acting Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy said he would make a push for power after his conservatives won more seats in parliament in a repeat general election on Sunday, even though it still fell short of a majority.