Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The center-right party of former Prime Minister Boiko Borisov has fallen far short of winning a majority needed to form a government, according to nearly final election results released on Monday, and appears to have no willing partners to join a coalition.
Carlos the Jackal, the Marxist militant once ranked among the world's most wanted criminals, launched an appeal on Monday against a life sentence for bomb attacks that killed 11 people three decades ago.
Germany's Pirate Party vowed an attack on the political mainstream as it wrapped up a congress Sunday, hoping to re-energize a flagging campaign ahead of September elections.
It's not your average cross-town city bus: the new Papa Tour of Buenos Aires is packing them in for a nostalgic swing past local landmarks in the life of the man who became Pope Francis.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Bulgarians voted Sunday in a close snap general election marred by accusations of vote rigging and expected to result in a political stalemate and fresh protests in the EU's poorest member.
A 7-year-old Russian boy told investigators he had shot and killed his 4-year-old brother by accident with their grandfather's rifle on Sunday, law enforcement authorities said.1 Comment
Geza Vermes, a translator of the Dead Sea Scrolls and renowned for books exploring the Jewish background of Jesus, has died at 88. He died on Wednesday, David Ariel, president of the Oxford Center for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, said Saturday.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
The International Space Station's crew prepared for a precedent-setting spacewalk Saturday to try to stop ammonia leaking into space from the research laboratory's power system.
An immigrant from Ghana went on a rampage with a pickaxe in Milan at dawn Saturday, killing a passerby and wounding four others in an apparently random attack, police said.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
In one of the biggest ever bank heists, a global cyber crime ring stole US$45 million from two Middle Eastern banks by hacking into credit card processing firms and withdrawing money from ATMs in 27 countries, U.S. prosecutors said on Thursday.