Martin McGuinness, the Irish Republican Army warlord who led his underground, paramilitary movement toward reconciliation with Britain, and was Northern Ireland's deputy first minister for a decade in a power-sharing government, has died, his Sinn Fein party announced Tuesday on Twitter. He was 66.
The foreign and defense ministers from Japan and Russia met in Tokyo on Monday, with both sides expressing hope that discussions on joint development of islands claimed by both countries might help them move closer to resolving the territorial dispute preventing them from forging a peace treaty.
Germany hit back on Sunday at U.S. President Donald Trump's claims that Berlin owed "vast sums of money" to NATO, following a less than cordial meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel.
Pope Francis on Monday begged for God's forgiveness for "the sins and failings of the Church and its members" implicated in the 1994 Rwanda genocide that killed around 800,000 people.
Pope Francis is to visit Cairo next month for talks with the grand imam of the capital's famed Al-Azhar mosque, but also to show solidarity with Coptic Christians targeted by violence in Egypt.
Leonid Brezhnev had a taste for fast, flashy Western cars. So perhaps it's fitting that Lamborghini, Porsche and Rolls-Royce dealerships have opened near the Moscow apartment building where the Soviet leader once lived.
Turkey summoned Germany's ambassador to express its fury over a Frankfurt rally where protesters brandished insignia of outlawed Kurdish militants, the presidential spokesman said Sunday, denouncing it as a "scandal."
Over 2,000 people demonstrated in the Greek capital in support of migrants and refugees on Saturday, calling for an end to the EU's year-old migrant pact with Turkey that cracked down on migrant flows.
Prince William and his wife Kate met Saturday with survivors of the 2015 extremist attacks at the Bataclan concert hall in Paris and other city sites on the second day of their visit to the French capital.
Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Saturday that Scotland should get more sweeping powers but stay in the United Kingdom -- comments that came as Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she would proceed with plans for an independence referendum.