The U.N. cultural agency on Tuesday adopted a controversial Arab-sponsored resolution condemning Israel's actions at a flashpoint holy site in east Jerusalem that has sparked fury in the Jewish state.
The house where Adolf Hitler was born will be torn down and replaced with a new building that has no association with the Nazi dictator, Austria's government announced Monday as it moved to eliminate the property's pull as a place of pilgrimage for neo-Nazis.
Fourteen children left a border refugee camp in northern France on Monday to be settled with relatives in Britain -- the first of dozens of children from the Calais encampment expected to come to the country this week.
Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama has fired a parting shot at EU leaders over their economic policies and offered strong backing to Italy's Matteo Renzi ahead of a crucial referendum.
WikiLeaks on Monday claimed Ecuador cut the internet connection of its founder Julian Assange, who is staying at the country's embassy in London, claiming the move was in response to the group's publication of documents related to U.S. presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton.
Russian President Vladimir Putin heads to Berlin on Wednesday for a summit on Ukraine amid tensions between Moscow and Europe over Russia's role in Ukraine as well as Syria.
Pope Francis proclaimed seven new saints on Sunday, including Argentina's "gaucho priest" who served as an inspiration for the pontiff, and two people who died for their faith.
Thousands of history buffs, many in full costume, marked the 950th anniversary of the 1066 Battle of Hastings with a dramatic reenactment Saturday that commemorated one of the most important events in British history.
Police in Montenegro have arrested 20 Serbs suspecting of planning politically motivated armed attacks amid a parliamentary election Sunday that could determine whether the small Balkan state continues on its Western course or turns back to traditional ally Russia.
The funeral cortege wound its way in heavy rain from the Piccolo Teatro Strehler where Fo's coffin had been lying in state, with mourners singing political ballads in honour of the left-winger, who died on Thursday aged 80.