Friday, April 11, 2014
An Italian court on Wednesday recognized a gay couple as married for the first time in Italy, which does not have any form of official acknowledgement of same-sex unions.
British Culture Secretary Maria Miller, who was in charge of legislation on press regulation and gay marriage, resigned Wednesday after an embarrassing row over her parliamentary expense account.
The Vatican has recruited an intrepid hawk to protect the pope's doves after two were killed in front of horrified crowds by a crow and seagull, a Catholic weekly reported.
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Italy said Wednesday that 4,000 migrants have reached its shores by boat in the past two days — the highest number since it launched a naval operation to rescue them in the wake of two shipwrecks last year.
Greece announced Wednesday it was returning to international bond markets for the first time in four years amid growing signs of confidence in the country that triggered the European debt crisis.
Rambahadur Limbu is one of Britain's greatest living war heroes, yet the 74-year-old veteran feels dishonored by the way the country has treated Gurkha soldiers like him.
Thousands of Muscovites and several top international architects have launched an unprecedented campaign to save an elegant steel tower that has loomed over Moscow's skyline since 1922.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Ukrainian security forces on Tuesday drove pro-Russian protesters out of the regional government headquarters in Kharkiv that they had seized and arrested about 70 of them, the country's leader said.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
Communist Party won a surprise victory against Russian President Vladimir Putin's ruling party in a mayoral race in Russia's third largest city of Novosibirsk, election officials said on Monday.