Thursday, November 28, 2013
Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives agreed Wednesday to form a new government with their traditional center-left rivals, a coalition that will shift Germany leftward but likely mean little change in Berlin's approach to Europe's debt crisis.
Latvia's prime minister resigned on Tuesday after accepting political responsibility for the collapse of a supermarket roof in the capital that killed 54 people.
The EU on Wednesday laid down steps Washington must take to restore trust after a huge spying scandal, including giving EU citizens the right to U.S. legal redress to protect personal data.
Russian police on Wednesday detained 15 heavily armed radical Islamists in Moscow who allegedly belong to a banned offshoot of the al-Qaida terror network and were preparing suicide strikes.
For many Israelis, nothing symbolized home more than singer Arik Einstein, and on Wednesday a nation mourned the death of its king of cool.
Italy's Silvio Berlusconi prepared for likely expulsion from parliament on Wednesday via a momentous vote that will rattle but not bring down the government and leave the billionaire tycoon more at risk of arrest.
Spain's ex-prime minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero three times turned down offers of a bailout for his country at the height of the eurozone debt crisis, he says in a new book unveiled Tuesday.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Lucien Neuwirth, the Gaullist politician responsible for the 1967 legalization of the contraceptive pill in France, died Tuesday at the age of 89.
An independent Scotland would keep the British pound, the queen and remain in the European Union but have its own defense force and collect its own taxes, First Minister Alex Salmond said on Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Swiss voters on Sunday massively rejected a proposal to cap executive pay at 12 times the wage of a firm's lowest earner, according to official referendum results.