Tuesday, February 17, 2015
The European Space Agency (ESA) on Sunday said it had destroyed its last supply ship to the International Space Station, bringing a seven-year venture to a successful close.
Hard-to-pronounce British place names are getting a Mandarin makeover with sometimes surprising results, Britain's tourism agency said on Monday as part of a campaign to encourage more Chinese tourists.
France and Egypt were poised Monday to sign a multibillion-euro deal for the first foreign sale of the Rafale fighter jet despite human rights concerns.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Copenhagen police said Sunday they believe a man shot dead by officers was responsible for two fatal attacks that shocked the normally peaceful Danish capital.
Fighting dropped sharply across eastern Ukraine on Sunday but there was still sporadic shooting after a cease-fire came into force, the first step in a fragile peace plan aimed at ending 10 months of conflict.
Pope Francis on Sunday exhorted 20 new cardinals to reach out to all those who have been shunned, physically or spiritually, by the church or society.
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was sworn in as Croatia's first female president on Sunday after a surprise election victory in the European Union's newest member state.
Looking east to the bloody conflict gripping Ukraine, NATO-member Poland has kicked off an unprecedented military spending spree worth billions to overhaul its forces as Warsaw believes peace in Europe is no longer a given.
HSBC's former chief executive and chairman, Stephen Green, the man at the center of the SwissLeaks tax scandal in Britain, on Saturday stepped down from his role at finance lobby group TheCityUK.
The Greek bailout drama has given rise to a series of buzz words that so rile Athens they have become no-go areas for those attempting to broker a deal.