Sunday, February 23, 2014
Pope Francis is putting a personal imprint on the group of men who will choose his successor, tapping like-minded cardinals from some of the world's smallest, most remote and poverty-wracked nations to help him run the Catholic Church.
Saturday, February 22, 2014
Ukraine's leader and opposition on Friday signed a deal to end the splintered country's worst crisis since independence after three days of carnage left nearly 100 protesters dead and the heart of Kiev resembling a war zone.1 Comment
Passengers were advised Friday not to bother turning up for flights at Frankfurt airport because of a one-day strike by security staff.
Friday, February 21, 2014
Overnight talks between opposition leaders and the embattled Ukrainian president paused Friday morning as a shaky peace reigned in the protest camps in downtown Kiev after days of fighting left more than 100 people dead
Ukraine's brittle truce shattered on Thursday in fierce clashes between baton-wielding protesters and riot police that claimed at least 27 lives just as EU envoys were holding crisis talks with the embattled president.
Iran and six world powers ended the opening round of nuclear talks on an upbeat note Thursday, with both sides saying they had agreed on a plan for further negotiations meant to produce a comprehensive deal to set limits on Tehran's nuclear ambitions.
Germany has arrested three suspected former SS guards of the Nazi death camp Auschwitz in a series of home raids across three states, prosecutors said Thursday.
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks was acquitted Thursday of one of the five charges she faced over wrongdoing at Rupert Murdoch's British tabloids — an allegation that she bribed an official for a picture of Prince William in a bikini.
Thursday, February 20, 2014
Anti-government protesters in Kiev braced Wednesday for a fresh assault by riot police after a day of fierce clashes left at least 25 people dead in Ukraine's worst crisis since the collapse of the Soviet Union.