Swiss police were Friday hunting for two gunmen who burst into a cafe in the city of Basel and opened fire, killing two people and seriously injuring a third.
The Azure Window, a natural rock arch which jutted onto the sea off Malta and was a backdrop for the "Game of Thrones" TV series, has collapsed in a storm.
Russia on Monday honored the world's first woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova, who recalled tense moments of her pioneering mission on her 80th birthday.
Despite pressure from an ultra-conservative lawmaker, Russia's Culture Ministry has approved the release of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" movie despite protests over a gay character.
In offices across Russia, the countdown to International Women's Day is a whirl of last-minute meetings and dashes for gifts as men race to prepare festivities for their female colleagues.
Britain's Professor Stephen Hawking is presented with his illuminated Freedom Scroll by the chamberlain of the City of London as he receives the Honorary Freedom of the City of London during a ceremony at the Guildhall on Monday, March 6.
Vladimir Putin recently quipped that Russian prostitutes are "the best in the world" as he dismissed unsubstantiated rumors that Moscow had incriminating evidence on Donald Trump.
Francois Fillon was fighting to keep his embattled French presidential bid alive on Monday as former President Nicolas Sarkozy piled pressure on him ahead of a crisis meeting of their right-wing Republicans party.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan has approved plans for Chelsea to redevelop Stamford Bridge, the latest hurdle overcome by the Premier League leaders in the building process.
With the Eiffel Tower as a backdrop, French conservative Francois Fillon clung tenaciously to his presidential candidacy Sunday, emboldened by thousands of supporters at a high-stakes rally aimed at quashing pressure on him to step aside because of impending corruption charges.