Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Catalan separatists dealt a bitter blow to Spain's government by winning control of their regional parliament, sparking uncertainty and political maneuvering Monday, three months ahead of a general election.
New Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn failed to force a vote on the totemic issue of Britain's nuclear deterrent program Trident as the party opened its annual conference on Sunday.
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he wants Monday's planned meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin to lead to better implementation of an accord aimed at halting war in eastern Ukraine.
Poland's highest state officials on Sunday reburied the remains of 35 national heroes, men who fought the Germans during World War II only to be killed after the war by a new communist leadership that felt threatened by their patriotism.
Guidebooks rarely mention it, but Paris is one of the most polluted cities in the rich world. The Eiffel Tower is periodically shrouded in smog, and there's one key culprit: France's disproportionately heavy reliance on diesel fuel.
Monday, September 28, 2015
Voters in Catalonia participated in an election Sunday that could propel the northeastern region toward independence from the rest of Spain or quell secessionism for years.
Seventeen Syrian refugees including five children drowned Sunday when their boat sank in Turkish waters on its way to Greece, local media reported.
Could Britain give up the Bomb?
German media reported Sunday that Volkswagen was warned years ago about the use of illegal tricks to defeat emissions tests.