Monday, August 24, 2015
More than 1,500 mostly Syrian refugees, trapped in a no-man's land for three days, entered Macedonia from Greece on Saturday, after police allowed them to pass despite earlier trying to hold back the crowd using stun grenades.
A white stretch limousine pulls up outside a northern Nicosia hospital to drop off cabaret girls for their monthly HIV test, in a breakaway statelet where officially prostitution is illegal.
Irina Chapravska has just snapped up the last room of a luxury hotel that costs 300 euros (US$335) a night and offers a panoramic view of Ukraine's serene Black Sea coastline.
Sunday, August 23, 2015
A military jet taking part in a British airshow crashed into a busy main road Saturday, killing seven people and injuring more than a dozen others, police said.
One serves in the U.S. Air Force, another recently served in Afghanistan in the U.S. National Guard, another is studying physical therapy in California -- and all three Americans ...
The Russian government on Saturday published a decree expanding its continental shelf in the Sea of Okhotsk, putting into law last year's U.N. decision to grant the territory to Moscow.1 Comment
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev landed Saturday in the Kuril islands, prompting a swift rebuke from Tokyo, which claims sovereignty over the northwest Pacific archipelago in a long-running dispute.
Amy and her husband Joe were sitting quietly on the Amsterdam-Paris Thalys train Friday evening when the window behind her was shattered by a bullet, showering her with glass.
A French passenger was the first to tackle the gunman who opened fire on a train between Amsterdam and Paris, French Home Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said Saturday.
For the 3,000 refugees and migrants stuck on Greece's border with Macedonia, being beaten back violently by police on Friday was just the latest indignity in a grueling journey to new lives in Europe.