Tuesday, May 12, 2015
The billionaire chief executive of the Chinese conglomerate Tiens has given 6,400 of his best salespeople a vacation that started in Paris and ended with a parade on France's Cote d'Azur.
Chinese leader Xi Jinping traveled Sunday to Belarus for a three-day trip to sign deals worth billions of dollars as Beijing looks to build greater inroads into Europe's economy.
The United Kingdom's Prince Harry said Monday he wants to have children and would like a partner to "share the pressure" of royal duties, but is still waiting for the right woman.
Monday, May 11, 2015
Shooting broke out for a second day Sunday in north Macedonia as concern mounted in Europe after clashes between police and unidentified gunmen in the restive Balkan nation left at least six officers dead.1 Comment
Germany's finance minister said in comments published on Sunday that Berlin wants to help indebted Greece stay in the eurozone, but warned of the risk of Athens facing sudden insolvency.
Cuban President Raul Castro met with Pope Francis at the Vatican Sunday, thanking the pontiff for his role in brokering the recent rapprochement between Havana and Washington, a papal spokesman said.
Poles voted Sunday in presidential elections after a lackluster campaign focused on national security and social issues, with incumbent Bronislaw Komorowski expected to win, but not without a struggle.
A 10-day strike by pilots at TAP Portugal, a plunge into losses and sky-high debt have steered the airline, and the government's plans to sell it to private investors, into turbulence.
Sunday, May 10, 2015
Britain awoke to a new political landscape on Saturday after a shock election victory for Prime Minister David Cameron that decapitated the opposition and bolstered secessionists in Scotland.
A military transport plane crashed near southwestern Seville airport Saturday, killing its crew, Spain's prime minister said. It is unclear if anyone else was injured.