Sunday, January 24, 2016
With a year to go before presidential elections, French opposition leader Nicolas Sarkozy has outlined where he thinks he went wrong during his time in power, in a new book to be published on Monday.
Croatia's parliament has approved a new center-right government led by Canada-educated financial expert Tihomir Oreskovic, ending more than two months of political deadlock after an inconclusive general election.
Saturday, January 23, 2016
At least 44 people including 20 children have died after their boats sank on their way from Turkey to Greece on Friday, with dozens of other migrants reported missing, Coast Guard officials in Greece and Turkey said.
German brewers will be clinking glasses this year to the 500th anniversary of their "purity law," even as craft label designers complain the decree is cramping their style.
Friday, January 22, 2016
Russian President Vladimir Putin "probably approved" the killing of ex-spy Alexander Litvinenko in London, a British inquiry into his agonizing death by radiation poisoning found Thursday.
The U.N.'s top human rights body took Denmark to task Thursday over its treatment of asylum seekers, with diplomats voicing alarm over rising xenophobia and a plan to seize valuables from migrants.
Italy's upcoming parliamentary battle over gay civil unions has opened with a group of senators proposing prison terms for couples who use overseas surrogate mothers to have a child.
An international court on Thursday sentenced a leading Kosovo Serb politician to nine years in prison for war crimes against ethnic Albanian civilians -- a ruling that could heighten tensions in the region.
Moldova braced for fresh protests on Thursday after the opposition called for more demonstrations against a new government that was secretly sworn in overnight.
Thursday, January 21, 2016
Rising risks to the global economy and a string of jihadist attacks around the world overshadowed Wednesday's opening of an annual meeting of the rich and powerful in a snow-blanketed Swiss ski resort.