Tuesday, April 30, 2013
The roundabout surrounding the Arc de Triomphe, one of the busiest and most famous in Paris, had to be evacuated on Monday after a false bomb alert, police sources said.
A landmark referendum held in Croatia has failed to derail plans for the construction of a large golf complex that could change the face of the ancient walled tourist resort of Dubrovnik.
Monday, April 29, 2013
New Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta will seek the backing of parliament in a confidence vote on Monday, facing severe political and economic problems that will test the solidity of his coalition government in the months ahead.
An unemployed man opened fire on policemen outside Italian government headquarters in Rome on Sunday just as the country's new coalition cabinet was being sworn in.
Russian authorities secretly recorded a telephone conversation in 2011 in which one of the Boston bombing suspects vaguely discussed jihad with his mother, officials said Saturday, days after the U.S. government finally received details about the call.
Once it was known as “Scud Hill” — a launching pad for Scud missiles during the Soviet occupation and subsequent civil war and a symbol of Afghanistan's violent past.
Britain's Prince Philip wrapped up a two-day visit to Canada on Saturday, awarding a new regimental flag to a military battalion.
An explosion ripped off the side of a 5-story residential building in France's Champagne country on Sunday, killing at least two people and injuring nine others, officials said. A search for survivors was underway.
Germany's Greens pledged to fight a joint battle with the center-left Social Democrats against conservative Chancellor Angela Merkel in elections five months away as it wrapped up a three-day party congress Sunday.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Italian Prime Minister-designate Enrico Letta will meet President Giorgio Napolitano on Saturday, the president's office said, giving Letta the opportunity to update Napolitano on his attempts to form a government.