The U.N.'s highest court on Wednesday threw out an epic case brought by the tiny Marshall Islands against India for allegedly failing to halt the nuclear arms race.
Twenty-eight Europe-bound migrants were found dead on a day of frantic rescues off Libya on Tuesday, including at least 22 in an overloaded wooden boat, an AFP photographer and the Italian coastguard said.
Pope Francis on Tuesday made an emotionally charged visit to the Italian mountain communities devastated by an Aug. 24 earthquake, praying silently amid the ruins and urging survivors to have faith in the future.
A woman looks at a sculpture, part of an installation by artist Zak Ove, of a Nubian army of masked men as they stand in the courtyard at Somerset House in London, Tuesday, Oct. 4.
Turkish authorities on Tuesday suspended some 12,800 police officers from duty over their suspected links to U.S.-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen as Turkey pressed ahead with its vast crackdown on a network it says is behind the country's July 15 failed military coup.
Spain's "trial of the year" got underway Tuesday with former lawmakers of the ruling Popular Party in the dock over one of the country's biggest corruption scandals.
Britain on Tuesday announced plans to allow its soldiers to opt out of European human rights law, in a move Prime Minister Theresa May said would end "the industry of vexatious claims" against troops.1 Comment
U.S. reality television star Kim Kardashian was tied up and robbed at gunpoint at a luxury Paris residence by assailants disguised as police who made off with millions in jewelry, French police and her representative said Monday.
Illegal dog-breeding on an industrial scale has turned Ireland into the "puppy farm capital of Europe," according to campaigners who say a recent crackdown is failing to curb the lucrative business.
Low voter turnout invalidated Hungary's referendum on European Union refugee quotas, even though citizens voted overwhelmingly in support of the government's opposition to any future, mandatory EU plans to relocate asylum-seekers.