Thursday, February 12, 2015
Greece's new government is confronting its eurozone creditors head on at an emergency meeting Wednesday, where Athens will seek to ease its bailout conditions in the face of strong resistance from its partners.
Fighting raged in eastern Ukraine Wednesday, killing five people at a bus station in the rebel stronghold of Donetsk, as Western leaders confirmed that they would take part in peace talks later in the day.
Visitors at Dulwich Picture Gallery peer at the Old Masters on the walls, trying to spot the US$120 (106-euro) Chinese replica hung among paintings by Rembrandt, Rubens and Gainsborough on Tuesday.
To most people, it may be just a fun food to munch while watching a movie.
The failure of Costa Concordia's captain to promptly order an evacuation of the cruise ship was the sole reason 32 people died, prosecutors said in their final arguments in court Tuesday.
With all the noise and uncertainty surrounding Greece over the past couple of weeks, it's been easy to overlook the growing signs of economic recovery in Europe.
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn on Tuesday denied knowing the women he took part in sex parties with were prostitutes, as he took the stand at his French trial on charges of aggravated pimping.
Two French families whose babies were switched at birth more than 20 years ago won nearly two million euros in compensation on Tuesday.
Intense fighting in Ukraine, including a rocket strike on Kiev's military headquarters in the east, killed at least 20 people on Tuesday on the eve of a four-way peace summit.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Police said Monday they came under fire in an infamous housing estate in the French city of Marseille after residents said “Kalashnikovs” were being fired, though no victims were reported.