Tuesday, October 14, 2014
French economist Jean Tirole won the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday, for his analysis of big companies, market power and regulation, the Royal Academy of Sciences said.
President Petro Poroshenko on Monday turned to the popular head of Ukraine's frontline forces in his search for a defense minister ahead of a crunch general election and high-stakes talks with Russia.
A rare feature-length animation film produced entirely in France, “Yellowbird” premiered on Sunday at the London Film Festival, a heartwarming tale of an orphaned bird leading a migration across the world.
Hundreds of thousands of workers in England's state-run National Health Service (NHS) went on strike Monday for the first time since 1982 following the government's rejection of a blanket pay rise.
Britain's government officially launched on Monday an attempt to sell its 40-percent stake in Eurostar, the high-speed rail service connecting London with Paris and Brussels.
Monday, October 13, 2014
Russia expects to produce three Ebola vaccines within the next six months, Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said on Saturday.
Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang on Sunday arrived in Moscow for talks with President Vladimir Putin as Russia is struggling with its most pronounced isolation since the end of the Cold War.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his defense minister to pull thousands of troops from the border with Ukraine, ahead of key talks on a fragile truce in the ex-Soviet country.
Bosnia voted Sunday in general elections amid mounting social discontent in a country plagued with corruption and ethnic disputes hampering its approach to the European Union.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters have an “almost zero chance” of changing Beijing's stance and securing free elections, the city's embattled Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying said in a TV show Sunday.