Tuesday, November 19, 2013
A Boeing 737 airliner crashed on Sunday in the Russian city of Kazan, killing all 50 people on board and spotlighting the poor safety record of regional airlines that fly internal routes across the world's largest nation.
Google said Monday it had developed new technology to block child porn from more than 100,000 unique searches, ahead of talks with British Prime Minister David Cameron who has been pushing for action on indecent images online.
A frantic manhunt was underway for a gunman in Paris on Monday as a 27-year-old fought for his life after being shot at the offices of French daily Liberation.
Doris Lessing emerged from a black cab outside her home in London one day in 2007 and was confronted by a horde of reporters. When told she had won the Nobel Prize, she blinked and retorted “Oh Christ! ... I couldn't care less.”
Monday, November 18, 2013
A Boeing 737 operated by a Russian airline crashed on Sunday while attempting to land in the city of Kazan, killing all 50 on board, Russia's emergency situations ministry said.
Thousands of trucks blocked motorways across France on Saturday in protest at the government's controversial plans for a tax on heavy vehicles, causing hours of delays.
A Greek anti-establishment group has claimed responsibility for a drive-by shooting this month that killed two supporters of the far-right Golden Dawn party and raised fears of an escalation of political violence.
Sunday, November 17, 2013
Silvio Berlusconi said on Saturday his center-right party had split from Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta's ruling coalition but said he did not have the numbers to bring the government down.
Saturday, November 16, 2013
The European Union issued stern warnings to France, Spain and Italy on Friday that they must hold unwaveringly to their budgets for 2014, saying they were at risk of missing targets.