Tuesday, February 17, 2015
A British study released Monday suggested that the risk of psychosis was five times higher for regular users of cannabis, adding to a growing body of evidence linking drug use and mental health disorders.
The Italian coastguard launched a massive operation Sunday to rescue more than 2,000 migrants in difficulty between the Italian island of Lampedusa and the Libyan coast, local media said.
The European Space Agency (ESA) on Sunday said it had destroyed its last supply ship to the International Space Station, bringing a seven-year venture to a successful close.
Hard-to-pronounce British place names are getting a Mandarin makeover with sometimes surprising results, Britain's tourism agency said on Monday as part of a campaign to encourage more Chinese tourists.
France and Egypt were poised Monday to sign a multibillion-euro deal for the first foreign sale of the Rafale fighter jet despite human rights concerns.
Monday, February 16, 2015
Copenhagen police said Sunday they believe a man shot dead by officers was responsible for two fatal attacks that shocked the normally peaceful Danish capital.
Fighting dropped sharply across eastern Ukraine on Sunday but there was still sporadic shooting after a cease-fire came into force, the first step in a fragile peace plan aimed at ending 10 months of conflict.
Pope Francis on Sunday exhorted 20 new cardinals to reach out to all those who have been shunned, physically or spiritually, by the church or society.
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was sworn in as Croatia's first female president on Sunday after a surprise election victory in the European Union's newest member state.
Looking east to the bloody conflict gripping Ukraine, NATO-member Poland has kicked off an unprecedented military spending spree worth billions to overhaul its forces as Warsaw believes peace in Europe is no longer a given.