Tuesday, November 4, 2014
Europe on Monday warned Russia to respect Ukraine's unity as Moscow piled pressure on Kiev by recognizing controversial rebel polls aimed at giving legitimacy to a bloody pro-Kremlin insurgency.
Europe has an estimated 421 million fewer birds than
Former Yugoslav Gen. Veljko Kadijevic, who was accused of war crimes in Croatia and who fled to Russia to avoid testifying at a U.N. tribunal, has died. He was 88.
The bodies of three people were discovered near a train station in the Swiss Alps town of Wilderswill on Monday, police said, amid reports of a murder-suicide.
French advertising agency Publicis said Monday it had bought U.S. digital marketing specialists Sapient in a US$3.7 billion (2.95 billion euro) deal.
Monday, November 3, 2014
Residents of separatist-controlled regions in eastern Ukraine voted Sunday to elect legislators and executives in polls that have been staunchly denounced by the international community.
Barely 100 people joined a gay pride parade Sunday in the capital of deeply conservative Montenegro, vastly outnumbered by some 2,000 police amid fears of violence.
Romania's Prime Minister Victor Ponta looked set to win the first round of a presidential election Sunday, despite fears he could reverse reforms aimed at tackling the rampant corruption that blights one of Europe's poorest countries.
Five hundred years after the Portuguese became the first Europeans to establish sea trade with China, a town in northern Portugal is counting on its youth to secure a new foothold in the Asian giant.
Sunday, November 2, 2014
Separatists in eastern Ukraine voted Sunday in controversial, Russian-backed leadership elections that Kiev and the West have refused to recognise and which threatened to deepen an international crisis over the conflict.