Friday, July 31, 2015
Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution Wednesday that sought to set up a special tribunal to try those responsible for shooting down Flight MH17 over Ukraine.
Hundreds of migrants holed up in northern France made another desperate attempt to reach England in the early hours of Thursday, as the UK's prime minister came under fire for controversial comments on the crisis.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, under fire from his Syriza party comrades over an unpopular EU-IMF bailout, on Thursday proposed holding an emergency party congress in September to determine government strategy.
Thursday, July 30, 2015
Aviation investigators headed to the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion on Thursday to determine whether a piece of plane wreckage that washed up on its shores is part of missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution Wednesday that sought to set up a special tribunal to try those responsible for shooting down flight MH17 over Ukraine.
Migrants rushed the tunnel linking France and England repeatedly for a second night on Wednesday and one man was crushed by a truck in the chaos, deepening tensions surrounding the thousands of people camped in this northern French port city.
An analysis of an Israeli assault in the Gaza Strip following the capture of one of its soldiers during last year's war in the Palestinian territory shows "strong evidence" of war crimes, Amnesty International said Wednesday.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
CALAIS, France - One man was found dead Wednesday as migrants made some 1,500 attempts to enter the Eurotunnel terminal in a desperate bid to get to England, a situation the British prime minister warned was "very concerning."
A British peer who had been in charge of parliamentary ethics quit the House of Lords on Tuesday after allegedly snorting cocaine off a prostitute's breasts, fueling calls for reform of the unelected upper chamber.
A top Russian rights group supporting torture victims including in Chechnya said Tuesday it is being forced to close after being branded a "foreign agent" but will relaunch under a new name.