Sunday, December 14, 2014
A leftist guerrilla's tiny cigarette-paper diary of his years in a Uruguayan prison has been salvaged from the hollowed-out shoe where he hid it and enshrined as world history by the United Nations.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
A Palestinian threw acid at a family of Israelis who gave him a ride in their car in the West Bank on Friday before being shot and wounded, the army said.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
The U.N.'s human rights chief on Wednesday condemned rich nations for their indifference to waves of global migration, after new figures showed more than 3,400 people died in the Mediterranean this year trying to reach Europe.
The Greek stock market had its biggest plunge since 1987 Tuesday as concerns mounted that the country is heading for a political crisis that could jeopardize its financial rescue program.
A judge on Tuesday banned the popular smartphone taxi service Uber from operating in Spain, court officials said, following similar prohibition action in several other countries.
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
France's only remaining hostage held abroad, Serge Lazarevic, who was kidnapped in Mali in 2011, has been freed and is in “relatively good health”, President Francois Hollande said Tuesday.
The Israeli military committed war crimes during its Gaza offensive this summer and must be investigated, human rights monitor Amnesty International said on Tuesday.
A German court Tuesday threw out the case against an 89-year-old former soldier over the Nazis' worst atrocity on French soil, the 1944 massacre in the village of Oradour-sur-Glane.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
The mayor of Paris on Sunday laid out a plan to limit cars in the city's historic center and said she wanted to ban diesel vehicles by 2020.