Sunday, July 27, 2014
Pope Francis has traveled to a southern Italian stronghold of a clan of mobsters who poisoned local farmlands by dumping illicitly trafficked toxic waste.
Russia accused on Saturday the United States of spreading flagrant lies about Russia's alleged involvement in the downing of a Malaysian airliner over Ukraine
The grave of King Richard III, immortalized by Shakespeare as one of history's great villains, was opened up to the public on Saturday in central England.
Nearly a quarter-century after McDonald's startled and delighted Soviets with their first taste of American fast-food culture, the company's now facing a suit that could ban it from selling some of its signature products.
Saturday, July 26, 2014
The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the pro-Russia revolt in eastern Ukraine, official documents showed.
The crises in Ukraine and the Middle East are eroding business confidence in Germany, Europe's top economy, a key indicator showed on Friday.
A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators walked the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and help bring the last of the victims home.
The EU on Thursday formally rejected Switzerland's request to renegotiate their freedom of movement accord so as to take into account a Swiss vote earlier this year to limit immigration, EU sources said.
Nearly 300 passengers perished when their plane is shot out of the sky. Airlines suspended flights to Israel's largest airport after rocket attacks. Two airliners crash during storms. Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, a cluster of disasters spanning three continents.
Friday, July 25, 2014
A Sudanese Christian woman whose death sentence for renouncing Islam sparked a global outcry that eventually led to an acquittal, met Pope Francis on Thursday after arriving in Italy en route to the United States.