Tuesday, November 11, 2014
The Netherlands on Monday held a somber and emotional memorial for the 298 people who died when Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down over war-torn eastern Ukraine in July.
The dust and cobwebs lie thick after nearly a century, but the memory of the French soldier who grew up in this bedroom — and who died in Belgium in World War I — is today as vivid as the sunlight streaming through the window.
France's former Prime Minister Francois Fillon Sunday complained of a “plot” against him, amid media revelations he sought to interfere in legal procedures against Nicolas Sarkozy, a rival in the right-wing opposition.
Nicki Minaj rapped about shortbread and Ariana Grande capped a breakthrough year with two trophies as the MTV Europe Music Awards celebrated its 20th anniversary Sunday with a Scottish-accented show in Glasgow.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Germany on Sunday celebrated 25 years since the fall of the Berlin Wall, a milestone in ending the Cold War, by throwing a huge open-air street party at the iconic Brandenburg Gate.
Spain's Catalonia region voted in a symbolic ballot Sunday on whether to break away as an independent state, defying fierce challenges by the Spanish government.
Artillery fire rocked east Ukraine's rebel stronghold of Donetsk on Sunday as separatists appeared to be reinforcing their frontline and fears grew of a return to all-out fighting.
Sunday, November 9, 2014
Russia on Friday warned of the imminent “death” of the World Trade Organization if developed and developing nations don't come to an agreement at the upcoming Group of 20 summit in Australia.
Britain declared victory after the EU agreed Friday to extend a deadline for a huge 2.1-billion-euro bill, but walked straight into a new row as other countries rejected its claims to have reduced the amount.
Saturday, November 8, 2014
Ukraine said Friday that dozens of tanks and truckloads of soldiers had crossed from Russia into Kremlin-backed rebel territory, as five servicemen were killed in fighting that made a mockery of a supposed cease-fire.