Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Britain's high-profile foreign minister, William Hague, is leaving his job, the government said Monday — a surprise announcement that precedes a major shakeup of the Conservative-led administration.
European Central Bank head Mario Draghi said Monday that a stronger euro would put at risk the shaky recovery in the 18 countries that use the shared currency.
Monday, July 14, 2014
Escalating clashes between pro-Kremlin separatists and Ukrainian forces on Sunday killed 12 civilians and forced the new Western-backed leader to cancel a pivotal meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the World Cup in Brazil.
A Portuguese airliner suffered engine failure shortly after taking off from Lisbon early on Saturday, scattering debris on cars below and forcing it to turn around.
Sunday, July 13, 2014
The music video opens with Palestinian Hamas fighters in fatigues building, transporting and then firing rockets at Israel — but the triumphant lyrics are being sung in Hebrew, not Arabic.
The European Union said on Saturday that it has extended sanctions to cover 11 leaders of the pro-Moscow rebellion in eastern Ukraine.1 Comment
The corruption scandal surrounding former French president Nicolas Sarkozy deepened further on Saturday with fresh leaks of telephone conversations purporting to show he offered to get a judge a plum job in return for favors.
Italian striker Mario Balotelli was at the center of fresh controversy on Friday after posting a picture of himself on social media apparently posing with a shotgun.
Former World Cup winner Iain Balshaw announced his retirement on Friday.
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Germany's foreign minister said Friday he will tell U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting this weekend that Berlin wants to reinvigorate the two countries' friendship “on an honest basis” after asking Washington's top spy to leave.