Monday, January 5, 2015
A volunteer British nurse who contracted Ebola was in a “critical” condition Sunday, as the new U.N. mission chief on the disease insisted that ending the deadliest-ever outbreak was within reach.
A major search effort resumed Sunday for the missing crew of an overturned cargo ship spotted off the British coast.
Germany is confident that Greece will stand by its commitments to the EU bailout program, a government spokesman said on Sunday.
Pope Francis named 15 new cardinals Sunday, selecting them from 14 nations, including far-flung corners of the world such as Tonga, New Zealand, Cape Verde and Myanmar, to reflect the diversity of the church and its growth in places like Asia and Africa.
Buckingham Palace issued a fresh denial Sunday of allegations an American woman kept as an underaged “sex slave” by a Wall Street billionaire was forced to have sexual relations with Britain's Prince Andrew.
The mayor of a Paris suburb was accused Saturday of racism following his refusal to allow a Roma baby to be buried in the municipal cemetery.
Sunday, January 4, 2015
Italian authorities disembarked some 360 cold and hungry migrants from a “ghost ship” Saturday abandoned by its crew off the country's jagged southern coast.
Saturday, January 3, 2015
Italian sailors on Friday managed to take control of a crewless merchant ship as it drifted toward the country's southern shores in rough seas with 450 migrants on board, in the second such incident in two days.
The euro fell Friday to a 4 year low against the dollar after European Central Bank President Mario Draghi indicated the bank could soon back a government bond-buying program to deal with alarmingly low inflation across the 19-country eurozone.
Thousands of Ukrainian nationalists held a torchlight procession across Kiev on Thursday in honor of a 1940s anti-Soviet insurgent branded by Moscow as a Nazi collaborator whom Europe must reject.