Friday, May 29, 2015
Prime Minister David Cameron met his Dutch counterpart on Thursday as he began a whirlwind visit to four European capitals, pressing his case that Britain needs to renegotiate its relationship with the 27 other members of the bloc.
Iraq has exhumed the remains of 470 people believed to have been executed by jihadists near Tikrit last year in what is known as the Speicher massacre, the health minister said Thursday.
Iran on Thursday warned global powers against making "excessive demands" in talks aimed at sealing a ground-breaking nuclear deal, after France demanded access to its military installations.
More Americans sought unemployment benefits last week, though the overall level remains low and points to a healthy job market.
The U.S. military accidentally shipped at least one live anthrax sample across the country to a commercial lab in Maryland and four workers were undergoing medical treatment as a precaution, officials said Wednesday.
Thursday, May 28, 2015
The UK's first all-Conservative government in two decades unveiled its plans for power Wednesday, including laws to hold a referendum on European Union membership, give Scotland more autonomy and toughen immigration policies.
The EU on Wednesday asked its member states to admit 40,000 asylum seekers from Syria and Eritrea landing in Italy and Greece, which have been overstretched by an influx of migrants.
Documentary photographer Mary Ellen Mark, called "a snake charmer of the soul" for her gift of capturing searing images of human vulnerability, has died at age 75.
Madagascan President Hery Rajaonarimampianina on Wednesday vowed to challenge an overwhelming parliamentary vote to impeach him, alleging corruption in the voting process.
German authorities evacuated around 20,000 people from their homes in the western city of Cologne Wednesday after a World War II bomb was unearthed during construction work.