Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini on Monday denied whipping up xenophobic hatred in South Africa after he was accused of triggering violence that has left at least seven people dead and forced thousands from their homes.
Russia on Monday dismissed Norway's protests over a weekend visit to a Norwegian archipelago by a delegation that included Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.
Saudi-led airstrikes on weapons caches in Yemen's rebel-held capital on Monday caused massive explosions that shattered windows, sent residents scrambling for shelter and killed a local TV presenter.
Troops from the United States and Ukraine kicked off joint training exercises Monday intended to help bolster Ukraine's defenses against incursions from Russian-backed separatists in the east.
A Catalonian student reportedly armed with a crossbow and a knife killed a substitute teacher and wounded four others at a school in Barcelona, police and witnesses said Monday.
The opposition Center Party has won Finland's parliamentary election but its new leader faces tough talks on forming a government following the success of the populist, anti-establishment Finns Party that placed ahead of the main government partners, the conservatives and Social Democrats.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Monday granted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu an extension of 14 days to form a new government.
Leaders of Greece's third largest political party, the extreme right Golden Dawn, go on trial Monday on charges of operating as a criminal organization that allegedly carried out a campaign of violence against immigrants and left-wing opponents.
Poland's Foreign Ministry urgently summoned U.S. Ambassador Stephen Mull on Sunday to "protest and demand an apology," saying the head of the FBI suggested that Poles were accomplices in the Holocaust.
A prominent environmentalist says she has fled Russia, moving with her family to Estonia out of fear that government harassment could take her children away from her.