EU imposes new sanctions on Russian officials over MH17 crash
The European Union agreed Tuesday to impose new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia’s actions in Ukraine, amid mounting international...
One is one: UK royals release new photos for Prince George’s first birthday
William and Kate have released two new family photographs to mark Prince George’s first birthday.
U.K. announces public inquiry into poison murder of ex-KGB spy Litvinenko
The widow of poisoned ex-KGB spy Alexander Litvinenko says she is “relieved and delighted” that there will be a public inquiry into his death.
Berlusconi, freed from sex-trial woes, dreams of political comeback
Silvio Berlusconi’s acquittal in a high-profile sex-for-hire case has boosted the former Italian prime minister’s determination to revive his...
Israeli-Palestinian conflict echoes loudly in tense France
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict stirs up passions the world over and France—where large Muslim and Jewish communities, a colonial past and divisions...
Duchess of Cambridge to make first official solo trip abroad to Malta
The Duchess of Cambridge is to make her first official solo trip abroad. Kate will travel to Malta on September 20 and 21 to represent the Queen as the...
Armed Russian rebels load MH17 passengers’ remains onto trains in Torez
Armed pro-Russian separatists have reportedly forced emergency workers to hand over all of the 196 bodies recovered from the Malaysia Airlines crash site.
Ukraine, rebels argue over MH17 wreckage; Europeans give Putin ‘last chance’
Ukraine accused Russia and pro-Moscow rebels on Saturday of destroying evidence to cover up their guilt in the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner that...
Nine killed and 40 injured in multiple bus crash on Germany’s Autobahn
Nine people were killed and more than 40 injured when several buses crashed into each other on a German motorway near the eastern city of Dresden, police...
World calls for Ukraine cease-fire, investigation in downing of Malaysia plane
World leaders called for an immediate cease-fire in eastern Ukraine on Friday and demanded speedy access for international investigators to the crash site...
Ukraine and Russia row over who ‘shot down’ Malaysia Airlines plane
Moscow has hit back after the Kiev government claimed pro-Russian separatists shot down a passenger plane, killing all 298 people on board, including 189...
Ex Italy PM Berlusconi wins appeal against conviction for paying for sex with minor
An Italian appeals court on Friday overturned Silvio Berlusconi’s conviction on charges of abuse of office and paying for sex with a minor, in a...
Malaysia Airlines jet with 295 people ‘shot down by missile over Ukraine’
A Malaysian passenger plane with 295 people on board has been shot down as it flew above eastern Ukraine, according to aviation sources.
Russian jet ‘shoots down Ukrainian war plane’ as tensions escalate
A Russian jet has shot down a Ukrainian fighter plane in the east of Ukraine, according to a military spokesman in Kiev.
Dutch ‘liable’ for deaths of 300 victims of Srebrenica massacre
A court in the Netherlands ruled Wednesday that the Dutch state was liable for the deaths of over 300 victims of the Srebrenica massacre, the worst atrocity...
Europe’s leaders meet to chose candidates for top EU jobs; women front-runners
European Union leaders meet on Wednesday to pick the bloc’s new foreign policy chief after choosing Jean-Claude Juncker to head the executive European...
Putin to launch criminal probe into Moscow train crash that killed 21
At least 21 people have been killed after a rush-hour subway train derailed in Moscow, emergency officials said.
Church of England approves women bishops for first time in history
Women bishops could be appointed by the end of this year in the Church of England after legislation backing the move was given final approval by the General...
Ukrainian transport plane ‘probably’ shot down from Russian territory
A Ukrainian transport aircraft was “probably” shot down from within Russian territory, Ukraine’s defence ministry has claimed.
Costa Concordia ‘floating again’—two-and-a-half years after luxury liner sank
The shipwrecked Costa Concordia is floating on its own for the first time in two-and-a-half years as one of the biggest salvage operations ever enters...
Italian cruise ship hulk to rise from the waves
An unprecedented operation to refloat the shipwrecked Costa Concordia was set to begin Monday in Italy.
Will Church of England Synod allow women bishops?
The Church of England is being given a crucial second chance today to back the introduction of women bishops—almost two years after the plan was controversially...
U.S. fugitive Snowden attacks British emergency surveillance laws
Fugitive U.S. intelligence expert Edward Snowden attacked British plans for emergency laws to allow police and security services greater access to Internet...
Russia warns of ‘dangerous escalation’ over deadly Ukraine shelling
Russia has vowed to respond to a “dangerous escalation” of violence near its border, after a Russian man was killed and two women injured by...
Ukraine jets pound rebels after deadly missile attack in escalation of conflict
Ukrainian war planes bombarded separatists along a broad front today “inflicting huge losses”.
Angered Ukraine president vows to ‘find and destroy’ missile attackers
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko vowed to “find and destroy” pro-Russian rebels who killed 23 servicemen and wounded nearly 100 in a missile...
19 Ukraine troops killed in rebel attack on Russian border
Pro-Russian rebels have fired missiles at government troops near the Russian border, killing at least 19 servicemen, Ukraine’s Defence Ministry said,...
Graphic and compelling evidence of torture in Ukraine: Amnesty International
Armed separatist groups and pro-Kiev forces have abducted, beaten and tortured activists, protesters and journalists in eastern Ukraine in the last three...
Germany gives U.S. CIA chief the boot as spying row intensifies
Germany expelled the U.S. intelligence station chief in Berlin Thursday over alleged spying by Washington, the government said in a highly unusual move...
Frozen body of climber missing for 32 years found on Mont Blanc
The body of a French climber who disappeared during a snowstorm in 1982 has been discovered on the slopes of Mont Blanc.