Ukrainian troops attack rebels and regain port city of Mariupol
Ukrainian troops have attacked pro-Russian separatists in the southern port of Mariupol, officials said.
Ukraine accuses Russia of sending in tanks
Ukraine’s interior minister has accused Russia of allowing tanks to cross its border to help pro-Russian separatists there.
Gridlocked: Taxis cause traffic chaos across Europe in protest against apps
Taxi drivers in London, Paris and other European capitals brought chaos to the streets Wednesday in protest against new car-hailing apps such as Uber that...
As violence escalates, Ukraine leader orders evacuation corridors
Ukraine’s new president ordered the creation of evacuation “corridors” today to help civilians escape fighting between pro-Russian separatists...
Six dead as severe storms cause chaos in Germany
At least six people have died in western Germany as heavy rains, hail and high winds battered the region.
'Patriot's handbook' could give insight into Putin's anti-West thoughts
Oleg Makarenko’s website, Ruxpert, may not command the viewer numbers of Wikipedia that inspired it, but inside Russia, it holds a prominent position...
Eurofighter jet crashes in southern Spain, killing pilot
A Eurofighter jet crashed on Monday while attempting to land at the Moron air base in southwestern Spain near Seville, a defence ministry spokeswoman said.
Paris ‘Locks of love’ bridge evacuated after railing collapse
Thousands of lovers from across the world visit the Pont des Arts in Paris every year and seal their love by attaching a lock carrying their names to its...
Politics left behind as Middle East rivals meet for prayer at Vatican
The Vatican has played down any expectations that the Sunday evening meeting between Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas – billed as a “pause from politics”...
Madeleine McCann: Police to question suspects as search continues
Police in Portugal investigating the disappearance of Madeleine McCann are set to interview a number of suspects “in the very near future” according...
President Poroshenko sworn in, promises to work for peace in Ukraine
Ukraine’s Petro Poroshenko was sworn in as president of his troubled country on Saturday as government forces battled pro-Russian separatists in...
As leaders talk peace on eve of Poroshenko’s swearing-in, rebels down Ukrainian plane
Pro-Russian separatists shot down a Ukrainian army plane as fighting raged in the eastern town of Slaviansk on Friday, a day before the inauguration of...
'Corrupt accounts' written on edible paper in Italy bribes scandal
A bribes scandal in Venice started when investigators found corrupt accounts written out on edible paper to be consumed in case of a police raid, Italian...
War and peace: Leaders talk of Ukraine ceasefire at D-Day event
Russian president Vladimir Putin and Ukraine’s newly elected leader Petro Poroshenko have spoken of their desire for a quick end to hostilities in...
Pope fires entire board of Vatican financial watchdog
Pope Francis sacked the five-man board of the Vatican’s financial watchdog on Thursday - all Italians - in the latest move to break with an old guard...