Vazquez sworn in as Uruguay’s presidentTabare Vazquez was sworn in as Uruguay's new president Sunday, returning to office a decade after first leading the left to power and drawing a curtain on folksy farmer Jose…
France divided over cooperation with ‘butcher’ AssadFour days after French MPs went on an unofficial trip to meet with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, much to the chagrin of President François Hollande, a bitter rift is growing…
Thousands of mourners honour slain Putin foeHolding placards declaring "I am not afraid", thousands of Russians marched in Moscow on Sunday in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, whose murder has widened a split in…
Islamic State group frees 19 ChristiansThe Islamic State group released 19 Assyrian Christian captives in Syria on Sunday after processing them through a sharia court, a monitoring group which tracks the conflict said.
Estonian pro-NATO ruling party wins electionEstonia’s centre-right prime minister claimed victory in an election on Sunday, cementing pro-NATO policies after a campaign dominated by fears of interference by neighbouring…
Police arrest dozens in Hong Kong at anti-China protestMore than 30 people were arrested as a group of about 400 demonstrators in Hong Kong clashed with police in the latest sign of tensions caused by China’s influence in the city.
Deadly bomb blast strikes Egyptian tourist townA bomb blast on Sunday killed two people in the Egyptian tourist resort of Aswan, police said, in the first such attack in the town since a wave of violence following the 2013…
Irish take control of Six Nations with win over EnglandIreland took control of its Six Nations destiny with a 19-9 victory Sunday over England in the visitors’ first defeat of the tournament.