Anti-austerity camp scents blood as Greeks face snap pollGreek lawmakers failed in their third and last attempt to elect a new president on Monday, triggering a snap election that could propel the anti-austerity Syriza party to power.
Video: The 'tender' revolution of Pope FrancisPope Francis began the year with an overhaul of the Vatican’s scandal-ridden bank and ended it with a scathing critique of the Vatican’s power-hungry bureaucracy.
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Evacuation of Greek ferry now 'complete'The evacuation of the Greek ferry that caught fire off the Albanian coast is now complete, Italian Premier Matteo Renzi said on Monday. Five people have been confirmed killed in…
Cameroon launches first air strikes against Boko HaramCameroon's air force attacked Boko Haram positions in the far north of the country for the first time after the jihadists seized a military camp, the government announced.
Poroshenko to meet Putin, Hollande for peace talksUkrainian President Petro Poroshenko will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President François Hollande on January 15 to discuss…
DR Congo: Saving the gorillas of VirungaMélanie Gouby, a young French journalist, spent nearly two years in eastern DR Congo following the brave rangers of Virunga, Africa's oldest natural park and a UNESCO world…
In pictures: Massive snowfall traps thousands in French AlpsHeavy snowfall in the French Alps left some 15,000 drivers stranded overnight into Sunday, forcing many to pass the night in their cars and prompting officials to open emergency…
Torres to return to Atletico on loan from AC MilanSpain forward Fernando Torres has agreed to return to Atletico Madrid on loan from AC Milan until the end of the 2015-16 season, seven and a half years after leaving his boyhood…