Mourners gather in Moscow for Nemtsov funeralMourners gathered in Moscow on Tuesday for the funeral of Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, who was shot dead in the country's capital last week.
Origins of HIV virus strains traced to gorillas in CameroonTwo of four strains of the virus that can cause AIDS come from gorillas in southwestern Cameroon, an international team of scientists reported in studies published Monday in the…
USA - ISRAEL
Tensions ahead of Netanyahu’s speech to US CongressIsraeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will escalate his campaign against US President Barack Obama’s Iran diplomacy on Tuesday in a speech to Congress whose staging has put…
Libya’s government names anti-Islamist army chiefKhalifa Haftar, one of the most divisive figures in post-revolutionary Libya, was appointed army commander for the country’s internationally recognised government on Monday in a…
PAKISTAN - INDIA
India and Pakistan revive diplomatic effortsIndia’s top diplomat visits Pakistan on Tuesday for the first meeting with his counterpart since New Delhi called off talks last year aimed at easing the rivals’ many disputes.
EU seeks unity after Greek PM blasts Spain, PortugalThe EU said Monday it is trying to mediate in a simmering row between Greece and its eurozone partners Spain and Portugal after Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras accused them of…
Kerry meets with Russia’s Lavrov over Ukraine crisisUS Secretary of State John Kerry held tense talks with his Russian counterpart in Geneva Monday to end fighting in Ukraine, where the UN says more than 6,000 have died in less…
Netanyahu arrives in US for ‘historic’ speechThe United States and Israel showed signs of seeking to defuse tensions on Sunday ahead of a speech in Washington by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he will warn…
Terrible France down and out against WalesFrance suffered their second defeat in three games in this season’s Six Nations as Wales rekindled their title hopes with a 20-13 win in Paris on Saturday.
PSG miss chance to top Ligue 1 after 0-0 draw with MonacoParis Saint-Germain fluffed their chance to go atop the French league with a frustrating 0-0 draw at Monaco on Sunday.
AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS
Guinea pardons fans arrested for Africa Cup clashesEquatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang has pardoned 149 people who were arrested following clashes during the host country's Africa Cup of Nations semi-final defeat to Ghana.
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.