Pope meets Christian woman sentenced to death in SudanPope Francis met privately on Thursday at the Vatican with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, which was commuted in June.
TOUR DE FRANCE
Italy’s Nibali cruises to victory in 18th stage of Tour de FranceVincenzo Nibali demonstrated yet again on Thursday that he has no serious rivals in the Tour de France, after powering to victory in the final mountain stage.
Botched Arizona execution takes nearly two hoursArizona inmate Joseph Wood reportedly gasped over 600 times before succumbing to a lethal injection on Wednesday, adding yet another flawed execution to a recent series that has ra...
Ryanair ordered to pay back €9.6m in illegal state aid to FranceLow-cost airline Ryanair must repay about 9.6 million euros in illegal state aid it received from the French government for its operations at several regional airports, the Europea...
Two Ukrainian fighter jets shot down over rebel-held territoryUkraine’s military has said that two of its fighter jets were shot down by pro-Russia separatists in the country’s east on Wednesday, not far from where Malaysia Airlines Flight MH...
US courts issue conflicting reports on ObamacareTwo US federal courts issued conflicting rulings on Tuesday on whether the government could subsidize health insurance premiums for the millions of Americans that use the federal i...
MALAYSIA FLIGHT MH17
Flight MH17 shot down ‘by mistake', US intelligence indicatesPro-Russian separatists probably shot down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, US intelligence officials said on Tuesday, adding that the rebels were likely "ill-trained" and...
Widodo wins Indonesian presidential electionJoko Widodo, the governor of Jakarta in Indonesia, has won the country’s presidential race with 53 percent of the vote, election officials said on Tuesday.
Colombia's Rodriguez signs '€80m' contract with Real MadridColombian midfielder James Rodriguez is to leave Monaco for Real Madrid after signing a six-year contract reportedly worth around 80 million euros.
Scores killed as Libyan militias fight over airportFor over a week, rival Libyan militias have been locked in a deadly battle for control of the capital Tripoli's international airport.
Christians in Iraq's Mosul face execution or exodusFor Iraqi Christian Fadi and his young family it is a lonely wait to see whether they will be executed soon.
MALAYSIA FLIGHT MH17
Ukrainian separatists to hand over Flight MH17 black boxesMalaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said on Monday that pro-Russia separatists in Ukraine’s east had agreed to give up the black boxes from Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, while th...