Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced his resignation on Monday, hours after learning he had suffered a crushing defeat in a referendum on constitutional reform.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Sunday it turned down a permit for a controversial pipeline project running through North Dakota, in a victory for Native Americans and climate activists who have protested against the project for several months.
Independent candidate and former Green Party leader Alexander Van der Bellen – affectionately known as "the professor" among his supporters – won Austria's presidential election on Sunday over right-wing populist Norbert Hofer.
Independent candidate Alexander Van der Bellen, a pro-EU leftist who preached moderation, has won Austria's presidential election on Sunday over right-wing populist Norbert Hofer, preliminary results show.
The ashes of Cuba's former leader Fidel Castro were interred Sunday at Santiago’s Santa Ifigenia cemetery in a private ceremony, with the list of officials in attendance reflecting the current state of geopolitics.
A town in eastern France has been ordered to remove a statue of the Virgin Mary to comply with a national ban on religious symbols in public, the local mayor said Saturday.
Italy votes in a referendum Sunday that will show whether the same anti-establishment sentiment that propelled President-elect Donald Trump to power in the US and led to the UK's exit from the European Union is equally forceful in Italy.
In an election sure to reverberate across Europe, Austrian voters are choosing between a right-wing populist and a left-leaning former politician for their next president.
Jill Stein late Saturday vowed to bring her fight for a recount of votes cast in Pennsylvania in the U.S. presidential election to federal court, after a state judge ordered her campaign to post a $1 million bond.
The ashes of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro were enterred Sunday at Santiago’s Santa Ifigenia cemetery in a private ceremony attended by family and a few officials, including French Ecology Minister Ségolène Royal.