Two days after announcing his return to French politics via Facebook, former president Nicolas Sarkozy said Sunday that he "had had no choice", noting that he has never seen such "despair" in France.
Nicolas Sarkozy, the author of state pension changes that inspired mass protests, wasted no time in attacking potential rivals in the 2017 presidential race after announcing his return to French politics via Facebook.
Thousands of Russians marched in protest against the armed conflict in Ukraine on Sunday in the first major anti-war rally since the start of the standoff between Kiev and pro-Russian rebels.
Pope Francis denounced that extremists around the world are “perverting” religion to justify violence as he visited Albania on Sunday, holding up as a model the Balkan nation where Christians and Muslims live and work peacefully together.
France’s defence ministry is getting ready to unveil a huge new futuristic complex that has been dubbed the “French Pentagon,” but visitors got a rare glimpse inside its old HQ this weekend as part of the annual “European Heritage Days”.
Afghanistan’s election commission declared former finance minister Ashraf Ghani as the war-ravaged country’s president-elect on Sunday after an acrimonious dispute over fraud, but did not give the final vote tally after a UN-monitory audit.
An international day of action on climate change brought tens of thousands onto the streets of New York on Sunday, with organizers predicting the biggest protest on the issue for five years.
A roadside bomb blast killed three police officers near Egypt’s foreign ministry in downtown Cairo on Sunday, according to security sources and Egyptian media.
Islamic State group jihadists were closing in on Syria's third largest Kurdish town Sunday after their capture of surrounding villages sent tens of thousands of refugees streaming into Turkey, a monitoring group said.
Afghanistan's two rival presidential candidates signed a power-sharing deal on Sunday, ending a prolonged stand-off over disputed election results at a pivotal moment in the war-weary nation's history.
The Ukrainian military accused separatists and Russian troops Sunday of continuing to shoot at government forces despite a Sept. 5 ceasefire and said Kiev would not go ahead with setting up a proposed buffer zone until the truce violations stopped.
Ex-tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who spent a decade in jail after challenging the Kremlin, openly stated his political ambitions on Saturday by announcing he would be ready, if called upon, to lead Russia in times of crisis.
The European Commission said Sunday it has not been told of any specific threat against it, after reports suggested its Brussels headquarters was a possible target for jihadist fighters returning from Syria.