The LGBT community’s passion for the Eurovision Song Contest hardly began with Conchita Wurst’s triumph last year. The international TV and radio contest has long been embraced by gay, lesbian and transgender people tuned into its message of unity.
Attackers hurled twin grenades into a crowd in Burundi's capital late Friday, killing three people, the latest in almost month of deadly violence triggered by the president's bid for a third term.
French cinema icons Isabelle Huppert and Gérard Depardieu reunite on screen after 35 years in Guillaume Nicloux’s sweltering “Valley of Love”, while Tim Roth excels as a palliative care worker with a terrible burden in Michel Franco’s “Chronic”.
A suicide bomber attacked a Shiite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia Friday, killing around 20 people, while in Yemen a bomb exploded at a Houthi mosque in Sanaa. The attacks, which came on a Shiite holy day, were claimed by the Islamic State group.
Paris’s iconic Eiffel Tower on Friday reopened after staff working at the popular landmark staged a near one-day walkout to protest a steep increase in pickpockets targeting the plethora of tourists.
Prime Minister David Cameron launched his bid to recast Britain's relationship with the EU Friday, warning of "ups and downs" before a straight in or out referendum by the end of 2017.
France’s highest administrative court on Friday backed restrictions on unlicensed taxi services in a decision that will hit US start-up Uber and could see its services eventually ruled illegal.
A trip to the Japanese pavilion at the Cannes Film Festival offers a welcome break from the packed screenings and red carpet circus. Here are just a few treats from the land of cuteness.
A suicide bomber blew himself up at a Shi'ite mosque in eastern Saudi Arabia during Friday prayers, residents said, and up to 30 people were reported to have been killed or wounded.
French MPs on Thursday voted unanimously in favour of a new law that will outlaw the destruction of unsold food products, forcing large supermarkets instead to donate them to charities or for use on farms.
The Islamic State (IS) group has seized the last border crossing between Syria and Iraq held by the Syrian government, a monitoring group said Thursday, a day after IS militants captured the city of Palmyra in a major blow to Damascus.
A grand jury has brought charges against six Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray from injuries suffered while in police custody, Baltimore City State Attorney Marilyn Mosby told a news conference on Thursday.