Estonia’s centre-right prime minister claimed victory in an election on Sunday, cementing pro-NATO policies after a campaign dominated by fears of interference by neighbouring Russia following Moscow’s annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region.
A bomb blast on Sunday killed two people in the Egyptian tourist resort of Aswan, police said, in the first such attack in the town since a wave of violence following the 2013 ouster of Islamist president Mohammed Morsi.
The Islamic State group released 19 Assyrian Christian captives in Syria on Sunday after processing them through a sharia court, a monitoring group which tracks the conflict said.
Ireland took control of its Six Nations destiny with a 19-9 victory Sunday over England in the visitors’ first defeat of the tournament.
Four days after French MPs went on an unofficial trip to meet with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, much to the chagrin of President François Hollande, a bitter rift is growing among French politicians on how to deal with the Syrian leader.
Holding placards declaring "I am not afraid", thousands of Russians marched in Moscow on Sunday in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, whose murder has widened a split in society that some say could threaten Russia’s future.
More than 200 skeletons have been discovered in a medieval mass grave beneath a supermarket in the middle of the French capital, with archeologists unsure of how they died or why the bodies were placed there.
Mali’s government on Sunday signed a preliminary peace deal with some northern rebel groups, but the main Tuareg armed coalition asked for more time for consultations before signing the agreement.
Egypt’s president ordered Sunday an amendment of laws linked to a March-April poll after a court ruled an article was unconstitutional. Meanwhile, the election committee said it was now working on a new timetable for the vote.
US officials have identified about 300 Bosnian immigrants who they believe concealed their involvement in war crimes, including the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, and are trying to deport at least half of them, The New York Times reported Saturday.
Iraq's national museum officially reopened Saturday after 12 years of painstaking efforts during which close to a third of 15,000 pieces looted during the US-led invasion were recovered.
Venezuela will shrink the size of the U.S. Embassy staff, limit the activities of U.S. diplomats and require American citizens to apply for visas if they want to come bask on the beach.
The jailed leader of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) on Saturday urged the separatists to take a "historic" decision to lay down arms, a key step in efforts to end Turkey's long-running Kurdish insurgency.
Opposition supporters will march through Moscow on Sunday in memory of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov, whose murder has increased concern about Russia’s future among opponents of President Vladimir Putin.