Mar 20, 2013 13:08 EDT
French police on Wednesday raided the Paris home of IMF chief Christine Lagarde in connection with a probe into her handling of a high-profile scandal when she was a government minister.
Mar 20, 2013 12:37 EDT
A French minister on Wednesday said he had asked custom officers to tighten checks on Titan tyres after the US company's CEO last month mocked France's work ethics.
Mar 20, 2013 04:57 EDT
European stock markets opened higher on Wednesday following two days of losses caused by Cyprus' bailout uncertainty, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index rising 0.23 percent to 6,456.09 points.
Mar 20, 2013 04:54 EDT
London's FTSE 100 opened higher on Wednesday following two days of losses caused by Cyprus' bailout uncertainty.
Mar 19, 2013 22:31 EDT
A French hostage has been executed in Mali, a man claiming to be a spokesman for Al-Qaeda in North Africa told Mauritania's ANI news agency.
Mar 19, 2013 18:26 EDT
Ten dresses owned by Princess Diana, including the one worn when she danced with actor John Travolta at a White House dinner, sold for £862,800 at a London auction on Tuesday.
Mar 19, 2013 16:21 EDT
Spain midfielder Xavi is in a race against time to be fit for the upcoming 2014 World Cup qualifiers against Finland and France, as he attempts to recover from a thigh injury, the Spanish federation announced on Tuesday.
Mar 19, 2013 13:19 EDT
Europe's main stock markets suffered further losses and the euro slid on Tuesday as Cyprus' international bailout appeared close to unravelling.
Mar 19, 2013 12:04 EDT
Cyprus turned to Russia on Tuesday as President Nicos Anastasiades battled to garner support from lawmakers for a controversial eurozone bailout deal that the central bank warned was in danger of collapse.
Mar 19, 2013 10:49 EDT
Europe's main stock markets dipped on Tuesday ahead of a key parliamentary vote in Cyprus on a crucial bailout deal that sent global share prices reeling the previous day.
Mar 19, 2013 07:00 EDT
Syria's main opposition National Coalition early Tuesday elected Ghassan Hitto, a former US-based IT executive with Islamist leanings, as prime minister for Syrian rebel-held territory.
Mar 18, 2013 19:06 EDT
Sao Paulo Fashion Week (SPFW), Latin America's premier style event, starts Monday, with 25 designers set to showcase their summer collections.
Mar 18, 2013 17:28 EDT
Eight European Union countries exceeded the bloc's air pollution limits in 2011, down from 12 the previous year, the European Environment Agency said in a report published on Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 15:46 EDT
Syria's opposition coalition met in Istanbul to choose its first prime minister on Monday, as Syrian warplanes bombed northern Lebanon for the first time in what Washington labelled "a significant escalation" of the conflict.
Mar 18, 2013 15:28 EDT
Plans by troubled French carmaker Peugeot Citroen to shed over 11,000 jobs cleared a major hurdle on Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 13:39 EDT
The United States will not oppose moves by some European nations to arm Syrian rebels battling President Bashar al-Assad, top US diplomat John Kerry said Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 13:29 EDT
Europe's main stock markets lost ground and the euro fell under $1.30 on Monday on news that Cyprus might tax bank deposits as part of a controversial international bailout.
Mar 18, 2013 13:23 EDT
Jim Barrett, the American vintner whose chardonnay famously defeated the might of France in 1976 and helped put California's Napa Valley on the map, has died at the age of 86.
Mar 18, 2013 11:36 EDT
Europe's main stock markets lost ground on Monday on news that Cyprus might tax bank deposits as part of a controversial international bailout.
Mar 18, 2013 07:34 EDT
Asian markets tumbled on Monday and the euro sank as eurozone fears returned on news that Cyprus was planning to tax bank depositors as part of a controversial bailout.