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 11:33 EDT
A man identified as the father of a French family kidnapped in Cameroon has spoken in an audio statement obtained by AFP and purportedly recorded by Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram.
Mar 18, 2013 11:23 EDT
A soldier killed in Afghanistan is to be awarded Britain's most prestigious military honour, only the 10th such medal since World War II, for leading a "supremely courageous" assault against Taliban snipers, it was announced Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 11:19 EDT
Iranian and foreign nuclear experts gathered in Istanbul on Monday to discuss Tehran's controversial atomic programme, a European Union spokeswoman said.
Mar 18, 2013 11:08 EDT
British pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca on Monday said it would axe 1,600 jobs worldwide in a major restructuring of the group over the next three years.
Mar 18, 2013 11:01 EDT
Pope Francis received compatriot President Cristina Kirchner of Argentina in the Vatican on Monday in his first meeting with a head of state as world leaders arrived in Rome ahead of his inauguration mass.
Mar 18, 2013 11:01 EDT
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has pulled out of the England squad for the World Cup qualifiers with San Marino and Montenegro, national team coach Roy Hodgson announced on Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 10:07 EDT
Two men were arrested over alleged racially aggravated public order offences at Chelsea's Premier League match with West Ham United on Sunday, police have announced.
Mar 18, 2013 09:58 EDT
A German court will begin examining Wednesday a multi-million-euro class action lawsuit by relatives of victims of a deadly air strike in Afghanistan ordered by NATO's German command.
Mar 18, 2013 09:53 EDT
Pakistani lawmakers on Monday repeated their call for former military ruler Pervez Musharraf to be arrested and tried for treason on his return home from self-imposed exile in Dubai.
Mar 18, 2013 08:42 EDT
British expats who retired to Cyprus for a safe place in the Mediterranean sun are outraged that part of their life savings could now go toward bailing out their bankrupt adopted homeland.
Mar 18, 2013 07:50 EDT
A young man who was at the home of world-renowned British artist David Hockney has died in mysterious circumstances, police said on Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 07:43 EDT
British politicians have reached a deal on a new system of regulation for the press after overnight talks designed to avoid a parliamentary showdown, the opposition Labour party said on Monday.
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.
Mar 18, 2013 07:16 EDT
Europe's main stock markets sank on Monday as investors reacted to weekend news that Cyprus plans to tax bank depositors as part of a controversial bailout deal.
Mar 18, 2013 06:48 EDT
China's 14-year-old prodigy Guan Tianlang has set his sights sky-high by aiming to become the first player to claim golf's legendary 'grand slam': winning all four majors in the same year.
Mar 18, 2013 06:24 EDT
China has overtaken Britain to become the world's fifth largest arms exporter with five percent of the global trade, its highest position since the Cold War, a Swedish think tank said on Monday.
Mar 18, 2013 06:13 EDT
Europe's main stock markets tumbled on Monday by more than 1.0 percent in early deals as investors reacted to weekend news that Cyprus plans to tax bank depositors as part of a controversial bailout deal.
Mar 18, 2013 05:53 EDT
Talks resume Monday on a United Nations treaty to regulate the sale of conventional arms -- amid roadblocks put up by some of the world's key players.
Mar 18, 2013 05:33 EDT
World leaders arrived in Rome ahead of an inauguration mass for Pope Francis who receives compatriot President Cristina Kirchner of Argentina on Monday in his first meeting with a head of state.