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FILE - In this July 25, 2012 file photo, Artur Mas, president of the Catalan regional government, speaks during an extraordinary parliamentary session on the fiscal pact at the Parliament of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain.
Aruba's top prosecutor said Tuesday that Venezuela ratcheted up various types of pressure against the Dutch Caribbean island and the Netherlands in recent days to try to win the release of a powerful former general wanted on U.S. drug-trafficking charges.
Visitors walk past the logo of Airbus Group during the e-Aircraft Day at the Bordeaux Merignac airport, southwestern France, April 25, 2014.
BlackBerry Ltd is buying a privately held German firm that specializes in voice and data encryption, it said on Tuesday, in a bid to burnish its credentials with highly security-conscious clients like government agencies.
The revelation was part of a presentation on a 2 1 / 2 year investigation into atrocities that also largely confirmed human right reports that there was a campaign of persecution of Serb, Roma and other minorities by some people in the rebel Kosovo Liberation Army.
US President Ronald Reagan, right, shakes hands with Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev after the two leaders signed the Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Treaty in 1987.
When Frederic Chopin played the piano, the ladies swooned. So did much of Europe.
In a well-lit office with red window frames in downtown Bucharest, Romania's first bitcoin ATM attracts many who until it opened in May had to buy or sell the digital currency face-to-face or through wire transfers.
Ivanovskoe, Russia: In eastern Ukraine, one text message can turn you into an enemy.
The White House says Obama held a joint call Monday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande , British Prime Minister David Cameron and Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.
The downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 "may amount to a war crime", the UN said Monday, adding that fighting in east Ukraine has claimed over 1,100 lives with both government and rebel forces using heavy weaponry in built-up areas.
German leaders sought to prepare the public for the consequences of sanctions against Russia ahead of a week in which the European Union is expected to significantly escalate its economic response to the crisis in Ukraine.
Bulgaria's scandal-tainted Socialist Party picked a new leader on Sunday with the task of winning back disaffected voters before an early parliamentary election set for October 5 in the European Union 's poorest member state.
Dutch authorities probing the downing of Malaysian flight MH17 said on Sunday it was "unrealistic" to send armed troops to secure the crash site, after 13 people including two children were killed in fierce fighting in insurgent-held east Ukraine.
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The German political landscape is strewn with men who tried to take on Angela Merkel and failed.
Updated: Wed Jul 30, 2014 01:12 am
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