The mayor of Marktl am Inn, the tiny village in Upper Bavaria where Pope Benedict XVI was born, is surprised to hear his village’s favorite son will be stepping down, but says it won’t be bad for business. “I saw him last …
Just hours after Pope Benedict XVI’s surprising Feb. 28 resignation, bookmakers have already started placing odds on his successor
Pope Benedict XVI will resign on Febraury 28 at 8pm Rome time.
Sleep-deprived EU leaders adopt a vastly reduced 2014-2020 budget that leading European parliamentarians vow to send back.
The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi are just 365 days away, and President Vladimir Putin is ensuring everything is under control. Even the weather.
They were the forgotten women of Ireland, kept under lock and key, forced to clean and sew, and to wash away the sins of their previous life while never being paid a penny. Some stayed months, others years. Some never left. They …
Three months after failing to reach agreements on whether to slash or bolster the E.U. budget, leaders gather in Brussels to find their positions still far apart
The massive complex at Silivri holds prisoners from a six-year old campaign against supposed plotters against the Islamist-leaning government. The situation has helped grow a right-wing opposition movement
Despite the French army’s rapid progress in pushing al-Qaeda-linked extremists to the nether regions of Mali, officials in Paris say full elimination of jihadi militias in the Sahel is more than unlikely
An interview and profile of the official in charge of Moscow’s policy — and why he believes American adoptions could be a plot to depopulate Siberia
Archaeologists claim to have found a slain king’s body — but for centuries, Richard III has skulked in the shadows of the English imagination, a debased villain guilty of the worst crimes
A Marxist group that sympathizes with Syria claims responsibility for the bombing of the U.S. embassy in Ankara
With France preparing to hand its anti-Islamist intervention in Mali to forces from neighboring states, Paris now encourages Malian leaders to negotiate with Tuareg rebels who teamed up with Islamists to dominate the north.