Alexis Tsipras and Yanis Varoufakis shared a vision once, but the double act of the Greece debt drama's most colourful characters now appears well and truly over.
Fingerprints of the main suspect from last week's Bangkok blasts match those found on a bottle containing bomb-making material, Thailand police said on Wednesday.
A fire broke out in an apartment building in the north of Paris early on Wednesday morning killing eight people, including two children, said police.
At least 17 Turkish employees of a company building a football stadium were kidnapped in the Sadr City area of north Baghdad on Wednesday, security officials said.
While Europe is struggling with a record influx of refugees, would-be migrants from the Balkans are taking desperate measures to 'prove' that their lives are threatened in the hope of securing a successful asylum claim.
The US has launched a secret drone campaign managed jointly by the CIA and Special Operation Forces in Syria to target the leaders of the dreaded militant group Islamic State, a media report has said.
A Soyuz spacecraft successfully launched towards the International Space Station on Wednesday, marking the 500th manned launch in space travel history.
Jinan, 18, a Yazidi, was captured in early 2014 and held by Islamic State jihadists for three months before she managed to flee, she said on a visit to Paris ahead of the Friday publication of a book about her ordeal.
Israel complained to the United Nations on Tuesday about a Palestinian initiative to fly their flag alongside those of member states at its headquarters, calling it "another cynical misuse of the UN by the Palestinian authority."
Media reports on Wednesday about the arrest of a man named Tiger Memon in Karachi sent social media users into a tizzy before Pakistani authorities clarified that it was a criminal who used the same alias as one of India’s most wanted terrorists.
An award-winning Azerbaijan investigative journalist and anti-graft campaigner Khadija Ismayilova was sentenced to seven and a half years in jail on corruption charges, her lawyer said.
If diplomacy is an art, as some have said, handling Pakistan can be high art, as seen in a bunch of former secretary of state Hillary Clinton’s emails released Monday night.
Alabama police officer, Eric Sloan Parker went on trial Tuesday on a federal charge of using excessive force against an Indian man who was partially paralyzed during a confrontation in a suburban neighborhood.
Pakistan backed off from supporting the Harkat-ul-Ansar, a terror group it used as a proxy against India, in the late 1990s fearing the US would put it on the list of "state sponsors of terrorism", according to a CIA report.
Beijing, a city of around 21 million people, is grinding towards a lockdown in the run-up to the mega military parade on Thursday that will see 30 heads of states looking on as 12,000 Chinese soldiers march to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of Japanese occupation and World War II.