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A massive investigation into collusion between a mafia-like gang led by a one-eyed former fascist and corrupt politicians in Rome has widened to other parts of the country, underscoring the pervasiveness of Italy’s crime syndicates.
A teenage suicide bomber detonated explosives killing several and wounding 15 others during an event at a French-run high school in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul on Thursday, officials said, in an attack claimed by the Taliban.
A high-ranking member of the jihadist group al Murabitoun was killed in an overnight operation conducted by French forces in northern Mali, the army said Thursday.
The head of the ISAF's Joint Command, which wrapped up operations this week ahead of a year-end NATO troop withdrawal, warned on Wednesday that Afghan forces are struggling to sustain troop numbers and remain “inept” at basic maintenance.
Thousands of researchers and lecturers took to the streets of French cities on Thursday to protest at low education budgets and “dead universities” that are “literally in ruins”.
A military training jet on a night-flying exercise crashed into a home for the disabled near the city of Tours late on Wednesday, killing one of the home's residents and injuring five more, authorities said.
Hong Kong authorities started on Thursday clearing the main pro-democracy protest site that has choked roads into the city’s most economically and politically important district for more than two months.
Thousands of people marched in central Lima against the abuse of the Earth's resources Wednesday, urging ministers haggling over a world climate deal to ensure a global switch to 100-percent clean energy by 2050.
A day after French President François Hollande announced the release of Serge Lazarevic, who was kidnapped in Mali in November 2011, the contrast between the headlines in France and Mali could not have been starker.
Malala Yousafzai, the youngest ever Nobel laureate, is set to receive the Peace Prize in Oslo on Wednesday alongside Indian children's rights campaigner Kailash Satyarthi.
A Palestinian minister died on Wednesday shortly after an altercation with Israeli border police in the West Bank during which one of the policeman grabbed him by the neck.
Torture can be a “useful” tool in certain cases French far-right leader Marine le Pen said on Wednesday, before later backtracking and stating that her words had been “misinterpreted”.
Crisis-hit France was Wednesday to unveil a controversial package of reforms to unblock its stagnant economy, including a deeply divisive plan to extend Sunday opening hours for shops.
More than 3,400 people have died in the Mediterranean this year trying to reach Europe, the UN refugee agency said Wednesday, urging governments to take more action to save lives.
France's last remaining hostage in Africa, Serge Lazarevic, arrived home Wednesday after three years held by Islamist militants, where he was greeted by French President François Hollande.
A local councillor for France’s far-right National Front (FN), who made headlines earlier this year after converting to Islam, has been sacked, the party said Tuesday.
The CIA misled the White House and Congress over its harsh interrogation programme for terrorism suspects, and its methods, which included waterboarding, were more brutal than the agency acknowledged, a Senate report declassified Tuesday said.
Ebola survivors in Sierra Leone find they have successfully battled the deadly disease only to confront a food crisis fueled by high prices, decreased agricultural yields and falling imports.
More than three years after he was captured by al Qaeda militants in Mali, Serge Lazarevic, the last French hostage in Africa, has been released, French President François Hollande announced Tuesday.
A German court on Tuesday threw out the case of a former SS man accused of involvement in the largest civilian massacre in Nazi-occupied France, saying there was not enough evidence to bring the 89-year-old to trial.