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Anti-separatist Liberals win provincial elections in Quebec

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 23:46
The Liberal Party won provincial elections in Quebec on Monday, defeating the separatist Parti Quebecois and eliminating the looming possibility of a new referendum on independence from Canada.

Rare magnitude-5 earthquake strikes southern France

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 17:14
A magnitude-5 earthquake was felt in south-eastern France on Monday evening, according to a provisional reading from the National Network for Seismic Monitoring.

Ex-French soldier challenges Paris’s version of Rwandan genocide

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 14:25
As performers at a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide enacted some of the horrors of the past in Kigali on Monday, thousands of miles away from the Rwandan capital, an ex-French soldier was also retracing his steps.

World's biggest election gets under way in India

Mon, 04/07/2014 - 11:34
India's 814-million-strong electorate began voting Monday in the world's largest election, which is set to sweep the Hindu nationalist opposition to power amid anger over slow growth and corruption following a decade of Congress Party rule.