Russian lawmakers have set the date of the 2024 presidential election for March 17, moving Vladimir Putin closer to a fifth term in office.
State news agencies and authorities in Russia say a girl shot several classmates before killing herself at a school in the city of Bryansk.
A renegade Ukrainian lawmaker who fled to Russia shortly after Moscowās invasion has been found dead near Moscow.
After several years of strained relations that raised tensions to alarming levels, longtime regional rivals Greece and Turkey have made a significant step in mending ties during a visit to Athens by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
Britainās government says Russiaās intelligence services have targeted high-profile British politicians, civil servants and journalists with cyberespionage and āmalicious cyberactivityā as part of sustained attempts to interfere in U.K. political processes.
The heads of state from South Americaās Mercosur trade bloc are in Rio de Janeiro for a meeting that is expected to disappoint members hoping to finalize a deal with the European Union.
President Ilham Aliyev has ordered Azerbaijanās Central Election Commission to prepare for an early presidential election on Feb. 7, shortly ahead of Russiaās presidential election on March 17.
Customs data show that Chinaās exports rose in November, indicating that demand may be picking up following months of decline.
Thereās been an arrest in the case of suspected unapproved aircraft parts, some of which have wound up on planes operated by leading airlines.
The U.K. government has published legislation that will let it ignore a part of the countryās human rights laws in order to send asylum-seekers on a one-way trip to Rwanda.
A union representing German train drivers is calling its members to strike for 24 hours this week, following the breakdown of talks with the main national operator in what is shaping up to be an unusually difficult dispute over pay and working hours.
Italian prosecutors say no evidence of Russian secret service role in escape of suspect sought by US
Milan prosecutors say there is no evidence of Russian secret services involvement in the escape from Italian custody of a Russian businessman wanted by the U.S. on sanctions-busting charges.
This yearās climate talks should āmark the beginning of the endā of fossil fuels the European Commissioner for Climate Action said on Wednesday as the United Nations summit wrapped up its first week.
The British government has apologized to the families of 97 Liverpool soccer fans killed in a stadium crush 34 years ago.
Albaniaās opposition speaks up at the Constitutional Court against ratifying migrant deal with Italy
The opposition in Albania has spoken up at the Constitutional Court against the ratification of a contentious deal the government has signed with Italy to jointly process some asylum applications of migrants arriving in Italy by sea.
A group of Norwegian unions says it will act against Tesla in solidarity with its Swedish colleagues
A conglomerate of unions in Norway says it will take action against Tesla in solidarity with its Swedish colleagues.
A new Dutch parliament has been sworn in after Wildersā victory in the national election 2 weeks ago
A new lower house of the Dutch parliament has been sworn. Thatās two weeks after the far-right party of lawmaker Geert Wilders won a general election in a seismic shift that reverberated through Europe.
Cyprusā government says a group of experts from the United States is on the island to assist law enforcement authorities with investigations into alleged sanctions evasion by Russian oligarchs.
Slovakiaās new government closes prosecutorās office that deals with corruption and serious crimes
Slovakiaās new government of populist Prime Minister Robert Fico has approved an amendment to the countryās penal code to close the special prosecutorās office that deals with the most serious crimes and corruption.
The outgoing Dutch prime minister, Mark Rutte, told delegates at the COP28 United Nations climate conference his country is ācommitted to accelerating our effortsā to tackle climate change.
On the brink of joining NATO, Sweden has signed a defense cooperation agreement with Washington that will allow the United States access to all of the military bases across the Scandinavian country, saying the deal would bolster regional security.
Turkeyās Erdogan tends to strained relationship with EU with āwin-winā trip to neighbor Greece
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will fly to Greece on Thursday on a visit designed to set the historically uneasy neighbors on a more constructive path and help repair his countryās strained relationship with the European Union.
Former UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson admits to making mistakes but defends COVID record at inquiry
Former Prime Minister Boris Johnson has acknowledged that his government was too slow to grasp the scale of the COVID-19 crisis.
The generative AI boom has sent governments worldwide scrambling to regulate the emerging technology.
Pope says heās āmuch betterā after a bout of bronchitis but still gets tired if he speaks too much
Pope Francis says heās āmuch betterā after a two-week bout of bronchitis but says speaking still makes him tired.
Under Putin, the uber-wealthy Russians known as āoligarchsā are still rich but far less powerful
When Vladimir Putin came to power in 2000, the outside world viewed āRussian oligarchsā as men who whose vast wealth, ruthlessly amassed, made them almost shadow rulers.
ATHENS, Greece (Āé¶¹“«Ć½app) ā Two men play with a ball in the placid sea; a woman practices yoga where the water meets the hot sand.
Milan prosecutors have identified six suspects who allegedly aided the escape from Italian custody of a Russian national a day after a court ruled in favor of extraditing him to the United States to face sanctions-busting charges.
Tom Hanks is a lifelong space buff. The two-time Academy Award-winning actor has channeled his passion into āThe Moonwalkers,ā an immersive documentary experience opening this week in London.
Greeceās Acropolis Museum has launched an exhibition that includes a renowned ancient Greek water jug from 420 B.C. on loan from the British Museum.
European Union Home Affairs Commissioner Ylva Johansson is warning that Europe faces āa huge risk of terrorist attacksā over the Christmas holiday period.
French lawmakers approve bill to ban disposable e-cigarettes to protect youth drawn to their flavors
Franceās National Assembly has unanimously approved a bill to ban single-use, disposable electronic cigarettes, in an attempt to protect young people drawn to their flavors and mitigate the environmental impacts of the disposable products known as āpuffs.ā
Freezing rain and cold weather buffeting Germany have been blamed for traffic accidents that left three dead while Munich Airport temporarily suspended flights.
Prince Harry is challenging the British governmentās decision to strip him of his security detail after he gave up his status as a working member of the royal family and moved to the United States.
Argentinaās outgoing government rejects EU-Mercosur trade deal, but incoming administration backs it
Argentinaās outgoing government says it will not support the signing of a long-delayed trade deal between the European Union and the South American bloc Mercosur during a summit this week in Brazil even though the incoming Argentine government has expressed support for the deal.
Nigerās junta has scrapped two key military agreements that the West African nation signed with the European Union to help fight violence in Africaās Sahel region.