Scottish parliament set to approve plan for second independence vote

London (dpa) - Scotland's devolved parliament is expected on Tuesday to set the stage for a second attempt at an independence referendum, just three...

Russia ignores demands to free protesters; Navalny gets 15 days jail

Moscow (dpa) - Russia is ignoring international calls - including from the Council of Europe, of which Russia is a member - to release...

Breakthrough unlikely before Northern Ireland power-sharing deadline

London (dpa) - The British government planned a last-minute drive Monday to salvage talks on resuming Northern Ireland's power-sharing arrangement, despite republican party Sinn...

Major Ukrainian munitions depot goes up in flames, sabotage alleged

Kiev (dpa) - One of Ukraine's largest munitions depots went up in flames on Thursday in what the military is calling an act of...

Ukraine bans Russian Eurovision hopeful who performed in Crimea

Moscow (dpa) - Russia's Eurovision hopeful - who has become a source of controversy in host country Ukraine for a 2015 performance in Russian-annexed...

Germany’s new president urges Erdogan to respect rule of law

Berlin (dpa) - Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan must "respect the rule of law and the freedom of media and journalists," German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier...

Belgium marks first anniversary of deadliest attacks in its history

Brussels (dpa) - Solemn commemorations were held at the Brussels international airport and one of the city's metro stations as Belgium marked the first...

Jesus’ tomb restored in Jerusalam

A Greek team announced the finish to the restoration of the tomb of Jesus, a $4 million project in Jerusalem which took nearly a...

Apple launches red iPhone

Apple has announced a new special-edition iPhone with a red aluminium finish, a first for Apple smartphones, as part of a drive to raise...
Martin McGuiness

Tributes pour in as Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness dies at 66

London (dpa) - Politicians on all sides paid tribute on Tuesday to Martin McGuinness, Northern Ireland's former deputy first minister and an ex-commander of...