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Germany is to nominate a top Bundesbank official to fill a vacant seat on the European Central Bank's executive board, an appointment that would make her the only woman at the top table.
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"Great Train Robber" Ronnie Biggs -- one of the most notorious British criminals of the 20th century -- has died, his publisher told CNN on Wednesday.
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Ukraine's President Viktor Yanukovich has secured a US$15 billion bailout from Russia, offering respite for an economy heading ever closer to default but also drawing accusations he has sold his country out to its former Soviet master.
Press freedom groups from around the world have urged Romanian leaders not to reinstate a law that makes libel and insult criminal offenses.
Italy's government has promised an investigation into the treatment of migrants after a video was taken of naked refugees being hosed down in cold weather at a centre on the southern Italian island of Lampedusa.
Italy's government on Tuesday promised an investigation into the treatment of migrants after a video was taken of naked refugees being hosed down and disinfected in cold weather at a holding centre on the southern island of Lampedusa.
After thousands of years, Stonehenge has had a makeover. But visitors may initially feel something is missing: the prehistoric monument itself.
The 59-year-old conservative was sworn in for a third term as chancellor Tuesday, at the head of a "grand coalition" of right and left and with a huge parliamentary majority.
Prosecutors say a senior Navy criminal investigator downloaded more than 100 confidential files for an Asian defense contractor at the center of a multimillion-dollar fraud investigation.
President Giorgio Napolitano warned on Monday that Italy could be plunged into violent social unrest unless the government swiftly introduced reforms to help struggling citizens, following a week of protests in cities across the country.
Peter O'Toole, the willowy and mesmerizing actor who became an overnight sensation in the 1962 film epic 'Lawrence of Arabia,' died Saturday in a London hospital.
In this Nov. 30, 2013 file picture German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble of the Christian Democratic Union party attends a cabinet meeting of the outgoing German government in Berlin.
A British former police community support officer who admitted drug-smuggling is facing 16 years in an Indonesian prison, if judges agree to prosecution demands.
Other European governments, coming out of years of economic troubles, aren't too excited about the idea.
A Kremlin aide made clear on Monday that Russia was ready to extend a credit to Ukraine to help Kiev cope with its economic problems and keep the country in Moscow's orbit.
The federal government is getting involved in the fight against citrus greening disease, in hopes of saving Florida's - and possibly the entire nation's - citrus crop.