Planes carrying more bodies recovered from the MH17 crash site in Ukraine were flown to the Netherlands today, a day after the first of the 298 dead arrived.
Many French nationals are thought to be on board an Air Algerie jet which went missing after taking off from Burkina Faso for Algiers, Transport Minister Frederic Cuvillier said Thursday.
Jihadists in Iraq have ordered that all women between the ages of 11 and 46 undergo female genital mutilation, a UN official said today.
Ricardo Salgado, a Portuguese economist and Banker, who was forced to quit as head of stricken Portuguese bank Banco Espirito Santo (BES) in May, was arrested today in connection with money laundering, the chief prosecutor's office told AFP.
An Air Algerie flight that went missing en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers has crashed, an Algerian aviation official told Reuters on Thursday.
A United Nations human rights agency is calling on Japan to guarantee independent investigations of wartime sex slavery and provide a public apology and compensation to the women who were victims.
A former British tabloid reporter has been given a 10-month suspended prison sentence for hacking the phones of celebrities including model Kate Moss and James Bond star Daniel Craig.
Europe's aviation body, today, called for an "urgent" debate on airspace security guidelines after the downing of flight MH17 over Ukraine and the suspension of flights to Tel Aviv.
Rescuers said today, that they had recovered black boxes from the Taiwanese aircraft which crashed in torrential rain killing 48 people, as angry relatives blamed authorities for the worst air disaster in a decade.
The eurozone economy showed signs of a rebound in July after several months of sluggish activity, but France stood out as a laggard, a closely watched survey showed.
Air Algerie said it lost contact with one of its passenger aircraft nearly an hour after takeoff from Burkina Faso on Thursday. The aircraft was bound for Algiers.
UN refugee agency chief Antonio Guterres has urged European governments to step up efforts to rescue and host migrants who cross the Mediterranean, as this year's death toll reached 800.
Oil prices fell lower today as the market took their leads from geopolitical tensions affecting key crude producing regions Russia and the Middle East.
Iraq's parliament elected veteran Kurdish politician Fuad Masum as federal president today - a move that paves the way for the much-delayed formation of a new government.
Calls to expel Russian President Vladimir Putin's daughter from the Netherlands over flight MH17 have fallen flat, with many noting that their Argentine-born queen has not been punished for her father's junta past.