MARSEILLE - Forensic teams have isolated 78 distinct DNA strands from body parts at the Germanwings crash site in the French Alps, while investigators continued their grim task in the arduous mountain terrain.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Iran and six major powers were exploring possible compromises aimed at breaking an impasse in nuclear negotiations on March 29, though officials cautioned that they still had no agreement and were unable to move on several sticking points.
CAIRO - The Arab states said on March 29 that they had agreed to form a joint military force to counter both Iranian influence and Islamist extremism, a gesture many analysts attributed in large part to their drive for more independence from Washington.
A convoy of U.S. troops driving through eastern Europe that opponents threatened to block has entered Czech territory.
Another day, it seems, brings another new member to China's latest big international initiative: a new development bank for Asia. Russia became the latest country to announce it would join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), to be based in Beijing.
NACHOD - The Unites States military convoy, returning from the Baltic countries to a German base, entered the territory of the Czech Republic, crossing its border in Náchod, at 10:36 CEST today
Recordings from the final moments of doomed Germanwings flight 4U9525 have revealed how the plane's captain screamed 'open the God damn door' at killer co-pilot Andrea Lubitz in the cockpit – seconds before the plane smashed into the French Alps.
The poorest country in the European Union enables some public sector workers to retire in their forties.
David Cameron will not be able to continue as Tory leader until 2020, Iain Duncan Smith warned today as speculation over the Prime Minister's future mounted.
LAUSANNE - United States' Secretary of State John Kerry has cancelled plans to return to the United States for an event honoring his late Senate colleague Edward Kennedy in order to remain at the ongoing Iran nuclear talks in Switzerland.
BERLIN - The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner,killing 150 people, had told his girlfriend he was planning a spectacular gesture so 'everyone will know my name', a German daily said on Saturday.
PARIS - The Eiffel Tower went dark briefly to mark Earth Hour, the campaign to raise awareness about climate change.
The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner, killing 150 people, had told his girlfriend he was planning a spectacular gesture so "everyone will know my name", a German daily said on March 28.
Iran and six major powers are negotiating in the Swiss city of Lausanne ahead of an end-March deadline for a historic framework agreement that would curb Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for lifting sanctions.
ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria is holding a crucial election which experts say is too close to call. Here's a look at Africa's most populous country and its biggest economy.
BAIKONUR - Two Russians and an American floated into the International Space Station on March 28, beginning what is to be a year away from Earth for two of them.
A former girlfriend of the killer co-pilot of A320 Airbus Andreas Lubitz said he had long planned a spectacular and unforgettable event and told how she was scared by his erratic behaviour.
With the magic of Disney's retelling of Cinderella waltzing onto the big screen this weekend, viewes could leave the cinema feeling the anti-climax of returning to their 'normal' lives.
MOSCOW - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov had several meetings during a working visit to Paris on March 26-27 to discuss the development of Russian-French relations.