Once reviled symbols of rogue capitalism, Iceland’s ex-bankers now say they were scapegoats: jailed for their roles in the 2008 financial crisis, they’re taking their cases to the European Court of Human Rights.
As British Prime Minister Theresa May fired the starting gun on leaving the European Union on Wednesday, here is an outline of what we know:
Hundreds of people joined hands in a human chain in the heart of London on Wednesday to pay tribute to the four people killed in a terror attack a week ago.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday snubbed British PM Theresa May’s call for negotiations on the UK’s exit from the European Union to run alongside talks on defining their future relationship.
If Sir Tim Barrow was feeling any nerves on the day he would personally trigger Britain’s historic exit from the EU, he wasn’t showing them.
A woman was arrested Wednesday near the US Capitol after driving into a police vehicle and narrowly missing several officers on foot, but police said the incident appears unrelated to terrorism.
From the Treaty of Rome to the migration crisis and Brexit, here is a look at 60 years of ups and downs in the European Union.
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena said Wednesday he would not protect anyone guilty of murder during the civil war, flagging arrests for a spate of high-profile crimes allegedly perpetrated by security forces.
About 146 migrants are feared missing after their boat capsized after leaving Libya, according to a Gambian man who was rescued following the disaster, the United Nations’ refugee agency said Wednesday.
Japan’s ruling party said Wednesday the government should consider developing the capability to strike enemy bases if the country is attacked, citing North Korea’s missile and nuclear threats.
The Hungarian government’s battle with George Soros escalated on Wednesday, with a respected university founded by the US financier saying proposed legislation would make it impossible to operate.