It has been two weeks since protesters in Ukraine first took to the streets, demanding that President Viktor Yanukovich step down. On Wednesday night (December 4), thousands were still rallying at the Independence Square in Kiev. German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle met with some of the protesters, and told opposition ...
The coach of an under-10s football team has been sacked after saying he was only interested in winning. The BBC visited one club to find out what parents and young players thought.
US workers in the fast food industry are planning a wave of strikes demanding pay of $15 per hour, a day after President Obama called the growing gap between the rich and poor the "defining challenge of our time".
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Israel early Thursday (December 5), on a trip that aims to restore confidence in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. Both sides say the talks are faltering. Sixteen Palestinians and four Israelis have been killed since negotations kicked off last July. Palestinian officials say the ...
A missing shipment of radioactive cobalt-60 was found Wednesday near where the stolen truck transporting the material was abandoned in central Mexico, the country's nuclear safety director said. (Dec. 5)
Two months after one of the worst boat disasters off the shores of Europe in living memory, the families of many of the victims are still waiting to be allowed to give them a proper burial.
Around one million workers in Greece are going unpaid - some for almost two years.
Thousands of Thais lined the streets to Klai Kangwon Palace in the seaside town of Hua Hin on Thursday (December 5), to celebrate King Bhumibol Adulyadej's 86th birthday. Well-wishers waved yellow flags of the Thai Monarchy and sang the king's anthem while shouting "Love Live the King." The world's longest-reigning ...
The Victory Belles, a New Orleans dance troupe, help World War II veterans recall the good times of the 1940's. Their performances at the National World War II Museum bring big band songs and long forgotten memories back to life. (Dec. 5)
Striking police officers in Argentina's second largest city are to be given a pay rise, after a wave of looting and robberies spread across Cordoba.