Former Greek Prime Minister Lucas Papademos has been injured by an explosion inside his car in Athens.
Reports say the blast may have been caused by a letter bomb.
Mr Papademos, 69, and his driver have suffered leg injuries but their lives are not believed to be in danger, the reports add.
Mr Papademos was appointed caretaker prime minister in November 2011 amid political and economic...
US President Donald Trump has said leaks of the investigation into the Manchester Arena attack to American media are "deeply troubling".
They were a "grave threat to our national security", he added, and pledged to get to the bottom of it.
His remarks come after US media published photos from the scene of Monday night's explosion.
In Wigan, police have sealed off a street and called in a...
The UK terror threat level has been raised to its highest level of "critical", meaning further attacks may be imminent, Theresa May has said.
The move came after investigators were unable to rule out whether Manchester bombing suspect Salman Abedi acted alone, the prime minister said.
Military personnel will now be deployed to protect key sites.
Twenty-two people were killed and 59 injured...
"He still excretes from a hole in his stomach into a bag," says Eleanor, as she sits in her living room in a tower block a few kilometres from where Theo, the youngest of eight siblings, was beaten by police and raped on Monday, February 2, in daylight.
Police say the "incident"- they do not describe it as rape - was an accident, that Theo's trousers "slipped down on their own".
Norway is boosting the flood defences of its Global Seed Vault on the Arctic archipelago of Svalbard after water entered the entrance tunnel last year.
The storage facility, deep inside a mountain, is designed to preserve the world's crops from future disasters.
Unseasonably high temperatures last year caused the permafrost to melt, sending water into the access tunnel.
No seeds were...
French police have charged a man with terrorism offences after his DNA was found on the gun used to shoot dead a police officer in Paris last month, judicial sources say.
The 23-year-old, who was not named, was not previously known to investigators.
He is the first person to be charged in connection with the shooting on the iconic Champs Elysees.
Police shot dead the gunman, Karim Cheurfi,...
A group seeking refuge for some 40 gay men hiding in Russia who were detained and tortured in Chechnya said five nations have come forward to offer them new homes.
The only nation to be named publicly thus far is Lithuania. BuzzFeed reported Thursday the United States was approached by members of the Russian LGBT Network, the group working on behalf of the men, but they were told U.S. visas...
Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Mali to meet French troops, less than a week after his inauguration as president.
Mr Macron's plane touched down at a French airbase in the north of the country just before 10:00 GMT (11:00 BST).
He is due to speak with Mali's President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita during his short visit.
French soldiers have been fighting Islamic militants in the north of the...
Sweden's director of public prosecutions has decided to drop the rape investigation into Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
Marianne Ny said Mr Assange's arrest warrant was being revoked, apparently ending a seven-year stand-off.
Mr Assange, 45, has lived in the Ecuadorean embassy in London since 2012, fearing extradition to Sweden would lead to extradition to the US.
Police in London said...
Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko has imposed a ban on Russia's biggest social media networks and internet services popular with millions.
His decision is a significant ramping up of sanctions on Ukraine's neighbour for its annexation of Crimea and the continuing conflict in eastern Ukraine.
Those targeted include social networks VK.com and Odnoklassniki, search engine Yandex and the...