Two members of the ski club of the Geneva-based European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) were in critical condition on Sunday after an avalanche swept them and two colleagues down a mountainside in the canton of Valais, media reports said.
Ahead of her 75th birthday on April 16, Queen Margrethe II made a rare forray into political matters in a Sunday interview with Berlingske newspaper.
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is celebrating the 100th anniversary of its arrival in Lausanne with a programme of free public events over the next six months that showcase the city’s connection with international sport.
The Geneva-based International Organization for Migration says it has flown a first planeload of foreign nationals out of Yemen and aimed to continue evacuating foreigners stranded in the conflict-torn country.
Top seed Novak Djokovic and number two Roger Federer are both feeling close to the top of their games as the Monte Carlo Masters began on Sunday, marking the glamour start to the European clay court season.
With the backing of a majority of parliament, the Danish organization Afrika Kontakt is calling on the UN to step up human rights efforts and protect the native people of Western Sahara.
A 65-year-old Berlin woman who already has 13 children is pregnant again with quadruplets, German media reported Sunday.
Germany's foreign minister voiced fears Sunday that the country's reputation could be harmed after a building earmarked to house asylum seekers was set ablaze.
The Swedish government will invest five million kronor ($566,000) this year in a national centre on racism and violent extremism at the University of Gothenburg.
Tommy Dahlman, a pastor who was also parliamentary candidate for the centre-right Christian Democrats last year, has publicly said homosexuality is a sin. The party said it didn’t know about his views.
A 13-year-old boy was attacked and killed by a shark Sunday off the French Indian Ocean island of La Réunion, authorities said, the seventh such deadly attack since 2011.
Leaders seeking independence for Spain's Catalonia region had the wind in their sails four months ago, but the change sweeping Spanish politics has blown them off course.
Spargelzeit (asparagus season) whips Germans into a frenzy of indulgence (of the most wholesome variety) for two months of every year. It officially started in states across the Federal Republic this week.
A powerful fire broke out on Saturday night at the Hägerstenshamnen School in southern Stockholm, destroying large parts of the structure. An arson investigation has been launched.
The 32nd Vienna City Marathon got under way in ideal weather conditions on Sunday morning, with enthusiastic supporters lining the route.
Doctors at Lufthansa had recommended that pilot Andreas Lubitz, suspected of deliberately crashing a plane in the French Alps, be given psychological treatment after he suffered a bout of depression, a German newspaper has reported.