At least six candidates will run in Israel’s presidential election, setting a new record.
Ukraine’s next president, Petro Poroshenko, said on Monday he would not negotiate with armed separatists in the Russian-speaking east of his country but was open to dialog with people there with grievances, provided they rejected violence.
The Israeli Supreme Court ordered the state to stop providing monthly living stipends to haredi Orthodox yeshiva students.
Far right wing nationalists scored stunning victories in European Parliament elections in France and Britain on Sunday as critics of the European Union more than doubled their seats in a continent-wide protest vote against austerity and unemployment.
Pope Francis navigated the minefield of the Mideast conflict and humbly bowed to kiss the hands of Holocaust survivors as he wrapped up a trip marked by bold gestures.