A Mark Rothko painting vandalised at London’s Tate Modern gallery 18 months ago went back on public view on Tuesday after the first-ever effort to strip graffiti ink off a major artwork without damaging the layers of paintwork.
France’s flag has three stripes, and its motto promotes three values: liberty, equality and fraternity.
A Holocaust education center will open in the childhood home of Nobel Prize-winning author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel in the Romanian town of Sighet.
Women are being squeezed from all sides, because men in power see their domination and sense of national identity slipping away, Jane Eisner writes.
A poster for a theater play on the life of Anne Frank was defaced with anti-Semitic symbols, prompting calls for a parliamentary inquiry.
Israel’s ex-prime minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to six years in jail on Tuesday for taking bribes in a real estate deal, a crime the judge said was akin to treason.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet in London on Thursday, the U.S. State Department said, less than a month after a U.S. effort to broker an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal collapsed.
The lights illuminating the Colosseum in Rome will be switched off as a show of support for persecuted Christians around the world and the kidnapped schoolgirls in Nigeria.
An Israeli man charged in the United States with selling arms to Iran was arrested at Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport.
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad al-Malki said on Monday he had asked world powers to classify Israeli settler groups who attack Palestinian communities and holy sites as terrorist organisations.
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