EU leaders arriving at a summit in Brussels give a cautious welcome to the ceasefire agreed in Minsk.
South African security officers remove far-left Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) lawmakers from parliament after they disrupted President Jacob Zuma’s State-Of-The-Nation speech and members of the main opposition walk out in protest.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s sexual practices come under scrutiny at his pimping trial, as one prostitute with whom he had relations says he did not respect her.
Britain’s Labour opposition leader Ed Miliband alleges that HSBC bank enabled tax avoidance on an industrial scale. British Prime Minister David Cameron says that “every proper process” was followed when he appointed Stephen Green, HSBC’s former executive chairman, to be a trade minister in 2010.
A spokesperson for the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says some 300 people are feared dead in the biggest migrant tragedy since the EU took over from Italy’s search and rescue mission.
U.S. President Barack Obama sends Congress a letter seeking the authorization of military force against Islamic State militants, limiting operations to three years.
(Next Media Online)- Three men were sentenced to federal prison on Tuesday for the 2011 hate-crime murder of 47-year-old James Craig Anderson. One of the defendants, Deryl Dedmon, 22, was given the longest sentence of 50 years in prison for running over Anderson with his pickup truck and fatally wounding him.
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn denies knowing that the women at sex parties he attended were prostitutes.
(BVO) – Outside the courthouse, topless women protest as Dominique Strauss-Kahn heads into court.
Inside the courthouse the former IMF chief faces pimping charges.
The leader of Spanish anti-austerity party Podemos (We Can) confirms that Herve Falciani, the so-called HSBC whistle-blower, will help his party with its election programme by producing a tax fraud report for the Spanish party.