Ciaran Giles, Associated Press | Posted Jun 27th - 9:41am
Mariano Rajoy, the leader of Spain's conservative Popular Party, tried to form a "grand coalition" Monday after his party won the country's unprecedented repeat election — but his offer was quickly rejected by both the center-left Socialists and the business-friendly Ciudadanos party.
A plaque commemorating Carl Mannerheim in the Russian city of St. Petersburg has been splashed with red paint, highlighting the controversy over the Finnish soldier and statesman who served in the Imperial Russian Army but later led troops against the Soviet Union.
Sopheng Cheang, Associated Press | Posted Jun 27th - 8:51am
Tests have confirmed that a wooden boat found buried in a dry riverbed near Cambodia's famous Angkor Wat temple complex is from the early 13th century, an official at the agency overseeing the archaeological site said Monday.
Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press | Posted Jun 27th - 8:51am
Turkey's president has apologized to Moscow for the downing of a Russian military jet at the Syrian border, Russian and Turkish officials said Monday, a move that could open the way for easing a bitter strain in Russia-Turkey ties.
Mark Thompson and Katie Hunt, CNN | Posted Jun 27th - 8:03am
So much for all those promises. Leading politicians in the campaign to pull the U.K. out of the European Union are back-pedaling fast on a number of pledges, particularly over extra money for health care.