JOHANNESBURG (AFP) - The older brother of South African Olympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius was acquitted of charges of culpable homicide and reckless driving on Tuesday over a deadly road crash five years ago.
BRUSSELS (AFP) - The vast majority of some 22,000 swimming beaches in the EU are clean and safe, the European Environment Agency said on Tuesday.
Gay marriage in Britain 'could lead to lesbian queen giving birth to heir via artificial insemination'
LONDON (AFP) - The debate in Britain over legalising gay marriage took a surreal turn on Tuesday after a senior politician said it could result in a lesbian queen giving birth to an heir by artificial insemination.
PARIS (AFP) - France's Parliament on Tuesday kicked off a high-profile public probe into a major tax fraud scandal that has shaken the Socialist government and the squeaky-clean image it is seeking to project.
VATICAN CITY (AFP) - Pope Francis on Tuesday expressed his condolences to victims of a powerful tornado that struck an Oklahoma City suburb, as local officials said up to 91 people had died, including 20 children.