LUXEMBOURG — The European Union's highest court struck a big blow Tuesday against Facebook and other companies by ruling that a long-running pact allowing the free transfer of data to the U.S. is invalid as it does not adequately protect consumers.
BRUSSELS — NATO's secretary-general on Tuesday rejected Moscow's claim that its military incursion into alliance airspace over Turkey wasn't intentional or important, saying there were two separate incidents and "the violation lasted for a long time."
STOCKHOLM — Arthur McDonald, a professor emeritus at Queen's University in Kingston, Ont., and the director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory in northern Ontario, is a co-winner of this year's 2015 Nobel Prize for Physics.
SANAA, Yemen — Three rockets slammed into Yemen's port city of Aden on Tuesday, striking a hotel that is home to officials from the country's exiled government and two buildings used by Saudi-led coalition troops, killing at least 15 people, authorities said.
MADRID — Spain's Princess Cristina will stand trial on tax fraud charges on Jan. 11, a court announced Tuesday. She will be the first royal family member to stand trial since Spain's monarchy was restored in 1975.
JERUSALEM — The Israeli military on Tuesday demolished homes of two Palestinian militants in east Jerusalem, the army's first concrete steps following a late night Cabinet meeting in which Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised a "strong hand" to quell recent deadly attacks.