The Islamic State group said Tuesday that two of its "soldiers" had attacked a French church, slitting a priest's throat in a country stunned by a series of jihadist attacks.
A Syrian asylum seeker who blew himself up outside a German music festival had made a video pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group, authorities said Monday, in a week of attacks that has shaken the country.
Germany's legendary Bayreuth opera festival, dedicated to the works of Richard Wagner, opened Monday with extremely tight security in the wake of a series of deadly attacks in the country.
A fresh crisis hit France's government Sunday when a senior policewoman claimed the interior ministry pressured her to alter a report into security at the Nice fireworks display where 84 were killed when a man rammed a lorry into the crowd.
A Syrian migrant set off an explosion at a bar in southern Germany that killed himself and wounded a dozen others late Sunday, authorities said, the third attack to hit Bavaria in a week.
A Syrian refugee was arrested after killing a woman with a machete in the German city of Reutlingen, in an incident police said did not bear the hallmarks of a "terrorist attack" and was more likely to have been a crime of passion.
Prime Minister Theresa May heads to Northern Ireland on Monday in a bid to bring the province into the fold on Britain's negotiations to exit the EU.
The 18-year-old gunman who killed nine people in a shooting spree in Munich had been planning his crime for a year but chose his victims at random, officials said on Sunday.
Many elderly people have never used the internet, because it just seemed too complicated to them. Young people by contrast use digital devices more frequently than their toothbrushes. What happens when you bring together these two groups? In this Austrian "qualitatszeit" (quality time) project, young persons looking for a job assume the role of trainers who open up the digital world to their grandparents' generation.
Thorbjorn Falldin, a pipe-smoking sheep farmer who became prime minister in Sweden's first non-socialist government after World War II, has died at the ago of 90.