Clashes between anarchists and Greek police broke out Thursday on the sidelines of a peaceful march to the U.S. Embassy in Athens, in an annual commemoration of a 1973 student uprising that was crushed by the military dictatorship which ruled the country from 1967-74.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday will sketch out his vision of democracy at a time of mounting global populism, seeking to soothe European allies anxious over a Donald Trump presidency.1 Comment
Fresh testimony Wednesday from survivors of a deadly shipwreck in the Mediterranean raised the likely death toll for the past 48 hours to 240 people, confirming fears of rescuers who had warned dozens probably died.
Russia's top Olympic official said his country has cleaned up its sports doping problem and should be allowed to return to all international competitions.
Oxford dictionary editors have chosen their word of the year: "post-truth," a term sometimes used to describe the current political climate.
The European Union has unveiled plans for a new system of security checks on travelers permitted to enter Europe without visas to crack down on extremists.
Police in Rome are investigating the apparent vandalism of the famed Elephant and Obelisk statue designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini in the Piazza della Minerva near the Pantheon in Rome.
A German journalist on Monday said she was detained and deported from ex-Soviet Uzbekistan as the secretive Central Asian state prepares to elect a president to replace the late strongman Islam Karimov.
A leader of France's far-right National Front said Tuesday that she welcomed reported plans by ultra-conservative U.S. website Breitbart News to expand in France and support the party's presidential campaign.
EU member Bulgaria faced an uncertain future Monday after center-right Prime Minister Boyko Borisov quit following the crushing defeat of his presidential nominee at the hands of a Moscow-friendly general backed by the Socialist opposition.