Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Ukraine on Tuesday said pro-Russian rebels had sharply reduced their attacks in the wake of Western condemnation of the most deadly violence in the separatist east in more than a month.
Racist crimes surged by almost 40 percent in eastern Germany last year, official data showed Tuesday, as the country prepared to host a record number of refugees.
A former Serb army commander serving a 20-year sentence for his role in the massacre of Croats during the Balkans wars has died in Lisbon at the age of 68, the Portuguese government said Tuesday.
The United Nations' refugee chief warned Tuesday that Germany and Sweden cannot be left to carry most of Europe's asylum burden, as German media reported that the number seeking refuge in the country could surge to 750,000 this year.
Spain's northeastern city of Tarragona plans to use DNA analysis of dog droppings to track down errant owners who fail to clear up their pet's mess, local officials said Monday.
Duaa, a 22-year-old Syrian refugee and mother of two, is nervously counting down the hours in the Turkish resort city of Bodrum, hoping this will be the night her family's life will finally take a turn for the better.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
An Indian and a Pakistani have confessed to killing the elderly owners of a Brescia pizzeria in a mafia-style slaying that shocked Italy and threatens to inflame racial tensions in the northern city.
Fierce clashes in east Ukraine killed at least 10 people in the past 24 hours, government and rebel officials said Monday, as Russia warned that Kiev could be preparing for a fresh offensive.
Monday, August 17, 2015
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her hardline Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble on Sunday hailed a dramatic change in Greece's approach to its debt crisis ahead of a key parliamentary vote in Berlin on a fresh bailout.
The carcass of an abandoned hotel on the Greek island of Kos has become a grim shelter for scores of migrants fleeing war and poverty as Europe faces its worst refugee crisis in decades.