Of course we are familiar with the Spanish rice dish paella, we say. It is the color of a Mediterranean sunrise, a coral red or saffron yellow. Chef Rosa Camprodon shakes her head. Or maybe that's a shudder. She is our instructor at a Barcelona cooking school that caters to tourists, and she is teaching us to make paella Catalonia-style: a rich coppery brown.
The families of the 298 people who died when flight MH17 was downed over Ukraine are steeling themselves for a slew of bitter legal battles, on the eve of the tragedy's second anniversary.
Hungarian police and soldiers have severely beaten some migrants before sending them back across the border to Serbia, Human Rights Watch said Wednesday -- a report that was disputed by the Hungarian government.
Outgoing British Prime Minister David Cameron urged his successor Theresa May on Wednesday to maintain close ties with the EU even while negotiating to leave it, as he paid a fond farewell to MPs hours before leaving office.
Recent archaeological digs have uncovered more than 20 round buildings in what is believed to be Cyprus' earliest known village, dating as far back as the 9th century B.C., the east Mediterranean island's Department of Antiquities said Tuesday.
Austria's Interior Ministry says the government has drawn up a draft law that would allow it to take ownership of the house where Adolf Hitler was born.
An American was gored in the leg and five other runners were injured Wednesday in the next-to-last running of the bulls at Pamplona's San Fermin festival, officials said.
French women took to Twitter with pictures of hairy armpits and legs Tuesday to fight the stigma over female body hair -- a divisive topic which had many bristling.
As a new Conservative prime minister took over on Wednesday, Britain's opposition Labour Party was facing an existential crisis, riven by toxic splits over the leadership of Jeremy Corbyn.
This file of a handout photo released by Questura di Palermo and taken on April 11, 2006 shows Sicilian Mafia Boss Bernardo Provenzano at the Palermo police headquarters following his arrest. Sicilian "Cosa Nostra" Mafia boss Bernardo Provenzano, dubbed "the tractor" for the way he mowed his victims down, has died at age 83 on Wednesday, July 13 after a long illness, Italian media said.