In Austria's presidential election, former Green Party leader Alexander Van der Bellen narrowly beat far-right Freedom Party candidate Norbert Hofer.
Part 3 of Who is 'Europe'?, a weekly series on how European natives and residents are responding to pressures from terrorism, migration, nationalism, and the 'European project.'
Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann stepped down this week, another casualty on the continent of loyalties that have shifted amid economic stresses and concern over refugee policy.
Part 2 of Who is 'Europe'?, a weekly series on how European natives and residents are responding to pressures from terrorism, migration, nationalism, and the 'European project.'
In Spišský Hrhov, the Roma minority and non-Roma live side by side, unemployment is far lower than the national average, and the population continues to grow.
One Afghan boy overcomes tragedy in a tale of resilience and Austrian hospitality.
Part 1 of Who is 'Europe'?, a weekly series on how European natives and residents are responding to pressures from terrorism, migration, nationalism, and the 'European project.'
Traces of crisis remain everywhere in Greece’s graffitied, edgy capital. But so are signs of renewal and opportunity, giving some corners of Athens an artistic, communal rebirth.
Both hunters and ecologists say that their values are under assault from each other, as Warsaw weighs changes to access of private lands for hunting and new logging in Poland's forests.
The country's current laws, which allow abortion under very restricted conditions, are widely supported by Poles. But a generational shift is trending more conservative.
When banks set limits on cash withdrawals last year, many Greeks adopted plastic payments for the first time – laying a paper trail that could bring light to Greece's 'shadow economy.'
The first 200 migrants were sent back Monday as part of the European Union's deal with Turkey to manage the migration flow. But asylum seekers and human rights advocates say the plan is illegal.
During World War II, thousands were driven out of their homes in Polish lands that are now Ukraine, Belarus, and Lithuania. But they, and their descendants, still sing of what was lost.
One of the alleged suicide bombers in Brussels had been deported into Dutch custody by Turkey last year, but was set free. Last year's attacks in Paris exposed similar shortcomings.
Though many feared an attack like the one on Brussels Tuesday, Europeans increasingly feel they can cope – and that a sense of solidarity, rather than harsh reaction, should govern their response to terror.
European nations quickly declared solidarity with Belgium after Tuesday's deadly bombings in Brussels. But the attacks may widen divisions within the EU over how to handle immigration and security.
Though relieved that Salah Abdeslam was caught in Brussels on Friday, many in Paris worry other would-be terrorists could strike again in France.
The increasing possibility of a Trump presidency is feeding nations’ worries about everything from the continuation of their trade deals to military ties with the US.
A wave of public unhappiness with German Chancellor Angela Merkel's policies helped the Alternative for Germany party take more seats than expected in Sunday's regional elections.
Rural Poles say it would be destabilizing to accept significant numbers of Muslims due to cultural differences. And they don't mince their words.
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