Nearly two-thirds of Germans disagree with Chancellor Merkel's decision. Merkel counters that Germany cannot afford to ignore the threat that IS poses.
European media see the police response in Ferguson, Mo., as a warning against police over-reaction and militarization.
Support for Israel is strong among French Jews despite – or perhaps because of – deep public anger against Israel for its military offensive in Gaza.
Germany invaded Belgium 100 years ago today. In Liege, leaders focused on reconciliation, noting that the alliances of former foes are a 'example for the world.'
At least 2,000 have left to join rebel groups in Syria, dividing families from Berlin to London and creating a new security threat for the West.
The Hayat program, building on expertise in dealing with neo-Nazis, works with parents to prevent young people from joining radical groups.
The blogger's critique of a restaurant was so high in Google's search results that it damaged the restaurant's reputation, a French court ruled.
President Hollande says France will deliver at least one of the two helicopter carriers promised to Moscow, to the consternation of EU allies calling for military sanctions against Russia.
Paris saw anti-Semitic incidents this weekend amid riots that broke out after a pro-Palestinian march that the government barred went ahead anyway.
The Netherlands, which holds something of a swing vote in the EU, had argued for caution in sanctioning Russia. But the downing of MH17 killed nearly 200 Dutch citizens – and has hardened attitudes ahead of an EU meeting Tuesday.
The fighting in eastern Ukraine has been largely on the periphery for most Europeans. But the deaths of 298 airline passengers has brought it into urgent focus.
A reporter's impromptu serenade is about as controversial as much loved German Chancellor Merkel's birthday is apt to get.
The last few days have seen British women gain, both through David Cameron's decision to reshuffle his cabinet and the Church of England's vote to approve women bishops.
Some in France still seethe over their defeat in the Algerian War and resent the Algerians' participation. The anger is sharpest among rightest opponents of President Hollande.
The decision to ask the CIA's Berlin station chief to leave may be the most Germany can do to express its anger at the US, on whom it relies for military and intelligence aid.
The revelation that Germany is investigating a second person for spying for the US, mere days after the first case was announced, threatens to derail US-German relations.
Germany may have dealt Brazil its worst World Cup defeat ever. But it’s probably the Germans who are most willing to show the Brazilians the most compassion today.
Germans blame Merkel for being soft on the US. If she doesn't take a tougher stance in response to the spy charges, she may face a backlash from an increasingly anti-American public.
Pope Francis was criticized for waiting too long to meet with victims abused by Catholic priests, but others say holding these meetings on Vatican grounds is a strong statement.
To be sure, the two world wars are a part of France's psyche when it comes to its on-field rivalry with Germany. But memories of a little match from 1982 also plays a role.