London Mayor Boris Johnson's announcement Sunday makes him the most prominent Conservative Party politician to break ranks with fellow Conservative Prime Minister Cameron's vision of the best course for Britain.
Demonstrators threw rocks through windows at the Kiev offices of Russian banks Alfa Bank and Sberbank amid observances of the second anniversary of the protests that brought down President Viktor Yanukovych.
Inhabitants of Greek islands like Kos say that the new migrant processing centers endanger tourism. European leaders are putting heavy pressure on Greece to stanch the flow of migrants crossing from Turkey.
Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill's meeting Friday in Cuba will be the first ever between the leaders of the Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox Churches. But some say that the meeting was made without discussion.
Small businesses are a small part of Russia's oligarch-dominated economy. But despite the headwinds they face – and the instability they could bring to the current order – they are showing resilience amid the downturn.