Two brothers from Senegal sought a better life in Europe. Only one of them made it. But their experiences highlight the pressure on European governments to fairly tackle illegal immigration.
Moscow's support for a still-shaky deal may aim to forestall further European and American sanctions.
British Prime Minister Cameron says his country is committed to safeguarding Eastern Europe from Russia and investing in its military, but a new study shows Britain may fall short of the NATO defense-spending guideline of 2 percent of GDP this year.
NATO members are expected to recommit to spending 2 percent of their GDP on defense – a target that few have met. But experts say what they spend on defense is less important than how they spend it.
Estonians look to the Nordic nations as role models. But when it comes to paying women equally, it lags far behind its Scandinavian cousins.
NATO's plans for a 'rapid response' force, in combination with the Kremlin's intention to declare NATO an 'adversary' of Russia, could inadvertently spur open conflict.
European leaders like David Cameron are seeking new powers to prevent jihadis abroad from returning home and launching attacks. But such measures require a careful balancing act, experts say.
The announcement is a major step away from the rebels' previous demand for wholesale independence from Kiev, and opens the door for a federal autonomy for east Ukraine.
The German invasion of Poland, launched 75 years ago today, started World War II. The Christian Science Monitor reported as it happened.
High-productivity Germany already bans contact with employees during holidays. Trying to get in touch with workers outside of business hours may soon be verboten too.
Two decades after Bosnia's brutal civil war ended, reconciliation is still out of reach. And the country's education system is only widening the divide.
Russia and Ukraine are at loggerheads over unpaid gas bills. If they can't come to terms, Europe could be left out in the cold this winter – literally.
Russian casualties in Ukraine could lower support for the war in Russia, where the public supports the rebels, but has no interest in getting directly involved.
The two presidents, feeling pressure on both sides of the Ukrainian-Russian border, met on the sidelines of a regional summit today in Minsk.
Experts say that the aid, combined with a new rebel offensive in Donetsk, strengthen Putin's bargaining position ahead of tomorrow's possible meeting with Poroshenko.
Nearly two-thirds of Germans disagree with Chancellor Merkel's decision. Merkel counters that Germany cannot afford to ignore the threat that IS poses.
The world's newest 24-hour TV channel aims to offer a Ukrainian perspective to the English-language media. But will it find an audience?
Pro-Moscow separatists paraded Ukrainian prisoners of war in Donetsk to the delight of cheering crowds today, as Kiev celebrated independence with a rare military parade in the capital.
Some say Macedonia's 'branding' blitz, which has sown the country with statues and colonnades, alienates its Albanian population by glossing over their role in its history.
One hundred years ago today, the Japanese Empire declared war on Germany, turning the previously Europe-centric conflict into a truly 'World War.'