With economic woes at home and tensions with the West abroad, Russians are putting a new gloss on the Communist years – one that even previously unsupportive authorities seem to now be tacitly backing.
Nuremberg officials are using 'ambassadors' trained in the facts about immigration to debunk stereotypes and rumor-mongering among the native populace. Part 2 of a two-part story on Europe's efforts to integrate refugees.
A government-backed program in Vienna is teaching refugees from the Mideast about everything from recycling to disciplining children to dating. Part 1 of a two-part story on Europe's efforts to integrate refugees.
The Andrei Sakharov Center, one of the last safe spaces for Russia's liberal community, has been fined and fined again for its purported 'political activity.' But celebrity support and crowdsourcing have kept it alive.
Thousands of Italians gathered for rallies in almost 100 towns and cities on Saturday to support gay civil unions as parliament gets ready to debate a bill over legal recognition for homosexual couples.
At least 45 people, including 17 children, drowned Friday in the Aegean Sea as two smuggling boats sunk off different Greek islands. The Greek coast guard and other boats saved more than 70 people from the sunken vessels.
Parliament took up the topic after half a million people signed a petition calling for Trump to be excluded over his call for a temporary ban on Muslims entering the United States in the wake of extremist violence.
The halting Minsk process, meant to peaceably reunite Ukraine with its restive eastern regions, got a big boost in recent weeks with the assignment of two top Putin officials to key positions in the Russian team.
A Jewish leader suggested that men avoid wearing the skull cap after the stabbing of a Jewish teacher this week. Now French are again debating the boundaries of their country's sharp separation of church and state.