Venezuela has said it will not extradite Arturo Cubillas, an alleged top militant of the separatist group ETA. Spanish authorities today moved toward an official request, which Hugo Chávez is unlikely to support.
Britain's strategy for national security, released today, tips resources toward new threats like a cyber attack. The shifting priorities come on the eve of a review that will outline cuts to the defense budget.
The leaders of France, Germany, and Russia will meet this week in Deauville, France, as a first step toward fostering closer ties.
Gorbachev criticized the system of strong and centralized state power restored by Mr. Putin, who came to power aiming to reverse a decade of economic slump, social collapse, and political drift.
The Saudis have gleaned significant intelligence over 10 years of pursuing Al Qaeda affiliates in the Arabian Peninsula. But AQAP hasn't yet shown it can attack the West.
For a week, French union workers have been protesting government plans to raise the retirement age from 60 to 62 and the full state pension age from 65 to 67. Headlines Monday warned of fuel shortages and gas prices have jumped in response – but the gas pumps are not the only place where the French are feeling the impact of the strikes.
A new survey signals that Germany, where the term 'Führer,' or leader, is explicitly linked to Adolf Hitler, is not immune from the far-right sentiments that are spreading across Europe.
When Swiss engineers completed drilling the Gotthard Base Tunnel Friday, they were lauded for finishing the world’s longest tunnel – but actually it's only the world's longest rail tunnel. Read on to find out what underground structures take the honors for being the longest.
Norway faces a diplomatic backlash from China after the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to jailed democracy activist Liu Xiaobo. The greater fallout may be within China itself.
Milan, Rome, and Naples have recently dismantled Roma Gypsy camps, but Italy may avoid EU sanctions since the expulsions are being carried out at the municipal level.
French strikes against pension reforms continued today. A large protest is expected this weekend as unions and the French Left continue to take on President Nicolas Sarkozy.
Hungarian police said Tuesday they were examining a photo taken months before the red sludge spill that shows leaking from the alumina refinery containment wall.
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger arrived in Russia this week along with executives from Google, Microsoft, and Oracle to give a boost to Russia's burgeoning tech sector.
Hungary's Prime Minister said the managing director of the aluminum company whose plant spilled red sludge into a residential area, killing eight, has been arrested.
Many Muslims in France feel increasingly targeted amid growing terror concerns and what some see as anti-Muslim measures, such as the banning burqas in public.
Anna Chapman, the Russian spy deported from the US, is living the life of a celebrity at home, defying espionage convention and casting doubt over whether she was ever a real spy.
Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Liu Xiaobo, who participated in the 1989 Tiananmen Square protests and was jailed in 2008 for advocating human rights.
Sweden is now facing a newly powerful political party, the Sweden Democrats, that has a neo-Nazi past and advocates drastically cutting the country's liberal immigration policies.
Hungary's toxic red sludge spill reached the Danube today at toxicity levels beyond what environmentalists expected. Will it threaten the Black Sea?
After giving the Nobel Peace Prize to President Obama last year, the Norwegian Peace Prize Committee may opt for a more conventional winner this Friday.