Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said this week that he has ordered the Russian military to immediately take measures to counter US plans to install advanced radars and anti-missile interceptors in European countries.
Neo-Nazi bank robbers found dead last week are suspected in Germany's worst case of racially motivated killings. Their confessional tape reveals a current of right-wing extremism that politicians have long denied.
Today's court appearance by Anders Behring Breivik, the Norway gunman charged in a July bombing and shooting spree that killed 77 people, was the first chance for press and victims' relatives to hear him speak.
Two Russian generals have reportedly called off a US visit after senators asked for a review of their visa requests. A proposed Senate bill would restrict visas for 60 Russians allegedly linked to the case of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky.
Splitting the EU – creating a small core of eurozone countries and a looser outer circle – has been taboo. But as Europe debt crisis worsens, France and Germany are discussing the idea more intensively.
James Murdoch was grilled by British lawmakers over the News of the World hacking scandal, which forced the tabloid to close earlier this year. He didn't rule out the possibility that the Sun tabloid may also be forced to close.