Russia's communications minister and its top prosecutor are exploring options – including blocking YouTube – to prevent the film from being shown in Russia, home to 20 million Muslims.
The Alps' glaciers are in retreat at an alarming rate due to rising temperatures – as indicated by the discovery of rusted explosives left over from a nearly hundred-year-old cache.
On Saturday, an energized Moscow crowd as large as many of those from last winter and spring protested against Russian President Putin. But this time, the tone was far more politicized.
The Israeli cabinet this week approved the upgrade of settlement-located Ariel University Center to full university, drawing a rebuke from Britain's Foreign Office.
Russia's legislative body ousted dissident lawmaker Gennady Gudkov today, just a day before thousands of Russians are expected to take to the streets to protest against Vladimir Putin's rule.
Poland has one of Europe's strictest abortion policies, but critics say it has only driven the practice underground. Now, parliament is expected to consider a bill that would ease restrictions.
The center-right Liberals and the center-left Social Democrats won the most seats in yesterday's parliamentary election, setting the two parties as likely coalition partners.
The French Alps killings case has drawn in law-enforcement agencies from at least three countries. Such cooperation has become increasingly sophisticated.
Germany's Constitutional Court ruled today that the European Stability Mechanism bailout fund is legal, clearing the way for its use in bolstering the eurozone's ailing national economies.
Putin said yesterday that Romney's latest comments about Russia as the US's 'geopolitical foe' validate the Kremlin's resistance to American plans for a missile defense system in Europe.
As The Netherlands feel the pinch from austerity measures, Wednesday's Dutch parliamentary election will likely turn on the degree to which voters are willing to commit to the eurozone.
Claiming that Assad would leave office if Syrians voted him out, the Kremlin is pushing for new diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict. But the US remains cool to Russia's overtures.
A day after French President Hollande made his case for new taxes, the public responded angrily to a report that its richest man, Bernard Arnault, was trying to avoid taxes by heading to Belgium.
The Paralympic Games have proved remarkably successful, not just in tickets sold and prominent media coverage, but in making London into a city more accessible to disabled people.
Putin opined on Obama vs. Romney, crackdowns in Russia, and Pussy Riot in a 40-minute interview given, unusually, to an English-language state channel instead of a bigger outlet.
European Central Bank President Mario Draghi announced that the ECB would buy the bonds of ailing eurozone nations. But the plan's success turns on conditions that have yet to be spelled out.
London's Metropolitan University is taking legal action after losing its right to admit non-EU students. The case has pitted efforts to tighten immigration against a lucrative international student industry.
Russian President Vladimir Putin led a herd of endangered cranes via hang glider. While such Putin escapades are PR-driven, they do draw attention to needy causes.
British Conservative leader David Cameron's cabinet changes are not expected to threaten the coalition's stability, but some Liberal Democrats are wary of its policy implications.
Russia hopes to transform Vladivostok, the host city for this year's Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, into a gateway for commercial trade with East Asia.