More than 300 people died when an earthquake struck the Italian town of L'Aquila in 2009, days after several scientists said there was 'no danger.' Now the scientists are facing a trial for manslaughter.
Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi blamed the media for Italy's credit downgrade from Standard & Poor Monday. Italians, having heard it before, took to the Internet to make fun of his comments.
Prime Minister Papandreou canceled his US trip and hinted at further austerity measures after Europe's 'troika' of experts expressed doubt about the Greek government's plans to avoid default.
At a meeting of European finance ministers in Poland, leaders largely rejected proposals from Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner on how to rescue the ailing eurozone.
Serbians living in northern Kosovo threatened violent opposition to the deployment, but the Kosovo officials and EU peacekeepers avoided confrontation with protesters.
Italy is under pressure from the European Central Bank to adopt austerity measures, but Italians suffering financially resent the government's austerity plan and tax increases.
With Glasgow soccer teams Celtic and Rangers set to meet this weekend, Scotland is drafting new measures to stamp out Protestant-Catholic sectarianism rooted in the teams' culture.
Helle Thorning-Schmidt is slated to become Denmark's first female prime minister after her left-wing coalition edged out government heavily influenced by Denmark's extreme right.
Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov blames the Kremlin for orchestrating a mutiny within his Right Cause political party, which could have taken some support from Putin's United Russia party.
Despite efforts by clerical sexual abuse victims to charge Pope Benedict XVI with crimes against humanity, the case likely falls outside the court's jurisdiction.
Denmark's election Thursday is the first national poll in northern Europe to gauge appeal for radical politics since the Norway killings carried out by far-right extremist Anders Behring Breivik.
The coalition government in Germany, the biggest contributor to the eurozone rescue fund, appears split over over a possible sovereign default for Greece.
Those injured or who lost loved ones in a wave of Sept. 1999 bombings in Russia feel that they have been abandoned by the Russian public, media, and government.
UK slavery raid: officials rescued 24 men from a life of slavery at a trailer site north of London. The men had spent as many as 15 years working 12-hour days for no pay.
Russia's Nord Stream pipeline bypasses Ukraine, which transports about 80 percent of Russian gas exports to Europe, and could give Moscow greater political leverage in dealing with Kiev.
Russian jet crash Wednesday killed most of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl hockey team and follows a string of tragic airline accidents in Russia.
The Constitutional Court rejected arguments against Germany's participation in eurozone bailouts, but said Merkel's government needs a parliamentary OK before offering more aid.
Former News of the World executives testified today that James Murdoch was aware that phone hacking at the now-defunct tabloid was more widespread than he claimed to know.
As Russia invests $3 billion to attract visitors, it could open a nature preserve with the largest concentration of active volcanoes and geysers in Eurasia to tourism.
The news organizations that had been working with WikiLeaks condemned the decision to release the cables with informants' names uncensored, saying it could put them at risk.
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