Spanish parliament passes law to limit judges from taking cases of torture or war crimes in other countries. Is this a blow for universal justice?
Summer retreats provide not only solace but lots of produce – and even more of it now, amid economic hard times.
The region's Jewish communities are now largely gone, but a growing movement seeks to restore and protect the synagogues, cemeteries, and other remaining landmarks.
Upkeep costs continue to rise for its historic churches and fewer are filling the pews. What's a church to do?
If US president is too supportive of protests, he turns them into a 'Western plot,' say analysts.
After Sarkozy's speech, France divided over prospect of ban.
Rising style of lending is built on long-term thinking – and on bearing in mind that the institution is dealing with real people's money.
Athens hopes the gallery, which opened Saturday, will push the British Museum to relinquish its half of the famed Parthenon Marbles.
What economic crisis? Organizers of the new museum promise one of the most 'lavish' exhibitions ever to hit Europe.
In criminal case, the Church of Scientology says it is being scapegoated in a wider campaign against freedom of religion.
Florence Hartmann is on trial for her book that describes a court deal with Belgrade.
Although President Obama has had difficulty convincing allies to take Gitmo detainees, Italy is eager to receive these inmates so that it can further its own investigation.
Omar Bongo represented Paris's last old-style dictator in Africa. Two French presidents attended his funeral Tuesday.
When a German newspaper group cancelled its DPA wire service subscription, a fresh debate was sparked over government subsidies of the news media.
The former detainees, including Uighurs released to Albania, say they are eager to put "terrorist" label behind them.
Closing a corporate tax loophole could yield $60 billion for the US, but it threatens to undermine an already weak Irish economy.
At conference in Siberia, leaders of Russia, China, India, and Iran float idea of new 'supranational' currency. China offers $10 billion to neighbors.
The oil-rich nation believes a half-mile thick rock formation could store the next 600 years, or so, of CO2 emissions from Europe. Some say the science is not so clear.
In a country hit hard by economic downturn, the industry is expected to double to $1.5 billion this year.
Talent shows find "ugly ducklings" and turn them into record sales