A pair of court decisions in favor of euthanasia – including the acquittal of a doctor charged with killing seven patients – gives momentum to legalization supporters.
German soccer fans expect their side to win today's World Cup match against the US team – a squad that has a very German flavor of its own.
The verdicts may be in for the News of the World phone-hacking trial. But the jury is still out on the future of the British press.
The government has raided the office of a grant-distributing NGO and rolled out a new tax that seems to target Hungary's largest independent broadcaster.
Thousand of Ukrainians have been displaced by fighting in the country's east. Some have found a safe harbor amid ex-President Yanukovych's sprawling, palatial estate.
Vladimir Putin today asked Russia's parliament to repeal the March 1 resolution that allowed him to send troops to Ukraine, as peace talks continue in the troubled country.
A Polish magazine has been publishing recordings of officials' conversations, apparently recorded in Warsaw restaurants. And it's threatening to topple the government.
A Ukrainian oligarch may have convinced Putin that President Petro Poroshenko's peace plan is 'an important step towards reaching a final settlement' in the east.
As an American, the Monitor's European bureau chief did not expect the audience at Kiev's opera house to be quite so... youthful.
The tiny Baltic nation has unique experience with oil shale, a sedimentary rock that provides all of Estonia's electricity – and keeps it from depending on Russia for power.
Estonia's oil shale industry produces massive hills of ash, which dot the countryside. What if, one enterprising student thought, we turn it into something fun?
Moscow gave guarded approval to the Ukrainian president's plan. But rebel opposition, military realities, and even resistance from western Ukrainians undermine its prospects.
Thousands of Tatars have fled their homeland in the Crimean peninsula since it was annexed by Russia. But what do they do now?
King Felipe VI took the throne today, in Spain's first post-dictatorship royal succession. Here are five things to know about the new king and his role in Spain.
Petro Poroshenko said today that the unilateral cease-fire will launch a peace process that includes decentralization of power to the regions.
The Spanish Senate approved legislation today that enables Prince Felipe's ascension to the throne. But many in Spain hold mixed feelings about the monarchy and its future.
President Poroshenko has effectively ended $15 billion in arms contracts that keep Russia's military in the air and Ukraine's defense industry employed.
The government has put several Birmingham schools on probation amid accusations that Islamic conservatives were trying to take them over. But the reality is more nuanced.
Kiev owes Gazprom billions in unpaid gas bills. But the Ukraine-Russia gas wars have taken a toll on Europe's confidence in Russia as an energy supplier.
The author compared the 'more Scottish than thou' fringe of the independence movement with the villains from her Harry Potter series.