Leopold Engleitner endured the Holocaust. His long life since has inspired others.
Fueled by the recession, the groups have won members and seats in recent elections.
A native Greek speaker and the star of a popular Greek music video to boot, Athina Bontigao – daughter of Filipino immigrants – is fighting for citizenship, along with thousands like her.
On Tuesday, the US was the latest nation to follow Gordon Brown's blueprint for rescuing banks.
A studio in Prague, Czech Republic, carries on the art of making marionettes.