President Vladimir Putin’s Nov. 25 meeting with Pope Francis was the third to the Holy See by a Russian leader since the two sides established full diplomatic relations in 2009.
The three women freed from 30 years of captivity are just the 'tip of the iceberg,' activists warn. New laws may be the answer.
If you are of European ancestry, a European stranger could be a not-too-distant relative, a new genetic study suggests. Indeed, all humans share a set of common ancestors who may not be as ancient as you might think.
All Europeans are related, sharing a common ancestor as recently as 1,000 years ago, according to a gene study published today.
After decades of population loss to cities, rural areas in Spain – and across Europe – have been gaining allure as havens from the ongoing recession.
The US House of Representatives voted to approve CISPA, the much criticized legislation that aims to protect businesses from cyber attacks.
A Monitor reporter who briefly overlapped with Margaret Thatcher when he was Paris correspondent recounts her outsized presence at European gatherings.
"All the Best, George Bush" is a collection of the personal correspondence of George H. W. Bush from his first years in the Navy in 1942 all the way to 2011. Here are 10 excerpts from the book.
In a legacy of the cold war, Britain still maintains 20,000 troops in Germany. It's now accelerating troop withdrawals.
Mozilla's Firefox OS is off to a solid start with the support of 13 wireless-service providers worldwide. But can a Firefox phone compete with Apple and Google?