French politicians don't talk about faith openly. But President Sarkozy wants a more open discussion of the role of religion.
One German community removes lights and signs in a daring experiment and sees accident rates decline.
Aid and outreach initiatives have been stepped up. But full EU membership will be slow coming say Ukrainians.
In this political season it's heartening to know that the word 'argue' is rooted in the idea of 'making something clear.'
Moscow's strategy to drive a wedge between European countries was on display during Monday's EU crisis meeting.
In the coming weeks, the West will be shaping a long-term response to what many see as Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's bid to change the post-cold-war world.
Readers remember pen pals they found through the Monitor's old Mail Bag column.
A mystery about a lost king and the real-life convict who became the world's first modern detective.
Despite tensions over missile deals and NATO expansion, the West's ties with Russia are far more nuanced than in Soviet days.
Shifting political winds may explain the lack of awareness about Chiu Teng Hiok, who helped the British shine in basketball at the 1924 Paris Games.