Apple's iPad goes on sale in Europe Friday, at higher prices than in the US. But members of the European Parliament may get their iPad tablets at taxpayer expense.
Waves break along the shore of A Guarda, northwestern Spain, on Saturday. Hurricane-force winds swept through many parts of France over the weekend.
American and European activists attempting to go to the Gaza Strip from Egypt to protest Israel's actions during last year's Gaza war have been blocked from doing so – and say they have been harshly treated by Egyptian authorities.
The Swiss minaret ban and the crucifix decision in Europe illustrate the disconnect between religion and culture there.
After a European court rules against crucifixes in Italian schoolrooms, Italians from across the political spectrum decry an assault on the country's Roman Catholic identity.
As exploring the heavens becomes more expensive, many experts think it is time for nations to band together to push humanity to the next threshold of space exploration.
In criminal case, the Church of Scientology says it is being scapegoated in a wider campaign against freedom of religion.
The president fielded questions on Iraq before heading to Baghdad for an unannounced visit.
The US president's public backing of Turkey's bid to join the European Union irked France and Germany, but will help boost ties with a key Muslim ally.