Setbacks for Chancellor Merkel's party in Hesse regional elections has led her to publicly begin the process of choosing new leadership for Germany's Christian Democrats (CDU), as the far right makes gains.
At the EU summit in Brussels, Prime Minister May suggested the UK could remain in the EU's trade bloc months after Brexit. The prolonged delay over finalizing the deal has been met with skepticism across Britain's political spectrum as the March exit draws near.
As Germany holds memorial events for the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, Walter Frankenstein returned to the site of the orphanage where he witnessed the beginning of the wave of violence that terrorized Jews in Germany and Austria.
A woman who bought abortion pills for her teenage daughter in 2013 faces up to five years in prison after her doctor reported the case to the police. But she is choosing to challenge her prosecution in an attempt to reform the country's strict anti-abortion laws.
The trial of a former SS official began on Nov. 6, charging the now 94-year-old man with accessory to murder for serving as a guard at the Nazi Stutthof concentration camp for two years. Because he was under 21 at the time of his crimes, he is being tried in a juvenile court.
A woman takes selfie in from of the 'Departure' installation by Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota during the launch of Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on Nov.11.
European Union leaders met with British Prime Minister Theresa May in Brussels on Wednesday to continue Brexit negotiations. After a failure to address border concerns between Ireland and Northern Ireland, a new sense of "non-urgency" has taken hold among leaders.
Ten years ago, the Icelandic krona lost almost half of its value overnight after the collapse of Iceland's three major commercial banks. The final prosecution of financial officials deemed responsible began this month with more than 30 people sentenced to a combined 99 years of prison.
Milorad Dodik won the Serb seat in Bosnia's three-member presidency last weekend after he appeared in footage alongside President Vladimir Putin. Analysts point to Russia's rising influence among Bosnian Serbs and efforts to undermine Western policies of Balkan integration.
In the lead up to Bosnia's Oct. 7 election, nationalist politics have dominated the discussion, with a pro-Russian Serb nationalist running for the country's three-member presidency. Across positions, many campaigns have focused on post-war ethnic tensions, rather than comprehensive reforms.
The City of Lights has pledged to become carbon neutral by 2050. To that end, it has renovated a former industrial wasteland into an "environmentally responsible" neighborhood while still remaining affordable. Could it become a model for other cities?
President Trump's combative foreign policy against long-standing American allies has led Germany to spearhead a hearts-and-minds campaign directly to the American people called Wunderbar Together to celebrate Germany's cultural contributions.
On Oct. 1, hundreds of Catalan activists blocked roads, occupied railway tracks, and protested outside of the Spanish delegation's local headquarters. The activists continue to demand independence from Spain one year after a divisive referendum vote took place.