London's transportation regulating body revoked Uber's license to operate today over concerns of safety and security, dealing a large blow to the company. With 40,000 drivers in the city, Uber has become serious competition for the city's iconic black cabs.
The start of the Russian war games in Belarus are increasing tensions in the Baltic region as European states doubt Russia's assurances that the games are not foreshadowing a military invasion. Thousands of troops have moved into Belarus in preparation for the games, and Baltic and NATO leaders are concerned some are there to stay.
Bolstered by consistent economic growth the EU is looking toward a brighter future. Plans for greater security, a halt to new membership, and a revamped approach to the refugee crisis are a few of the items on the new agenda.
As Paris enters the planning process for the 2024 summer games, the organizers are looking for ways to make the games more practical. By only building two new venues and utilizing the resources at the city's disposal, Paris hopes to host a more productive games.
Catalan officials intend to move forward with its secession vote, spiking a tense standoff with Spanish authorities and drawing crowds protesting the arrests in Barcelona.
A fighter from Free Syrian Army (Al-Hamza Brigade) is seen looking out in Hazwan town in Aleppo, Syria Sept. 22.
Portugal is facing the country's worst drought in more than 20 years. The dire situation might lead to a ban on the irrigation of farmland, which uses up 80 percent of the region's available water.
The number of migrant arrivals in August was down more than 80 percent from last year, thanks to Rome's partnership with Libyan authorities. But those sent back to Libya face torture and rape in the detention centers where they are held.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced her opposition for Turkey's accession talks, citing President Erdogan's recent crackdown and Turkey's shift away from the EU in recent months. But not all EU leaders agree.
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban became the latest world leader to request outside financing for anti-migrant infrastructure.
The creators of "Wahl-O-Mat," a German website that helps undecided voters choose their ideal candidate, hope their tool will increase voter engagement in the upcoming federal election.