Zimbabwe's mines still rife with abuse
Kimberley Process regulator fails to stem flow of blood diamonds overseas.
Europe: A very bad day all around
Around the continent bad news keeps knocking markets and people who work for governments
Still for sale in Belgium
With all the talk of blood diamonds, Antwerp remains a go-to spot for the polished stones.
Meet Dexia, the Bear Sterns of 2011. But this time it's worse.
French-Belgian firm Dexia is in need of rescue. Problem is, it's bigger than its government.
Europe delays decision on next Greek payout
European stocks plunge as finance ministers are unable to agree on whether to give Greece its next bailout payment.
Belgium’s Prime Minister Yves Leterme takes a better gig
A political crisis nearly splits the country. More evidence Belgium’s politics are the world’s oddest.
Markets rise on Barroso euro bonds comments
European stocks and the euro were lifted by talk of euro zone bonds by European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso.
Reality TV: Who wants to be a refugee?
Five young refugees compete to prove their attachment to the Netherlands.
NATO sees its role in Libya coming to an end
Alliance foresees victory in its mission to aid Libya's people.
Trust erodes in the European Union
Spain once saw Europe as the future. Now it's a burden.
Italy, France, Spain, Belgium ban short selling in order to protect markets
The European ban on short selling might have unintended effects, experts say.
Four countries in Europe ban short selling (UPDATES)
Belgium, France, Italy and Spain will temporarily ban short selling of financial stocks.
7 Deadly Stories: With the euro in crisis, is Europe finished?
Like it or not, the euro zone will remain intact, hatching a United States of Europe.
Spotlight on Europe's right
The anti-Islam screed attributed to Norway shooter Anders Behring Breivik has raised questions about Europe's rising anti-immigrant parties.
EU agreement heralded for its sweep
But markets may have a different response as analysts delve into the details.
What happens if a country goes bust?
If Greece, Portugal or Italy fails, America should watch out.
Rasmussen says NATO committed to "a successful end" in Libya
Secretary General defends the alliance's conduct of its Libyan engagement.
One killed, 10 injured in Dutch football stadium collapse
Rescue workers had to scramble Thursday to free people trapped when part of a stadium roof collapsed in the eastern Dutch city of Enschede.
Jews and Muslims protest Dutch vote to ban ritual animal slaughtering
The law would outlaw traditional Jewish kosher and Muslim halal butchering practices and was denounced as a violation of religious freedom
Amsterdam fights for your right to smoke pot
The proposed ban on allowing foreigners to purchase cannabis will increase crime, Amsterdam officials say.
Protests in the Euro Zone (PHOTOS)
Protests in Italy, Greece, Brussels and Spain.
Tens of thousands of Spaniards protest, with a decidedly anti-Brussels tone (VIDEO)
Weary after years of a financial crisis and dealing with severe austerity measures, Spain focuses anger on the euro stability pact
Belgian politics makes room for Nazi apologists
Flemish parties allow debate on a bill offering amnesty to World War II collaborators.
Robert Gates blasts NATO members in final speech
US defense secretary calls on NATO allies to contribute more to NATO and its missions.
Facebook facial-recognition feature attracts scrutiny from EU
Investigation looks into possible violations of privacy rules in automatic photo-tagging feature, which was recently rolled out internationally
Gaddafi's daughter files "war crimes" lawsuit related to NATO air strike that killed relatives
Suit is over alleged assassination of four of the Libyan leader's family members, claiming that NATO illegally attacked a civilian target in Tripoli.
Netherlands to close cannabis cafes to tourists, impose restrictions on Dutch
In a bid to curb drug tourism, the Dutch government will ban tourists from buying or using cannabis in coffee shops
EU leaders euphoric over Mladic arrest
European Union leaders promise arrest of war crimes fugitive will help Serbia on the road to EU membership.
Euro zone wonders which economy will be the next to fail
Spain has competition from Italy, Belgium for "next domino" status.
Northern Europeans decry ongoing support for shaky southern Europe economies
Anti-EU parties gain ground as Portugal negotiates a $113 billion bailout.
EU calls for vigilance after Osama bin Laden's death
Methods used to kill bin laden lead to questions about whether the EU has shifted its values.