Uzbek dictator makes official Brussels visit
No on admits to inviting Islam Karimov, who will meet with top leaders.
France amends anti-smoking law to save its "heritage"
Citing "cultural heritage" concerns, French lawmakers have approved new exceptions to a draconian anti-smoking law.
Brussels' historic Villa Empain rises from ruins
The Boghossian family foundation rescues the crumbling Art Deco home.
Belgium: a kingdom in crisis
Political impasse deepens as mediator between French- and Flemish-speakers resigns.
Europe's Copts on high alert after church bombing
Faraway fears after Egypt attack kills 23 worshipers.
A tour of Antwerp
Antwerp: Europe's capital of cool
Travelers shouldn't overlook Antwerp, home to hip neighborhoods and edgy design.
NATO's Rasmussen worried about US, not Russia
In interview, secretary general dismisses concerns about Russian belligerence.
The Comet Line
Remembering Belgium's "secret army"
Belgians who spirited Allies through enemy territory sometimes made the ultimate sacrifice.
Serbia woos the EU
While EU foreign ministers lower the bar for the Serbs to begin the membership process.
The skydiver's fatal attraction
Belgian woman sentenced for sabotaging her friend's parachute. The motive? Jealousy.
Belgium: Catholic Church again courts controversy
Catholic Church archbishop in hot water over comments on AIDS and homosexuality.
Handless model goes topless
Play on famous Wonderbra ad aims to increase sensitivity toward handicapped people.
America's key allies slash their budgets
Will Europe still be a key US military partner?
Europe's political basket cases
Why Belgium and the Netherlands can't form governments
A college for the worldly student with big plans
The international make-up of the College of Europe represents a world of possibility.
Belgium: Amid sex scandals, de-baptism gains favor
Child sex abuse, and other church failings, lead Belgians to formally renounce religion.
EU learns a lesson about chemical waste
Court rules that it's not OK for European companies to dump waste in the developing world.
Recyclable gadgets made in the EU
Imagining a recyclable EU
A Belgian company strives to be the world's first "fair trade" electronics producer.
World Cup 2010: Spain's stylish play trumps rough Dutch
Whole world watches final, including many US viewers, which bodes well for the sport.
World Cup 2010: Spain beats Netherlands 1-0
Goal in extra time clinches world title for Spain, in a game marked by rough play.
Visit Europe — it's your right
The EU believes everyone deserves a European vacation.
World Cup 2010: Superb soccer crosses all borders
Climax of world's biggest sports tourney brings all nationalities together.
World Cup 2010: Holland goes orange for final
Fervor and tension mount as Netherlands team goes for its first World Cup.
World Cup 2010: Final to be thrilling contrast
Spain's beautiful game will by tested by Netherlands' passionate play.
World Cup 2010: Final 4 prepare for matches
Drama promised in semifinals between Germany and Spain, Netherlands and Uruguay.
French lose (again) at "Battle of Waterloo"
Could a bloody 19th-century battle help promote unity in Europe?
Separatists win, but Belgium tough to disentangle
Flemish separatists win the most votes, but a French-speaking Socialist could lead coalition talks.