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.
Dutch vote for change — to the right
Vote represents blow to The Netherlands' contributions in Afghanistan.
Dutch voters focus on the economy
Support for Geert Wilders' far-right party falls as Europe's debt crisis deepens.
World Cup 2010: soccer stars and stories
As the soccer tournament begins, follow the stars, the teams, the stories that make World Cup 2010 compelling.
Jenny Abeels' story
Remembering a forgotten World War II story
For decades, Jenny Abeels was the only person visiting an American grave in Belgium.
Will Belgium's unhappy marriage end?
Despite the popularity of Flemish separatist parties, splitting Belgium could prove impractical.
Memorial Day: visiting a father's grave
For the first time, two sisters travel to the Belgium gravesite of their father, a WWII pilot.
Memorial Day in the Ardennes
NATO contemplates a broader mission
Madeleine Albright presents recommendations on a new strategic concept for the alliance.
EU leaders defend the euro
Dinner meeting on Greek bailout results in a “stabilization mechanism” plan.
Belgium unites to ban the burqa
Despite political chaos, Belgium's parliament passes a nationwide ban of burqas and niqabs almost unanimously.
Could Belgium split apart?
The Belgian government has fallen — again.
Flight cancellations hurt flower industry from Amsterdam to Africa
Millions of tulips and other flowers are being tossed in the trash as the volcanic ash shuts down flights.
Volcano ash cloud hits airline, shipping, travel industries
From restaurants needing fish to air freight carriers switching to trucks, Iceland's volcano halts Europe.
Europe reacts to spreading ash cloud
As flights are canceled from Ireland to France and beyond, Europeans learn a lot about volcanoes.
Kader Abdolah wants to "give balance" to Iran
Abdolah hopes the English translation of his "The House of the Mosque" will be accessible to Iranian youth.
EU comes through for Greece, but at what cost?
Appeal to IMF could hurt long-term confidence in the eurozone's ability to fend for itself.
The new World Heritage site you can't enter
The treasure-packed interior of Brussels' Stoclet Palace is a mystery to all but a privileged handful.
Lessons from eastern Europe's flat tax
A theory in the US is reality in Bulgaria and elsewhere in the region. Does it work?
Binche: Home to the world's weirdest Mardi Gras?
It's said the English word "binge" originates in the reputation of the festivities at Binche.