Gay Pride parades celebrate recent victories (PHOTOS)
Record crowds were expected at this year's parades in US cities like New York, San Francisco and Seattle.
Gay Pride parades around the world
In 2013, same-sex marriage victories have given revelers big reasons to celebrate.
Sex, soccer and success
Femme fatale in underage prostitution scandal has France at her feet.
Who would win a World Idol competition?
Everyone's freaking out about Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf. Check out these other amazing idols from around the world.
France arrests 6 suspected terrorists near Paris
Anti-terror police arrested six "radical Islamists" who are suspected of planning terrorist attacks in France.
Eiffel Tower workers strike during tourist season
About 300 workers staged a walkout in the 124-year-old tower, which throughout the year receives about 25,000 tourists daily.
Endurance races claim 2 drivers at Le Mans, Germany
Allan Simonsen of Denmark crashed into safety barriers at Le Mans; Wolf Silvester died from 'health problems' in Germany.
France threatens to fine Google over privacy concerns
Warning gives Google three months to change the way it handles users private data, or face a fine of up to 300,000 Euros in France alone.
EU heads in the clouds
The failure to unify European skies lays the union's woes bare.
60 seconds on Earth: Parisian hipsters on bikes (VIDEO)
Parisian hipsters get all retro and ride old-timey bikes to recall an idyllic time, which they admit — zut alors! — never really existed.
France condemns xenophobic attack on Chinese students near Bordeaux
Six Chinese students were injured after they were attacked by drunken men in the Bordeaux region.
Police check of veiled woman sparks clashes in Paris suburb
The uproar started when police stopped a 25-year-old woman wearing a full facial veil, which is banned in France.
Will PRISM be the end of the EU-Obama love affair?
Washington's PRISM spy scandal dents Barack Obama's image ahead of his Europe trip.
Europe's troika adrift
An EU spat with the IMF is underscoring policy disarray as Europe's recession rumbles on.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn: French prosecutors urge dropping 'pimping' charges
Dominique Strauss-Kahn has admitted to attending sex parties but said he did not know the women were paid prostitutes.
Police quiz head of French telecom giant Orange
The detention of Stephane Richard, former aide to IMF's Lagarde, is the latest twist in $530 million payout scandal.
French Open final fiery affair for Raphael Nadal, protesters
Same-sex marriage opponents disrupt Nadal-Ferrer final at French Open in Paris.
Why is French wine at the forefront of an EU-China trade war?
BMW and Bordeaux about to become collateral damage in Brussels vs. Beijing battle over anti-dumping tariffs.
French President Hollande calls Japan's people 'Chinese' on Tokyo visit
Francois Hollande made a pretty big blunder when he called the Japanese people 'the Chinese' on an official visit to Tokyo.
France vows crackdown on far-right after attack
Left-wing activist left brain-dead in clash with skinheads
Ahead of the G8, N. Ireland gives its shop fronts a superficial facelift
Northern Ireland spends $3M putting glorified stickers on the front of derelict buildings.
France's Hollande: World must act on chemical weapons in Syria
France presses the international community on Syria.
Paris expects first female mayor
Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet has won a primary to be the conservative candidate in a mayoral election next year, when she's set to run against a Socialist who is also a woman.
26 photos that suggest tear gas unites us all
Security forces, it seems, are the same wherever you go. From Ferguson to Dhaka to Manama, protests of the last few years look eerily similar.
Religion in Europe, also in crisis
European leaders reach out to religion, but churches struggle with waning numbers.
Louis XIV, keeper of France’s infamous prisons, would have understood Guantanamo
Commentary: It is a modern symbol of arbitrary power that ignores due process and the rule of law.
Euro zone unemployment hits record high — again
Unemployment once again hit a record high in April in the euro zone, topping 12 percent.
The French finally embrace the term 'French kiss'
After years of tacit resistance, the French have finally added "French kiss" to the dictionary.
Could fracking make the Persian Gulf irrelevant?
From NATO to China, the world watches America's energy revolution.
OECD dials back euro zone growth forecast
The EU and OECD give France, Spain and other countries more time to meet austerity targets.
Vincent Autin and Bruno Boileau become France's first married gay couple
Two men became the first gay couple to marry in France on Wednesday, just days after President Francois Hollande signed the country's same-sex marriage bill into law.