Brutal Bronze Age battle discovery changes understanding of history
Archaeologists have uncovered what might be the oldest battlefield in the world, and it's changing much of what we know about society and war in ancient Europe.
Hijacker surrenders after Cyprus airport standoff
A man hijacked an EgyptAir passenger plane Tuesday and forced it to divert to Cyprus demanding to see his ex-wife, sparking a dramatic airport standoff that ended peacefully after six hours.
By the numbers: The terror attacks we paid attention to
There's the amount of media coverage an attack gets. Then there's the number of readers who actually search for it.
The key to dealing with terrorism? Assuming it won’t go away
Completely eradicating terrorism — just like with violent crime — is simply unrealistic.
MSF pulls out of Lesbos hotspot as aid groups slam migrant deal
International aid organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Wednesday it had suspended activities at a refugee centre on the Greek island of Lesbos to avoid being complicit in an "unfair and inhumane" EU deal to send newcomers back to Turkey.
Brussels suicide attack brother left desperate last will in trash can: 'I don't know what to do'
Belgian prosecutors say that one of the two brothers who carried out suicide attacks left a desperate last will in a trash can.
Global financial markets are getting used to terrorism
Investors reacted to the deadly terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday with predictable swiftness. But it didn’t take long for calm to return. Here's why.
Italy wants common European defense after Brussels attacks
Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi called Tuesday for a 'European pact for freedom and security' following attacks claimed by the Islamic State group.
The latest on the Brussels attacks
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the explosions, which killed more than 30 people.
Deadly Islamist attacks in Europe since 2004
Around 35 people were killed and more than 200 wounded in a series of attacks in Brussels on Tuesday claimed by the Islamic State group and described as a strike at the very heart of Europe.
Brussels attacks: Over 20 killed in multiple blasts at airport and metro
Neighboring France, Germany and the Netherlands tightened border security Tuesday after the attacks on Brussels airport and metro system.
Parenting is hardest in the richest countries
The 2016 World Happiness Report looks at the connection between parenting and happiness around the globe.
These are the key points of the controversial EU-Turkey deal on refugees
The European Union and Turkey sealed a deal on Friday to curb an unprecedented flow of migrants to Europe in exchange for concessions to Ankara.
Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam 'wanted to blow himself up' at stadium
Captured fugitive Salah Abdeslam initially planned to blow himself up outside the Stade de France during the Paris attacks but changed his mind, a prosecutor said Saturday.
Greek minister likens Idomeni refugee camp to Dachau
Greece's interior minister on Friday likened the grim camp holding thousands of refugees on the border with Macedonia to the infamous Nazi concentration camp.
Germany is taking on Facebook’s data industrial complex
Personal privacy and data protection is a touchy subject for Germans.
Kosovo buying body scanner to stop MPs taking teargas into parliament
US-KOSOVO-PARLIAMENT-SECURITY:Kosovo buying body scanner to stop MPs taking teargas into parliament
The big questions behind the EU's migrant deal with Turkey
Here's one: Is the plan to send back all migrants arriving in Greece legal?
The cruel irony behind the most powerful passports in the world
As the European Union tightens restrictions on migrants wanting to enter the region, European travelers are enjoying the freest movement in the world.
Europe's 2016 migrant crisis by the numbers
EU President Donald Tusk sent a stark message Thursday to would-be economic migrants not to come to Europe as the bloc seeks to get a grip on the crisis.
Gene holds key to (no) grey hair
Dyeing one's hair may no longer be the only option for keeping grey at bay, scientists said Tuesday in announcing the discovery of a gene that makes hair lose its luster.
Mud-soaked migrants fight for food as Greek border blockade drags on
Desperate and freezing, migrants scramble over each other to grab food thrown out from the back of a van. It has been a long, cold night on the Greek-Macedonian border.
The real drama behind Oscar winner 'Spotlight' is still playing out around the world
Cardinal George Pell, the highest ranking church official yet, admits to 'enormous' mistakes in allowing abuse.
European Parliament calls for Saudi arms embargo
The body says Britain, France and other EU governments should no longer sell weapons to a country accused of targeting civilians in Yemen.
See the Milky Way mapped out in stunning detail
Thank you, European Southern Observatory.
Amnesty's annual report slams Europe's 'shameful' response on refugees
The London-based campaign group, traditionally more used to blasting dictatorships, used its annual report to take some of the world's oldest democracies to task.
The US stands to lose billions if Europe fumbles the refugee crisis
Politicians talk about tightening EU borders. But economists see a huge downside.
Introducing the world’s dopest tablecloth
A Swedish company has developed a tablecloth with a drum kit and piano keys printed on the fabric. Here's how it works.
EU must cut beef consumption in half to reach 2020 climate targets
EU climate targets won't be met unless greenhouse gas emissions linked to beef and dairy consumption are dramatically reduced, a Swedish study published on Monday said.
Pope calls for worldwide abolition of death penalty
It's about taking the commandment 'Thou shalt not kill' literally.
The 2016 World Press Photo winners — in pictures
The topics range from the war in Syria to the illegal ivory trade in many parts of Africa.