Greece says finance minister held initial talks with IMF official
Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has been hopping across European capitals this week to win support for Greece's plan to restructure debt and end austerity.
Shelling near hospital in eastern Ukraine kills at least 3
The Ukrainian military said separatist forces had launched around 80 artillery or rocket attacks on Ukrainian positions and villages in the past 24 hours.
UN's highest court absolves Croatia, Serbia of genocide
The cases were part of the long legal fall-out from the break-up of Yugoslavia into seven states in wars that left more than 130,000 dead.
Can weapons from the US really help end Ukraine's brutal war?
Eight former US officials made a case for it this month. But not everyone is on board with the proposal.
For Greece, the clock is ticking
New government faces race against time to reach deal with skeptical European creditors.
The battle for eastern Ukraine intensifies
After the collapse of peace talks over the weekend, fighting erupted on multiple fronts.
Ukraine's war is getting worse, and not everyone wants to fight
Whether out of fear or political frustration, some Ukrainians are dodging the draft.
Ukraine peace talks aborted as civilians die in Donetsk
Water and electricity have been cut off in the towns, where government garrisons are all but encircled by rebel fighters.
Europe's Muslims struggle for normalcy after Paris attacks
Extremist threats and the rise of far-right politicians have put many Muslims in the position of defending their place in European communities.
Watch footage of the gunman who briefly took over a Dutch TV studio
EU foreign ministers agree to extend Russian sanctions
EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said any decision on new economic sanctions would have to be decided by EU leaders.
EU rebuffs Greece's criticism of Ukraine statement
And Greece's newly appointed Energy Minister Panagiotis Lafazanis was quoted on Wednesday as saying Greece had no interest in imposing sanctions on Russia.
Ukraine parliament declares Russia an 'aggressor state' (LIVE BLOG)
And it voted to designate separatists' 'Republics' in eastern Ukraine as 'terrorist organizations.'
Greece: What next?
Tsipras or Merkel will have to give ground if Greece is to stay in the euro zone.
Greek voters give crushing victory to anti-austerity party (LIVE BLOG)
Will Greece stay in the euro zone?
Greece votes in make-or-break election
The left-wing, anti-austerity Syriza party led by Alexis Tsipras looks likely to win the Greek general election.
This is the gruesome aftermath of another rocket strike on civilians in eastern Ukraine
Civilians keep dying as pro-Russian rebels promise more war.
None of these things work anymore in Crimea
It’s been downhill ever since Russia annexed the Black Sea peninsula last March.
Greek anti-austerity Syriza party gears up for 'confrontation'
Two days before voting, some polls gave Syriza a projected lead of more than five percent over its conservative rivals, New Democracy.
Russians are ready to eat less in crisis to stand by Putin, deputy PM says
'If a Russian feels external pressure, he will never give his leader up,' said Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov, who is believed to be one of the richest men in the Russian government.
The European Central Bank just launched a trillion-euro stimulus plan
ECB President Mario Draghi said the bank would buy 60 billion euros of bonds a month starting March. Germany is not pleased.
UN says death toll of Ukraine conflict is now more than 5,000 (LIVE BLOG)
And there are clear indications that the violence in the east will intensify in the coming days.
These are the countries that have (probably) paid hostage ransom to the Islamic State
The fate of two hostages could be decided today.
Mysterious bombs are exploding in Ukraine — and not in the war-torn east
More often than not, the attacks appear to be targeted at pro-Ukrainian political and social organizations, causing injuries but no deaths.
Yemeni president's home attacked by 'militias seeking to overthrow ruling system'
Houthi fighters entered Yemen's presidential palace after a brief clash with the compound's security guards, witnesses and security sources said.
You should really pay attention to Greece right now
There's angst in Europe as the country at the heart of the euro crisis faces radical choices at the polls.
#JeSuis … Volnovakha?
This is Ukraine’s (highly debatable) answer to #JeSuisCharlie.
Manhunts, death threats as Europe on high terror alert
The suspected mastermind of a jihadist cell in Belgium remains at large. Meanwhile, fresh protests broke out in Pakistan where thousands gathered to chant angry slogans and burn French flags.
Oil money is making pro soccer look a little different
Five of the 20 richest clubs in Europe are sponsored by a Gulf company.
Europe on edge after attacks and anti-terror raids (LIVE BLOG)
A hostage situation unfolded in France, while police in Belgium detained 13 suspects following an anti-terror raid.
2 reported dead in Belgian counterterrorism raid
Public radio RTBF said police raids were also under way in Brussels.