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.
Are you an educated foreigner? Come reform Ukraine!
The Ukrainian government is taking all the help it can get to battle corruption and enact reforms.
This deadly bus attack is a stark reminder that Ukraine's conflict is far from over
The attack coincided with the reportedly intense shelling of an airport in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk.
Interpol says Ukraine's ousted President Yanukovych wanted for embezzlement
Yanukovych fled to Russia after months of protests in Kyiv against his decision to back away from a deal that would have taken Ukraine towards integration with Europe.
France will deploy 10,000 soldiers in France
France decides to militarize in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo shootings that killed 17 people.
Europe's new terrorists are low-tech lone wolves who can still make major impact
Assailants range from radicalized 'amateurs' to those like Said Kouachi, believed to have honed his killing skills in the battlefields of the Middle East.
At least a million march in Paris, thousands join rallies around world (LIVE BLOG)
'Today Paris is the center of the world,' President Francois Hollande said Sunday.
US military closing bases in Europe
The Pentagon is learning how to operate within its means as budgets shrink.