Ukraine army, pro-Russian rebels swap prisoners under tattered truce
The swap was in rare compliance with a truce so badly breached that the US warned it could escalate sanctions on Russia within days.
Tsipras declares victory as Greece dodges financial collapse
'We won a battle, not the war. The difficulties, the real difficulties ... are ahead of us,' Tsipras said.
The search for truth and reconciliation in church sex abuse scandal
Leading voices around the world try to push the Catholic Church further toward justice.
Police who killed protesters at Ukraine's Maidan are still free
Ukrainians are commemorating more than 100 people killed in clashes between police and protesters.
Pope Francis's response to clergy sex abuse tripped up by Vatican loophole
Francis doesn't actually have the power to fix the crisis. Bishops do.
Germany rejects Greece's request for an extension of its bailout program
Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis sent the request to Eurogroup chief Jeroen Dijsselbloem Wednesday in a race to avoid running out of cash.
Ukraine calls for UN peacekeepers to observe ceasefire
The rebels denounced Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's call for peacekeepers, saying their presence would 'violate' the ceasefire.
Some of Europe’s Jews might take Netanyahu up on his offer of a new home
Others doubt that flight to Israel is the answer to anti-Semitism in the EU.
Add the Islamic State in Libya to the growing list of obstacles for Europe-bound refugees
Propaganda urges fighters to pose as migrants to cause 'pandemonium' in Europe.
2015 is on pace to break the record for migrant deaths in the Mediterranean
The latest deaths in the Mediterranean have reignited the debate on how the European Union should deal with the crisis.
Ukrainian forces start to quit besieged city of Debaltseve
Pro-Kyiv commanders said some forces had pulled out but there were reports of continued fighting.
Greece will not compromise with euro zone, PM Tsipras says
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said his Syriza party intended to keep its promises to end the austerity imposed by the EU and IMF.
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How Denmark is mourning after the Copenhagen shootings
Danes are borrowing the visual and literary memes that spread after January's attack on the Charlie Hebdo offices in Paris.
Why Ukraine's ceasefire is falling apart in Debaltseve
The violence in this strategic city has been so bad it's driven the prewar population of 25,000 to about 3,000.
Russian singer, deputy ministers top new EU sanctions list
The bloc went ahead with publishing the list despite a ceasefire taking effect over the weekend in eastern Ukraine.
Danish police kill 22-year-old suspected of Copenhagen shootings
The shooter had killed two people — one at a Copenhagen synagogue, and one at an event promoting free speech — on Saturday.
Ukraine rebels disavow ceasefire at encircled town
Pro-Russian rebels announced they would not observe the truce at Debaltseve, where Ukrainian army forces were encircled.
Man shot dead by Copenhagen police after gun attacks
Early Sunday, police said they had shot and killed a man after he fired at officers in the inner-city neighborhood of Noerrebro.
Ukraine ceasefire begins after fierce fighting in besieged town
Fighting raged until the last minute and Kyiv and the US accused Russia of fueling a final push by rebels to gain territory.
Man dies in shooting at Danish meeting with artist who drew Mohammad
Danish police said two suspects fled in a car after the attack on the gathering, which had been billed as a debate on art and blasphemy.
Ukraine fighting rages ahead of ceasefire
Kyiv and the US accused Russia of fueling a rebel onslaught to grab territory hours before the truce began.
8 Ukrainian servicemen killed in past 24 hours despite peace deal
The peace deal doesn't technically start until Sunday. But it's not a good omen.
Ukraine’s new peace deal: The good, the bad, the ugly
Analysis: Here's a look at the fine print of another ceasefire agreed to by world leaders in Minsk.
Epic overnight negotiations end in a peace deal for Ukraine
Given how quickly the first peace deal — also brokered in Minsk — fell apart last year, it's probably not quite time to get your hopes up.
Ukraine is not technically at war
But it might be soon.
More than 300 migrants died this week trying to reach Italy, UN says
A boat carrying an estimated 100 migrants is still missing, survivors told the UNHCR.
Greece and Ukraine have something in common: They could both sink the euro zone
Diplomatic efforts over the next few days could decide the fate of the economic bloc.
Here's how world leaders are trying to end the war in eastern Ukraine
Weapons. Sanctions. Diplomacy. What will resolve the conflict?
Thanks to 'Swiss Leaks' we know how much money rich people are hiding from the world
Analysis: Heard about income inequality lately? Here's one way the rich keep getting richer.
Free speech or treason? Welcome to Ukraine’s information war
Controversial journalist Ruslan Kotsaba called on fellow Ukrainians not to go to battle. Now he's under arrest accused of treason and spying.