Italy's second 'ghost ship' rescue prompts EU pledge on migrants
A cargo ship abandoned by its crew with 359 Syrian refugees on board was towed ashore in Italy on Saturday.
Cold War stockpiles: The US pays to turn Ukraine's deadly landmines to dust
The US has dropped millions of landmines during recent world conflicts. It's also spent billions of dollars cleaning them up.
Burnt ferry towed to Italy to establish scale of disaster
A huge fire on board the Norman Atlantic Ferry on Sunday led to the deaths of at least 13 passengers.
Russian police arrest Kremlin critic Navalny at protest
Police detained Alexei Navalny on Tuesday after he violated his house arrest to join a protest in Moscow over a guilty verdict against him and his brother in a controversial fraud case.
5 reasons why 2015 may be an unhappy new year for Europe
From the Russian bear to Islamist lone wolves, Europeans will have to be wary in the year ahead.
Passengers plead to be saved from burning ferry off Greek island
One passenger told media 'our shoes were melting' from the heat of the fire.
This map shows you all the countries that have legalized same-sex marriage
Will 2015 be the year that the US legalizes gay marriage completely? How about Ireland?
Germany’s hipster scene meets precision engineering
A tattooed engine guru is bringing California hot rod style to Porsches.
Russia says NATO turning Ukraine into 'frontline of confrontation'
Russia also threatened to sever ties with the Atlantic military alliance if Ukraine's hopes of joining it were realized.
17,000 people attend rally against Islam and immigration in Germany
Stop me if you've heard this one before.
10:47 Ukrainian parliament angers Moscow by scrapping 'non-aligned' status
The amendment passed easily, receiving 303 votes, 77 more than the minimum required to pass into law.
Looking for neo-Nazis? There's an app for that
Germany’s battle against far-right extremism goes mobile.
Watch the Belgian prime minister get pelted with mayonnaise and fries
You don't see this every day.
Six people confirmed dead in Glasgow garbage truck crash
Six people were killed on Monday when a garbage truck plowed into a crowd of Christmas shoppers in the center of Glasgow, the police said.
Europe finds unity on Russia
But a stress-free year-end summit can't hide the huge challenges facing the EU in 2015.
No, Putin doesn’t know how to fix Russia’s economy
But don’t worry, he says, things will get better. Seeking to calm fears, the president blames the West for his country’s crisis.
In Greece, young migrants fight to be considered Greek
Children of Greek migrants still face a long road to full acceptance in the country they call home.
Putin blames the West for Russia's current crisis (LIVE BLOG)
Meanwhile, Russia's Foreign Ministry said on Thursday new European Union sanctions banning investment in Crimea were 'absolutely unacceptable.'
As migrant deaths reach record, Europe retreats from protecting lives
Rights groups are urging governments to act after more than 3,000 deaths in the Mediterranean this year alone.
Is Europe cursed by hard times?
EU leaders are struggling to find an escape route from ongoing economic stagnation.
Photographing Greece's 'lost generation'
A generation of young people has gotten stuck in Greece, their dreams to make better lives elsewhere deferred.
Portugal is shaking up the wine world
In a region known for port, winemakers along the Douro Valley are taking top prizes for reds and whites.
Greece condemns gun attack on Israeli embassy
Israel's policies in the West Bank and Gaza have been widely condemned in Greece, with many protests held in support of the Palestinians.
Revelations in US torture report put UK spies under scrutiny
Tom Davies from Amnesty International said Britain seemed 'afraid to turn over the rock for fear of what it will find underneath.'
Poland sees 'unprecedented' Russian military activity in Baltic
Poland and the Baltics — Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania — have been on edge since Russia annexed the Crimean peninsula from Ukraine.
Greece's political uncertainty is rocking its stock market
Greece is creeping gingerly out of a debilitating recession that lasted six years and which left about a fifth of the population unemployed.
Europe's 'supergrid' ambitions show how hard it is to shift to renewable energy
As international negotiators in Lima struggle to set emissions targets, battles in the EU are highlighting trouble ahead for the next phase of tackling climate change.
Did [redacted] help the US torture?
Britain grapples with its own role in the torture and detention of terror suspects.
Former Polish president says CIA ran a facility on Polish soil
Meanwhile, Lithuania's Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius called on Washington to say whether the CIA used his country as one of the bases where it tortured prisoners.
The BBC switched to robotic cameras to save money. Maybe that wasn’t a good idea (VIDEO)
But it is hilarious.
The US Senate is about to blow the lid off the CIA's tortured recent history
Details like sexual threats and other heinous torture techniques used by the CIA are about to go public. US security personnel around the world are gearing up for a possible backlash.