Belarus protests are growing as a leading opposition candidate calls for a recount in last weekend’s election, but President Alexander Lukashenko says he won’t be moved.
European countries are pushing ahead with reopening schools despite an uptick in coronavirus cases and new studies suggesting children could be more susceptible to the disease than originally thought.
Rival warships from Turkey and Greece have collided in the Eastern Mediterranean, officials from both countries said, amid a naval standoff triggered by Ankara’s recent decision to begin oil exploration in contested waters.
The U.S. secretary of state urged Belarusian authorities to protect protesters and expand political freedoms, pressuring a regime that could face new European Union sanctions after its latest election was criticized as unfair.
Russia moved swiftly to congratulate Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko for his electoral win and press for stronger ties with its neighbor.
A growing group in Parliament seeks to sway Boris Johnson’s government and claims success over Huawei.
King Juan Carlos I had been lauded for helping to steer Spain toward democracy, but financial scandals tarnished his legacy and jeopardized Spain’s royal family.
Italy inaugurates a new bridge on a highway connecting the port city of Genoa to France, almost two years after its predecessor collapsed, killing 43 people and shining a light on the dilapidated state of the country’s infrastructure.
Young people are letting loose across Europe, fueling a surge in coronavirus infections that is imperiling hard-won gains against the pathogen.
Every summer, the City of Light sees its population balloon, making it tough to catch a glimpse of the Mona Lisa or ascend the Eiffel Tower without hassle. But this year, travel restrictions on the U.S. and China—and the looming threat of coronavirus—have kept most foreigners away.
Doctors in Europe say progress in treating people with Covid-19 is helping to reduce fatalities among the sickest patients, a hopeful sign as the region grapples with sporadic flare-ups as it heads through the tourist season and into fall and winter.
The Italian Senate voted to lift the immunity of Matteo Salvini, paving the way for the country’s former interior minister and the leader of the opposition to face a possible trial for refusing to let a ship carrying 150 migrants dock in Italy last year.
A Chinese-state-backed group recently hacked into Vatican computers on the eve of important negotiations with Beijing, according to a U.S. cybersecurity firm.
None of the recent escapees have tested positive for the coronavirus, and most were caught soon after breaking out of arrival facilities, but the breakouts are adding to unease in a country hard-hit by the pandemic.
Nations from Germany to Greece are reviving curbs amid worries that after draconian lockdowns this spring, Europeans are letting down their guard.
A surge in new infections threatens Spain’s vital tourism sector, underscoring the fragility of hard-fought gains in curbing virus in a country that was among the hardest hit in the West earlier this year.
Public authorities in Spain announced new anti-contagion measures as the number of coronavirus cases continued to rise, dimming hopes for economic revival.
A court found a 93-year-old guilty of assisting in the murder of 5,232 people, in what could be one of Germany’s last trials of living Nazi criminals.
The Italian government approved a new €25 billion ($28.94 billion) spending package, a day after EU leaders agreed on a €1.8 trillion package aimed in large part to help Italy and other countries blunt the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
People of color report frequent racist attacks in Ireland, but the nation is one of few in the Western world without specific laws to prosecute those motivated by racial or religious hatred.