Putin praises Trump’s Syria withdrawal plan

Russian President Vladimir Putin is often at odds with US policy, but his annual press conference on Thursday highlighted an exception: He agrees with...

Denmark plans to isolate ‘unwanted’ migrants on remote island

Denmark's government has struck a deal to move "unwanted" migrants to a remote uninhabited island once used for contagious animals. As part of a growing...

Turkey’s top diplomat slams Trump for turning ‘blind eye’ to Khashoggi murder

Turkey's foreign minister has accused President Donald Trump of turning a blind eye in the high-profile murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a day...

Romania vote to ban same-sex marriage fails on low turnout

LGBT rights campaigners have hailed the failure of a referendum to ban same-sex marriage in Romania as a victory against hate speech. Not enough people...

Poland must stop ‘retiring’ Supreme Court judges, EU’s top court says

The European Union's highest court ordered Poland to "immediately suspend" the application of a controversial law, which lowered the retirement age of its Supreme...

French Bishops launch ‘independent’ commission on sex abuse in Catholic Church

French bishops have announced plans to establish an "independent" commission to look into the sexual abuse of minors within the Catholic Church dating back...

Building collapses in St. Petersburg

A building collapsed Saturday afternoon in St. Petersburg, Russia, a spokesman for the Russian Emergency Ministry told CNN. "More than 80 people have been evacuated;...

‘I’m really enjoying this!’ Relaxed Merkel rediscovers her voice

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is making the most of her limited time in office. This week, she made an uncharacteristically lively speech to EU parliament...

Denmark accuses Iran of political ‘assassination plot’ on its soil

Danish authorities have accused the Iranian agents of attempting to carry out a plot to assassinate an Iranian-Arab opposition figure on Danish soil. The alleged...

Group ranks best and worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights

Azerbaijan, Turkey and Armenia are the worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights, according to a new assessment from the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,...

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