The leaders of debt-wracked Greece and economic powerhouse Germany meet in Berlin March 24 after weeks of bad blood over Athens' debt woes, bitter wartime memories and an offensive hand gesture.
Japan marked the 20th anniversary on March 20 of coordinated attacks on the Tokyo subway system, when a doomsday cult released a Nazi-developed nerve gas on packed trains, killing 13 people and injuring 6,000
Turkish PM Davutoğlu rubbished suggestions that talks should be held with al-Assad, saying negotiating with the Syrian leader was no different to shaking hands with Adolf Hitler
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has brought forward to April a visit to Russia, officials said March 17, as Greece faced mounting pressure from its European creditors and a cash shortage.
Greece's creditors returned to Athens on March 12 for the first time since the hard-left Syriza party came to power, with the radical new government denying it had allowed back the hated "troika" it had vowed to shun
The gendarmerie has bequeathed a barracks in Sarıyer’s Zekeriyaköy neighborhood to the bees and dogs, leaving behind a site that proves you don’t have to go far to had an adventure
Germany dismissed on March 11 Greek demands to pay World War II reparations after leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ government accused Berlin of using legal tricks to avoid paying compensation for the Nazi occupation of his country
One of Gustav Klimt's most famous paintings will not be returned to the heirs of its Jewish former owner in a case that has tested Austria's laws on restitution of looted art
Recent football-related racism highlights European nations’ tortured transition from ethnically relatively homogeneous to multicultural immigration societies amid a resurgence of entrenched racial, including anti-Semitic, attitudes that flourish in times of economic crisis and are not limited to Muslim communities
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ramps up his mission to foil an emerging White House-backed nuclear deal with Iran with a speech on March 2 to the powerful pro-Israel AIPAC lobby.
Greece and Europe raced to scrape together a last minute debt deal for Athens on Tuesday and avoid a catastrophic Greek exit from the eurozone a day after talks ended bitterly.
Tens of thousands of Danes have gathered for a torchlit vigil in Copenhagen to commemorate the victims of two shootings that shocked the nation and heightened fears of a new surge in anti-Semitic violence
The European Union’s chief executive warned Greeks yesterday not to expect the eurozone to bow to leftist Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ demands in a growing confrontation over Athens’ debt crisis
A growing campaign, inside and outside Turkey, is advocating the opening of the Turkish-Armenian border, without asking anything of Armenia, as if the Turkish government was the only, or at least the main, actor responsible for the current situation.
Russia on Feb. 5 defied anger by unveiling a controversial monument to Soviet leader Joseph Stalin, Britain's Winston Churchill and US President Franklin Roosevelt at their fateful meeting in Crimea in 1945.
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic paid an official visit to Austria last week to discuss the two countries’ assumption of joint chairmanship of the OSCE in 2017.
Germany's PEGIDA "anti-Islamisation" movement held its first march in Austria on Feb. 2 but was dwarfed by a colourful counter-demonstration more than 10 times larger, according to police estimates
German far-rightists have canceled a demonstration in the southwestern German province of Freiburg after boarding the wrong train, going 200 kilometers away from their intended destination.
Greeks were voting Jan. 25 in an early general election crucial for the country's financial future, with the radical left Syriza party of Alexis Tsipras tipped as the favorite to win
The leader of a German organization against the perceived "Islamization" of Europe stepped down after online posts surfaced in which he used derogatory language to refer to refugees and posed looking like Adolf Hitler.
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