Here is a look at what you need to know about the European Union. On July 1, 2013, Croatia is scheduled to join the European Union as its 28th member.
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Turkish trade unions aimed to put fresh pressure on the country's prime minister Monday by holding a nationwide strike after a weekend of violent unrest.
The furor over an incident in which Charles Saatchi grabbed his wife, celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, around the neck dominated the British press Tuesday.
Prosecutors in Hungary indicted a Nazi war crimes suspect Tuesday with involvement in the brutal treatment and deportation of thousands of Jews in World War II.
Group of Eight leaders started their summit Monday with talk of a possible trade deal amid worries about ending Syria's brutal civil war.
Britain's electronic intelligence agency spied on delegates to economic summits in 2009, the Guardian reports.
Greece's top court ordered the government Monday to restart state broadcaster ERT, but only until it can set up a new media entity.
Prince Philip has left the hospital where he has been recuperating since abdominal surgery on June 7.
The Russian president is fighting back: No, he did not steal a Super Bowl ring from New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft.
Workers cleaned up debris Sunday after Turkish police stormed an Istanbul park and evicted protesters, sending them scurrying into neighboring streets.
Turkish riot police used water cannons and tear gas Saturday to clear protesters camped out in an Istanbul park.
A World War II German bomber has been raised from the bottom of the English Channel and will be restored for display in a British museum.
A British Royal Air Force jet escorted an EgyptAir flight that had been bound for New York City to Glasgow instead, the Defense Ministry said Saturday.
Attorney General Eric Holder called the leaks about U.S. surveillance programs "extremely damaging" and said the person responsible will be held accountable.
With plans for divorce, media mogul Rupert Murdoch "goes from tabloid boss to tabloid prey," says a Twitter user.
Greece's prime minister offered Friday to reinstate a limited public news broadcast following protests over the government's decision to suspend it.
Britain's royal family has long been taunted for its German roots, but evidence emerged indicating that Prince William is the direct descendant of an Indian. woman.
Every day brings a new use for Lego -- now they're making Underground maps out of them.
After weeks of raucous anti-government street protests, calm settled over Istanbul for a second day Friday as it prepared for pro-government demonstrations.
A man accused of defacing a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II with paint at Westminster Abbey is due in court Friday, police in London said.
Turkey's prime minister will hold his first meeting Thursday night with a loose coalition of various groups of demonstrators.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, named a cruise ship Thursday in what is expected to be her last solo public engagement before her baby is due next month.
A man has been arrested after a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II was defaced with paint Thursday at Westminster Abbey in London, police said.
Police in Finland say they have arrested more than 20 men on charges related to the sexual abuse of children.
Greek workers are due to rally in Athens to protest the government's sudden decision to halt activities at the country's state broadcaster.
Here's a look at Russian President Vladimir Putin's life.
Istanbul's Gezi Park has seen days of sheer madness, but they have been punctuated with moments of beauty and joy.
Protest leaders canceled plans Wednesday to meet with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in fury over the violence that dispersed a huge demonstration.
Thousands protest the Greek government's decision to pull the state broadcaster off the air.
In a budget-cutting move, the Greek government closed, at least temporarily, state broadcaster ERT.
Floods continued to devastate communities alongside the surging River Elbe in Germany's northeastern Saxony-Anhalt state Wednesday.
Turkey under-fire prime minister is an ally of the West but a local protest which spread and turned violent is exposing discontent at home.
A familiar presence in war zones, if manufacturers have their way, skies over civilians heads will soon be busy with unmanned vehicles.
The widow of poisoned Russian spy Alexander Litvinenko asserted Tuesday that only a public inquiry will bring her justice in the death of her husband.
At least 32 people were arrested in London on Tuesday in connection with plans for anti-capitalist demonstrations before next week's Group of Eight summit.
Here's a look at what you need to know about the French Open tennis tournament.
A day of clashes between protesters and riot police in Istanbul's Taksim Square suddenly changed dramatically Tuesday when police filled the area with tear gas.
Here's a look at the life of Elizabeth II, Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and of her other Realms and Territories and Head of the Commonwealth of Nations.
Soldiers dropped huge sandbags from army helicopters Tuesday as part of efforts to stem devastating flooding in northern Germany after the River Elbe rose.
As Farnborough Airshow 2012 kicks off, aerospace expert Tim Robinson breaks down the power players.
Prosecutors in Lille asked Tuesday for charges to be dropped against ex-IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn over his alleged participation in a prostitution ring.
Four teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of arson after a fire at a Muslim boarding school near London, police said Monday.
Prince Philip underwent "exploratory" abdominal surgery Friday at a London hospital, a Buckingham Palace spokesman said.
Tributes are flowing for Scottish author Iain Banks, who has died aged 59 after a short battle with cancer just days before the release of his final novel.
British police are looking into whether a fire at a Muslim boarding school in a southeast London suburb was deliberately set, Scotland Yard said Sunday.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan slammed protesters, the tenth day of demonstrations against his government, warning that "even patience has an end."
Turkey is no Egypt and Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan no Hosni Mubarak. This is not a "Turkish Spring," but a message to an elected leader to reign in his hubris and his divisive politics.
Vladimir Putin's nearly 30-year marriage has ended, the Russian president and his wife told state-run television in a joint interview.
Prince Philip underwent "exploratory" abdominal surgery Friday at a London hospital, a Buckingham Palace spokesman said.
Hungary has been warned it could suffer its worst floods ever from the surging River Danube, which has already inundated parts of Germany, Austria and Slovakia.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan defended on Friday his government's handling of the protests.
It's a congested, sprawling transport hub surrounded by 1950s architecture and predominantly used by commuters or tourists to cross the city of Istanbul.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for an end to about a week of protests against his government.
The German city of Dresden waited anxiously Thursday to see if the swollen River Elbe would breach its flood defenses.
Prince Philip, the husband of Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, has been admitted to a London hospital "for an exploratory operation" on his abdomen, palace says.
A Tudor warship sunk off the English coast more than 400 years ago goes on display in a new museum Friday, along with thousands of artifacts from the wreck.
Inside their dark, barren home in Dagestan, Zubeidat and Anzor Tsarnaev finally hear the voice they've been longing to hear for weeks.
Turkish authorities arrest Twitter users on accusations of spreading false information as protests continue.
Police are investigating whether anti-Muslim sentiments were behind a fire Wednesday that caused extensive damage to a Somali community center in north London.
Surging rivers in the Czech Republic, Germany and Slovakia caused widespread flooding Wednesday in the region.
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Sitting down with the protesters in Gezi Park, the message to the government from demonstrators, young and old, seems simple enough: Don't try to control us.
Here's a look at what you need to know about the British Open. This year's tournament begins on July 18, 2013.
Trade unions claiming 240,000 members are throwing their weight behind anti-government demonstrations in Turkey.
Here's a look at what you need to know about the Tour de France. This year the race begins on June 29, 2013.
Fifty-nine people sought medical attention after a fire in a tunnel by a Moscow metro station Wednesday, Russia's Emergency Situations Ministry said.
An Australian radio DJ whose prank targeting Prince William's pregnant wife led to the suicide of a nurse has been voted the best DJ in the land by his employer.
Members of the royal family and other dignitaries gathered Tuesday in Westminster Abbey for a service to mark the 60th anniversary of the queen's coronation.
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He's perhaps the most powerful and popular politician Turkey has seen in generations. But Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan may also be the most polarizing.
A UK airport appeals for help to solve the mystery of a century-old teddy bear left in the departure lounge.
Turkish police retreated from Istanbul's central Taksim Square on Saturday afternoon, allowing tens of thousands of demonstrators to pour into the space.
Rising rivers menaced swaths of Germany, the Czech Republic and Austria Tuesday, as floodwaters inundated historic cities and forced mass evacuations.
How did a sit-in over plans to demolish a park become Turkey's biggest protest movement against PM Erdogan?
Protesters seething over their treatment by security forces hurled rocks at riot police in Ankara on Monday.
A 28-year-old man is due to appear in court after he became the second person to be charged with murder over the death of British soldier Lee Rigby last month
A second suspect in the killing of British soldier Lee Rigby was charged Saturday with murder, London's Metropolitan Police said.
Protesters hurled rocks and police fired tear gas in Istanbul on Sunday, the third day of demonstrations.
Anyone who has remained in power for longer than many people remain alive -- even if that power is far more symbolic than practical -- deserves attention. And when it comes to England's Queen Elizabeth II, paying attention is something the world has been doing for a long, long time.
The family of the British soldier killed in broad daylight last week urged people angry over the slaying to remain calm and not seek revenge.
Five Rwandans accused of involvement in genocide in their native country were arrested in Britain on Thursday, London's Metropolitan Police Service said.
The Élysée Palace -- the official residence of the French president -- has dipped into its wine cellars and put 1,200 bottles of wine up for auction in Paris.
A 22-year-old man appeared in court Thursday after he was charged with murder in the death of British soldier Lee Rigby in London last week.
A man was found guilty Thursday of murdering April Jones, a 5-year-old girl whose disappearance in a remote part of Wales last year sparked a huge search.
One of the suspects in the slaying of a British soldier was discharged from a hospital Tuesday and is now in police custody, authorities say.
Three more people were arrested Saturday in connection with this week's grisly killing of British soldier Lee Rigby, police said.
Years before two men allegedly hacked a British soldier to death on a London street, Kenyan authorities arrested one of the suspects on suspicion of terror ties.
French gangster Redoine Faid, the subject of an international manhunt after his brazen escape from prison last month, is back in custody, government says.
Two men who have become France's first same-sex married couple have opened their hearts about the special qualities in each other that made them want to spend the rest of their lives together.
The British soldier slain in a gruesome cleaver attack in London was a well-liked infantryman who became a recruiter and a drummer outside the Royal Palaces.
Michael Adebowale, 22, has been charged with murder in the hacking death of British soldier Lee Rigby earlier this month on a London street, police say.
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The French city of Montpellier witnessed history Wednesday when its mayor officiated the nation's first same-sex wedding in front of hundreds of guests.
A Russian rocket docked late Tuesday with the International Space Station, bringing with it two space veterans and a rookie astronaut.
Six former top Bosnian Croat leaders were handed long prison sentences Wednesday after they were convicted of crimes against humanity and war crimes.