The U.N. says former German President Horst Kohler has resigned from his role as the secretary-general's personal envoy for the disputed Western Sahara for health reasons.
The Dutch prime minister has clashed with the leader of a right-wing populist party over immigration and whether the Netherlands should remain in the European Union in a debate on the eve of European Parliament elections.
A top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year.
France is taking in a new group of Yazidis including women victimized by the Islamic State group and their children.
Theresa May was desperately clinging on to power tonight after House of Commons Leader Andrea Leadsom dramatically quit in protest at her Brexit plan.
The governor of Russia's Urals region said Wednesday that a plan to build a Russian Orthodox cathedral in a popular park will be cancelled after protests that drew nationwide attention.
Photos of Holocaust survivors exhibited on a central Vienna street have been defaced with swastikas, drawing condemnation from political and Jewish leaders.
Poland's bishops are acknowledging that they have not done enough to prevent clerical abuse of minors and say there are "no words" to describe their shame about sex scandals involving priests.
The German government wants to relax rules against shooting wolves if the animals kill sheep or other livestock.
The far-right Alternative for Germany party is canceling a planned election-night party in Berlin after staff at the venue received threats from political rivals.
Prague's zoo says two Chacoan peccaries have been born there for the first time, a vital step in efforts to save an endangered species that was once considered extinct.
The editor of a Turkish Cypriot newspaper says he believes the supreme court in the breakaway north of ethnically divided Cyprus will again find him not guilty of insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan should prosecutors appeal a lower court ruling that acquitted him.
The remains of more than 1,000 Holocaust victims have been laid to rest in a Belarusian city on the border with Poland after the discovery of a mass grave at a building site.
Germany has granted asylum to two Hong Kong activists in a sign of growing concern over how dissent is dealt with in the territory.
An appeals court in Thailand has upheld a 10 million baht ($313,000) judgment against a British activist who was sued by a fruit canning company whose workers complained of alleged labor abuses.
Ukrainian party leaders have rebelled against the new president's decision to disband parliament and ignored his call to amend the election law.
Austria's president has sworn in new, technocratic ministers to replace politicians from the far-right Freedom Party who left the government amid a scandal surrounding its leader, but it remains unclear whether Chancellor Sebastian Kurz will survive a no-confidence vote next week.
Germany has deported an 18-year-old Afghan asylum-seeker who was recently convicted over a string of assaults that prompted a public outcry.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democrats are hitting back at a YouTube star's viral video attacking the party's stance on climate change and social inequality.
The opposition's candidate for Istanbul mayor has launched his campaign for the June 23 re-run elections, promising to win again after Turkey's electoral board ruled the initial vote invalid.