Regions / Europe & Central Asia
French intelligence plotted to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi to horn in on Libya’s oil and to provide access for French businesses.
Parties linked to Spain's "Occupy" movement now lead governments in the country's three largest cities — and they're already ruffling feathers.
During the Cold War, it not only served the Soviet Union’s purposes to overestimate the size of its nuclear weapons program, but the United States.
Half of young Greeks are unemployed, and over 40 percent live in poverty. Is default really worse than letting Europe squeeze the country dry?
Many Russians and Americans would rather see their governments helping other countries than hurting them. That means facing some hard truths.
Romania seemed to have dodged a bullet on nationalist extremism, but Journalist Petru Clej disagrees.
There are more refugees adrift in the world today than ever before. If they formed a country, it would be the 24th most populous on the planet.
To Poles, “Smolensk” signifies not only the Russian city, but the circumstances surrounding the 2010 plane crash that killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski.
The G7 says they want to wean the world off climate-changing fuels. But not till 2100.
Francis recognizes that there's no way to stop climate change without confronting the way the world does business. That's huge.