March 27, 2013 Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch are among the groups whose offices have been the subject of unannounced searches and audits by prosecutors and tax investigators.
March 26, 2013 Amanda Knox may face a retrial for murder in Italy, but it would very likely be conducted without her. The legal mechanisms that allow for in absentia trials are common practice in courts around the world.
March 26, 2013 The special administrator is charged with overseeing the bank's restructuring and the absorption of a smaller Cypriot bank.
March 26, 2013 Authorities say there were no signs of a struggle, suggesting that the Russian oligarch committed suicide, although pathologists still have final tests to run.
March 26, 2013 The young American was convicted in the brutal 2007 murder of an English exchange student. Later, an appeals court overturned that verdict. But now, Italy's highest court has ordered a retrial. Knox is in the U.S. If she is convicted again, Italy might seek her extradition.
March 25, 2013 The Jews of Ribadavia, a small medieval town in the north of Spain, are long gone. But no matter: The town's plan to host its first Passover Seder in centuries is aimed at tourists. Like many cities across Spain, Ribadavia hopes reclaiming its Jewish history will also boost its economy.
March 25, 2013 The $13 billion bailout has some tough conditions. It is aimed at shoring up the island nation's banking sector and making sure its problems don't spread to other nations. But many Cypriots think their creditors have other intentions.