April 30, 2013 A traveling Greek exhibit on the Olympics included two ancient statues of nude young men. That didn't go over so well in the conservative Muslim emirate.
April 30, 2013 The deal, which totals $30 billion, includes harsh austerity measures that are unpopular among many Cypriots.
April 30, 2013 The French may have a global reputation as gastronomes, but the majority of their restaurant spending now goes to fast food chains, a new survey finds. The change comes amid shrinking lunch breaks and growing laxity among the French when it comes to their famously rigid food culture rules.
April 30, 2013 Following recent tradition, Queen Beatrix chose to abdicate in order to pass the crown to a new generation. Her son, Willem-Alexander, becomes the first Dutch king since 1890.
April 29, 2013 Three popular pesticides are being banned in the European Union, where officials are hoping the change helps restore populations of honey bees, vital to crop production, to healthy levels.
April 29, 2013 The election in Iceland over the weekend marked the first time members of the international online freedom movement were elected to the highest levels of a government.
April 29, 2013 Queen Beatrix plans to abdicate on April 30, a national holiday known as Queen's Day. When Crown Prince Willem-Alexander is sworn in, he'll become the first Dutch king in 122 years.
April 29, 2013 The explosion in the center of the Czech capital heavily damaged one building and shattered windows in nearby structures. There were fears that at least a few people might be trapped in rubble.
April 27, 2013 Throughout the region that was once the Ottoman empire, people make coffee pretty much the same way: using coffee beans ground into a fine powder, then boiled in a little brass pot. But ordering "Turkish" coffee today doesn't go over well in some Balkan or eastern Mediterranean countries that have some lingering anti-Turkish feelings.
April 26, 2013 The suspect arrested in Spain is thought to have perpetrated what's been described as the biggest distributed denial-of-service attack in the history of the Internet.