A New Zealand law student is taking the government to court over its climate change policies in hopes of forcing it to set more ambitious targets.
Turkish police stopped activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights from gathering in large numbers for LGBT pride in Istanbul on Sunday, but smaller groups made impromptu press statements defying a ban imposed by the governor.
The Latest on the banned LGBT march in Istanbul (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Turkish police have prevented people from gathering in large numbers for LGBT pride in Istanbul as small groups continue to make ad hoc demonstrations despite a ban issued by the governor.
Thousands of protesters are demanding that Belgium immediately shut down two nuclear reactors because of safety concerns.
Japan has marked the 75th anniversary of diplomatic ties with the Holy See with a performance of ancient traditional Noh theater in Rome.
Six people, including three children, were injured Sunday after a car ran into pedestrians outside a Newcastle sports center where people gathered to celebrate the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr. Police said the incident was not believed to be terror-related.
A forest fire in southern Spain has forced the evacuation of 1,000 people and is threatening a national park famous for its biodiversity, authorities said Sunday.
Martin Schulz, the center-left challenger running against Chancellor Angela Merkel, has vowed to get his Social Democratic party into power at Germany's national election in September.
Activists are collecting money to repair a penis-shaped rock formation in southern Norway after the popular tourist attraction was found badly damaged.
Italian towns are holding mayoral runoffs after the first round of voting eliminated populist candidates in all the big cities up for grabs.
The jihadis' targets in Europe are depressingly repetitive: the Brussels metro, the Champs-Elysees in Paris (twice), tourist-filled bridges in London (twice) and a U.K. rock concert.
British police say they have arrested a woman after a car collided with pedestrians outside a Newcastle sports center, injuring six people.
Activists for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights say they will march for Pride in Istanbul, despite a ban by the governor's office.
Spanish authorities say a forest fire has forced the evacuation of camp sites and houses near a national park famous for its biodiversity.
Russian security forces say they have killed two suspected militants during a gun battle in a volatile region of Russia's North Caucasus.
Turkey's president says he will not pull Turkish troops from their base in Qatar, rejecting a demand by major Arab states that it do so to end the ongoing crisis with the small Gulf country.
Vietnamese authorities have deported a dissent after stripping him of his Vietnamese citizenship.
Albanians were voting Sunday in a general election that follows a landmark agreement between the country's two biggest political parties to look past their bitter differences and back efforts for Albania to eventually join the European Union.
Russia has told Norway that the extension of a U.S. military deployment in the country will hit diplomatic ties.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has started a foreign tour that will include his first meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump.
Spain's maritime rescue service says it has rescued 224 migrants from five different boats trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea.
Two giant pandas from China have landed safely in Berlin where they are being welcomed by the German capital's mayor and the Chinese ambassador.
Malta's president says the new government will quickly push for legalization of gay marriage.
Several dozen Serbian gays, lesbians and transgender people have marched in the Serbian capital of Belgrade, hailing the expected election of a first openly gay prime minister as historic for the Balkan country.
For several years, Pride Week in Istanbul attracted tens of thousands of participants, making it one of largest gatherings celebrating gay, lesbian and transgender rights and diversity in the Muslim world.
Italy's premier says holders of accounts in two troubled Italian banks will have their savings guaranteed despite insolvency proceedings.
A French journalist has died of injuries suffered from a mine blast earlier this week in Iraq while covering a military operation to root out Islamic State extremists from Mosul.
A German court has removed three judges found to be biased in the often-delayed trial of a former SS medic who served at the Auschwitz death camp.
The French Embassy in Baghdad says a Swiss journalist has died from wounds sustained in a Mosul mine blast earlier this week while reporting on the fight against the Islamic State group.
Over a million people have visited relics of Saint Nicholas, one of the Russian Orthodox Church's most revered figures, since they were brought to Moscow last month.
With his rich Tyrolean accent, Mehmet Altin appears to be a native of the alpine Austrian province.
Turkish authorities have announced they will not allow a march for gay, lesbian and trans rights to take place Sunday.
The Latest on response to deadly (all times local): 10:10 a.m.
The Netherlands' foreign ministry says that two Dutch journalists who were kidnapped earlier this week by leftist rebels in Colombia have been released unharmed.
The residents of roughly 800 apartments in London have been evacuated due to fire-safety concerns.
Albania holds parliamentary elections Sunday after the country's two largest political parties set aside decades of bitter rivalry and reached a landmark agreement aimed at furthering efforts to eventually join the European Union.
Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger says the environment shouldn't be a partisan issue.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos says the nation is on the verge of completing an historic feat: All guerrillas in the country's largest rebel group will soon have turned in their weapons.
Police in Scotland have turned down an offer to be reimbursed for the policing costs for former President Barack Obama's recent visit to Edinburgh and St. Andrews.
The World Jewish Congress and the leading Jewish group in Hungary are both objecting to Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban's praise for Miklos Horthy, a leader who allied Hungary with Nazi Germany.
Pope Francis will preside over a reconciliation ceremony between Colombian victims and former guerrillas during a September visit aimed at consolidating the peace process to end Latin America's longest-running armed conflict.
Turkish media reports say five people — three of them children — were electrocuted at a water park pool in northwest Turkey and have died.
A former paramilitary commander turned police informer in Northern Ireland has pleaded guilty to 200 terrorist offenses.
Dutch customs officials say they have intercepted a crate containing 12 concealed pieces of rhinoceros horn that was being sent from South Africa to Laos.
Lawmakers from Hungary's governing parties have approved legislation on political advertising which opposition parties say will limit their billboard campaigns.
The U.S. European Command has released dramatic photos of a Russian jet coming within a few feet of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance jet over the Baltic Sea in a maneuver that has been criticized as unsafe.
A tourist bus crashed into a bridge in central Paris on Friday, injuring at least four people, according to multiple media reports.
A tour bus company says one of its double-decker, open-roof buses hit the roof of a Paris tunnel, injuring four people, one of them seriously.
A Belgian court has found a princess from Abu Dhabi and her seven daughters guilty of mistreating around 20 servants forced to work for them in a plush Brussels hotel.
The latest on the Grenfell tower fire in London (all times local): 12:50 p.m.
The German government is strongly rejecting criticism — from a religious authority overseen by the Turkish government — of a new liberal mosque in Berlin where all Muslims can pray together.
Italy's farm lobby is warning that agricultural production is plummeting nationwide because of prolonged heat and dry weather — and authorities are now rationing water and declaring a state of emergency in some areas.
British authorities have charged 47-year-old Darren Osborne with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder in connection with the van attack on a crowd of Muslim worshippers near two north London mosques.
France's interior minister is paying a visit to the northern port city of Calais where migrants seeking to cross the English Channel to Britain are returning after thousands were moved out last fall.
British Prime Minister Theresa May's show of goodwill at the European Union summit left the 27 other EU leaders with "thousands of questions" and eagerly awaiting a more detailed proposal on the future right of EU citizens to remain in a departed Britain.
A leading Polish human rights official has come under fire for saying the "Polish nation" took part in the implementation of the Holocaust — a controversial statement in a country that never collaborated with Nazi Germany during World War II.
The German government says Chancellor Angela Merkel will host a meeting next week of European participants in the Group of 20 summit to prepare for the meeting of global powers in July.
The Latest on the Grenfell Tower fire (all times local): 10:50 a.m.
The U.N.'s main human rights body has voted to send international experts to look into abuses and killings in central Congo, where thousands of deaths and mutilations have been reported in recent months.
Albania holds parliamentary elections Sunday, a poll that will gauge the country's readiness to start European Union membership talks.
Serbia's first gay and female prime minister is set to take office in staunchly conservative Serbia next week after ruling populists gathered majority support for her in Parliament.
The Norwegian prime minister has warned Brazil's president to stop deforestation or Norway will reduce its financial contribution this year.
The Latest on the crisis between Gulf Arab states and Qatar (all times local): 1:10 p.m. Turkey says it has no plans to shut down its military base in Qatar as demanded by Saudi Arabia and other Arab nations that have cut ties with Doha.
One of Britain's most senior police officers has warned that funding cuts have stretched resources and would prompt "real challenges" should the country experience a repeat of the 2011 riots that rocked London.
Austria's Interior Ministry says that 427 migrants have taken advantage of a 1,000-euro ($1,160) premium if they go back to their homeland since the initiative was put into place, but the overall number of voluntary returnees has fallen.
Greek authorities say a small civilian helicopter has crashed north of Athens, killing two of the three people on board.
British authorities are studying samples of similar to that used on the west London apartment building that caught fire, killing at least 79 people.
Few events outside of war can have quite as much impact on the economy of a country as Britain's decision a year ago to leave the European Union.
Russia's Defense Ministry says it has fired cruise missiles from the Mediterranean Sea on positions of the Islamic State group in Syria.
In a country where bikes are either a poor man's transportation or a weekend workout for spandex-clad racers, the longest and most highly engineered network of car-free paths in the world is being built through dense evergreen forests, down wildflower-lined river valleys and over steep mountain crests.
For centuries, Renaissance artist Pintoricchio was practically accused of blasphemy by those who contended he used Pope Alexander VI's young lover as the model for the Madonna in a wall painting that decorated the pontiff's private apartment.
German lawmakers on Thursday approved a plan to annul the convictions of thousands of gay men under a law criminalizing homosexuality that was enforced enthusiastically in post-World War II West Germany.
Weeks after being berated by U.S. President Donald Trump for failing to spend enough on defense, European nations vowed Thursday to boost military cooperation in their part of the world.
Germany's parliament has approved a plan to allow for the surveillance of suspects' communications on messaging services such as WhatsApp.
A gondolier who made headlines a decade ago for being the first woman to enter the male-dominated cadre of Venice's canal rowers has announced he is transgender.
At least seven high-rise apartment buildings in England have combustible external panels similar to what was found at the London tower that went up in flames last week, killing 79 people, the government said.
Combustible cladding was discovered in at least seven high-rise apartment buildings in England after tests were conducted on Thursday following the deadly London fire that killed 79 people last week, the government said.
The search continues for a Littleton police officer who went missing while mountain climbing in Russia last week.
Germany's parliament has voted to cut off parties with anti-constitutional aims from public funding, a move aimed at a far-right party that authorities tried unsuccessfully to ban.
The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 6:15 p.m.
The Dutch king and queen are returning home from a state visit to the Vatican with a royal heirloom: the baton purportedly carried by William of Orange during the 16th century Dutch War of Independence from Spanish rule.
A senior Russian diplomat says the head of the Islamic State group has most likely been killed in a Russian airstrike.
A Moscow court has sentenced an ally of the Russian opposition leader to five days in jail for organizing a webcast of massive anti-government protests earlier this month.
A French prosecutor says a man who was killed when he drove a car packed with arms and explosives into a police convoy had pledged allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State group.
A German federal court has rejected a claim from a woman who received leak-prone breast implants for compensation from a German product-testing company.
Poland's media say the son of European Council head Donald Tusk did him a disservice with a statement he made before a special commission in Poland that is investigating a major financial scam.
German rail operator Deutsche Bahn says it's had to shut down several lines in the north of the country after strong winds blew trees and branches down onto the tracks and caused other problems.
London police say 51-year-old man found dead after mosque attack last week died of "multiple injuries."
The Russian Emergencies Ministry says the search for a missing American climber has been hampered by adverse weather on Russia's highest peak.
Boeing flew past Airbus in the race for plane orders at this year's Paris Air Show, thanks to a surge in interest in the newest version of the 737.
Britain's Prince Philip was discharged Thursday from a hospital after he was treated for an infection, Buckingham Palace said.
A lawyer for the owner of the house where Adolf Hitler was born is disputing the government's right to take possession of the property in Austria's highest court.
Britain's interior minister says the country has entered a new phase of global terrorism.
The head of the Church of England has said that the institution "colluded" with and helped to hide the long-term sexual abuse of young men by one of its former bishops.
Portuguese authorities say they have contained a dangerous wildfire that raged for five days near another blaze that killed 64 people last weekend.
A Polish official says President Donald Trump has chosen to deliver a speech during his upcoming visit to Poland at the site of a memorial to the 1944 Warsaw Uprising against the Germans.
French authorities are investigating the death of a fashion blogger reportedly hit by an exploding whipped cream canister.
Belgian authorities said Thursday that police detained four people in a series of raids in Brussels linked to the failed bombing at a rail station this week by a man shouting "Allahu akbar."
Germany's Parliament has honored former Chancellor Helmut Kohl in a special memorial session, remembering him as the architect of German reunification but also not without flaws.
The Latest on the London high-rise fire (all times local): 10 a.m.
President Emmanuel Macron says France is no longer pushing for the departure of Syrian President Bashar Assad, a shift in French policy throughout the Syrian war.
Turkish officials say President Recep Tayyip Erdogan held a telephone conversation with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and the new crown prince, during which they agreed to "increase efforts" to end tensions in the region related to the dispute with Qatar.
President Emmanuel Macron says France is no longer pushing for the departure of Syrian President Bashar Assad, a shift in French policy throughout the Syrian war.
French President Emmanuel Macron's new government is presenting a security bill to beef up police powers amid sustained extremist threats to Europe.