An opinion poll shows that an increasing share of Russians have become disillusioned with President Vladimir Putin's ability to improve the economy and curb rampant corruption.
The Latest on the fatal wildfires in Portugal (all times local): 6:20 p.m.
Syrian government troops and their allies have steadily positioned themselves in key areas on the flanks of the U.S.-led coalition battle for the Islamic State's self-declared capital of Raqqa.
Italy's foreign ministry says it has filed a formal complaint with prosecutors over an apparent hacking of its website.
Italian news reports say a young Sudanese bus passenger grabbed the steering wheel and tried to pull the vehicle off the road in Sicily before off-duty soldiers on board intervened.
A woman in Germany identified three Ethiopian men in court on Monday who allegedly held her down and raped her multiple times near a train station last year.
Most of France is under a severe weather alert due to an intense heatwave that is expected to last through the coming days.
British banking giant Barclays was charged alongside four of its former executives Tuesday for 2008 dealings with Qatar.
Polish police say they have detained an Italian man on a European wanted list after an Italian court convicted him in 2011 of drug trafficking and mafia activity.
Finland's government has survived a no-confidence vote after a coalition partner split in two following a leadership battle.
France's far-right National Front has refused to let Jean-Marie Le Pen, the party's co-founder, attend a meeting, blocking him at the gate on his 89th birthday.
The Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe's Parliamentary Assembly is joining the international observers' group that will monitor Albania's parliamentary election Sunday.
Emergency services in Portugal said Tuesday they were making headway in their battle to control a major wildfire that killed 64 people in the central area of the country, but another blaze nearby grew in size and caused concern.
Huddling close to his mother, a baby Asian elephant has faced the public for the first time at the Moscow zoo The appearance of Filimon, who already weighs 90 kilograms (198 pounds), is such a rare occasion that Moscow City Hall dispatched a deputy mayor to present the baby elephant to the public.
Wildlife investigators from India and Britain say they have uncovered an international fraud in which dried penises of endangered monitor lizards are being sold as a plant root regarded as a good luck charm and used in religious rituals.
Romania's ruling party has lost key support from a party that it was counting on to support a vote of no-confidence — against the ruling party's own government.
A 24-year-old man has been convicted of sexual abuse of a child in Berlin in a case Chancellor Angela Merkel cited as an example of Russia attempting to manipulate German public opinion through fake news reports.
The Latest on the London mosque attack (all times local): 11:50 a.m.
Dozens of international historians have come to the defense of a Holocaust scholar who is being accused of slandering Poland's reputation with research that focuses on the participation of some Poles in the killing of Jews during World War II.
An Albanian prosecutor has asked for the grandson of the country's late communist dictator and eight associates to be convicted and jailed for trafficking cocaine to Western Europe.
British police have identified the suspect held in connection with the van attack outside a London mosque as Darren Osborne, from the Welsh city of Cardiff.
French President Emmanuel Macron's defense minister is stepping down amid an investigation into her use of European Parliament aides.
The Nelson Mandela Foundation has paid tribute to the late Joel Joffe, a South Africa-born human rights lawyer who defended Mandela during a 1960s trial at which the anti-apartheid leader was sentenced to life in prison.
French authorities say a truck driver was killed in a highway accident prompted by a roadblock installed by migrants trying to board trucks traveling across to Britain.
The European Court for Human Rights has ruled that Russia's law banning dissemination of so-called gay propaganda to minors violates the right to freedom of expression.
Germany's highest court has rejected an opposition party's attempt to force a parliamentary vote on introducing gay marriage before September's national election.
Germany's ambassador to China has called on authorities to end the confinement of a Catholic bishop, seen as evidence of the suppression of the church within the officially atheistic country.
A French video journalist and an Iraqi colleague have been killed in a mine blast while covering the operation to root out Islamic State extremists from Mosul.
Four family members of a man killed after ramming his car into a police convoy on Paris' Champs-Elysees are in custody.
German authorities are taking action against 36 people suspected of posting hate speech online, most of them accused of far-right incitement.
Pope Francis is making a pilgrimage to northern Italy to honor two 20th-century parish priests whose commitment to the poor and powerless brought them censure from the Vatican.
Britain's Serious Fraud Office has charged Barclays Plc and four former executives with conspiracy to commit fraud when they sought investment from Qatar in 2008.
A spokesman for Polish firefighters says a plane with 94 people aboard flying from Gdansk to Copenhagen returned to the airport and made an emergency landing after smoke appeared on board.
France's new president Emmanuel Macron has vowed to quickly implement security, anti-corruption and labor measures he considers as priorities.
The Islamic State group is in retreat across Syria and Iraq, and the contours of a new conflict among the array of parties battling it are already starting to appear.
The death toll in Portugal has risen to 63 following a massive wildfire Saturday night in the central area of the country.
The U.N. migration agency says 4 migrants out of an estimated 130 aboard a rubber dinghy survived when it filled with water off Libya last week.
Representatives of most of the armed groups in Central African Republic have signed an agreement to honor an immediate cease-fire after more than three years of sectarian conflict that have left thousands dead.
The attack on Muslim worshippers outside a London mosque on Monday follows a rising wave of violence and harassment directed against Muslims across Britain and around the world.
The U.N. migration agency says four survivors have recounted how some 126 fellow migrants drowned off Libya last week when their dinghy foundered.
The Latest on the aftermath of France's parliamentary election (all times local): 8:20 p.m. France's government has resigned in a symbolic move after President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party won a majority in parliamentary elections.
While terror attacks perpetrated by the Islamic State – or those who share the extremist group’s ideology – have received widespread coverage in the media and generated huge amounts of public outcry, the same cannot be said for the violence directed at Muslim communities around the world.
Congo's justice minister says investigations into killings in the central Kasai regions have "progressed well" and four people have been arrested over the grisly slayings of two U.N. experts.
UK and EU negotiators have begun historic talks on Britain leaving the bloc - with both sides seeking to strike a positive tone.
The Brexit talks to lead Britain out of the European Union kicked off on Monday and the chief negotiators are already on a first-name basis.
Paris police say a security operation is underway in the Champs-Elysees shopping district and are urging people to avoid the area.
The Latest on Paris security operation on Champs-Elysees (all times local): 4:30 p.m.
A matador was killed during a bullfight in southwestern France on Saturday, media reports said.
A suspect who tried to attack security forces on the Champs-Elysees shopping district in Paris Monday afternoon -- when he rammed his car into a police van -- had a rifle and explosives in his vehicle, French investigators said.
The Vatican says Pope Francis will visit Chile and Peru in 2018.
Romanian prosecutors have searched homes as part of an investigation into an organized crime group suspected of sending more than 70 children to France to steal from offices or pick pockets.
The leaders of four Central European nations have met in Warsaw with their counterparts from the Benelux nations, a gathering that brings together two blocs within the European Union with very different views on key issues.
The European Union is discouraging Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region from holding an independence referendum in September.
The talks on Britain's exit from the European Union finally started Monday when EU negotiator Michel Barnier said "Welcome David" to his counterpart, David Davis, and led him toward a huge oval table at the European Commission headquarters.
The CEO of Qatar Airways says the blockade imposed on his country by Gulf neighbors "will leave a lasting wound."
The trial has opened in Istanbul against 17 people, mostly journalists, accused of links to last year's failed coup attempt.
A senior government official in Romania has called on lawmakers not to oust the prime minister in a no-confidence vote this week called by members of his own party.
The Latest on the conflict in Syria (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Russia's defense ministry says it is suspending coordination with the United States in Syria over so-called "de-confliction zones" after the Americans downed a Syrian government fighter jet.
The Latest on a van plowing into a crowd outside a London mosque (all times local): 11:35 a.m.
The Portuguese military says one of its soldiers on a European Union training mission in Mali has died in what it calls a terrorist attack.
The man suspected of mowing down a crowd exiting Ramadan prayers at a London mosque early Monday was captured on video blowing a kiss at bystanders as he was hauled off to a hospital for a mental health evaluation.
Serbia's ruling conservatives say if Prime Minister-designate Ana Brnabic does not get enough votes to be confirmed by parliament as the first openly gay person to head the country's government, an early general election will be held.
Poland's prime minister says that heavily-criticized remarks she made last week at Auschwitz weren't about refugees as many people assumed.
A driver plowed into a crowd of Muslim worshippers outside a north London mosque early Monday in an attack that police said they were investigating as a terrorist incident.
The Latest on the London high-rise fire (all times local): 11 a.m.
A top Russian diplomat has condemned the United States for shooting down a Syrian Air Force fighter jet the previous day as an act of "aggression."
German authorities are investigating a string of small arson attacks on railway facilities across the country that came as the country prepares to host next month's Group of 20 summit.
London police said Monday that 79 people were now believed to have died in the high-rise apartment building fire.
The European Union police agency and forces across the continent are launching a campaign warning of the rise in online extortion targeting children, saying that victims as young as 7 are falling prey to the crime, also known as sextortion or webcam blackmail.
France is putting the elusive son of Equatorial Guinea's president on trial for spending and investing dozens of millions of dollars in France with funds allegedly stemming from corruption, embezzlement and extortion in his country.
French President Emmanuel Macron is opening the Paris Air Show from the skies.
Authorities in London were treating an incident that left one person dead and 10 others injured outside a mosque Friday as a terror attack.
The latest developments relating to the Brexit negotiations kicking off in Brussels on Monday.
The prime ministers of Greece and Turkey are meeting in Athens, amid tension over the fate of Turkish servicemen seeking asylum in Greece whom Turkey accuses of involvement in last year's failed coup.
European Union foreign ministers say they regret the decision by President Donald Trump to pull the United States out of the Paris climate agreement and plan to push ahead with it.
The Latest on wildfires in Portugal (all times local): More than 1,500 firefighters in Portugal are still battling to control major wildfires in the central region of the country, where one blaze killed 62 people.
The latest developments relating to the Brexit negotiations kicking off in Brussels on Monday.
French President Emmanuel Macron is poised to rearrange his Cabinet after his new centrist party swept parliamentary elections.
After almost a year of waffling, Britain finally opens negotiations with its European Union counterparts on Monday about leaving the bloc.
The Latest on a London crash in which a vehicle struck pedestrians (all times local): 7:20 a.m.
More than 1,500 firefighters in Portugal are still battling to control major wildfires in the central region of the country, where one blaze killed 62 people.
At least one person is dead and 10 others were injured when a van drove into a group of worshippers outside a London mosque Sunday night, police said.
A van slammed into a crowd of people on a road in north London around midnight Sunday night leaving several people hurt, police said, adding that one person has been arrested.
A vehicle struck pedestrians outside a mosque in north London early Monday morning, causing several casualties, police said.
The Latest on a London crash in which a vehicle struck pedestrians (all times local): 2:30 a.m.
The Latest on the attack on a resort hotel near Bamako, Mali (all times local): 7:45 p.m. Mali authorities say suspected jihadists launched an attack Sunday on a hotel resort in Mali's capital, taking hostages at a spot popular with foreigners on the weekends.
Authorities say four people have been reported missing in Greenland after an earthquake off the Arctic island's west coast triggered a tsunami that flooded a village.
At least 61 people have been killed in several raging forest fires in central Portugal, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, officials said Sunday.
The cladding used to insulate Grenfell Tower, widely blamed for spreading the devastating blaze, is banned in Britain, Philip Hammond has said.
A homemade bomb placed rocked a busy mall in Colombia's capital filled with Father's Day shoppers over the weekend, killing three people, including a French woman, and wounding nine others.
U.S.-backed Iraqi troops pushed into the last Islamic State stronghold in Mosul on Sunday, an Iraqi commander said, formally launching the final major battle of an eight-month campaign to drive the militants from Iraq's second largest city.
Romania's ruling party will submit a vote of no-confidence against its own government after it withdrew its support for the prime minister.
Ties between Saudi Arabia and Turkey have begun to fray due to sharply different policies toward Qatar.
The French government has condemned an attack in Colombia's capital that killed three people, including a young Frenchwoman.
At least 62 people have been killed in several raging forest fires in central Portugal, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, officials said Sunday.
Pope Francis is calling for the faithful to not only welcome refugees, but to personally learn from their stories as a way to curb fears and "distorted" ideologies about them.
The Latest on the London high-rise tragedy (all times local): 11:25 a.m.
At least 57 people have been killed in several raging forest fires in central Portugal, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, officials said Sunday.
Germany's defense minister hopes to start transferring planes serving in the international coalition against the Islamic State group from Turkey to Jordan by mid-July.
The head of the European Commission says he wants an official commemoration of former Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who led Germany to reunification and was a strong backer of the continent's unity.
Thousands of people have attended a gay pride parade in the Ukrainian capital amid tight security.
British officials say they are helping the Syrian family of the first officially confirmed victim of the London tower blaze to come to Britain.
The Latest on Portugal forest fires (all times local): 8:25 a.m.
More than 20 people have been killed in forest fires in central Portugal, many of them trapped in their cars as flames swept over a road, officials said early Sunday.