This week, Muslims began a month-long observance, a head of state spoke to Congress, and Europeans kicked off a soccer tournament. Take our quiz about these world events and more.
As summer arrives, thousands of migrants are embarking upon perilous Mediterranean crossings to get to Europe. In Sicily, authorities attempting to deal with the influx discovered a four-billion-dollar ruse: a migrant reception center that turned out to be a front…
By Michael D. Regan
More than 500 people were rescued from the waters of the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday as warm temperatures and calmer waters have caused a surge of migrants willing to risk the dangerous journey to Europe.
By Robert Burns, Associated Press
STUTTGART, Germany — U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter blasted what the U.S. and its allies see as Russian aggression in Europe, saying Tuesday that Moscow is "going backward in time" with warlike actions.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will be deploying an armored brigade combat team to Eastern Europe next February as part of the ongoing effort to reassure allies worried about threats from an increasingly aggressive Russia.
As Belgian investigators seek two possible suspects in the Brussels bombings case, concerns are growing about why authorities did not foil the plot ahead of the attack. Meanwhile, European justice and interior ministers met to discuss enhancing security. Special correspondent…
By PBS NewsHour
As thousands of refugees huddle stranded on the borders of Greece, many eastern European nations are pushing for the continent to seal its borders, a stance that puts them at odds with their western compatriots and could potentially destabilize the…
By Corinne Segal
Photographer Josef Schulz's series on abandoned border checkpoints has taken on a renewed importance, as one of the largest migrations in European history has brought new discussion about the continent's borders.
By PBS NewsHour
As more and more Middle Eastern refugees look to an increasingly overwhelmed Europe for asylum, concerns over terrorist infiltration are growing. Human rights activists say such worries are nothing more than xenophobic scaremongering, while military officials and counterterrorism experts contend…
By Vikram Mansharamani
The fundamental issue at hand is that monetary union without political integration generates tension and instability.
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