A US drone strike has killed eight militants, including five Germans, in Pakistan's anarchic tribal belt where Western intelligence has traced an alleged plot to attack an array of targets in Europe.
A female preschool teacher facing charges for molesting a 5-year-old boy was acquitted on Monday by the district court in Varberg in western Sweden.
Wages in Sweden have increased at historically low rates so far this year, according to preliminary figures from the National Mediation Office (Medlingsinstitutet).
Oktoberfest shuts off its taps on Monday evening after Munich's beer festival welcomed record numbers of visitors to its 200th anniversary celebration. But along with the crowds came chaos this weekend.
Sweden’s foreign ministry has issued a new warning to travelers in light of the increased threat of terrorist attacks in Europe.
Kevin Russell, the former singer of the German hard rock band Böhse Onkelz, was sentenced to two years and three months in prison by a Frankfurt court on Monday for seriously injuring two people in a hit-and-run accident while driving under the influence of drugs.
German automaker Opel, a unit of US car giant General Motors, said Monday it would shut down a plant in Antwerp, Belgium by the end of the year because no suitable buyer had been found.
17,000 minks escaped from a farm in Skillingaryd in southern Sweden on Monday after a lock on the animals' cage was bust open.
Hundreds of passengers were trapped in a tunnel in Bavaria on Monday morning after a suicide attempt on the tracks forced their high-speed ICE train to engage emergency brakes, leading to technical problems, police reported.
Sweden paid several million kronor to buy the release of a Swedish UN worker and a Norwegian colleague who had been kidnapped in Lebanon, according to a new book.
Forget about Swedish springtime's notoriously sweet semla, the delicious wheat bun spiced with cardamom, filled with almond paste and topped with lashings of cream.
The Alliance government candidate Per Westerberg on Monday won the election to speaker of Sweden's Riksdag by 194 votes to 153 for Kent Härstedt.
A senior Muslim representative in Germany praised on Monday comments by President Christian Wulff that Islam was integral part of the country's society, aimed at cooling a heated debate on integration.
The first of the 2010 Nobel Prizes, the prize for medicine, has been awarded to British researcher Robert Edwards for his work on in-vitro fertilization.
A German naval warship thwarted an attack by pirates on a vessel off the coast of Somalia, the Defence Ministry said on Monday.
Swedish industrialist and scholar Alfred Nobel (1833-1896), who made a substantial fortune from his invention of dynamite in 1866, established the Nobel Prizes in his will.
The legacy of Swedish inventor Alfred Nobel, who made a fortune off the destructive power of dynamite, has become synonymous with peace, in large part due to a small twist of fate, writes the AFP's Marc Preel.
German insurer Allianz has set aside a €1 billion ($1.37 billion) for future acquisitions but will take its time and shop carefully, chief executive Michael Diekmann said on Monday.
Sweden defence firm Saab has received an order for an airborne surveillance system worth in excess of 4.5 billion kronor ($669 million).
Floodwaters in the eastern states of Saxony-Anhalt and Brandenburg were slowly receding on Monday morning, following several tense days along the region’s dykes.
A Swedish police chief has courted controversy after he dressed up and told a joke about a black prostitute in front of a group of colleagues, reported Sveriges Radio Gothenburg.
Ulrich Goll, state justice minister in Baden-Württemberg, on Monday labeled the massive protests against the controversial rail project Stuttgart 21 “spoiled” and selfish.
Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt has declined to negotiate with the Sweden Democrats, who may hold the key to the ballot to appoint the next speaker of Sweden's parliament, the Riksdag, on Monday.
Islamist extremists are reportedly plotting attacks against Berlin's TV tower and a hotel next to the Brandenburg Gate, but Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere warned Monday against being "alarmist" about the threat of terrorist attacks.