A 29-year-old Swiss woman holidaying in northern Italy died from an apparent fall while mountain hiking in the Alto Adige region, Italian rescue officials said on Sunday.
UPDATE: Mario Götze scored a superb extra-time winner as Germany beat Argentina 1:0 to become the first European team to win a World Cup held in South America on Sunday.
After disappearing from a handball tournament in northern Jutland, some of the missing players were discovered and detained at a Sikh centre.
Western foreign ministers appeared to have failed in their mission to inject momentum into talks with Iran on Sunday, seven days before the deadline to strike a momentous nuclear deal.
A woman who fell from one of Norway's top waterfall attractions was found dead on Sunday.
Jubilant Argentine fans honked car horns down the streets of Rio de Janeiro before the World Cup final Sunday, prompting Brazilians to shout back their allegiance in this match: "Germany!"
A movie based on Norwegian author Lars Saabye Christensen’s 1984 novel will launch this summer's Norwegian International Film Festival on August 17th.
A 13-year-old boy was seriously injured in a jet-ski race on a quarry lake in Pöchlarn, near Melk on Sunday morning.
Norwegian farmers got record compensation from the government as a result of extreme weather wrecking their crops, said a report.
The Austrian Foreign ministry has begun to investigate allegations that a US spy who worked for German foreign intelligence (BND) has met at least two CIA agents working at the US embassy in Vienna several times since 2012.
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday phoned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from Austria to renew a US offer to help mediate a truce as Israel stepped up its military campaign against the Gaza Strip.
Germany and the United States remain "great friends" despite a new spying scandal that saw the CIA station chief in Berlin expelled, US Secretary of State John Kerry insisted on Sunday.
Among the large portion of the Earth’s population expected to watch Sunday’s World Cup final, one pair of extra-terrestrial German eyes will be tracking the historic match from the heavens.
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A new survey has revealed that more Swedes identify themselves as a dog person instead of a cat person, with almost six in ten saying they prefer canines over felines.
The oppositional right-wing Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) has criticized the government's decision to nominate Johannes Hahn from the conservative People's Party (ÖVP) as EU commissioner for Regional Policy.
An 82-year-old woman was found dead in a Swiss stream on Sunday, police said, as heavy rain and landslides halted train and road traffic near the city of Bern, the capital.
Spaniard Marc Marquez won his ninth consecutive race of the season on Sunday as he dominated the German MotoGP to finish ahead of Honda teammate and compatriot Dani Pedrosa with Jorge Lorenzo on a Yamaha in third.
Italian authorities on Sunday gave their final go-ahead for operations to lift and tow away the Costa Concordia cruise ship from its watery resting place to begin on Monday at 0400 GMT.
France said Sunday its military offensive that freed northern Mali from the grip of Islamists would be replaced by an operation spanning the wider, largely lawless Sahel region to combat extremist violence.
Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven has been flooded with thousands of negative comments after he posted on Facebook that "Israel has the right to defend itself" in a post about the ongoing Gaza crisis.
France's foreign minister called Sunday for an immediate ceasefire in Israel and the Gaza Strip, where a deadly six-day conflict is escalating in what he said was an "absolutely disastrous" way.
The FBI's meetings with a WikiLeaks defector in Denmark were illegal and the Danish authorities knew about it, the whistleblowing organization claims in a criminal complaint filed with the East Jutland Police.
A team of 14 to 16-year-old handball players from India have not been heard from since Saturday. The team's coaches are on their way back to India without the boys and suspect that they had a plan to run off and remain in Europe.
Close to a hundred refugees, most of whom appear to come from Syria, were intercepted on a train traveling into Austria from Italy and heading to Germany on Saturday night.
Rescuers continued their search on Saturday for two climbers -- a 15-year-old French boy and his 52-year-old Italian guide -- missing on Mont Blanc since Wednesday.
Three people were killed Saturday in a plane crash in northern Corsica, the local authority said.
Joachim Löw says Germany is ready to make history by winning Sunday's final to become the first European side to win the World Cup in the Americas.
Spanish star Pau Gasol, a free agent center who won two NBA titles with the Los Angeles Lakers, announced Saturday that he will join the Chicago Bulls next season.
The soccer loving pontiff stayed neutral when giving his views about the World Cup final which features his native Argentina against his predecessor's Germany on Sunday.
An auction house in Cannes, France, sold around 50 elephant tusks, or one tonne of ivory, on Saturday, breaking its previous record in terms of volume.
Germany has honoured a Bangladesh farmer and diehard fan for making a 3.5-kilometre-long (2.2 mile) flag of the country in support of Philipp Lahm's World Cup team, officials said on Sunday.
Chancellor Angela Merkel lamented on Saturday the breakdown in trust between Germany and the United States amid a spying row that saw the CIA chief in Berlin expelled from the country.
A doctor in western Sweden worked for several hours in the hospital's emergency room under the influence of alcohol and possibly drugs. He is now suspected of gross misconduct say the police.