The Philippines released top communist leaders from jail on Friday as part of a drive to end one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies, with peace talks due to resume in Olso next week.
The Protestant Church of Norway on Friday said it had lost more than 15,000 members in four days since allowing members to de-enrol in just a few clicks.
Parents "do not dare let their children go to a school that Erdogan has labelled a terrorist school".
The Imam of Florence, Izzedin Elzir, waded into the controversial burqini debate by posting a photo on Facebook of habit-wearing nuns splashing around on the edge of the shore – only for the social network to block his account.
German intellectual Ernt Nolte became controversial in the 1980s when he triggered one of the most explosive historical debates of post World War II Germany.
Germany’s capital’s reputation for eccentricity is alive and well as it gears up for state elections in September. Some of the promises are puzzling to say the least.
Nice, France's most popular seaside town, is the latest to ban the burqini.
It’s unclear who the culprits are but Venice residents have long been frustrated by tourists clogging their city.
New figures show that France is still struggling to attract tourists.
He called those who follow the plant-based diet "a sect" and said he would "kill them all", before being swiftly rebuked by a co-presenter.
UPDATED: A headline displayed at Istanbul's international airport was warning travellers of going to Sweden days after a diplomatic spat appeared to threaten relations between the two countries.
"It is very sad and frustrating to witness the tragic loss of life at sea, especially that of such a young child."
Rome authorities are considering enlisting the help of the city's prison inmates to fix the ongoing rubbish crisis.
Stressing over the subjunctive or blagging your way through adjective endings? Becoming a true Meister of the German language isn't a walk in the park.
A mentally disturbed man shouting "Allahu Akbar" stabbed a Jewish man in the northeastern French city of Strasbourg on Friday, but police are reportedly ruling out terrorism.
By the end of the year, Italy will face a day of reckoning - and it could be voters who seal the country's fate.
Sweden's women's football manager has been grabbing headlines with her zingers, put-downs and amazing coaching skills. Here are six of our favourite moments.
British expat Stephanie Lambert says she's found a much more rewarding and child-focused teaching career in Denmark.
French kissing, French fries, French bulldogs... but are they actually French?
A 57-year-old man who lives with his parents has been ordered to leave home, after hitting his elderly mother for not ironing his shirts fast enough.
The seahorses had an estimated value of €200,000.
Austrian police say they are unable to do anything to stop a woman from continuing to scratch cars in Syria.
After losing his legs in a suicide bomb in 2004, ex-soldier Neil Heritage will climb the Matterhorn this month.
Prime Minister Erna Solberg took offence to being compared to US presidential candidate Donald Trump in a debate with Labour leader Jonas Gahr Støre on Thursday evening.
There has been a 50% increase in the number of British passports either lost or stolen in Austria in the first half of 2016, the British Embassy has reported.
The acting prime minister doesn't have an obvious majority, but he'll ask to be allowed to stay on anyway.
Some 60 firefighters were called in to extinguish the blaze on the island of Oléron this morning.
Refugees are faced with “confusion and uncertainty” at Chiasso, according to an aid agency.
A new study has revealed that Berlin and Brandenburg’s education systems lag behind those of other German states.
A court in Lower Saxony has ruled that Volkswagen can seize car parts from two suppliers who are refusing to deliver to the auto giant in a fight that has brought construction to a halt.
After stating that she might give up politics for the sake of her family, Integration Minister Sylvi Listhaug now says she will run for parliament.
We dare you to watch what happens next.
Politically related car arsons in Berlin have dramatically increased in 2016 and have already overtaken last year’s numbers.
Austria’s foreign minister calls on his party's coalition partners to support his integration proposals, including "one euro jobs" for refugees and migrants.
UPDATED: The 35-year-old French woman went missing in Nepal last week.
Long queues and traffic delays are expected.
He said that he may run next year if there's a chance he'll win.
Anders Fogh Rasmussen appealed to the US to be the world's "policeman" and to stop "leading from behind".
Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere came out on Friday in favour of a partial burqa ban amid a fierce national debate on integration.
American Secretary of State John Kerry – and his inevitable entourage – have been causing a stir in Sweden. However the statesman is not in Sweden on official business.
A cattle herder in Austria who could not work out why his cows were running out of milk finally figured it out after passing tourists snapped a photo of some pigs helping themselves.
“It is fantastic to be Danish in Rio right now."
Disasters cost the world economy $71 billion (62 billion euros) in the first half of 2016.
Hamburg was just picked as one of the top most 'liveable' cities in the world, so here's a look at what makes the Hanseatic City so great.
Sweden coach Pia Sundhage sung a line of Bob Dylan to express her hopes for the Olympic women's football final against Germany on Friday.
Being a Muslim hasn’t hampered Zain Elabdin’s attempts to integrate. In fact, this 26-year-old Syrian dentist sees lots of similarities between Islam and Swedish culture.
A Briton and an Italian plunged to their deaths in Switzerland.
Sweden could ban begging, after other measures to prevent Romanians and Bulgarians asking for money on Swedish streets had little effect.
Base jumper Uli Emanuele died while shooting a video for one of his stunts in the Swiss Alps.
Since 17 percent of Sweden is said to be covered in bilberries, food writer John Duxbury shares an ice cream recipe to help us eat them all.