Survey shows German Chancellor Angela Merkel leading over challenger Martin Schulz; Germans elect members of the Bundestag, the country's parliament; refugee deal between European Union and Turkey; German passports from the internet.
Brexit may cause problems for Britons in France; the family of a man killed during the Gezi Park protests seek justice; Russia's endangered leopards; discrimination in Poland.
A former prisoner of the Islamic State group helps German investigators; dangers of a disinfectant used in Romania; duel over dual citizenship.
Life in Spain after the terrorist attacks in Barcelona; Christians facing persecution in Turkey; Italy's forgotten earthquake victims; Ukraine's capital gets a makeover.
Polish judges face pressure; increasing radicalization of Hungarians; a 70-year-old woman in Berlin fights against right-wing propaganda; Italian Mafia benefits from refugees; falling beluga whale numbers in Russia.
Tax inspectors combat fraud in Greece; neo-Nazis on Mallorca; urban explorers search ruins in Ukraine; Dooagh, Ireland; Viktor Orbán and nepotism.
Fears grow that EU citizens working in Scotland will decide to leave; epilepsy drug; killer whales in captivity in Spain; violence in Odessa, Ukraine; cricket in Germany.
More retirees in Germany live below the poverty level; Chinese invasion in Greece; unused housing attracts squatters in Spain; Sacred Employment Contract in France.
Land mines remain in the soil of Bosnia-Herzegovina; Lithuania secures its border to Russia's Kaliningrad enclave; French imams visit terrorist attack sites; smoking restrictions.
Turkey, a year after the attempted coup; Russian hackers targeting German elections; German politicians take on cyber bullies; Slovak pensioner blogs against neo-Nazis; in France, Syrians sell Aleppo soap.
Germany bans child marriages; justice for protesters beaten by police at the 2001 G8 summit in Italy; academic protest in Turkey; ban on bear hunting in Romania; Crimean Tatars under pressure in Ukraine.
Older expectant mothers in Spain; Jihadism in French prisons; online passports; Belfast, Ireland, facing Brexit; new Jewish life in Poland.
Bosnians fight for the Islamic State in Syria; epilepsy drug scandal in France; refugee helpers under pressure in Italy; isle of Eigg; hairdresser for the homeless.
Open-pit mine in Hambach, France; sun tax in Spain; prison subculture of Russia; police emergency in Sweden; the smallest school in Greece.
A French woman seeks a seat in parliament; an 82-year-old Polish actress starts a new career as a model; conscription for women in Norway; the fight over white truffles in Italy.
A Scottish village inherits a fortune; Syrians in Germany want to go back to Syria; gay priest; anti-Brexit camp gears up; Eurovision.
Border dispute between Montenegro and Kosovo; decriminalizing domestic violence in Russia; five women perform in a play about racism; Absurdistan in Brussels; cannabis in Switzerland.
Armed protesters storm Macedonia's Parliament; recycling in Denmark; committee on missing persons in Cyprus.
French activists plan to take control of Parliament; killer whales in Spain; fears rise over losing the EU workforce in Scotland; neo-Nazis in Sweden.
Turks seek asylum in Greece; Denmark's first village for people who have dementia; pilgrimage site in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Presidential elections in France; conflagration in Ukraine; garbage dumps in Romania; Italy welcomes refugees; Spain's digital democracy.
Kurds resist the proposed presidential constitution in Turkey; African immigrants produce vegetables for European supermarkets; surfing in Siberia.
German teenagers fight against the deportation of Afghan schoolmates; folk healers in the Carpathian Mountains.
Russian President Vladimir Putin's plan to tax the Garazhniki; Turkish opposition to a referendum in Germany; aid workers help children in Bucharest, Romania, learn marketable skills; winter lights in Italy.
Turkish academics take protest outdoors; insecurity prevails a year after the terror attacks in Brussels; vacationers displace tenants in Portugal.
Protests in Belarus; mistreatment of refugees in Hungary; Polish police ward off environmental offenders.
Election in the Netherlands; Longyearbyen, Norway, is the world's northernmost town; saving Rome; Donald Trump's wall around his golf course enrages the people of Scotland.
Ukraine's Azov battalion attracts young recruits; Spain's orange farmers; Buddhist monks fight for their monastery in Russia; journalists accused of terrorism in Turkey.
Debt becomes an election issue in the Netherlands; cinereous vultures; wall around Donald Trump's Scottish golf course; cyberattacks against Ukraine.
Turkish NATO officers seek asylum in Belgium; mountaineers attack Mont Blanc; Finland experiments with getting its economic crisis under control.
Working class voters who supported Brexit try to take back control; conflict in Moscow; bartered brides in Turkey; fighting populism; men-only cooking clubs.
British Jews seek German passports so they can retain European Union citizenship; Turkish informants in Germany; bison; a film sparks fury in France.
Youth gangs in France target Asian immigrants; refugees are stranded in Serbia after Hungary tightens its border controls; mining bitcoins in Iceland.
Romanians reap the benefits reserved for the revolutionaries of 1989; international custody disputes; refugees leave the Greek islands.
Toxic waste revealed; Turkish government seizes businesses; French villagers face trial for helping refugees cross into Italy; Norway's winter rescuers.
Saint Vladimir's on the Seine; collectors fight over white truffles in Italy; Quran distribution in Germany; theater project in Ukraine features civilians and soldiers.
Endangered fjords in Norway; Gotthard Base Tunnel in Switzerland; Britain's fishing industry; Jews massacred in Ukraine; reporters arrested in Turkey.
Terrorist attack at Berlin's Christmas market; Jaber al-Bakr case; unknown heroes in France; pilgrimage shrine.
Endangered fjords in Norway; the fishing industry in Britain; massacres of Jews in Ukraine; reporters facing arrest in Turkey.
Terrorist attack at Berlin's Christmas market; the case of Jaber al-Bakr; unknown heroes in France; pilgrimage shrine in the Czech Republic.
Debate over the arrest of an Afghan asylum-seeker suspected of rape and murder; conscription of women in Norway; Romania bans hunting of brown bears.
Young voters fall prey to right-wing populists in Austria; refugee helpers on trial in Greece; residents protest construction in Moscow; mass graves uncovered in Ukraine.
A Northern Ireland's rights activist seeks to block the United Kingdom's exit from the European Union; survival in the legal grey zone in France; members of the judiciary in Poland fight back.
Taxes in Russia; refugees from South Asia form cricket clubs in Germany.
The National Front in France anticipates a boost from the U.S. election; fans of Donald Trump celebrate in Russia; an attorney in Germany fights populism.
Turkey's last opposition newspaper stands its ground; many Parisians risk their own lives to save others during the 2015 terrorist attacks; inspectors root through garbage in Belgium; alternative currency in Italy.
The European Union investigates claims that Hungary misused millions in EU funds; patriotism in Kaliningrad, Russia; refugee hotel in Greece; island mentality in Britain.
Genetically modified corn contaminates non-GMO varieties in Spain; Crimean Tatars subjected to repression in Ukraine; France and Germany align against Islamic State group; dating app for Muslims in Britain.
Terror suspect Jaber al-Bakr commits suicide in prison; impact of the vote to leave the European Union on working class Britons; dolphins in danger in Bulgaria.
The search for remains of victims of the Civil War and the Franco dictatorship in Spain; Orthodox Jews from Ukraine travel to Uman to celebrate their New Year; supermarket bus for refugees in Finland.
Justice for protesters who were beaten by police at the 2001 G8 summit in Genoa, Italy; Italian police uncover a people-smuggling network that takes refugees to Frankfurt, Germany; palaces in the Czech Republic.
Workplace accidents in Turkey; massacres of Jews and other Ukrainians at Babi Yar; despite the danger, Lauterbrunnen's sheer cliffs continue to attract base jumpers in Switzerland.
Greeks lose their homes to repossession; abortion laws in Poland; communal apartments in Russia; farmers on Corsica want livestock to be contained; terror-tourism in Brussels.
Residents of Berezniki, Russia, worry about sinkholes; Hexi Pharma is accused of selling diluted disinfectants to hospitals in Romania; Sweden integrates child refugees; Germans move to Hungary.
Traveling the Balkan route by bicycle; Hitler's house in Braunau, Austria; hotel chambermaids work for low wages in Spain; many Britons forego vacations; hatching season for sea turtles on Cyprus.
Tourists avoid resort areas in Turkey; people who aid refugees face prosecution in Denmark; tensions escalate over the ban on full-body burkinis in France; earthquake in Italy sparks debate about inadequate building regulations.
Migrants and refugees drowning while trying to make it across the Mediterranean to Europe; the effect of the influx of refugees to Europe; Serbian refugees waiting at the Hungarian border; Portugal offers a home to those displaced by war.
Zell am See in Austria; Italy's banking crisis; Russians denied asylum in Ukraine; treasure hunters in Germany and Poland.
Anti-immigrant sentiments on the French island of Corsica; Slovenian-born Melania Trump's early life; France's plans to strengthen its National Guard; young and well-educated citizens flee Turkey; La Lanterna in Trieste in Italy.
Ukraine celebrates the release of fighter pilot Nadiya Savchenko, who was freed from Russian captivity; Armenian Christians from Syria seek refuge in Nagorno-Karabakh; many Spaniards feel the country should adopt Western European Time.
Division in Turkey over arrests and dismissals following the attempted coup of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan; underage refugees missing in Germany; debate over a universal basic wage in Britain.
Turkey's failed military coup; critics of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan risk being charged with terrorist activity; the aftermath of the Bastille Day attack in Nice, France.
International press organizations call on Turkish security forces to protect Syrian media members in Turkey; Volga Germans in Germany make the move to Crimea; lottery in Berlin.
Orphans and children who were forced to work on farms in Switzerland finally receive restitution; Austria's presidential election; Serbia and Kosovo fight over ownership of the mines near Mitrovica.
Fallout from the U.K.'s decision to exit the European Union; owners of shops in Germany that sell British goods worry about economic difficulties.
Brexit may result in more border controls, ending the Common Travel Area between Ireland and Northern Ireland; British voters decide whether to remain in the European Union; fearing a Brexit, many Britons apply for citizenship in other countries.
African soccer talent moving to France; Istanbul's new airport; criticisms of electric cars in Norway; a mobile kitchen unit that tours throughout Europe; a mosque destroyed during the Bosnian war reopens.
Jewish community in Croatia accuses the government of downplaying crimes by Ustase regime; church and state grow closer in Poland; refugee children and minors may be victims of human trafficking; selling church antiques and artifacts.
Albania accepts members of the People's Mujahedin of Iran; residents seek protection for Romania's Danube Delta; Christians and Yazidis in refugee hostels in Germany are threatened by radical Islamist refugees.
A social movement in France pushes for relaxed redundancy laws; Operation Sophia tracks down human smugglers; drug prevention in Portugal; private clubs in the U.K.; EU funds help the Slovenian village of Smarje.
Austria plans to reintroduce border checks at the Brenner Pass; drug abuse in Russia; a small soccer club in Sweden makes its players sing and dance; the government restricts EU citizens from buying land in Poland.
The dark past of Colonia Dignidad in Chile; decline in the use of meerschaum pipes in Turkey; fears over terrorism and war rise in Poland; tourists avoid Belgian seaside resorts.
Germany allows Turkey to bring a lawsuit against satirist Jan Böhmermann; Slovak Reserves; Swiss farmers call on hunters to protect their vegetables against crows; financial crisis in Greece.
Cancer rates remain high in Ukraine and Belarus 30 years after the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant disaster; excavating the Atlantic Wall, a defense system built by the Nazis during World War II; officers of the Berkut special police force face trial.
Residents and officials in Northern England remain silent about child sexual abuse; refugees use Turkey as a gateway to Europe; Norway allows tailings from mining to be dumped into the sea; private collection of amber.
Imprisoned for murder, Jacqueline Sauvage is pardoned by French President Francois Hollande; business owners in the Welsh town of Crickhowell move offshore to avoid taxes; Polish government sells off state-run stud farms.
Belgium copes with the aftermath of the terrorist attacks; Islamic radicals in Austria; IMC TV journalists are caught between Kurdish militants and the army.
France pardons a woman who killed her abusive husband; the camp at Idomeni on the Greek-Macedonian border is home to thousands of refugees; gates communities in Poland.
Turkey is pressured to make a decision about millions of refugees; the Ukrainian military installs defensive systems along the Russian border; French Jews emigrate to England; shamanic rituals.
Children's rights in Norway; street traders in Istanbul; refugees on a British military base in Cyprus still await acceptance into Britain; Lech Watesa rejects claims that he cooperated with the Polish secret police during the communist era.
Two generations of refugees struggle in a Serbian camp; conflict over a peace monument in Paris; declining prosperity in Scotland; counterfeit passports.
Lithuania's part in the Holocaust; police crack down on North African street gangs; Finland's government gives the go-ahead for constructing the world's first final repository for high-level waste; inmates cook and serve at a prison in Italy.
Syrian refugees flee to Turkey; track and field team trains in Ukraine despite civil war; reunification of Cyprus; British match-making site brings together people who want to buy property.
Refugees from warmer climates deal with cold temperatures at a Swedish ski resort; Romania's Cighid children's home; record numbers sign up for the police and armed forces in France; pork at day care centers in Denmark.
Thousands of refugees are trapped near the border between Macedonia and Greece; two North African men are held on charges of theft and sexual assault in Germany; Sochi, Russia, is popular for maritime flair and winter sports.
Refugees set out for the Greek island of Lesbos; wealthy Russians emigrate; Belgium's nuclear reactors; the Turkish government's campaign against Kurds; women's soccer team in Calabria, Italy.
Anti-terrorist raids in Turkey; Denmark's entry regulations for refugees; Swedish police cover up sexual assaults attributed to young foreign men; activist Nadezhda Kutepova faces accusations of industrial espionage.
Police suspect organized gangs planned New Year's Eve assaults on women in Germany; prison inmates forced to work in Soviet uranium mines during the 1960s barely survive harsh conditions; young people return to Albania to start new companies.
Support for the Law and Justice party in Poland; German-Turkish circus helps Syrian children deal with the trauma they've experienced as refugees; a shop owner in Italy helps police bring a gangster to justice.
The French respond to terrorist attacks on Paris by flocking to street-side cafés and bistros; Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17; a Moroccan refugee on the Greek island of Lesbos works to achieve Greek citizenship; poverty in Kosovo.
Pope Francis calls on Catholic communities to accept refugees; whirling dervishes; National Museum of Bosnia-Herzegovina in Sarajevo; Kashubians have the highest population growth of any ethnic group in Poland.
Support for the Front National in France; a man awaits asylum in Germany; Roma women are encouraged to seek political office in Moldova.
Crimean Tatars may lose in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine; rising numbers of stateless people in the Netherlands; Caravan of Women matchmaking initiative; increase in the number of firearms sold in Austria.
Islamic State recruiters target Syrian refugee children in Turkey; NATO increases its presence in Bulgaria; contaminated soil in Palomares, Spain; climate change threatens French winemakers.
Doctors from emergency treat war victims and refugees; jihadists in Brussels; Arctic permafrost; the French continue to go out to cafes and bistros following the terrorist attacks.
Terrorist attacks in Paris; life after the shooting at the Charlie Hebdo magazine office; Islamic extremists in Belgium; Germany reacts to the attacks in Paris.
Protests in Romania; Switzerland rejects refugees; a television series breaks viewer records in Poland.
People smuggling in Sofia, Bulgaria; Cova da Moura; Indian immigrants make Italian parmesan cheese.
Refugees in Slovenia; some mayors in France say they don't want Muslim refugees in their towns; boxing school in Moldova; decreasing population in southern Italy.
Public criticism against Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan could result in a lawsuit; abortion debate in Ireland; a nursing home uses chickens to help senior citizens who are lonely or who have Alzheimer's.
Storms damage holiday resort areas along the Côte d'Azur in southeastern France; a Moroccan runner hopes to achieve Greek citizenship; refugees from Montenegro flee their sovereign state.
New police force in Ukraine; integrating Muslim refugees in Germany; the German government considers a new law against assisted suicide.
The last allied troops pull out of Germany 25 years following unification; integrating refugees in Sweden; cycling in Turkey.
Syrian refugees cross from Russia into Norway; artists protest Hungary's refugee policies; hikers and cyclists can cross from Poland's Bialowieza National Park into Belarus without a visa.
The Greek government shuts down a gold mine; young Albanians seek a better life in Germany; saving the endangered hawksbill sea turtle.
Refugees head to Germany; tourists flock to Poland to see a World War II-era train filled with gold; the Catholic Church in Spain and Italy ordains more priests as exorcists.
Some small towns in Austria refuse refugees; the trade of contraband cigarettes in the Ukrainian-Polish border zone; attacks on refugee homes in Germany; residents of Barcelona, Spain, complain about tourists.
A militia in Ukraine fights Russian separatists; Ouessant Island in France; the case of serial killer Thomas Quick; thousands flood the border between Greece and Macedonia.
Hungary builds a four-meter-high fence along the Serbian border; tensions rise between Norway and Russia; Ukrainians flee to Poland.
Kurdish groups disagree over how to respond to aerial strikes against the PKK; Finnish women impregnated by German soldiers during WWII and their resulting children speak out; the Isle of Wight's crumbling cliffs; rose pickers in Bulgaria.
French refugees sneak into trucks, hoping to get to Britain; hazards of synthetic designer drugs; whale slaughter on the Faroe Islands; animal welfare activists call for a ban on cowbells in Switzerland.
A summer camp in Norway reopens four years after a terrorist attack; property dispute in Transylvania; clearing unexploded World War II munitions from the bottom of the North and Baltic seas.
Exempt from the embargo on exports to Russia, salmon farmers on the Faroes provide them with fish; Syrian refugees pass through Balkan states on their way to their final destinations; swordfish hunting in the Mediterranean; money laundering with art.
Unemployment remains a problem in Spain; Greek companies struggle as a result of the debt crisis; Germans send care packages to Greeks.
Dutch soldiers deal with guilt over the 1995 murder of 8,000 Bosnians; Portugal starts repaying debt; British Muslim women and girls align themselves with Islamic State.
Greece heads toward debt default; desperate Syrian refugee families sell their daughters to Turkish men; illegal logging in the Romanian Carpathian Mountains; men-only cooking clubs in Spain.
The satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo seeks a new direction; residents of the Danish island Samso get most of their electricity from alternative energy sources; Russian economy.
Military readiness in Finland; the Georgian Orthodox Church; Belgium prepares to host a battle reenactment to mark the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo.
Prostitution in southern Switzerland; nationwide strike in Iceland leads to a meat shortage; refugee children in Italy seek foster parents; flooding danger in Bosnia and Croatia.
Iceland's ice tunnel stretches more than 400 meters long; corruption in Romania; horse racing in Britain.
Morten Storm, past informant for Denmark's intelligence service; general election in Turkey; HIV in Estonia; Greece demands reparations for World War II from the German government.
Power struggle in Macedonia; fighting anorexia in France; most asylum-seekers in Swedish villages don't want to stay; ban on fox hunting is lifted due to the large volume of fox in the London area.
Citizen defense and paramilitary groups in Poland; Latvian victims of the KGB; the rebuilding of the town of Kiruna, Sweden.
Shipping companies in Greece enjoy many tax privileges; despite protests, Malta continues the springtime hunt of migratory birds; children in Ukraine deal with the effects of war.
Residents of a small French village help save Jews and others targeted by the Nazis; animals at mink farms in Denmark endure terrible conditions; child refugees.
Rescuing refugees trying to cross the Mediterranean; halloumi cheese may unite the island of Cyprus; Germans fight alongside pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine.
Bacteria destroys ancient olive groves in southern Italy; Switzerland holds a contest for a new national anthem; conflict over land in Scotland.
A woman dedicates her life to teaching children about the dangers of Islamist extremism; Norway opens long-sealed court files about Norwegians accused of treason during World War II; Podemos, the Spanish anti-austerity party.
Residents of Seyne-les-Alpes, France, help recovery workers and families of the victims of the Germanwings plane crash; military staff fall ill after working on tanks and vehicles; German gun club is denied a bid for UNESCO cultural heritage status.
An Iraqi Islamist granted asylum in Norway is not welcomed by residents; toxins in Carinthia, Austria; Ukrainians flee to Moldova.
Public judicial inquiry into the death of Alexander Litvinenko; protests in Hungary; Borussia Dortmund soccer club.
The crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17; British pubs fall prey to gentrification; camels.
Combating pollution in Paris; the square around Spain's Sagrada Familia church attracts tourists; Abisko, Sweden, attracts tourists who want to see the northern lights.
Jews in Copenhagen consider leaving Denmark after attacks; Beziers Mayor Robert Menard; Switzerland's tourist industry.
The Serbian government seeks to stop the practice of selling newborns to adoptive parents abroad; refugees flock to the French port city of Calais; economic reform in Greece.
Latvia's intelligence agencies monitor a volunteer organization that may be sending support to separatists in Ukraine; Madrid train bombings; aerial lift may attract more visitors to Austria's Stubai Glacier.
Mussie Zerai helps refugees; sturgeon in the Danube River face extinction; children of Mariupol, Ukraine, grow up surrounded by war.
Criticism suggests Belgium isn't doing enough to monitor the actions of returning jihadists; opposition to the PEGIDA movement in Germany; Greeks seek to bring an end to austerity policies.
Reintegration project for jihadists in Denmark; conflict in Ukraine; high unemployment for young Greeks; 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
Terrorist attack in France; volunteers set up a school for Syrian children in Turkey; Sami reindeer breeders in Sweden.
The Serbian government wants Serbian volunteers to return home from eastern Ukraine; mass emigration from Poland takes its toll on the older generation, whose children are no longer there to care for them.
Historic Warsaw hotel, the Bristol; climbing France and Italy's Mont Blanc; coal mining in Turkey; human traffickers who sell children to immigrants hoping to gain sympathy; Finland's municipality of Pukkila.
Roman Catholic nuns campaign against blood feuds in Albania; a 19-year-old speaks out against Islamist extremism and violence in Norway.
Public safety video causes a stir in Hungary; shelter for refugees in Ukraine; Greeks combine jobs but still have trouble making a living.
Using social media to combat propaganda by Islamic extremists in Britain; antisemitism forces Jews out of France.
Children of migrant workers bear the brunt of poverty in Moldova; a convicted rapist and murderer is granted the right to assisted suicide.
Islamic State seeks to control border crossing points to Turkey; the Minsk Protocol; National Horse Fair in Portugal; "Talk to Me" campaign.
Archaeologists find remains of gas chambers in Sobibór, Poland; Operation Triton intends to track down refugees; marketing campaign focuses on bringing tourists to the Bushmills in Northern Ireland.
Officers in Spain use Twitter to track down suspects and issue citizen alerts; poor Albanians survive by collecting scraps and recyclables from trash heaps.
Chilly relations between Norway and Russia; anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall; artifacts worth millions are smuggled out of Bulgaria.
Dublin has one of the highest gun violence rates in Europe; Jacques Pedehontaa, the mayor of Laas in Bearn, France, pushes for the town's independence.
German police make an effort to stop human traffickers; corruption in Pompeii.
The Turkish-Kurdish conflict; Berlin's Jewish community expands; former Croatian secret police chief Josip Perkovic gets ready to stand trial.
Russian soldiers missing in Ukraine; refugee tragedies on the Italian island of Lampedusa; rise in the rodent population in Paris.
Human trafficking of African refugees; cameraman Siegbert Schefke; Turkish authorities pursue protestors.