Why the German elections matter to the rest of the world
We've had our fair share of dramatic elections recently - the UK, France, the US. And let's not forget Brexit. The German election on September 24 may be generating fewer headlines, but it's no less important.
Opinion: Merkel's legacy hinges on mending Europe
It looks increasingly likely that the German national election on September 24 will secure Angela Merkel a fourth and final term as chancellor. With victory comes a definitive opportunity to distinguish her legacy.
London Tube attack suspects 'were foster children'
London commuters are beginning their working week with heavy security on transport routes following last week's terror attack.
Four US tourists attacked with acid in France
Four American female tourists were attacked with acid Sunday at a Marseille train station in southern France, a police spokesperson said.
Security incident at Paris international airport
A British Airways flight bound for London was held on the tarmac in Paris on Sunday morning amid security fears, Charles de Gaulle Airport tweeted Sunday. "Passengers in the care of airport personnel before re-embarking," it said.
Vatican diplomat to US called home amid child porn investigation
A Vatican diplomat in Washington has been recalled to Rome after the US State Department notified the Holy See of "a possible violation of laws relating to child pornography images."
The unlikely suburban backdrop to London's attack
It was a crisp, bright fall morning in Parsons Green on Friday, and as usual, trains on the District line were ferrying commuters from the well-heeled suburbs of west London into the center of the city.
Evian Championship: Nordqvist storms to playoff win
The Swede has claimed the final major of the women's golf season after winning a sudden-death playoff at the Evian Championship in France.
Is Trump right about slashing internet to prevent terror attacks?
The internet is indeed the main recruiting tool of terrorist groups but to "cut off" that channel is a monumental challenge, Peter Bergen writes.
F1: Hamilton extends title lead as Vettel crashes out
Lewis Hamilton has extended his championship lead over Sebastian Vettel after winning a rain-hit Singapore Grand Prix.
European leaders arrive in Irma-struck Caribbean
The rise of the Russian lawyer who met Team Trump
How a young provincial attorney with a modest income was able to afford seven figures worth of property is a very Russian mystery -- as is her journey to the Trump Tower meeting
London clubs face 'disorder' probe after 20,000 fans
UEFA has confirmed it will open disciplinary proceedings against both Cologne and Arsenal following Thursday's Europa League game.
Paris to host 2024 Olympic Games
The International Olympic Committee formally announced Paris and Los Angeles as the hosts of the 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games.
Sketching Angela Merkel's career
Over the past decade, Heiko Sakurai has watched as Angela Merkel's face, posture, and even her trademark diamond-shaped hand gesture changed.
How Germany stacks up against EU neighbors
When German voters head to the polls on September 24, they'll have to choose from a record 42 parties, but there are just two realistic candidates for Chancellor -- incumbent Angela Merkel, of the conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU), and her Social Democratic Party (SPD) rival, Martin Schulz.
The gay men turning to the far right in Germany
Karsten P. empties a test tube filled with metal pieces into the palm of his hand. They're the tiny screws and bolts that held his face together after he and his partner Sven were violently assaulted in a life-changing attack outside their local store.
Hackers warn of flaws in German election software
A German hackers' collective has warned that software used to record and transmit voting tallies in many German states has "serious flaws" and is vulnerable to external attack just weeks before voters cast their ballots in federal elections.
New Banksy targets London Arms Fair
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Italy's incredible 'floating' islands
Gene Simmons on Prince: He 'did it all'
KISS bassist Gene Simmons speaks to CNN's Pamela Brown about his immense respect for Prince.
Mysterious fireball lights up night sky
A bright glowing object, believed to be a meteor, flashed through the atmosphere above northeast Scotland, lighting the night sky and startling residents.
The crystal Bible to last a billion years
Researchers in the U.K. have developed digital data discs that can survive possibly longer than the human race.
Cricket spaghetti sold in France
This business in northeastern France is making pasta out of creepy crawlies.
What is the European Union?
CNN's Max Foster explains the origins and founding philosophy of the European Union.
500-year-old shipwreck emerges from river
A 15th century merchant ship has been raised from a riverbed in the Netherlands.
Jews leave France in record numbers
New data from Israel shows that a record number of French Jews have left France in the twelve months since the Charlie Hebdo attacks.
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