High-speed train derails in Italy, killing two and injuring dozens

The crash happened in the town of Casalpusterlengo, some 30 miles southeast of Milan in the north of the country. The train's two conductors...

British teen sentenced over gang rape claim in Cyprus resort

The 19-year-old woman, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was sentenced at a district court in Paralimni on Tuesday. Lawyer Lewis Power told...

Prince Harry Fast Facts

Birth place: London, England at St. Mary's Hospital, PaddingtonFather: Charles, the Prince of Wales Mother: Diana, the Princess of Wales Marriage: Rachel Meghan (Markle)...

Luxury atop one of the world’s tallest hotels

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Trump’s team thought Ukraine was an easy mark. It was a bad miscalculation

US President Donald Trump's acolytes felt perhaps that Ukraine -- whose name means "borderland," and whose loss of the definite article just three decades...

Putin pardons Israeli-American woman jailed in Russia for drug smuggling

According to the statement, the presidential decree pardoning Issachar on "humanitarian principles" is effective immediately.Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, set to fly to Moscow...

The best luxury bars in Budapest

(CNN) — Budapest's craft cocktail movement has seen new bars and clubs spread across town like wildfire in recent years, making it that much...

Angela Merkel’s succession plan is in tatters. Who runs Germany next is anyone’s guess

Kramp-Karrenbauer, better known as AKK, announced she would not stand as the Christian Democratic Union's (CDU) candidate to be German chancellor in the next...

Storm Ciara causes travel disruptions in Europe

Two of Europe's busiest airports -- one in Frankfurt, Germany, the other in Amsterdam, Netherlands -- each grounded more than 100 flights due to...

Katerina Sakellaropoulou becomes Greece’s first woman president

Sakellaropoulou was nominated by the ruling conservative New Democracy party, but also managed to secure the backing of the main opposition party Syriza and...

Britain’s most prolific rapist sentenced to life in prison for 159 sexual offenses

Reynhard Sinaga was found guilty of 159 counts of sexual offenses against 48 different men, and must serve 30 years before he is considered...

State media hailed Putin’s power shake-up. Moscow residents seem less enthused

It was a small sign of how pretty much everyone was caught off-guard by the news that Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and the rest...

Queen’s grandson Peter Phillips and wife Autumn to divorce

The royal couple jointly agreed to separate after informing the Queen and family members last year, their spokesman Gerard Franklin said on Tuesday. "They...

Queen Elizabeth II Fast Facts

Mother: Queen ElizabethMarriage: Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh (November 20, 1947-present) Children: Edward, Earl of Wessex (March 10, 1964); Andrew, Duke of York (February...

Brexit is a ‘wound’ for the bloc: Top EU official

European Parliament President David Sassoli told CNN he was concerned about the UK government's decision to rule out an extension to the Brexit transition...

Russian government resigns as Putin proposes reforms that could extend his grip on power

Putin thanked members of the government for their work but added that "not everything worked out." Putin added that in the near future he...

One man linked to at least 9 coronavirus cases after traveling from Singapore to...

The patient, Steve Walsh, is believed to have infected at least nine other people during his stay in the French Alps after contracting the...

Brexit’s done. The UK has left the European Union

In less than two hours, the United Kingdom will leave the European Union. Here’s the story of its membership in numbers:The number of years...

Cristiano Ronaldo Fast Facts

Father: Jose Dinis Aveiro, a gardenerMother: Maria Dolores dos Santos Aveiro, a cookChildren: with Georgina Rodriguez: Alana, 2017; mother's name unavailable publicly: Eva and...

Donald Trump is currently a bigger headache for Europe than Iran is

The Iran deal, which was signed under the auspices of the European Union, is the single biggest foreign policy achievement in the EU's history.It...