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...

Guaido: ‘We are not resigned…we are fighting.’

"The dictatorship killed that opportunity," Guaido told CNN in an interview on Tuesday."We tried to talk through a proposal of a very simple solution...

Eurozone Fast Facts

The countries in the eurozone as of 2020 are: Austria , Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta,...

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...

Norway’s coalition collapses over ISIS repatriation

FRP leader Siv Jensen met with Prime Minister Erna Solberg on Monday before telling a press conference she would take her party out of...

This company says it’s making ‘food from thin air’

Feeding an ever-growing population is putting a huge strain on the Earth's resources. Agriculture is one of the world's largest sources of greenhouse gases,...

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...

Police called to guard Macron as protesters try to storm theater

The Elysee presidential palace told CNN that protesters had tried to enter the building, while video on social media shows police tussling with protesters...

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...

Pope Francis appoints first woman to senior Vatican diplomatic role

Francesca Di Giovanni will serve as the under-secretary in the Section for Relations with States, the arm of the Catholic church that handles the...

What we know about Mikhail Mishustin, Russia’s new prime minister

Prior to his appointment, Mishustin served as the head of the Federal Tax Service, where he forged a reputation as a skilled technocrat who...

Pope appoints woman to senior Vatican role

Francesca Di Giovanni will serve as the under-secretary in the Section for Relations with States, the arm of the Catholic church that handles the...

Putin is sending a message to the world with his shock announcement

Earlier in the day, Vladimir Putin had announced his plan to push through reforms that would make his successor as president less powerful, by...

Russian government resigns in Putin power shakeup

Putin addresses the State Council in Moscow on Wednesday. Alexander Zemlianichenko/Pool/APRussian President Vladimir Putin proposed several constitutional amendments Wednesday that could signal a power...

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...

Russian government resigns after Putin proposes reforms that would weaken his successor

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

Live updates: Russian government resigns in Putin power shakeup

Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed several constitutional amendments Wednesday that could signal a power shift in the country. Putin’s key proposal is to transfer...

Questions over testimony of US witness in Nazi guard’s trial

Moshe Peter Loth, the 76-year-old American witness and co-plaintiff in the trial of a former prison guard known as "Bruno D.," hit the headlines...

An American man in a Nazi trial may have made up his account

Moshe Peter Loth, the 76-year-old American witness and co-plaintiff, hit the headlines in November when he tearfully hugged a former Nazi guard in court...

A British university is recruiting students to tackle racism

The University of Sheffield confirmed to CNN that students would be paid £9.34 ($12.14) per hour to run sessions to educate people on how...