Spain's economic growth has been weaker over the past two years than previously reported, according to revised data published on Monday, indicating a deeper slump than earlier official estimates and further complicating Madrid's efforts to bring down its deficit.
Two members of the female punk rock band Pussy Riot have fled Russia, the group said.
French President Francois Hollande restated his country's support for debt-stricken Greece Saturday, but stressed that it must live up to its reform commitments.
CNN's Richard Quest talks to the deputy CEO of the National Bank of Greece about Greek debt guarantees.
Anders Behring Breivik, the man who killed 77 people in a bomb attack and gun rampage just over a year ago, was judged to be sane by a Norwegian court Friday, as he was sentenced to 21 years in prison.
Romania's newly appointed government wins the approval of parliament.
At least six people were wounded when two masked men opened fire inside a mosque in Russia's North Caucasus region Saturday night, Russian officials said Sunday.
How much should the rest of the world worry about the crisis unfolding in Europe?
Authorities are investigating a bomb threat made to a Moscow-bound Aeroflot flight that took off from New York Wednesday night and was diverted to Iceland, New York FBI spokesman Peter Donald said.
Greece is seeking a two-year extension of its latest austerity programme aimed at improving the country's debt sustainability and prospects for a return to growth, according to a document obtained by the Financial Times.
Adrian Pracon, survivor of the Utoya Island massacre, talks about his experience at the Norway youth camp.
The bomb and gun rampage that left 77 people dead in Norway last summer could have been avoided, an independent report found Monday.
The 2012 Summer Games end with a bang in the skies over London.
There were so many golden moments at the London 2012 Games, but for me, the moment that Team GB's Mo Farah won the 10,000 meters was a wonderful collision of electricity.
Chinese swimming sensation Ye Shiwen says she believes the doping allegations against her are "really unfair."
Women's Olympic shot put champion Nadzeya Ostapchuk has been stripped of her gold medal after testing positive for a banned substance.
Gabby Douglas, Ryan Lochte, and Missy Franklin are the breakout stars at the 2012 games. Showbiz Tonight has more.
Track and field competition revs up on Saturday, but not before swimmers -- among them, the most decorated Olympian of all time -- make one final splash in the pool. Here are five things to look for Saturday at the 2012 London Games:
Germany's constitutional court has strengthened the rights of gay and lesbian couples, giving them a same tax benefit as heterosexual married couples.
Greece plans to raise about ?6bn of short-term funds this week from local banks after its eurozone partners turned down a request for a bridge loan to repay a bond held by the European Central Bank that matures later this month.
Greek tourism minister Olga Kefalogianni says Greece is back to business and hoping for a boost in tourism.
Carnage from the Syrian civil war mounted across the country Saturday, including in the nation's capital in the south and the key metropolis in the northwest, opposition activists said.
Look through street artist, Jimmy C's work including his Olympic portrait of Usain Bolt. Artwork by Jimmy C
Hackney Wick is nestled next to the Olympic site, separated only by a waterway known as the Lee Navigation. It is a half industrial, half artistic enclave, little known to Londoners, but which has, in recent years, become rich in street art from a cast of artists who have been integral to regenerating east London and informing its cultural identity.
NEWCASTLE, England -- When the U.S. women's soccer team meets New Zealand in the Olympic quarterfinals (Friday, 9:30 a.m. ET, NBCSN), tournament organizers will hand out team sheets to the media that include all the players' names and the clubs they play for.
Greece's three-party coalition has reached agreement on ?11.5bn of spending cuts over the next two years after the socialist party leader dropped objections to further planned reductions in pensions and public sector wages.
Two world records tumbled in the Aquatics Centre Sunday while France claimed two golds including a stunning upset in the men's 4x100m freestyle relay.
The streets of London are paved with Olympic gold.
See a flyover of the Olympic torch relay's concluding leg in London following a 70-day trip from Greece.
How did a boy without a passport and ticket sneak onto a flight from Britain to Rome? CNN's Kate Bolduan reports.
Many kids manage to slip away from their parents in shopping centers during summer vacations, but an 11-year-old boy from Manchester, England, got farther away than most this week.
London will at be the center of the sporting universe come Friday but as far as the city's commercial community is concerned, it will be business as usual during the Olympics.
Becky Anderson gives you the do's and dont's of visiting London during the Olympic Games.
Forget staid scones. Go to the right London spot, and you're more likely to be served green-tea-infused scones or tea-smoked salmon squares with Japanese yuzu mayonnaise.
It was first blood to South Africa in their battle for cricket supremacy with No.1 ranked England as the tourists wrapped up an innings and 12 runs rout in the first Test at The Oval Monday.
CNN's Becky Anderson talks to Bjorn Ihler, attack survivor, about watching the trial of the accused attacker.
A year after Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 people in a bomb and gun rampage in Norway, Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg urged Norwegians to "honor the dead by celebrating life."
CNN's Atika Shubert reports from Bulgaria as investigators pursue a possible second suspect in a deadly bus bombing.
Hashim Amla became the first South African to score a triple century in Test cricket as his side dominated No.1 ranked England at The Oval Sunday.
The conservation group World Wildlife Fund ousted Spain's King Juan Carlos as its honorary president after his Botswana hunting trip sparked an outcry for its extravagance during an economic crisis.
Spain's King Juan Carlos is being criticized for an exorbitantly expensive hunting safari to Africa where he broke his hip.
Bulgarian police have been alerted to the possibility of a second suspect in a bomb attack that killed five Israeli tourists in Burgas, a high-level source in Bulgaria's Interior Ministry told CNN.
Eurozone finance ministers on Friday approved the terms of a bailout for Spanish banks and agreed to set aside €30 billion in emergency funds.
Investigators in Bulgaria are working around the clock to identify the man suspected of killing five Israeli tourists and a bus driver in an airport suicide bombing, the country's interior minister told reporters Friday.
CNN's Richard Quest looks at why 20% of homes are still empty 5 years after the property bubble burst.
A deadly explosion on a bus carrying Israeli tourists at an airport in Bulgaria is "clearly a terrorist attack," Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Wednesday.
An explosion on a bus in Bulgaria has killed several Israeli tourists and injured others, say authorities.
The Russian coast guard seized two Chinese vessels and detained 36 fishermen Tuesday after they were allegedly found fishing in Russian-controlled waters in the Sea of Japan, according to state media
With 10 days to go before the Olympic Games open in London, questions over the provision of security guards for the event are dominating the British media.
The Dutch women's beach volleyball team sailed through Heathrow airport as it arrived in London for the Olympic Games, but not every athlete had such a smooth arrival.
CNN's Ben Wyatt gives an insider's guide to getting around London for the 2012 Olympic Games.
France's far right-leaning National Front party is threatening to sue after singer Madonna showed a video of party leader Marine Le Pen with a swastika superimposed on her forehead during a concert in Paris.
Several dozen protesters picketed a cultural center in Kiev, Ukraine, on Saturday as part of continued demonstrations against a controversial regional languages bill.
Three Americans died when a private jet crashed at a small airport in the south of France, a local official said Friday.
Italy successfully sold €5.25 billion of short- and long-term bonds Friday, despite being downgraded by Moody's a day earlier.
Clashes at a miners' protest in Madrid leave scores of people injured. CNN's Al Goodman reports.
More than 70 people were injured in clashes in Madrid on Wednesday as Spanish police used rubber bullets and batons to disperse anti-austerity protesters, witnesses and emergency workers said.
Forty years ago London's docklands were an industrial wasteland. The shipping companies had moved to deeper waters, factories were left abandoned and poverty was rife.
The Russian government shares many of the U.S. concerns about the continuing violence in Syria, but Moscow is reluctant to embrace Washington's proposals to solve them because it is wary of its motives, experts say.
Russia will not deliver new weapons to Syria so long as the situation in that country is unstable, an official at the body in charge of monitoring Russia's arms trade said Monday, state media reported.
CNN's Fionnuala Sweeney and meteorologist Tom Sater report the latest on devastating flooding in Russia.
At least 141 people have died as floodwaters surge through southern Russia's Krasnodar region, state-run media reported Sunday, citing Russia's Interior Ministry.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange faces a Saturday deadline to be extradited to Sweden for questioning in sexual assault allegations, Swedish authorities said.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton lambasted Russia and China on Friday for blocking efforts to topple Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who has lost a key general to defection.
Romania's president Traian Basescu was suspended on Friday, after the impeachment motion filed by the ruling coalition passed the Parliament's vote.
A series of errors by pilots and a failure to react effectively to technical problems led to the crash of Air France Flight 447, France's Bureau of Investigation and Analysis said Thursday in its final report on the disaster.
CNN's Phil Black reports on Ukraine's efforts to end its dependency on expensive Russian gas imports.
Early this year Ukraine -- along with much of eastern Europe -- was caught in a deep and protracted cold snap. Many froze to death, energy demand spiked, and to top it all Russia accused Ukraine of stealing gas from transit pipes destined for western Europe for the second time in three years.
CNN's Pedro Pinto and Al Goodman report on Spain's momentous win over Italy in Euro 2012 final in Kiev.
Four scuba divers drowned after a routine trip to a popular underwater cave system in southern Italy went horribly wrong over the weekend, according to the coast guard.
In the lead up to Euro 2012 Italian football was hit by allegations of match fixing, but will this impact their success?
Mario Balotelli's first-half double saw Italy through to the final of Euro 2012 as they stunned Germany in Warsaw.
European football's governing body fined Germany's national soccer body ?25,000 ($31,000) Tuesday over what witnesses say was the display of neo-Nazi symbols by German fans at a Euro 2012 match.
Unable to compete due to injury, Dalma Malhas reacts to news that Saudi Arabia will allow women to compete in Olympics.
Saudi Arabia will let its female athletes compete in the Olympics for the first time, its embassy in London said.
Here are three thoughts on Italy's 0-0 win over England in penalty kicks:
The number of people killed when a bus carrying Czech vacationers crashed in Croatia has climbed to eight, a Czech foreign ministry spokesman said Saturday.
I have often thought of European officials as the proverbial "plate spinners" from the circus. Those talented artists who balance spinning plates on sticks, ever increasing the number of sticks, rushing from one to the other, giving them a tug and pull to keep them moving, always aware that if they are too slow or too fast, one of the plates will crash to the ground.
Former Greek PM George Papandreou feels a coalition can be achieved. He talks to CNN's John Defterios in Athens.
Norway mass killer Anders Breivik should be considered sane and acquitted for the attacks that left 77 people dead, his lawyer said in closing arguments Friday.
CNN's Diana Magnay says the man accused of mass murder in Norway showed no emotion as the charges were read.
Whether or not we witness a "Grexit" from the Euro 2012 football on Friday night, it is surely a delicious irony that Greece and Germany are squared up.
CNN's Ali Velshi talks to Wolf Blitzer about what it really means for account holders amid the recent Moody's downgrade.
The health of several of the world's biggest banks has been called into question following the decision by Moody's to downgrade their credit ratings.
The Greek heroics in Euro 2004 have now become part of folklore as Greece tries to outwit the German giants of football.
Greece striker Giorgios Samaras says the team's players are blocking out the political overtones of Friday's Euro 2012 quarterfinal against Germany.
Norwegian prosecutors have asked that alleged mass killer Anders Breivik be transferred to a psychiatric institutions because they believe he is mentally ill, a spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office told CNN.
Security has been heightened at Sweden's nuclear power plants after explosives were discovered on a vehicle entering a protected nuclear site, authorities said Thursday.
U.S. stocks were headed for a modestly higher open Wednesday following news that Greece has formed a coalition government.
The United States and Russia have strong disagreements over who is providing arms in Syria. CNN's Jill Dougherty reports.
U.S. stocks appear headed for a relatively flat open Tuesday as investors eye developments in Europe, along with some earnings and economic readings at home.
Diana Magnay looks at a novel idea to get 40 winks during a layover.
A female zookeeper died Sunday morning when she was attacked by wolves in an enclosure at the Kolmarden Zoo in Sweden.
Greece has been at the heart of the European debt crisis -- and its weekend election was a critical test of the 17-country eurozone's ability to retain its common currency. The pro-bailout New Democracy party narrowly won most votes and claimed "a victory for all Europe," while the anti-austerity left-wing party Syriza a close second; the socialist Pasok party, which held power until late last year, came third.
The election in Greece of a pro-bailout party induced a huge sigh of relief well beyond Athens and plenty of press reaction that veered between cautious optimism and weary angst.
Asian markets were lifted in early trade after a victory for Greece's center-right, pro-bailout New Democracy party in crucial weekend elections.
Here are three thoughts on Germany's 2-1 victory over Denmark in Group B:
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