World leaders joined around 300 Auschwitz survivors at the site of the former Nazi death camp on Tuesday to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops, an anniversary held in the shadow of war in Ukraine and a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe.
Around 300 survivors of the Auschwitz death camp were gathering on Tuesday to mark 70 years since its liberation by Soviet troops, joined by world leaders for a commemoration held in the shadow of war in Ukraine and a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe.
Greece voted Sunday in a crucial general election that could bring the radical Syriza party to power and present the strongest challenge yet to austerity policies for struggling European Union nations.
French intelligence did not prevent the Paris attacks despite benefitting from "most intrusive" surveillance laws because suspects are "buried under data", US whistleblower Edward Snowden said on Wednesday.
Four men suspected of supplying one of the gunmen behind the Paris attacks with weapons and vehicles were brought before an anti-terror judge on Tuesday, the first to face possible charges over the shootings that shook France to its core.
Russian-backed insurgents on Tuesday assaulted the remnants of a Ukrainian force hanging onto a ruined airport near the rebels` main stronghold as Moscow poured cold water on the prospect of peace talks.
EU ministers called Monday for an alliance with Muslim countries to fight the growing Islamist militant threat, with Europe on high alert after the deadly Paris attacks and anti-terrorism raids in Belgium.