Political parties for and against Catalonia’s independence from Spain are making a final effort to convince voters as campaigning for a regional election comes to an end.
As President Bashar Assad seeks to reassert his authority in Idlib, the only remaining province in Syria where his forces have almost no presence, he may be aided there by deep fractures within al-Qaida, the militant group that dominates the region.
French authorities say the death toll from an accident between a train and a school bus last week has increased following the death of a sixth person.
The Latest on the police response at a British air base used by U.S. Air Force (all times local): 6:30 p.m. British police investigating what they called a disturbance at an English military air base used by the U.S. Air Force say the incident is not being treated as terrorism.
Some say Italians have the mafia to thank for something.
The main federal agency that investigates Nazi war crimes in Germany has turned over nine new cases to state authorities for possible prosecution.
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he’s confident he could beat Russian President Vladimir Putin in a fair election.
Italy’s populist candidate for premier says he’d back an Italian exit from the euro currency zone if it were proposed in a “last-resort” referendum.
Several hundred migrants were camping along Serbia’s borders on Monday, sleeping rough in make-shift shelters from the cold as they look for a chance to cross into neighboring European Union countries.
Swedish prosecutors say an Uzbek man who rammed a stolen truck into a crowd in downtown Stockholm in April, killing five and injuring 14, is expected to stand trial in February.
A court in northern Greece has sentenced 23 people to prison terms ranging from eight to 1,489 years for smuggling Iraqi and Syrian refugees into the country from the Turkish border in 2015 and 2016.
Syrian President Bashar Assad says three years of U.N.-brokered peace talks have yielded “nothing,” in part because the opposition does not represent anyone and is merely a “vocal phenomenon.”
The U.N. human rights chief says China’s Communist Party has taken a “hostile position” on the universality of human rights, and says “the rhetoric from the White House” is heading in the same direction.
The Latest on the flow of migrants to Europe (all times local): 2:50 p.m. Several hundred migrants are camping along Serbia’s borders, sleeping rough in make-shift shelters in harsh winter weather as they look for a chance to cross into neighboring European Union countries.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel says her conservative bloc is embarking on exploratory talks with the Social Democrats with the goal of forming a so-called “grand coalition,” despite the center-left party saying it would also consider other options.
A British official heading an investigation into London’s Grenfell Tower blaze that killed 71 people says she has been shocked by poor construction practices and inadequate building fire safety regulations that allow some builders to cut corners.
Albanian police have clashed with opposition supporters trying to force their way into and disrupt a session of parliament.
A Libyan official says gunmen abducted and killed the mayor of the coastal city of Misrata soon after his return from a visit to Turkey.
The first group of African refugees benefiting from a new initiative bringing the especially vulnerable directly to Europe has arrived in France.
China says it welcomes a Spanish court’s decision to grant Beijing’s request for the extradition of 121 Taiwanese nationals to China, a decision that has drawn criticism from Taiwan, a self-ruled island.
Media reports in Turkey say prosecutors are requesting that a German journalist who was arrested in Turkey be released from jail pending the outcome of her trial on terror-related charges.
French aerospace and defense group Thales has reached an agreement to buy Dutch digital company Gemalto in a deal worth 4.8 billion euros ($5.6 billion).
Hundreds of people are gathering in Vienna to protest against Austria’s new right-wing government that will be sworn in.
A closely watched trial in Belgium involving the only surviving suspect in the 2015 attacks in Paris has been postponed until February to give a newly appointed lawyer time to prepare.