How cloudy Germany became the world's solar superpower, and then lost everything.
Is France's embittered former president trying to hide from prosecution or quietly laying the groundwork for a big comeback?
Scientists discover the Higgs boson, fireworks around the globe, and refugees flee to South Sudan.
Liechtenstein's billionaire royal family is threatening to literally abandon its tiny, wealthy principality over a referendum to curtail its power. Is this the coming of the Liechtenspring?
Can Germany's Angela Merkel hold fast against Greek brinksmanship?
From Angola to Yemen, eight countries whose futures are tied up in the land they occupy.
The strange-but-true life stories of seven Soviet spooks.
Egypt implodes (again), Greeks head for the polls, and Shiite pilgrims converge on a bloody Baghdad.
The pundits say that Greece will have to drop the euro after Sunday's election. But that's not what the Greek people want.
From the Chinese buying spree to the rise of extremism, here's what to watch for as the continent teeters on the brink of disaster.
The CIA's Sabrina De Sousa dishes on the Bush administration officials who ordered the botched extraordinary rendition operation -- or kidnapping, if you're an Italian judge -- that made her a wanted woman.
An ex-president is convicted, England celebrates, and Angela Merkel feeds a penguin.
Everyone wants southern Europe's troubled economies to go their own way, except for the people who live there.
The sun may have set on the British Empire, but the royals still throw a hell of a party.
Europe's debt crisis gets a new potential hero, with Germany once again cast in the role of villain.