Clergy are ministering in quarantined towns, using old and new media to raise spirits and encourage a religious perspective on the epidemic.
Hundreds of people tried to cross Turkey’s border with Greece, after Turkey announced its European borders would be briefly open to the four million refugees living on its soil, a move seen by European officials as a way to obtain more aid from the bloc.
When the coronavirus outbreak began in China, a wave of mistrust toward Chinese people swept through Italy. Now, as Italy combats its own outbreak, some Italians are taken aback that they are being treated as a risk.
Italy’s coronavirus outbreak has crossed the Alps and is being linked to a growing number of infections around Europe.
Companies in Europe’s largest economy are rushing to limit the impact of the spreading coronavirus epidemic, which hits a weakened German economy in a painful spot: the supply chains of its export-oriented manufacturers.
Italy’s coronavirus outbreak continued to spread, bucking efforts to contain it mostly to two rural areas near Milan and Venice. New cases appeared as far south as Sicily, showing the limits of quarantining towns.
How Italy’s growing number of confirmed cases disrupted the style industry’s biannual events in Milan.
Italy reported a seventh death from the coronavirus as authorities imposed quarantines and other restrictions in the country’s economic heartland to fight what is now the world’s third-biggest national outbreak.
The coronavirus outbreak in northern Italy, the largest outside of Asia, threatens to tip the country’s economy into recession and further drag on Europe’s faltering growth.
Several people were injured when a car crashed into a carnival procession in a small town near the city of Kassel, German police said.
Angela Merkel’s embattled conservatives, reeling from their latest election defeat, will hold a special convention on April 25 to elect a new party chairperson who is likely to lead the party’s ticket at next year’s general election.
The candidates to succeed Angela Merkel as chair of her conservative party—and, possibly, as Germany’s next chancellor—are facing a daunting challenge: to recapture ground lost to the nativist right while reversing an exodus of voters to the center-left.
The tightening of security follows a mass shooting that was motivated by racism, the latest in a string of far-right extremist attacks and plots in the country to raise fears over further terrorist violence.
A gunman killed at least nine people in an immigrant neighborhood near Frankfurt after writing a screed calling for the extermination of entire ethnic groups, authorities said, fueling a tense political debate over the rise of far-right extremism in Germany.
The suspect in several shootings that killed nine people in central Germany was found dead at his house, police said, without adding any information on possible motives.
Tensions are expected to flare in Brussels as member states wrangle over a new seven-year budget.
In publishing sexually explicit messages allegedly from the phone of a Paris mayoral candidate, Russian performance artist Piotr Pavlensky broke one of France’s unwritten rules: The sex lives of politicians are off limits.
Far-right demonstrators and counterprotesters faced off in Dresden, Germany, over the commemoration of the city’s bombing 75 years ago toward the end of World War II.
An Albanian’s efforts to forge a Republic of Chameria along the northwest border of Greece, including collecting funds, creating passports and staging military-style parades, won him admirers—and enemies.
The head of Italy’s most popular political party, Matteo Salvini, has been stripped of legal immunity and will go on trial for allegedly kidnapping migrants, offering him a risky platform to portray himself to voters as a persecuted defender of Italy against illegal immigration.