Confronted by the prospect of a new Iron Curtain in Russia’s borderlands, the European Union’s largest countries are turning the other way.
With less than 72 hours to go before Germany’s next cabinet was unveiled, Ursula von der Leyen was holding out for a higher-profile job.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel may be risking her 2013 bid for a third term with a bet on expanding the effort to save the euro.
Europe’s financial crisis is helping Dutch politician Geert Wilders drill his anti-euro, anti-Islamic platform deeper into the mainstream.
In the battle for Ukraine’s future, oligarchs are turning away from the government.
"For the radical part of Pegida, the killings are the proof that they've been expecting."
- Jan Techau on Jan 12, 2015