World Europe - updates

Rappler's latest stories on World Europe


Pope replaces divisive Vatican figure with top diplomat

Aug 31, 2013 - 6:55 PM

UPDATED Pope Francis appoints a senior Vatican diplomat as his Secretary of State ousting powerful and highly divisive cardinal Tarcisio Bertone as he looks to overhaul the Church s government

Photos by EPA and AFP

US Embassy in Milan evacuated due to bomb alert

Aug 07, 2013 - 12:17 AM

The US consulate in the Italian business hub Milan is evacuated Tuesday after a bomb alert

European shares gain ground

Jul 30, 2013 - 10:47 PM

Europe s main stock markets rose as investors drew strength from mostly upbeat company earnings and bright economic data

Spain declares 3 days of mourning over rail crash

Jul 25, 2013 - 8:22 PM

Spain s Prime Minister expresses condolences to the families of at least 78 killed in the train crash

Russia jails Putin foe for 5 years in fraud trial

Jul 18, 2013 - 10:35 PM

Putin critic Alexei Navalny is sentenced to 5 years imprisonment for embezzlement

GUILTY VERDICT. Russia's top opposition leader Alexei Navalny is sentenced Navalny to 5 years in a penal colony after finding him guilty of embezzlement in a timber deal.  AFP/Vasily Maximov

Twitter hands over data in French anti-Semitism case

Jul 12, 2013 - 5:44 PM

Twitter gives the French government data to identify authors of anti Semitic tweets

UN court reinstates genocide charge against Karadzic

Jul 11, 2013 - 10:18 PM

A UN war crimes court reinstates a genocide charge against former Bosnian Serb top leader Radovan Karadzic

APPEAL OVERTURNED. A UN court reinstates a genocide charge against former Bosnian serb top leader Radovan Karadzic. AFP/Pool/Michael Kooren