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    Erdogan's gamble on snap elections in Turkey could backfire

    Erdogan's gamble on snap elections in Turkey could backfire


    At a campaign rally in Istanbul, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plays an animation on a huge screen to thousands of supporters, touting plans for an opera house on Taksim...

    At a campaign rally in Istanbul, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan plays an animation on a huge screen to thousands of supporters, touting plans for an opera house on Taksim Square.
    Watch how a firework is made

    Watch how a firework is made


    For centuries, fireworks have been used to mark major events around the world: the births of nations, weddings, birthdays, funerals and New Year's...

    For centuries, fireworks have been used to mark major events around the world: the births of nations, weddings, birthdays, funerals and New Year's celebrations.
    Europe's populists are following the Steve Bannon playbook

    Europe's populists are following the Steve Bannon playbook


    Populists across Europe are marching to the tune of Steve Bannon, the Trump campaign advisor who stoked a revolution in US...

    Populists across Europe are marching to the tune of Steve Bannon, the Trump campaign advisor who stoked a revolution in US politics.
    Thousands protest bail for men convicted in 'wolf pack' case

    Thousands protest bail for men convicted in 'wolf pack' case


    More protests are planned in Spain over a court's decision to grant bail to five men who were convicted of sexual abuse of a teenage...

    More protests are planned in Spain over a court's decision to grant bail to five men who were convicted of sexual abuse of a teenage girl.
    Some 'Billy Elliot' shows canceled in Hungary

    Some 'Billy Elliot' shows canceled in Hungary


    The Hungarian State Opera has canceled a third of its performances of the stage musical "Billy Elliot" for this month and July amid criticism by a pro-government media outlet that the play could turn Hungarian boys...

    The Hungarian State Opera has canceled a third of its performances of the stage musical "Billy Elliot" for this month and July amid criticism by a pro-government media outlet that the play could turn Hungarian boys gay.
    Erdogan's gamble on snap elections could backfire

    Erdogan's gamble on snap elections could backfire


    Recep Tayyip Erdogan's message of transformation has kept him in power longer than any other leader in Turkey's history. Now he faces his toughest political challenge...

    Recep Tayyip Erdogan's message of transformation has kept him in power longer than any other leader in Turkey's history. Now he faces his toughest political challenge yet.
    Matteo Salvini threatens to remove author's escort

    Matteo Salvini threatens to remove author's escort


    Italy's firebrand interior minister has threatene,d to pull a police guard off Roberto Saviano, the writer of a blockbuster book exposing the Camorra...

    Italy's firebrand interior minister has threatene,d to pull a police guard off Roberto Saviano, the writer of a blockbuster book exposing the Camorra mafia.
    Central European countries to skip migration summit as EU tries to work out refugee issue

    Central European countries to skip migration summit as EU tries to work out refugee issue


    The leaders of Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, and the Czech Republic have decided not to attend this weekend's mini summit on migration, Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban...

    The leaders of Hungary, Slovakia, Poland, and the Czech Republic have decided not to attend this weekend's mini summit on migration, Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban announced.
    July 7 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts

    July 7 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts


    Read CNN's London Bombings Fast Facts and learn about the terrorist attacks that occurred on July 7, 2005, killing 52 people and injuring more than...

    Read CNN's London Bombings Fast Facts and learn about the terrorist attacks that occurred on July 7, 2005, killing 52 people and injuring more than 700.
    Italian minister to rescue ship: Go 'to the Netherlands'

    Italian minister to rescue ship: Go 'to the Netherlands'


    Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has warned yet another migrant rescue ship it will not be able to dock in Italian ports and accused it of violating international...

    Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has warned yet another migrant rescue ship it will not be able to dock in Italian ports and accused it of violating international laws.
    Hungary's 'Stop Soros' law makes it illegal to help migrants

    Hungary's 'Stop Soros' law makes it illegal to help migrants


    Migrant and refugee organizations in Hungary are facing an uncertain future after the passage of legislation that criminalizes helping undocumented...

    Migrant and refugee organizations in Hungary are facing an uncertain future after the passage of legislation that criminalizes helping undocumented immigrants.
    Three years on the front lines of Europe's migration crisis

    Three years on the front lines of Europe's migration crisis


    On World Refugee Day, 25.4 million people find themselves forcibly displaced and living in another country, more than double the population of...

    On World Refugee Day, 25.4 million people find themselves forcibly displaced and living in another country, more than double the population of Belgium.
    Could Erdogan lose? What to know about Turkey's elections

    Could Erdogan lose? What to know about Turkey's elections


    Turkish voters head to the polls Sunday in elections that will transform their political system. But could President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lose? It's...

    Turkish voters head to the polls Sunday in elections that will transform their political system. But could President Recep Tayyip Erdogan lose? It's possible.
    Amid the World Cup, Putin scores diplomatic goals

    Amid the World Cup, Putin scores diplomatic goals


    The Kremlin may be locked in confrontation with the West, but the rest of the world is coming to Russian President Vladimir...

    The Kremlin may be locked in confrontation with the West, but the rest of the world is coming to Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    EU parliament urges visas for US citizens visiting Europe

    EU parliament urges visas for US citizens visiting Europe


    EU lawmakers have called for the European Commission to impose visas on US citizens visiting the EU amid a dispute over US visa restrictions for five EU...

    EU lawmakers have called for the European Commission to impose visas on US citizens visiting the EU amid a dispute over US visa restrictions for five EU nations.
    Several people suffer minor injuries in small London Tube explosion

    Several people suffer minor injuries in small London Tube explosion


    Several people were treated for injuries after a reported minor explosion in the Southgate station of the London Underground rail network, the British Transport Police said...

    Several people were treated for injuries after a reported minor explosion in the Southgate station of the London Underground rail network, the British Transport Police said Tuesday.
    Trump tweets target Germany for second time in 2 days

    Trump tweets target Germany for second time in 2 days


    Germany found itself the crosshairs of President Donald Trump's Twitter feed for the second time in two days on...

    Germany found itself the crosshairs of President Donald Trump's Twitter feed for the second time in two days on Tuesday.
    Emmanuel Macron to teenager: 'Call me Mr. President'

    Emmanuel Macron to teenager: 'Call me Mr. President'


    French President Emmanuel Macron rarely shies away from a selfie with crowds or a high-five, but there is one informality he won't tolerate --...

    French President Emmanuel Macron rarely shies away from a selfie with crowds or a high-five, but there is one informality he won't tolerate -- nicknames.
    Italian minister's Roma census talk causes outrage

    Italian minister's Roma census talk causes outrage


    Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has provoked outrage by announcing plans to conduct a census of Italy's Roma ethnic...

    Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini has provoked outrage by announcing plans to conduct a census of Italy's Roma ethnic group.
    Satellite images suggest upgraded Russian nuclear bunker

    Satellite images suggest upgraded Russian nuclear bunker


    Russia may have significantly modernized a nuclear weapons storage bunker in Kaliningrad, a sensitive exclave of Russian territory, according to a new...

    Russia may have significantly modernized a nuclear weapons storage bunker in Kaliningrad, a sensitive exclave of Russian territory, according to a new report.
    Angela Merkel given ultimatum over migration policy

    Angela Merkel given ultimatum over migration policy


    The German Chancellor was given two weeks to agree a new migration policy with European leaders or face a renewed rebellion from her own...

    The German Chancellor was given two weeks to agree a new migration policy with European leaders or face a renewed rebellion from her own government.