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    Coalition talks collapse, leaving political uncertainty for Merkel

    Coalition talks collapse, leaving political uncertainty for Merkel


    Germany is facing a likely period of political deadlock after talks to form a coalition government among four of the country's seven parliamentary political parties fell apart shortly before midnight on...

    Germany is facing a likely period of political deadlock after talks to form a coalition government among four of the country's seven parliamentary political parties fell apart shortly before midnight on Sunday.
    Macron, Trump and Putin would all like to see Merkel go

    Macron, Trump and Putin would all like to see Merkel go


    Angela Merkel, Germany's iron chancellor, is in trouble -- and by extension, so is much of the European...

    Angela Merkel, Germany's iron chancellor, is in trouble -- and by extension, so is much of the European Union.
    Turkish capital bans LGBT events

    Turkish capital bans LGBT events


    The governor of Turkey's capital, Ankara, has banned all public events relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues for fear they could "provoke hatred and...

    The governor of Turkey's capital, Ankara, has banned all public events relating to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues for fear they could "provoke hatred and hostility."
    Pogba highlights migrant slavery auctions in goal celebration

    Pogba highlights migrant slavery auctions in goal celebration


    Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba made a triumphant return to Old Trafford on Saturday, scoring for the Red Devils before dedicating his goal to migrants sold into slavery in Libya following an exclusive CNN investigation last...

    Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba made a triumphant return to Old Trafford on Saturday, scoring for the Red Devils before dedicating his goal to migrants sold into slavery in Libya following an exclusive CNN investigation last week.
    Former Wimbledon champion dies aged 49

    Former Wimbledon champion dies aged 49


    Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer, the World Tennis Association (WTA) has...

    Former Wimbledon champion Jana Novotna has died at the age of 49 after a long battle with cancer, the World Tennis Association (WTA) has announced.
    Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip mark 70th anniversary with new portraits

    Queen Elizabeth, Prince Philip mark 70th anniversary with new portraits


    New portraits of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip, were released Monday to celebrate their 70th wedding...

    New portraits of Queen Elizabeth II and her husband, the Duke of Edinburgh Prince Philip, were released Monday to celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary.
    Paris: Protests over CNN's migrant auctions report

    Paris: Protests over CNN's migrant auctions report


    Protesters gathered outside the Libyan Embassy in central Paris following an exclusive CNN investigation into migrant auctions in...

    Protesters gathered outside the Libyan Embassy in central Paris following an exclusive CNN investigation into migrant auctions in Libya.
    Irish republican party chief plans to step down

    Irish republican party chief plans to step down


    After more than three decades at the helm, Gerry Adams announced Saturday his intention to stand down as the president of the Irish republican party Sinn...

    After more than three decades at the helm, Gerry Adams announced Saturday his intention to stand down as the president of the Irish republican party Sinn Fein.
    26 young migrant women laid to rest in Italy

    26 young migrant women laid to rest in Italy


    Twenty-six matching coffins for the mostly nameless victims of the latest Mediterranean migrant disaster were lined up in two rows in the center of the main cemetery in Salerno in southern Italy on...

    Twenty-six matching coffins for the mostly nameless victims of the latest Mediterranean migrant disaster were lined up in two rows in the center of the main cemetery in Salerno in southern Italy on Friday.
    UK Foreign Minister to leave 'no stone unturned'  to bring home jailed Briton

    UK Foreign Minister to leave 'no stone unturned' to bring home jailed Briton


    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met Wednesday with the husband of a British woman imprisoned in Iran and vowed that the UK government would leave "no stone unturned" in its efforts to bring her...

    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson met Wednesday with the husband of a British woman imprisoned in Iran and vowed that the UK government would leave "no stone unturned" in its efforts to bring her home.
    Death toll climbs from flash floods in Athens

    Death toll climbs from flash floods in Athens


    The death toll from flash floods that have devastated areas around the Greek capital Athens has hit 15, according to the Greek Health...

    The death toll from flash floods that have devastated areas around the Greek capital Athens has hit 15, according to the Greek Health Ministry.
    Spain: Catalonia vote interference came from Russia

    Spain: Catalonia vote interference came from Russia


    The Spanish government said it has intelligence suggesting Russian-based groups used social media to spread "misinformation" related to Catalonia's independence...

    The Spanish government said it has intelligence suggesting Russian-based groups used social media to spread "misinformation" related to Catalonia's independence referendum.
    Germany hosts green summit while energy firm razes nearby forest

    Germany hosts green summit while energy firm razes nearby forest


    This week, the German city of Bonn is the venue for hundreds of diplomats who are busy hammering out a road map to save the planet from climate...

    This week, the German city of Bonn is the venue for hundreds of diplomats who are busy hammering out a road map to save the planet from climate change.
    Master replicators 3D-print an ancient Egyptian tomb in Switzerland

    Master replicators 3D-print an ancient Egyptian tomb in Switzerland


    It's one of the great wonders of the ancient world: the magnificent tomb of Pharaoh Seti I, the most elaborate and beautifully decorated in Egypt's Valley of the Kings near Luxor. And in an extraordinary feat of modern technology, a specialist art...

    It's one of the great wonders of the ancient world: the magnificent tomb of Pharaoh Seti I, the most elaborate and beautifully decorated in Egypt's Valley of the Kings near Luxor. And in an extraordinary feat of modern technology, a specialist art company, Factum Foundation, has begun a five-year project to 3D-print a perfect copy of it. The eventual aim is to install it in Egypt on a site not far from the original.
    Glory and horror of Ferrari's early years

    Glory and horror of Ferrari's early years


    The 1950s were the golden age of motorsport but amid the glory and glamor there were many dark days -- especially for...

    The 1950s were the golden age of motorsport but amid the glory and glamor there were many dark days -- especially for Ferrari.
    Wingsuit superman travels at 250 kph

    Wingsuit superman travels at 250 kph


    He's a Swedish superman -- minus the kryptonite -- who has become the youngest wingsuit pilot to fly through a solid target at 250...

    He's a Swedish superman -- minus the kryptonite -- who has become the youngest wingsuit pilot to fly through a solid target at 250 km/h.
    Gene Simmons on Prince: He 'did it all'

    Gene Simmons on Prince: He 'did it all'


    KISS bassist Gene Simmons speaks to CNN's Pamela Brown about his immense respect for...

    KISS bassist Gene Simmons speaks to CNN's Pamela Brown about his immense respect for Prince.
    Mysterious fireball lights up night sky

    Mysterious fireball lights up night sky


    A bright glowing object, believed to be a meteor, flashed through the atmosphere above northeast Scotland, lighting the night sky and startling...

    A bright glowing object, believed to be a meteor, flashed through the atmosphere above northeast Scotland, lighting the night sky and startling residents.
    The crystal Bible to last a billion years

    The crystal Bible to last a billion years


    Researchers in the U.K. have developed digital data discs that can survive possibly longer than the human...

    Researchers in the U.K. have developed digital data discs that can survive possibly longer than the human race.
    Cricket spaghetti sold in France

    Cricket spaghetti sold in France


    This business in northeastern France is making pasta out of creepy...

    This business in northeastern France is making pasta out of creepy crawlies.
    What is the European Union?

    What is the European Union?


    CNN's Max Foster explains the origins and founding philosophy of the European...

    CNN's Max Foster explains the origins and founding philosophy of the European Union.
    500-year-old shipwreck emerges from river

    500-year-old shipwreck emerges from river


    A 15th century merchant ship has been raised from a riverbed in the...

    A 15th century merchant ship has been raised from a riverbed in the Netherlands.
    Jews leave France in record numbers

    Jews leave France in record numbers


    New data from Israel shows that a record number of French Jews have left France in the twelve months since the Charlie Hebdo...

    New data from Israel shows that a record number of French Jews have left France in the twelve months since the Charlie Hebdo attacks.