Cosmetic surgery may harm women's acceptance of themselves, a Vatican paper prepared for a meeting on the role of women says.
Ukrainian becomes internet hit after he posts open letter to mother of a Russian tank commander whose life he spared.
German local governments are using the sites of former Nazi concentration camps to house a flood of asylum seekers.
French fracture were laid bare when a 8-year-old boy declared 'I am with the terrorists'.
A Bulgarian woman was so ecstatic at being proposed to, that she stumbled, fell from a cliff and died in Ibiza.
Pistol-wielding man arrested after forcing his way into a Dutch radio station and demanding to be allowed to go on air.
Britain issues a "please explain" to Russia after two long-range bombers forced authorities to divert civil aircraft as it scrambled fighter jets to intercept.
In response to a list of questions submitted by Fairfax Media on Thursday, the palace refused to confirm whether the Queen would personally hand Prince Philip the insignia of the Knight of the Order of Australia.
The streets of a Russian town have been encased in ice after a water main burst during freezing cold weather.
The mummified remains of a meditating man have been found in Mongolia.
The family business collapsed after a UK government register typo listed it as having gone bust.
New Zealander Lawrence Hogben who forecast the weather for the Allies' D-Day landing at Normandy has died, aged 98.
Finance Minister, academic economist Yanis Varoufakis, will keep writing his blog railing against eurozone bailouts.
Ex-KGB spy told British police before death that Russian President Vladimir Putin was personally behind it.
Greek's new PM, the charismatic Alexis Tsipras, hopes to revive the welfare state - but will need Europe's cooperation.
NATO holds emergency meeting, calls on Moscow to stop destabilising Ukraine.
Events marking 70 years since Soviet troops liberated the death camp come amidst warnings of a rise in anti-Semitism in Europe.
Ten people killed and 13 injured when a Greek fighter jet crashes in Spain.
Security review ordered after an apparently drunk caller claiming to the head of the UK spy agency was put through to PM David Cameron's phone.
There are few people alive today who can recall the ominous grin of the notorious "Angel of Death," Nazi doctor Josef Mengele. Marta Wise is one of them.
Carol Nash-Hamilton described as an "inspirational" and "powerful" female climber.
After snap election victory, leftist leader vows an end to the "humiliation and suffering" imposed by international creditors.
Opposition ask if it's a hoax as the Queen's husband, Prince Philip, receives Australia's highest honour.
He's Australia's newest knight - are Prince Philip's gaffes innocent or revealing of deep-seated prejudice?
New Zealand has joined international condemnation of the killing of up to 30 civilians in the latest violence in Ukraine.
Dramatic dashcam footage has emerged claiming to show some of the shelling that hit a Ukrainian city at the weekend.
Anti-bailout radical left-wing Syriza party on track for a decisive and historic first victory in Greece's national elections.
Greeks are voting in a historic election expected to bring in a government led by the leftwing Syriza party.
The French Riviera villa where Dodi Al Fayed wooed Diana Princess of Wales is for sale. And it's for a whopping sum.
Thousands of Palestinians rally in the occupied West Bank to protest cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed.