A woman tends to her injuries in front of riot police near a school being used as a polling station for the banned referendum, in Barcelona, Spain, on Sunday. Photographer: Geraldine Hope Ghelli/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Spain's Harsh Crackdown Draws Worldwide Attention To Catalonia

Spanish riot police forcefully descended on polling stations and rallies in Catalonia on Sunday, as the region held a independence referendum that the country's government in Madrid had attempted to s...
02/10/2017 9:34 AM AEDT
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, top candidate of the Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU) for the upcoming general elections, waves to supporters during an election rally in Regensburg, Germany, September 18, 2017. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Angela Merkel Wins Fourth Term As Chancellor In German Election

Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian Democratic Union has come out on top in Germany's national election on Sunday, according to early exit polls, putting her on the path for a fourth term in power. E...
25/09/2017 6:48 AM AEST
A woman with a headscarf walks past an election campaign poster of the anti-immigration party Alternative fuer Deutschland AfD, in Marxloh, a suburb of Duisburg which local media said is populated mostly with people of Turkish migrant background, Germany September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay

How Germany's Far-Right Party Managed To Mainstream Its Radical Views

The far-right Alternative for Germany party is vying to win dozens of seats in the German election on Sunday, but even before the vote is counted, it has already succeeded in bringing once taboo views...
23/09/2017 9:00 AM AEST
A policeman looks at a photo exhibition "Lampedusa 361" on Theater square in Dresden, GermanyFebruary 10, 2017. An art installation presents photographs of the tombs of migrants who died while trying to reach Europe. REUTERS/Matthias Schumann

American Tourist Punched For Giving Nazi Salute In Germany

An American tourist suffered minor injuries in the German city of Dresden on Saturday morning after he was punched and beaten for repeatedly giving Nazi salutes. German police are investigating the ma...
14/08/2017 6:27 AM AEST
Opposition activists hold a protest against the newly inaugurated Constituent Assembly in Caracas on August 4, 2017.Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro installed a powerful new assembly packed with his allies, dismissing an international outcry and opposition protests saying he is burying democracy in his crisis-hit country. / AFP PHOTO / RONALDO SCHEMIDT (Photo credit should read RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

A Timeline Of Venezuela's Months Of Protests And Political Crisis

Venezuela has been in a state of escalating political and economic crisis for months now, as the ruling government of President Nicolas Maduro has moved to consolidate power and change the country's c...
08/08/2017 6:27 PM AEST