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Person of the Year 2011

A year after a Tunisian fruit vendor set himself ablaze, dissent has spread across the Middle East, reaching Europe and the U.S., reshaping global politics and...

Muslims in Modern Europe

Caught between cultures, the children of immigrants often face stark choices between traditional and modern values. Usually, a fragile balance is achieved. But...

Europe: 50 Remarkable Years

For TIME's Golden Anniversary issue, we celebrate the past, present and future of the continent

Europe: Then and Now

In this year's European Journey TIME takes a road trip — and a pictorial tour through the decades — to explore how the continent has changed over the past 50...

Southern Europe's Immigration Test

Millions of migrants have arrived in Greece, Italy and Spain over the past decade. To avoid serious social problems, those countries need to do a better job of...

Birds of a Feather

For 140 years, scientists argued over the link between modern birds and dinosaurs. The final, feathery piece of the puzzle fell into place two years ago when...