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Greek islander famous for nursing refugee baby dies aged 90An elderly Greek islander who unwillingly gained international fame for helping newly landed refugees at the height of Europe's immigration crisis has died aged 90
The Associated Press13 hours ago
EU cool on Arab League summit over Syria, Saudi concernsA month after European Union leaders prepared for a summit with Arab League nations, enthusiasm for the Feb. 24-25 meeting in Egypt is waning
The Associated Press13 hours ago
EU's commission vice-president to run for Slovak presidentEuropean Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic says he is ready to run for the post of Slovakia's president in the forthcoming presidential election
The Associated Press13 hours ago
EU could snub US-Mideast meeting over Iran concernsThe European Union appears ready to snub an international conference on the Middle East in Poland next month over concerns it is part of a U.S. drive to ramp up pressure on Iran
The Associated Press13 hours ago
European Union Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom speaks during a media conference at EU headquarters in Brussels, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. The European Union is insisting to keep agriculture out of the EU-US trade negotiations despite the wishes from Washington to include the vast sector. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
EU wants to exclude agriculture from trade talks with USThe European Union is insisting that agriculture be kept out of the EU-U.S. trade negotiations, despite Washington's wishes to include the vast sector.
The Associated Press13 hours ago
German lawmakers attend a special parliament session to celebrate 100 years of women's suffrage in Germany at the Bundestag in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
German parliament moves to deter migrants from 4 nationsGerman lawmakers have approved a government plan to declare three North African nations and Georgia safe countries of origin, a move meant to deter migrants from those countries and streamline the handling of asylum applications
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Ex-judge: Romania ruling could collapse murder trialsA top Romanian legal expert says a court ruling that the country's prosecutors obtained evidence illegally could collapse murder and child pornography trials
The Associated Press15 hours ago
Russian officials rule out attack in building collapseRussian authorities are denying reports that a terrorist attack was to blame for an explosion that killed 39 people
The Associated Press16 hours ago
FILE - July 16, 2013 file photo shows Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz as he visits the city hall of Luebeck, northern Germany. Poland's health minister says that Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz has died from stab wounds a day after being attacked onstage by an ex-convict at a charity event. (Markus Scholz/dpa via AP)
Slain mayor lies in state at Solidarity museum in PolandThe slain mayor of the city of Gdansk is laying in state at a museum devoted to Poland's pro-democracy Solidarity movement
The Associated Press1 day ago
Former Italian Premier Silvio Berlusconi, center, meets supporters during a visit to Monserrato, near Cagliari, Italy, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. The three-time Italian premier, who has made a career out of rebounding from legal woes, personal scandal, heart trouble and political setbacks, said he is running for the European Parliament in May elections. The 82-year-old Berlusconi announced his candidacy with his center-right Forza Italia party Thursday in Sardinia. He said he wanted to "bring my voice to a Europe that should change, a Europe that has lost profound thinking about the world." (Fabio Murru/ANSA via AP)
Italy's Berlusconi rebounds again to run for EU parliamentSilvio Berlusconi is back, again, running in European Parliament elections after a court ruled he could once again hold political office
The Associated Press1 day ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, awards Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic with Russia's Order of Alexander Nevsky after their talks in Belgrade, Serbia, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. Putin arrives in Serbia on Thursday for his fourth visit to the Balkan country since 2001. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Vladimir Putin gets lavish welcome on visit to ally SerbiaRussian President Vladimir Putin has received a hero's welcome in Serbia as the Russian president attempts to maintain influence in the Balkans, which is increasingly looking Westward
The Associated Press1 day ago
Macron: The French military will remain involved in SyriaFrench President Emmanuel Macron said France will remain militarily involved in Syria this year regardless of the U.S. intention to withdraw its troops from the country
The Associated Press1 day ago
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