Europe News

  • For teen with passport, Syria trip can be seamless

    PARIS (AP) — The teenage sisters told their father they were staying home sick from their suburban Denver school. Instead, they took $2,000 and their passports and headed off for Syria with a 16-year-old friend. They made it as far as Germany before border guards detained them for questioning.

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  • Activists: Syria airstrikes toll over 500

    MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — U.S.-led coalition airstrikes on Syria have killed more than 500 people, mainly Islamic militants, since they began last month, activists said Thursday, as fighting flared in the northern Syrian border town of Kobani.

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  • Sting and his 'The Last Ship' star go home

    NEW YORK (AP) — The actors in Sting's musical "The Last Ship" have plenty of pressure these days. The show is making its Broadway debut. There are last-minute changes. And Sting is pacing in the darkness.

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  • Would football be richer without small clubs?

    FREIBURG, Germany (AP) — From a corner office of Freiburg's homely stadium, club chairman Fritz Keller gazes over one of the loveliest views in football. Autumn's reds, browns and golds streak the surrounding Black Forest. Buzzards wheel in the air above.

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  • Syrian Kurds sign power-sharing deal to draw more support

    By Isabel Coles ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Syrian Kurdish factions have signed a deal to share power and set their rivalries aside to capitalize on growing international support for their fight against Islamic State militants. The agreement was reached late on Wednesday after nine days of talks and…

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  • EU leaders seek climate deal, but divided over costs

    By Barbara Lewis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European leaders aim to agree a new decade of energy policy to cut climate-warming gas emissions to 2030 at an EU summit on Thursday, but sharp differences over sharing the cost mean a deal will be difficult. The 28 member states want to set the pace for a…

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  • Special Report: Why Ukraine's revolution remains unfinished

    By Richard Woods (Note: Contains language readers may find offensive in paragraph 12 of section headed 'FEB 21: THE DOWNFALL') KIEV (Reuters) - In the afternoon of February 20, after the morning’s dead had been cleared away, Volodymyr Melnychuk arrived outside Kiev’s October palace. Below lay…

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  • EU set to allow car emissions into carbon trading market

    By Julia Fioretti BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is set to make it easier to bring road transport emissions into the carbon trading market, a move that critics say could empower carmakers to push back against more effective curbs on greenhouse gases. EU leaders will attempt to agree on…

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  • Patience with Balotelli wearing thin at Liverpool

    LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — A halftime swap of shirts with a Real Madrid player provided the first flashpoint in Mario Balotelli's career at Liverpool.

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  • London stocks come under pressure at open

    London (AFP) - Shares in London started in negative territory on Thursday as investors reacted to the terror attack in Canada and weak corporate figures in Britain.

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  • Unilever: prices falling in Europe, China weak

    AMSTERDAM (AP) — Unilever PLC, the maker of consumer products including Dove soaps, Lipton teas and Ben & Jerry's ice cream, says it saw price deflation in Europe's largest markets in the third quarter.

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  • Recent Study Shows Joint Relief Really Works

    Clinical study concluded that natural joint supplement demonstrated a significantly significant reduction in joint issues within 5 days of treatment.

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  • Pernod Ricard growth returns, despite China slump

    PARIS (AP) — Pernod Ricard SA, maker of Absolut vodka and Martell cognac, has returned to growth after Asian, Middle Eastern and African markets stemmed a monthslong slide, but sales in China continued to decline steeply.

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  • Europe-based players in squad for US rugby tour

    BOULDER, Colorado (AP) — United States coach Mike Tolkin has included a host of Europe-based players in a 35-man squad for a series of matches next month including a Nov. 1 test against New Zealand in Chicago.

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  • Ronaldo, Benzema lead Real to 3-0 win at Liverpool

    LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo moved to the brink of the Champions League scoring record by setting Real Madrid on its way to a 3-0 win over Liverpool on Wednesday in the latest show of strength by the free-scoring defending champions.

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  • Minev's late goal gives Ludogorets win over Basel

    SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Yordan Minev scored a stoppage-time winner to give Champions League newcomer Ludogorets a 1-0 victory over 10-man Basel in Group B on Wednesday.

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  • Albania PM seeks to ease tensions with Serbia

    TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's prime minister said Wednesday that his nation and Serbia must try to end decades of hostility toward one another by focusing on major issues such as their mutual desire to join the European Union, not last week's dispute over a soccer match.

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  • President's party leads in final polls before Ukraine vote

    Kiev (AFP) - Ukraine's President Petro Poroshenko's party on Wednesday led the final polls before Sunday's parliamentary vote held as the country faced an unresolved Russian gas dispute and raging hostilities in the east.

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