Europe News

  • The Latest: Croatia: Migrants face price-gouging on trek

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest developments as hundreds of thousands of people seeking safety make an epic trek through Europe. All times local.

    Associated Press27 mins ago
  • The Latest: Nobel chair hopes prize may be example to Libya

    OSLO, Norway (AP) — The latest developments in the awarding of the 2015 Nobel Peace Prize. All times local.

    Associated Press28 mins ago
  • Tunisian democracy group wins Nobel Peace Prize

    OSLO, Norway (AP) — A Tunisian coalition of workers, employers, human rights activists and lawyers won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for pulling the country that sparked the Arab Spring back onto a path toward democracy and preventing it from descending into civil war.

    Associated Press33 mins ago
  • SABMiller meets with investors amid takeover bid

    LONDON (AP) — SABMiller met with investors Friday to underscore its strength as an independent company, as the world's second-biggest brewer seeks to head off a takeover by larger rival Anheuser-Busch InBev.

    Associated Press43 mins ago
  • The latest: US confirms Russia missiles crashed in Iran

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The latest developments as Syrian troops and other nations battle militants in Syria. All times local in Syria.

    Associated Press57 mins ago
  • France launches new air strike in Syria against IS: minister

    France launched a new air strike overnight in Syria against an Islamic State training camp and further strikes will follow, Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Friday. "France hit Daesh (Islamic State) in Syria last night in Raqqa... It is not the first time, nor will it be the last time,"…

  • Exclusive: EU set to suspend Belarus sanctions for four months after vote

    By Robin Emmott and Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union will lift its sanctions on Belarus, including those on authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko, for four months after Sunday's vote, barring any last-minute crackdown, diplomatic sources said. The overture comes…

  • Plane carrying Eritreans leaves Italy under new EU plan

    ROME (AP) — Italy bid farewell Friday to the first 19 of an estimated 160,000 refugees who are due to be resettled throughout Europe as part of the EU's new redistribution program aimed at moving asylum-seekers out of hard-hit receiving countries.

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  • NYFW Backstage Breather

    A moment of calm backstage at New York Fashion week, where TRESemmé stylist Jeanie Syfu created a deep side part look for Banana Republic.

  • Libyan authorities detain 300 African migrants

    BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — A Libyan official with the Islamist-backed government controlling the capital, Tripoli, says they have detained 300 African migrants captured while boarding boats headed to Europe.

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  • EU to fight rise in online hate speech

    EU justice ministers met Friday in a bid to combat a rise in hate speech and xenophobia spread through social media as Europe grapples with an unprecedented influx of refugees. Facebook pledged last month to fight a surge in racism on its German-language network as Germany has become the top…

  • South Korea's Ha Na Jang leads LPGA Malaysia

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — South Korea's Ha Na Jang used a late three-hole birdie run to take a one-stroke lead Friday in the LPGA Malaysia.

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  • AP Interview: Jerusalem mayor defends gun display

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Jerusalem's mayor, caught on video this week with a gun slung over his shoulder while visiting a Palestinian neighborhood, is making no apologies for the display of force. He says he's helping keep his city safe.

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  • US airman stabbed months after thwarting French train attack

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, hailed as a hero after he was severely cut while helping stop a terror attack on a French train in August, was repeatedly stabbed in what police said was an alcohol-fueled, late-night brawl in a Sacramento nightclub district.

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  • Australia, Philippines negotiating asylum seeker transfer deal

    By Matt Siegel SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia is negotiating a deal with the Philippines to transfer asylum seekers being held indefinitely in controversial detention centers on remote, impoverished islands, Australia's immigration minister said on Friday. Australia struck a deal last year with…

  • How to Double Your Money Every 4 Years

    In a recent study, a group of University professors show how 539 individual investors were able to consistently double their money every 3.5 years.

  • Mexican site yields new details of sacrifice of Spaniards

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — Excavations at the site of one of the Spanish conquistadors' worst defeats in Mexico are yielding new evidence about what happened when the two cultures clashed — and a native people, at least temporarily, was in control.

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  • US airman who thwarted French train attack stabbed in brawl

    SACRAMENTO, California (AP) — U.S. airman Spencer Stone, celebrated as a hero for helping to stop a terror attack on a French train over the summer, was stabbed and seriously wounded outside a bar in his hometown early Thursday in what police said was an alcohol-related brawl.

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  • Hungary fashion photographer under fire over 'migrant chic' shoot

    A fashion shoot that took its inspiration from the scenes of refugees and migrants desperately trying to reach Europe drew widespread fury on social media, forcing the Hungarian photographer to pull the pictures from his website. One picture in Norbert Baksa's "Der Migrant" series shows a model…