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  • WikiLeaks: NSA spied on French presidents

    WASHINGTON A new trans-Atlantic diplomatic storm may be brewing. The National Security Agency eavesdropped on confidential conversations of French President Francois Hollande, his two predecessors and other senior French officials, according to top-...
  • Hungary suspends taking back asylum seekers from EU allies

    Balking at European Union rules, Hungary will temporarily not take back any asylum seekers who registered in Hungary but moved elsewhere in Europe before their requests were resolved, the government said Tuesday. According to the EU's Dublin regulation,...
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Ride-hailing apps get kids around town when parents are busy A ride-hailing service that caters to youngsters is allowing them to book their own rides when mom and dad are too busy to drive. Shuddle is one of a number of new companies that...
  • The once and future city: Trier and its treasures

    TRIER, Germany Arriving in Trier on a dark and moonless night, was never part of the plan. Ten days in Germany, three Rhineland cities, train tickets, hotel reservations: I was organized, with times, places and a day-by-day itinerary. But after...
  • Socialist-led coalition wins town hall elections in Albania

    A coalition led by the governing Socialist Party has won three-fourths of mayoral elections in Albania, seen as a possible step toward improving its bid to launch membership negotiations with the European Union. Erion Veliaj, a 35-year-old former...
  • EU urged to improve migrant centers as 1,000 more rescued

    The European Union must urgently improve overcrowded migrant reception centers in Italy and Greece, a leading humanitarian group said Tuesday as ships from Denmark and Norway plucked nearly 1,000 people from the Mediterranean Sea. Conflict and poverty...
  • A shield against poverty, pensions are Greece's top priority

    Looking tired and leaning on his cane, Fotis Theodorakopoulos watched quietly as other demonstrators gathered to discuss Greece's financial drama and chant defiant slogans outside the parliament. Although he stayed on the sidelines, the 69-year-old...
  • Tim Hunt's Witch Hunt

    Tim Hunt's Witch Hunt
    Nobel Prizewinning scientist Tim Hunt joked that men and women in the same lab tend to fall in love, and that tends to get in the way of their work. He also said that when female lab workers get criticized, they tend to cry. As a result of this...
  • Cyprus economy forecast to begin recovery in 2015

    Bailed-out Cyprus' economy is projected to grow a modest 0.2 percent this year after contracting for three years, the International Monetary Fund said Tuesday. The IMF said in its latest review of Cyprus' bailout program that more business from other...
  • Spain proposes big fines for alleged Antarctic fish poachers

    Authorities in Spain have accused a company there of running a lucrative international operation that illegally captured vast amounts of an Antarctic fish prized in top restaurants. The Spanish government proposes fining the company as much as 11.4...
  • Far-right surges in Croatia as EU disappointment spreads

    It was one of the biggest nights in Croatia's sporting calendar: a European Championship soccer qualifying match with Italy. Seconds after kick-off in a game beamed around the world, a gigantic swastika materialized on the pitch under the shocked gaze...