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  • Volunteers step in to fill void in European migrant crisis

    From the bridge of their 130-foot refitted yacht, Christopher and Regina Catrambone are stepping in to fill the void they say has been left by an ineffective European response to the Mediterranean migrant crisis. The Malta-based insurance entrepreneurs...
  • Migrants take long, winding road to reach EU gateway Hungary

    From a Budapest hilltop overlooking a panorama of central Europe, Jean-Paul Apetey reflects on how far he's come, how improbable and unexpected his journey has been — and yet how many miles he still must go. The 34-year-old from Ivory Coast has...
  • Pope Francis to visit Cuba in September

    VATICAN CITY Pope Francis will visit Cuba in September, making a stop on the island before heading for the United States, Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said Wednesday. The leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics played a key part in...
  • Pope Francis, UN chief to meet next week on migrant crisis

    The U.N. secretary-general is urging European leaders to act swiftly to address the growing migrant crisis during their emergency summit Thursday, and he says he will discuss the issue in his audience with Pope Francis next week. Ban Ki-moon's letter...
  • Popular pesticide hurts wild bees in major field study

    A common type of pesticide is dramatically harming wild bees, according to a new in-the-field study that outside experts say may help shift the way the U.S. government looks at a controversial class of chemicals. But in the study published by the journal...
  • European Commission accuses Russia's Gazprom of unfair practices

    European Commission accuses Russia's Gazprom of unfair practices
    The European Commission has accused Russia's Gazprom energy giant of abusing its dominant position in Central and Eastern European natural-gas markets in a move that threatens to add to already strained relations with Moscow.  Unveiling the...
  • Italy: UN presence in Niger, Sudan can help migrant crisis

    Italy pressed the EU on Wednesday to devise robust steps to stop the deadly tide of migrants crossing the Mediterranean, including considering military intervention against smugglers and boosting U.N. refugee offices in countries bordering Libya. "We...
  • Editorials from around Pennsylvania

    Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Pennsylvania's newspapers: ___ PENSION PUZZLE Philadelphia's ravenous pension fund will be the next mayor's greatest financial challenge. It eats an increasing portion of the city...
  • Erdogan slams European plans to destroy traffickers' vessels

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday condemned what he said were suggestions in Europe to sink human traffickers' vessels, insisting the plans would leave migrants "to their deaths." Erdogan's comments came a day before European Union...
  • EU executive body wants member states to rule on GM crop ban

    The European Union started legislative work on Wednesday that would allow individual nations to ban the imports of genetically modified crops even if approved by the food safety authority of the 28-nation bloc. Member states recently obtained such...
  • EU charges Russia's Gazprom gas giant with market abuse

    The European Union on Wednesday charged Russian state energy giant Gazprom of abusing its dominant position in central and eastern EU nations in an antitrust case that will further test tense relations between Brussels and Moscow. EU Competition...