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  • France swings to the right as Europe retrenches

    France, long the land of the left, is making a right turn. The top two parties in weekend local elections were the conservative UMP and the far right National Front. And even the governing Socialists are adopting traditionally right-wing policies:...
  • Greek premier has 'fruitful exchange' with Germany's Merkel

    Greek premier has 'fruitful exchange' with Germany's Merkel
    Monday editions of the bestselling German tabloid Bild neatly summed up the complicated relationship being played out in talks between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. As Tsipras arrived in Germany, Bild blared...
  • Senator: Obama risks backlash if Iran deal goes to UN first

    A top Republican senator warned Monday that the White House faces a "violent backlash" in Congress if it takes a nuclear deal with Iran to the United Nations before Congress. The U.S. and its partners are trying to reach a framework agreement by the...
  • European far-right politicians in Russia to support Putin

    Nationalist supporters of Russian President Vladimir Putin brought together controversial far-right politicians from across Europe on Sunday in an effort to demonstrate international support for Russia and weaken European Union commitment to sanctions...
  • Moldovans vote in semi-autonomous region for new leader

    More than 100,000 people on Sunday voted for a new governor of a semi-autonomous region in Moldova, where many disapprove of European integration and seek closer ties to Russia. Polls opened Sunday morning in Gagauzia, southern Moldova, where the...
  • Governor: Central African fighters kidnap 16 in Cameroon

    Fighters from Central African Republic have kidnapped 16 people from a Cameroonian border town, including local politicians and clergy, a local governor said Saturday. On Thursday night, 30 heavily armed fighters seized a bus in Babio, just miles...
  • Italy shows off restored Pompeii villa as EU deadline looms

    Italy unveiled the restored crown jewel of the ancient city of Pompeii on Friday, showing off a rare success story as it races to shore up the site marred by such mismanagement and neglect that it risked losing EU funding and its UNESCO World Heritage...
  • UN commission blames Israel for plight of Palestinian women

    The U.N. Commission on the Status of Women approved a resolution Friday blaming Israel's ongoing illegal occupation of Palestinian territory for "the grave situation of Palestinian women." Israel's U.N. Ambassador Ron Prosor denounced the resolution...
  • What's done, what's next at the EU summit

    European Union heads of state and government are meeting in Brussels through Friday to talk about economic and energy policies, the crises in Ukraine and Libya, and the Greek debt problem. Here's what has happened so far: —UKRAINE: Leaders...
  • Anti-EU UKIP party suspends candidate over expense claim

    Britain's Euroskeptic U.K. Independence Party said Friday it has suspended a candidate in the upcoming general election over claims a member of her staff inflated a restaurant receipt to be claimed on European taxpayer-funded expenses. The allegation...
  • Trudy Rubin: In Israel, fear-mongering secures win

    Israelis are attributing Benjamin "Bibi" Netanyahu's surprise election triumph to the fact that he ran a "gevalt" campaign. The Yiddish word gevalt is the equivalent of "Help!" a cry for rescue at a critical time. And facing a possible defeat as voting...