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  • Biden defends US cooperation on Russia amid Ukraine tensions

    Vice President Joe Biden on Wednesday defended the Obama administration's decision to cooperate with Russia on areas of "clear mutual interest," even as the West tries to punish Moscow for its actions in Ukraine. Biden said economic sanctions against...
  • Ethiopia: Partial results show ruling coalition in huge win

    Ethiopia's ruling coalition won a sweeping victory in parliamentary elections, according to partial results released Wednesday. Western countries said the vote was peaceful but criticized what they described as restrictions on civil liberties. Early...
  • Greece: Nearly 12,000 immigrants entered illegally in April

    Greece's coast guard says nearly 12,000 immigrants were arrested entering the country illegally last month — an almost seven-fold increase from the previous year. The agency said Wednesday that 11,873 people were arrested in April and 6,583 were...
  • EU migration plans under fire from UN chief, member states

    European Union plans to destroy the boats of smugglers bringing desperate migrants across the Mediterranean and share the refugee burden more evenly came under fresh fire Wednesday from within and outside the EU. In an effort to help manage more than 80,...
  • Serbian prime minister makes landmark visit to Albania

    The leaders of Serbia and Albania sought to mend their thorny relations Wednesday during the first visit to Albania by a Serb prime minister. Aleksandar Vucic's visit was held under tight security, with some 1,300 policemen deployed in the capital...
  • Zogenix says former obesity drug reduced seizures in study

    Drugmaker Zogenix said Wednesday that a drug once used to fight obesity before it was taken off the market may help treat a rare disease that causes severe seizures in young children. The company said some patients who were given low doses of the drug...
  • Moldova police find Molotov cocktails, detonators, masks

    Moldovan police have found Molotov cocktails, detonators, mobile phones and masks at two locations in the capital Chisinau and suspect they were intended to be used against peaceful protesters. Interior Minister Oleg Balan said police found one cache...
  • Antioch native earns full scholarship to England university

    Antioch native earns full scholarship to England university
    Antioch High School graduate Leona Ryan is getting ready to spend the next three years in England, pursuing her passions of psychology and travel with the help of a fully-funded scholarship. Ryan was awarded the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship for...
  • Germany wants UK in EU, but warns of limits on concessions

    Germany's foreign minister says Berlin wants the United Kingdom to stay in the European Union, but warns there are limits to how far other EU countries can go to accommodate British demands for change in the bloc. Britain's new government wants to...
  • Spain seeks revamp of EU financial powers, new ECB mandate

    Spain's government is calling for an overhaul of the European Union's common economic policy and for the European Central Bank to play a greater role in avoiding future crises. The presidency issued a statement saying Spain has sent European institutions...
  • Tony Blair resigns as Middle East peace envoy

    Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Wednesday stepped down from his post as the international community's Mideast envoy, officials said, ending a term that began with great promise but which struggled to deliver dramatic changes in its quest to...