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  • Enraged voters reject political status quo in Spain, Poland

    Reeling from punishment at the polls, Spain's major parties prepared Tuesday for negotiations with anti-establishment newcomer groups while Poland's governing party assessed how to reconnect with voters who ousted the president. The elections held Sunday...
  • French bill seeks to boost renewable energy, cut nuclear use

    France's lower house of parliament has approved a bill aimed at boosting renewable energy and reducing the country's reliance on nuclear power, among other environment-friendly measures. The French government wants to be exemplary this year in...
  • Europe's immigration crisis

    Europe's immigration crisis
    A month after hundreds of African and Middle Eastern migrants bound for Italy drowned when their boat capsized in the Mediterranean Sea, the 28 countries of the European Union have finally agreed to deploy naval forces in response to the crisis on their...
  • Portuguese transport unions hold out against privatization

    Portuguese labor groups are vowing to keep up their fight against the government's privatization plans for public transport, as Lisbon subway staff walked off the job for the 43rd time in four years. Workers at the Lisbon bus company Carris and...
  • Conservative challenger Duda wins Polish presidential vote

    Conservative challenger Andrzej Duda has won Poland's presidential election and ousted the incumbent in a runoff vote, according to official results Monday. Duda, a right-wing member of the European Parliament, won with 51.55 percent of the vote, the...
  • More migrants reach Greece, approaching 1,200 in 2 days

    Greek authorities in the eastern Aegean Sea have picked up more than 300 people who entered the country illegally in small craft from Turkey, raising the total of arrivals over the past two days to nearly 1,200. After Italy, financially crippled Greece...
  • Conservative's win of Polish presidency likely to boost party this fall

    Conservative's win of Polish presidency likely to boost party this fall
    The old and the young joined forces in Poland to hand a surprising victory to conservative populist Andrzej Duda, whose presidential campaign promises included rolling back the retirement age and wresting control of domestic economic matters from the...
  • Russia and Western nations staging rival air combat exercises

    Russia and Western nations staging rival air combat exercises
    Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered four days of air combat readiness testing on Monday, the third major military exercise staged by the Kremlin in as many months. The drills will involve 12,000 troops, 250 aircraft and nearly 700 artillery...
  • UK leader Cameron outlines who can vote in referendum on EU

    Britain's prime minister on Monday outlined who will be allowed to vote in a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the European Union, opting to exclude most voters from the other 27 EU nations living in the U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron...
  • New Federal Effort to Help Bees, Butterflies Raises Hopes

    New Federal Effort to Help Bees, Butterflies Raises Hopes
    Connecticut lost an estimated 57.5 percent of its managed honeybees during the summer of 2014 and winter of 2015, according to a new survey. Preventing such staggering die-offs is the focus of a new federal plan aimed at helping the bees and butterflies...
  • UK's Labour Party says it won't try to block EU referendum

    Britain's opposition Labour Party says it won't try to block a referendum on whether Britain should remain in the 28-nation European Union. The party's acting leader, Harriet Harman, offered support for the vote in a commentary in the Sunday Times &#...