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  • Scores of immigrants found on coast of southern Greek island

    Greek authorities say more than 100 immigrants believed to have arrived illegally by sea have been found on the coast of Gavdos, an islet off the southern island of Crete. The coast guard says the migrants, whose nationalities and state of health are not...
  • Congressional Black Caucus should support US-Iran deal

    The Congressional Black Caucus should enthusiastically back the U.S.-Iran nuclear agreement. There's been lots of excitement about the deal a global effort that has involved not just the United States and Iran, but also the European Union and the...
  • Putin offers cooperation with Greece _ but no financial aid

    Russia's President Vladimir Putin offered Wednesday to increase cooperation with Greece on energy and industry — but stopped short of extending direct financial aid that might complicate Greece's talks with its European creditors. After a meeting...
  • Shell-BG deal could fuel more oil and gas industry consolidation

    Shell-BG deal could fuel more oil and gas industry consolidation
    Petroleum giant Royal Dutch Shell's $70-billion pact to buy British rival BG Group may inspire copycat deals in the oil and gas industry as companies struggle to adjust to months of collapsing crude prices. The agreement, the second largest on record...
  • Russian, Greek leaders talk of restoring trade despite sanctions

    Russian, Greek leaders talk of restoring trade despite sanctions
    A visit to Moscow by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Wednesday raised concern that he might ask the Kremlin for financial aid to gain a bargaining chip with Western creditors reluctant to ease the harsh austerity measures imposed on the Balkan...
  • Nigerians vote; terrorist attacks kill 25

    ABUJA, Nigeria Millions of Nigerians voted Saturday in presidential and parliamentary elections despite a climate of tension and fear, fueled by attacks that killed 25 people and were blamed on the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram. Fourteen...
  • World's huddled masses use 4 key land, sea routes to Europe

    Most migrants who live illegally in the European Union fly to the 28-nation bloc on valid visas and simply overstay their welcome. But for the poorest and most desperate travelers of Africa, Asia and the Middle East, the journey often takes months by...
  • Migrants' newest route to Europe means an epic Balkans trek

    Migrants from Africa, Asia and the Middle East take many routes to cross illegally into the European Union, and all are fraught with likely disappointment and occasional danger. The newest path, through the EU's Balkans back door, comes with a cruel...
  • Exploring colorful Coimbra

    Exploring colorful Coimbra
    A couple of hours north of Lisbon, Coimbra is the Oxford or Cambridge of Portugal -- the home of its most venerable university. It's also the country's easiest-to-enjoy city -- a mini-Lisbon, with everything good about urban Portugal without the intensity...
  • FedEx to acquire Dutch firm TNT Express for $4.8 billion

    FedEx Corp. has agreed to take over Dutch delivery company TNT Express for $4.8 billion, bolstering its global business with an acquisition that rival UPS had attempted — but failed — to complete two years ago. FedEx said Tuesday that it had...
  • FedEx agrees to take over Dutch rival TNT Express

    FedEx has agreed to take over Dutch delivery company TNT Express for 4.4 billion euros ($4.8 billion), bolstering its global business with an acquisition that rival UPS had tried but failed to complete two years ago. FedEx said Tuesday it reached a...