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  • Berlin show explores 12 nations' experience after WWII

    Joy and despair, punishment and denial, devastation and rebirth: a new exhibition in Berlin delves into 12 European countries' experiences in the immediate aftermath of World War II. Ahead of the 70th anniversary of Nazi Germany's surrender May 8, the...
  • Rescuers, survivors recount wreck of migrant ship in Greece

    Locals know to avoid the razor-sharp rocks and strong currents near Zefyros Beach on the Greek island of Rhodes. But 93 migrants fleeing war and political chaos on another continent had no idea of the dangers as they caught their first glimpse of Europe...
  • EU official starts her job picking fights with Google and Putin

    BRUSSELS �� Few people tilt at giants such as Google and Gazprom. Then there's Margrethe Vestager. She's taking a swing at both of those behemoths at the same time. Vestager is hardly a household name outside the bureaucratic confines of...
  • Business events scheduled for Friday

    Major business and economic events scheduled for Friday: WASHINGTON — Commerce Department releases durable goods for March, 8:30 a.m. Eastern. BERLIN — Germany's Ifo institute releases its monthly business confidence index, a key indicator...
  • Shipping industry sends SOS to EU over Mediterranean crisis

    Bound by the laws of the sea to help vessels in distress, shipping companies say Europe's migration crisis has placed unreasonable demands on their crews to act as lifesavers in the Mediterranean. All too often merchant ships are diverted to help in...
  • Divestment gains boost net earnings at drug company Novartis

    Swiss-based pharmaceutical company Novartis reported a large jump in first-quarter net profit Thursday as it recorded one-time gains from deals with other drug companies. Net profit rose to $13.005 billion from $2.968 billion in the year-ago quarter....
  • 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...