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  • British bid underway to revamp relationship with EU

    Britain's attempt to forge a new relationship with the European Union has officially started — with positive words but little detail, and months of tough negotiations ahead. Prime Minister David Cameron told reporters Friday his EU colleagues...
  • Queen meets survivors, liberators of former Nazi camp

    Queen Elizabeth II concluded her three-day state visit to Germany on Friday with a somber visit to Bergen-Belsen, the first former Nazi concentration camp she has visited. The queen and her husband, Prince Philip, met with survivors and former British...
  • EU warns Britain that its fundamental values 'not for sale'

    The European Union's president warned Britain on Thursday he's open to suggestions on how the bloc must change, but won't compromise on the EU's "fundamental values." EU President Donald Tusk spoke as bloc leaders gathered for a summit in Brussels....
  • Rwandan general refuses extradition to Spain from UK

    A Rwandan military general who heads the country's intelligence service refused to be extradited to Spain at a hearing Thursday in a London court, setting the stage for a prolonged legal fight. Emmanuel Karenzi Karake is accused by Spain of war crimes....
  • Queen Elizabeth II heads to Frankfurt on Germany state visit

    Thousands of cheering Germans welcomed Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday in Frankfurt, which she visited on a day trip that included a stop at the city's St. Paul's Church — considered the birthplace of German parliamentary democracy. Church bells...
  • Chinese immigrant's story in Chay Yew's insightful 'Porcelain'

    Chinese immigrant's story in Chay Yew's insightful 'Porcelain'
    Long before he became the artistic director at Victory Gardens Theater, Chay Yew won plaudits for his 1992 play, "Porcelain," which jumped from London's Royal Court Theatre to numerous productions in the United States. Now Prologue Theatre Company...
  • Rwandans protest outside UK mission over detained general

    Hundreds of people demonstrated outside the British diplomatic mission in Rwanda on Wednesday, saying they will not return home until a general detained in the UK is set free. The detention in London of Lt. Gen. Emmanuel Karenzi Karake, who serves as...
  • English Channel trains cancelled amid Calais chaos

    All trains and many ferry services between Britain and France were cut off Tuesday by striking port workers, stranding hundreds of trucks and thousands of passengers on both sides of the English Channel. Adding to the chaos, illegal migrants who are...
  • Ferry strike disrupts traffic across English Channel; migrants add to chaos

    Ferry strike disrupts traffic across English Channel; migrants add to chaos
    Migrants swarmed British-bound vehicles in the French port of Calais on Tuesday after a strike by ferry workers severely disrupted services across the English Channel, shutting down the cross-channel tunnel and stranding thousands of passengers. The...
  • Austere brand of Islam on rise in Europe, stirring concerns

    Its imams preach austere piety, its tenets demand strict separation of sexes — and some of its most radical adherents are heeding the call of jihad. Salafism, an Islamic movement based on a literal reading of the Quran, is on the rise in France,...
  • UK: Islamic scholar unveils anti-terror school curriculum

    An Islamic scholar has unveiled a draft school curriculum in London that condemns the Islamic State group and extremist ideology. Muhammad Tahir ul-Qadri said Tuesday it is essential to teach people of all ages and faiths that terrorism is a violation of...