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  • German government denies misleading lawmakers in spy probe

    Senior German officials pledged Wednesday to cooperate with lawmakers probing claims of wrongdoing by the country's foreign intelligence agency and insisted that Parliament hadn't been misled about what the government did and didn't know of U.S. spying...
  • Armenians around the world mark 1915 genocide

    Around the world on Friday, tens of thousands of people of Armenian descent commemorated the genocide 100 years ago of 1.5 million Armenians by Ottoman Turks. The annual April 24 commemorations mark the day when the mass killings started. An estimated 1....
  • EU leaders commit ships, aid to address migrant crisis

    Late to the rescue, European leaders came through Thursday with pledges of big ships, aircraft and a tripling in funds to save lives in the Mediterranean after the deaths at sea of more than 1,300 migrants over the past three weeks, and agreed to lay...
  • German government acknowledges 'shortcomings' at spy agency

    The German government acknowledged "shortcomings" at the country's foreign intelligence agency Thursday, following allegations that it may have helped the United States spy on Europeans. German weekly Der Spiegel reported on its website Thursday that the...
  • Greece's shifting bailout deadlines fuel uncertainty

    When is a deadline not really a deadline and a deal not really a deal? When it's to do with Greece's bailout, apparently. The country had an end-of-April date to agree to more reforms in exchange for rescue money its creditors had set aside. But as...
  • Yeezus! Kanye West, Kim Kardashian among Time's 100 most influential

    Yeezus! Kanye West, Kim Kardashian among Time's 100 most influential
    Kanye West and Kim Kardashian have topped yet another list: They're among this year's Time 100 most influential people. The "Yeezus" rapper and the reality star top the "titans" section of the magazine's 12th annual list, released Thursday. West...
  • In the off-season, Berlin offers its own pleasures

    In the off-season, Berlin offers its own pleasures
    I'm standing in front of the Reichstag, the imposing Neo-Baroque building now once again home to Germany's reunified parliament. In a wide-angle photo commemorating the moment, I'm the only one in the frame. At the famed Pergamon Museum on Berlin's...
  • Armenian hopes crushed as Obama decides not to use the word 'genocide'

    Armenian hopes crushed as Obama decides not to use the word 'genocide'
    White House officials have decided that President Obama will not use the word “genocide” to describe the killings of more than 1 million Armenians at the hands of Ottoman Turks when he commemorates the deaths Friday, the 100th anniversary of...
  • As centenary of Armenian massacre nears, 'genocide' dispute sharpens

    As centenary of Armenian massacre nears, 'genocide' dispute sharpens
    The Turkish government on Monday offered condolences to descendants of Armenians killed in 1915, when the Ottoman Empire embarked on a campaign of terror and atrocity that many in the Western world have deemed the 20th century's first genocide. As...
  • Greek anger over state cash grab from public entities

    Greek local authorities were on the brink of revolt Tuesday against the central government's move to use cash reserves from state agencies — including hospitals and kindergartens — to help the country make ends meet. At an emergency meeting...
  • German Parliament to label killings of Armenians as genocide

    Germany's Parliament is set to use the term genocide in a resolution marking the slaughter of Armenians by Ottoman Turks 100 years ago, and the government said Monday that it "stands behind" the motion drawn up by the ruling parties. A draft of the non-...