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  • French, German leaders try to save faltering Ukraine truce

    The French president says he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have spoken with the leaders of Ukraine and Russia about the cease-fire that has been faltering amid fierce fighting over the eastern town of Debaltseve. Ukrainian forces began abandoning...
  • Hollande: Anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim acts threaten France

    French President Francois Hollande said during a visit Tuesday to a vandalized Jewish cemetery in eastern France that the growing number of acts against Jews and Muslims threatens the country's very foundations. Hollande spoke in the small Alsatian...
  • After attacks, Europe fights call for mass migration of Jews

    Despite desecrated Jewish graves in France and a deadly attack at a synagogue in Denmark, European leaders on Monday rejected calls from Israel's leader for a mass migration of the continent's Jews to Israel, urging unity instead. Hundreds of Jewish...
  • Egypt strikes IS in Libya, pushes for international action

    Egypt bombed Islamic State militants in neighboring Libya on Monday and called on the United States and Europe to join an international military intervention in the chaotic North African state after extremists beheaded a group of Egyptian Christians. The...
  • Egypt's el-Sissi wants a UN-backed coalition on Libya

    Egypt's president said in a radio interview aired on Tuesday that creating a U.N.-backed coalition was the best course of action to rid Libya of Islamic extremists. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, speaking to France's Europe 1 Radio, said Egyptian airstrikes...
  • The uses, and abuses, of history in the Middle East conflict

    PARIS -- Egypt has just joined the war against the Islamic State in the Levant (also known as ISIL or, in Arabic, Daesh). Its air force has attacked the jihadist army in retribution for the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christian Copts held in Libya, whom they...
  • French govt uses power to pass economic reform without vote

    French Prime Minister Manuel Valls, invoking special powers, pushed through a pro-business economic reform bill without a vote on Tuesday, a move that drew a quick censure motion and will force the government into a showdown vote for its life. The bill...
  • Battle persists for Ukraine railway hub, despite peace deal

    Intense artillery exchanges between Ukrainian government forces and Russian-backed separatists persisted Monday around a strategic town in eastern Ukraine — fighting that threatens to dash a cease-fire deal brokered by European leaders last week....
  • Correction: Denmark-Shots story

    In some updates of a story Feb. 15 about the shootings in Copenhagen, Denmark, The Associated Press erroneously reported a victim's age. Security guard Dan Uzan was 37, not 27. A corrected version of the story is below: Police say Copenhagen gunman...
  • The Week in Pictures | February 9 – 15, 2015

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Minsk, Belarus: Russian President Vladimir Putin, France's President Francois Hollande, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko attend a meeting in Minsk, aimed at...
  • Israeli leader calls for mass Jewish influx after attack

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Sunday for the "massive immigration" of European Jews to Israel following a deadly shooting near Copenhagen's main synagogue, renewing a blunt message that has upset some of Israel's friends in Europe. Netanyahu...