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  • Afghanistan restaurant attack was retaliation, Taliban says

    KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban claimed Saturday that its devastating, commando-style assault on a popular restaurant was payback for a NATO airstrike that killed Afghan civilians, as officials raised the death toll in the Friday night attack to 21...
  • World economies pose biggest risk in 2014

    World economies pose biggest risk in 2014
    The prevailing view for 2014 is that the world is a safer place for investors than it's been for the past six years. The U.S. economy is in a sustainable recovery, the risk of a financial crisis in Europe is low and China's growth is still apparently...
  • 'Rust And Bone' Scribe Boards Michael R. Roskam's 'The Faithful' (Exclusive)

    French scribe Thomas Bidegain, a close collaborator of Gaul's famed auteur Jacques Audiard, is set to co-pen "The Faithful" with helmer Michael R. Roskam ("Bullhead"). With screenwriting credits like Golden Globes-nominated romance drama "Rust And Bone"...
  • Amid NSA spying, European lawmakers vote to tighten data protection

    European lawmakers on Monday voted overwhelmingly to approve new data protections aimed at shielding citizens' private communications from the probing eyes of intelligence operatives and commercial snoopers. The first major upgrade in the continent's...
  • Europe's anger grows over alleged U.S. spying

    LONDON — European leaders united in outrage Thursday over reported U.S. spying, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel declaring that trust between her government and the Obama administration would need to be rebuilt after reports that U.S....
  • Making up with Europe

    President Obama is slowly extricating the U.S. from its Bush-era fixation on the Middle East. But he is turning his attention in the wrong direction. Europe, not Asia, should be his main focus. The future of liberal democracy will depend on its...
  • 6 of 14 new states on U.N. Human Rights Council called abusers

    6 of 14 new states on U.N. Human Rights Council called abusers
    Member states of the United Nations on Tuesday elected 14 new countries to serve on the Human Rights Council, drawing fire from rights advocates critical of six of the incoming delegates for their dubious national track records in respecting personal...
  • European Parliament Approves Creative Europe Program

    LONDON -- The European Parliament has approved the European Commission's new Creative Europe program, which will replace the MEDIA and Culture programs, and has a budget that is 9% higher than the current level -- an increase of €1.46 billion ($1.98...
  • European lawmakers challenge France to end 'traveling circus'

    In a bid to save money, time and the environment, the European Parliament voted overwhelmingly Wednesday to abandon its redundant meeting site in the French city of Strasbourg and gather instead at bloc headquarters in Brussels. But as convincing as the...
  • Is Europe headed for divorce?

     Is Europe headed for divorce?
    Now that the German elections are over, Germany and France will launch a great initiative to save the European project. Marking the centennial of 1914 and World War I, this will contrast favorably with the weak and confused leadership under which Europe...
  • Europa Cinemas Awards Spain's Golem Best Exhib Entrepreneur

    Spanish arthouse distributor-exhibitor Golem Cinemas has won the Best Entrepreneur of the year nod awarded during their annual confab by the EU-backed Europa Cinemas network of exhibitors which support European pics. The Europa Cinemas confab, held Nov....