Germany’s Merkel still world’s most powerful woman

- Merkel named number one nine times in past 12 years NEW YORK – German Chancellor Angela Merkel has retained her place as the world’s most powerful...

Fears grow for 150 people as plane crashes in France

French President Francois Hollande says 'conditions of the accident suggests that there are no survivors' after Germanwings flight goes down. PARIS (AA) - Nearly 150...

Buckingham Palace reacts to film of Queen’s Nazi salute

Video clip from 1933 appears to show Queen Elizabeth II as a child giving Nazi salute LONDON - Buckingham Palace has criticized Saturday the release of...

US, G7 partners discuss Iran, Yemen

Kerry expresses optimism for Iran nuclear deal following compromise between Obama administration and Congress. LUEBECK, Germany (AA) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has met G7...

Germany: Merkel hails historic Paris climate deal

German Chancellor urges countries to comply with commitments BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has hailed the new and almost universal agreement on climate change, saying...

US army commander Hodges visits Ukraine

Ben Hodges says the U.S. has no plan to deploy troops in Ukraine amid ongoing tensions in east. KIEV, Ukraine - The commander of U.S....

Ten alleged Daesh recruiters held in Spain and Morocco

Spanish interior minister points to online recruitment as main source of Daesh foreign recruits By Alyssa McMurtry MADRID – Ten people have been arrested in Spain...

King Abdullah: Jordan not joining Yemen ground offensive

Jordan promises continued support to Saudi-led operation, but rules out deploying ground troops. BERLIN - Jordanian King Abdullah II has announced his country will continue...

Paris pollution brings traffic curb, free public transport

Municipality launches odd-even rationing to reduce air pollution that exceeds EU safety thresholds The Paris municipality is banning nearly half of car traffic in the...

Man charged in Brussels over Paris attacks

Prosecutor's office says majority of suspects arrested on Sunday and Monday have been released BRUSSELS – One of the men arrested in a series of...

UN chief: Syria peace must not be dependent on Assad

Ban Ki-moon says it is 'unacceptable' to consider peace prospects in Syria to rest on fate of embattled president NEW YORK - Depending on the fate...

Russia receives authorization to strike Daesh inside Iraq

Iraq has been gripped by security vacuum since June 2014 when Daesh stormed MosulBAGHDAD – The Iraqi government authorized Russia to target Daesh...

Putin, Tsipras talk energy cooperation

Tsipras did not ask Russia for funds during Moscow visit, but loans for projects in energy and food are possible, Putin said. ANKARA (AA) - Russian...
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EU votes to relocate 120,000 refugees

EU approves quota system for relocation of 120,000 refugees around Europe BRUSSELS - EU interior ministers approved a plan Tuesday to relocate 120,000 refugees across...