US: Downed Russian jet violated Turkish airspace

Evidence also shows aircraft was warned multiple times before being shot down, State Dept. says WASHINGTON - A Russian jet was shut down only after...

COP21: Climate change deal struck at Paris Summit

-195 countries agree to keep global warming to below 2C ANKARA - Over 190 countries have struck an international deal to keep global warming to below...
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At least 54 dead after Russian fishing vessel sinks

Authorities say 63 out of 132 people on board rescued; search operation underway for remaining victims. MOSCOW (AA) - A Russian fishing vessel sank in the Sea of...

Greece: Tsipras to seek help from Putin in Moscow visit

Greek prime minister seeks to confound his European creditors with the prospect of a Russian bailout. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras visits Moscow Wednesday, ostensibly...

NATO condemns Russian violation of Turkish airspace

NATO calls on Russia to cease attacks on Syrian opposition ANKARA – NATO has called on the Russian Federation to stop attacking the Syrian opposition, condemning its...

European volleyball body disqualifies Russian teams

Belogorie Belgorod and Dinamo Moscow refused to play matches in Turkey ANKARA - The European Volleyball Confederation (CEV) has disqualified Russian clubs Belogorie Belgorod and Dinamo Moscow since the...

Germany: 400,000 rally for May Day

Trade unions call for better working conditions, condemn racism and demand more support for refugees. BERLIN – About 400,000 Germans have held International Workers Day...

UPDATE 4 – France: one dead, two injured in attack on factory

Suspect had 'no criminal record' but was flagged in 2006 as 'possibly radicalized' by French intelligence services, says Interior Minister ADDS FRENCH PRESIDENT, PACE STATEMENTS AND DETAILS...

Germanwings co-pilot ‘practiced descent’ before crash

The 27-year-old co-pilot allegedly tried a controlled descent on a flight from Dusseldorf to Barcelona on the same A320 jet, a new report has...

Belgium may expel ‘terminally ill’ Rwandan boy

Authorities seek to deport five-year-old suffering debilitating bone disease BRUSSELS - Campaigners are calling for the Belgian authorities to reverse a decision that they say could...

UN urged to examine murders of Turks, racism in Germany

UN’s anti-racism body has been asked to examine unresolved murder cases carried out by the neo-Nazi terror cell, NSU, and institutional racism in Germany. BERLIN...

Austria: Thousands protest EU-US free trade deal talks

More than 7000 people rallied against Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership in Vienna. VIENNA, Austria – Thousands of protesters have rallied in Austria’s capital Vienna against...

Queen Elizabeth opens Commonwealth summit in Malta

The biennial summit of leaders representing governments that were once part of the British Empire will discuss climate change and global security issues LONDON - Queen...

Ukraine: 13 killed in eastern Donetsk clashes

At least 13 people, including 10 pro-Russian separatists and three Ukrainian soldiers have been killed, a Ukrainian official says KIEV, Ukraine - At least 13...

UPDATE – Erdogan calls for global unity to resolve conflicts

Leaders of Belarus and Kyrgyzstan call on Russia and Turkey to de-escalate tensions in wake of downing Russian warplane on Nov. 24 UPDATES WITH MORE...

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