AP - ap.online.regional.europe http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.europe News Fri, 06 May 2016 02:53:46 -0400 Vote-counting taking place across Britain Fri, 06 May 2016 02:50:37 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/06/EU--Britain-Elections/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Britain-Elections 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3a13 LONDON (AP) — Votes are being counted throughout Britain to determine London's new mayor, control of many city councils, and national assemblies in Northern Ireland and Wales. Scotland's pro-independence party scores big gains in vote Fri, 06 May 2016 01:57:52 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/06/EU--Scotland-Elections/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Scotland-Elections 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3a3e GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The pro-independence Scottish National Party Friday secured a third term in government with an historic third consecutive victory in the county's parliamentary elections. Services in Greece grind to halt in 3-day strike Fri, 06 May 2016 01:47:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/06/EU--Greece-Bailout/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Greece-Bailout 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3a56 ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Services have ground to a halt in Greece as workers start a three-day general strike protesting new bailout austerity measures they say will further decimate incomes, in a sign of growing discontent with the left-led coalition government. Scotland's pro-independence party scores big gains in vote Fri, 06 May 2016 01:18:00 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/06/EU--Scotland-Elections/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Scotland-Elections 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3a67 GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The pro-independence Scottish National Party has secured a third term in government with an overwhelming victory in parliamentary elections. EU official Tusk: Idea of one European nation is 'illusion' Thu, 05 May 2016 16:08:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/05/EU--Italy-EU/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Italy-EU 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3d36 ROME (AP) — Worried about anti-European Union sentiment fueling nationalism on the continent, a top official said Thursday that the bloc must "stop the radicals" from gaining power by making citizens feel safe amid the migrant crisis. Candidate for next UN chief asks to meet Security Council Thu, 05 May 2016 14:34:32 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/05/UN-United-Nations-Next-Chief-/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_UN-United-Nations-Next-Chief- 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3d6a UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Croatia's former foreign minister, who is campaigning to be the next secretary-general of the United Nations, said she has asked to meet members of the U.N. Security Council who will make the final decision. Turkish premier to step down, boosting president's position Thu, 05 May 2016 14:12:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/05/EU--Turkey-Politics/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Turkey-Politics 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3fce ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's prime minister announced Thursday that he will stand down, giving the country's increasingly authoritarian president free reign to appoint someone less likely to challenge him —a development that could have implications for Turkey's internal conflicts and external relations. UN says nearly half a million children in limbo on asylum Thu, 05 May 2016 13:43:53 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/05/UN--United.Nations-Child.Refugees/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_UN--United.Nations-Child.Refugees 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3d87 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — UNICEF says nearly half a million refugee children who applied for asylum in Europe last year remain in limbo as the European Union prepares for critical talks on rules governing applications from people seeking protection. The Latest: 78 refugees rescued off Greece in 2 incidents Thu, 05 May 2016 13:26:25 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/05/EU--Europe-Migrants-The.Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Europe-Migrants-The.Latest 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3e54 ROME (AP) — The Latest on Europe's response to the wave of migration from the Middle East and elsewhere (all times local): London could get first Muslim mayor in UK local elections Thu, 05 May 2016 13:10:01 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/05/EU--Britain-Elections/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Britain-Elections 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3fb3 LONDON (AP) — Londoners cast votes Thursday in an election that could give the city its first Muslim mayor, while voters elsewhere in Britain were expected to punish the main opposition Labour Party in local and regional polls. Marchers at Auschwitz honor Jews killed in Holocaust Thu, 05 May 2016 12:50:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/05/EU--Poland-Holocaust.Remembrance-Marchers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Poland-Holocaust.Remembrance-Marchers 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3e06 OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Several of the thousands of people who on Thursday attended the March of the Living, a yearly remembrance march at Auschwitz-Birkenau, shared their reasons for taking part. Thousands pay homage to Holocaust victims in Auschwitz march Thu, 05 May 2016 12:40:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/05/EU--Poland-Holocaust.Remembrance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Poland-Holocaust.Remembrance 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3e6f OSWIECIM, Poland (AP) — Thousands of people from around the world, many draped in Israeli flags, paid homage to the victims of the Holocaust on Thursday with a somber march from the barracks of Auschwitz to nearby Birkenau. Greek unions call 3-day general strike over new austerity Thu, 05 May 2016 11:41:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/05/EU--Greece-Bailout/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Greece-Bailout 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3ed6 ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Unions in Greece have called a three-day general strike to protest against new bailout austerity measures, in a sign of growing discontent with Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' left-wing government. Spanish court seeks arrest of Putin-linked Russians Thu, 05 May 2016 11:30:34 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/05/EU-Spain-Russia-/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Spain-Russia- 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3efb MADRID (AP) — A Spanish judge wants two senior Russian officials with links to the Kremlin arrested so they can be questioned in court about suspected money laundering and criminal association. Footage from within Islamic State attack cell yields secrets Thu, 05 May 2016 11:14:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/05/EU-Islamic-State-Documentary/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Islamic-State-Documentary 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3e30 PARIS (AP) — A French Islamic State cell dismantled in the final stages of planning an attack has yielded a new secret this week, with the release of undercover footage showing how a group of disaffected petty criminals transformed into a terror network. Ex-CIA agent continues fight against extradition to Italy Thu, 05 May 2016 11:11:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/05/EU--Portugal-Italy-CIA.Kidnapping/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Portugal-Italy-CIA.Kidnapping 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3e97 LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A former CIA agent has lodged another appeal at Portugal's Constitutional Court against her extradition to Italy to serve a four-year sentence for her part in the U.S. extraordinary renditions program, a court official said Thursday. Northern Ireland police arrest 14 men after IRA funeral Thu, 05 May 2016 11:04:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/05/EU--Northern.Ireland-IRA.Funeral/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Northern.Ireland-IRA.Funeral 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3e55 DUBLIN (AP) — Northern Ireland police say they have arrested 14 men on suspicion of Irish Republican Army membership following an IRA funeral featuring a military-style procession beside an Irish flag-draped coffin. Black woman who defied Swedish neo-Nazis inspired by Mandela Thu, 05 May 2016 10:56:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/05/EU--Sweden-Neo-Nazis-Protester/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Sweden-Neo-Nazis-Protester 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3e52 STOCKHOLM (AP) — A black woman who stood up to 300 neo-Nazis in Sweden hopes her gesture will draw attention to the fight against racism in the Scandinavian country. UK's Cameron: Trump deserves respect but is wrong on Muslims Thu, 05 May 2016 10:11:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/05/EU--Britain-Trump/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Britain-Trump 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3ead LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron has toned down his comments on Donald Trump, saying the Republican presidential hopeful deserves respect — but was wrong to call for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S. Armenia considers vote on recognizing separatist enclave Thu, 05 May 2016 09:11:37 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/05/05/EU-Armenia-Azerbaijan/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Armenia-Azerbaijan 21143dd1a4317e40:14385bdb:15452fb1060:-3f61 YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia's government gave the go-ahead on Thursday to legislation that calls for recognizing the independence of Nagorno-Karabakh, a separatist region which is officially part of neighboring Azerbaijan.