AP - ap.online.regional.europe http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.europe News Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:10:11 -0500 Greece gets some short-term debt relief from eurozone Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:04:50 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU--Greece-Bailout/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Greece-Bailout c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6e91 BRUSSELS (AP) — Greece won some short-term debt relief from European creditors on Monday even though it failed to clear the latest hurdle in its bailout program that has prevented the country going bankrupt and crashing out of the euro. Top US diplomat tells anxious allies: 'We're going to be OK' Mon, 05 Dec 2016 15:03:56 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU--Germany-US-Kerry/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Germany-US-Kerry c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6de7 BERLIN (AP) — U.S. envoy John Kerry had a message for America's allies in Berlin, rattled by the recent political upheaval in Europe and the United States: "We're going to be OK." European Union populists: Is the genie out of the bottle? Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:41:23 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU--Europe-Rocky.Road/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Europe-Rocky.Road c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6dc8 THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Another crisis looms in an already shook-up European Union. Italian voters rocked Europe's boat more this weekend than Austrian voters were able to steady it. With its shaky banks and massive economy, Italy is now in the throes of energized populists who are no friends of EU leaders in Brussels. PM Valls bids for French presidency under Socialist banner Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:28:34 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU--France-Election/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--France-Election c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-701f PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Manuel Valls announced his candidacy Monday for next year's presidential election, saying he will step down immediately from his current job to focus on his bid. French presidential race heats up: A look at the candidates Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:05:36 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/11/28/EU--France-Election-Contenders/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--France-Election-Contenders c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:157e1487df6:6317 PARIS (AP) — France's presidential campaign is heating up, as candidates from the anti-immigrant far right to the Trotskyist far left join the race for election five months away. Rights officials concerned about Polish freedom of assembly Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:56:46 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU--Poland-Assembly.Law/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Poland-Assembly.Law c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6f00 WARSAW, Poland (AP) — European human rights officials voiced serious concerns Monday over proposed legislation in Poland that would limit the right to freedom of assembly. Bank of England Carney chief warns on globalization Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:48:43 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU--Britain-Economy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Britain-Economy c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6e29 LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has warned that government and industry must do their part to spur growth and ensure that prosperity is more equally distributed to counter a rising tide of insecurity and anxiety. Iran: US threatens nuclear deal, warns of 'strong reaction' Mon, 05 Dec 2016 13:18:45 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU--UN-Nuclear.Conference/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--UN-Nuclear.Conference c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6e3a VIENNA (AP) — Iran's nuclear chief warned the United States on Monday of a "firm and strong reaction" if it persists in actions he says are endangering a nuclear deal aimed at curbing programs that Tehran could use to make atomic arms. French Prime Minister Manuel Valls will step down on Tuesday to focus on presidential bid Mon, 05 Dec 2016 12:38:34 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU-APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6e67 PARIS (AP) — French Prime Minister Manuel Valls will step down on Tuesday to focus on presidential bid. Greece rejects extradition of Turkish servicemen over coup Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:46:36 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU--Greece-Turkey-Coup/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Greece-Turkey-Coup c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6f31 ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A Greek court has refused to extradite the first three of eight Turkish servicemen who fled to Greece after the failed July 15 military coup, officials said Monday. Lufthansa, GE invest in aircraft engine plant in Poland Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:44:44 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU--Poland-Economy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Poland-Economy c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6f30 WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Lufthansa and General Electric will jointly invest some 250 million euros ($270 million) in Poland to build a plant that will service aircraft engines starting in 2018, authorities said Monday. Paris to implement 24-hour crackdown on vehicle emissions Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:35:59 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU-France-Fighting-Pollution/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-France-Fighting-Pollution c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6ece PARIS (AP) — Paris' Police authority is again cracking down on the city's rocketing air pollution with a 24-hour traffic-regulating scheme that aims to halve the day's emissions from road vehicles. Kosovo cuts 2 years from Serb's jail plotting terror attacks Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:28:26 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU--Kosovo-Foiled.Attack/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Kosovo-Foiled.Attack c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6ee2 PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A Kosovo appeals court has reduced by two years the sentence of an ethnic Serb for preparing terrorist attacks. The Latest: UN refugee chief fears for EU-Turkey deal Mon, 05 Dec 2016 11:04:18 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU-Europe-Migrants-The-Latest/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Europe-Migrants-The-Latest c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6efe BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the migrant situation in Europe (all times local): More patrols at German-Austrian border to check for migrants Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:45:25 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU--Europe-Migrants/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Europe-Migrants c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6f14 BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say that 100 Bavarian police officers will reinforce federal police patrolling the country's frontier with Austria, paving the way for more thorough border checks. Correction: Nightclub Fires-Glance story Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:28:17 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/03/US-Nightclub-Fires-Glance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_US-Nightclub-Fires-Glance c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-7c43 LONDON (AP) — In a Dec. 3 story listing past nightclub and music venue fires, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the location of a deadly February 2003 blaze. The Station nightclub was in West Warwick, not Warwick, Rhode Island. British Santa tour worker fatally stabbed in Arctic Finland Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:22:18 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU--Finland-Fatal.Stabbing/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Finland-Fatal.Stabbing c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6f1d HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish police say they are holding a 36-year-old foreigner suspected of fatally stabbing his female friend in the Arctic wilds of Lapland. Tourism officials say the victim was a British employee. Greek unions call general strike, ferry crews extend walkout Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:48:42 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU--Greece-General.Strike/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Greece-General.Strike c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-6f3f ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's biggest labor unions have called a general strike for Thursday, to protest further tax hikes and labor reforms demanded by the country's bailout creditors. Train dispatcher in Germany jailed over crash that killed 12 Mon, 05 Dec 2016 09:10:25 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU--Germany-Train.Crash/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Germany-Train.Crash c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-7003 BERLIN (AP) — A train dispatcher was convicted of negligent homicide and bodily harm on Monday over his role in the collision of two commuter trains in southern Germany earlier this year that killed 12 people and injured nearly 90. He was sentenced to 3½ years in prison. UN prosecutors: Mladic 'called the shots' in Bosnian war Mon, 05 Dec 2016 08:08:27 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2016/12/05/EU--War.Crimes-Mladic/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--War.Crimes-Mladic c9d8ec1afb93944a:53be5706:158c1af0891:-700c THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Gen. Ratko Mladic "called the shots" as his troops murdered and expelled thousands of civilians to carve out an ethnically pure Serb mini-state in Bosnia during the Balkan nation's 1992-95 war, a United Nations prosecutor said Monday as Mladic's genocide trial neared its end.