ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister was heading to high-level meetings in Brussels on Wednesday to try to persuade the country's c... Full Story
Greek leader heads to Brussels to defend deal proposal
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister was heading to high-level meetings in Brussels on Wednesday to try to persuade the country's creditors to accept a proposal that might unlock much-delayed bailout loans and save the country from financial disaster.
3 civilians killed in surge of shelling in east Ukraine
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — At least three civilians have been killed in east Ukraine in a further surge in shelling in several locations along the front line, government and rebel officials said Wednesday.
Cyprus official: Ammonium nitrate cache under surveillance
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' justice minister says a home where police seized five tons of a chemical compound that can be turned into an explosive had been kept under surveillance for some time before officers moved in.
Spain ex-premier plans Venezuela trip to help politician
MADRID (AP) — A former Spanish prime minister hopes to travel to Venezuela this weekend to help lawyers defending imprisoned opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez.
Office of rights activists in Chechnya attacked by mob
MOSCOW (AP) — Human rights activists in Chechnya say that masked men bashed their way into the group's office, sending the occupants fleeing through the windows.
Global watchdog warns on economic growth, cuts US forecast
PARIS (AP) — The world economy risks being bogged down in a low growth spiral unless measures are taken to spur demand and incite businesses to boost their stubbornly sluggish investments.
Oil and gas turn their backs on coal as climate deal nears
STOCKHOLM (AP) — Chemistry books say there are three fossil fuels: coal, oil and natural gas.
In Turkish parliamentary campaign, Erdogan is everywhere
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — As Turkey's president, Tayyip Recep Erdogan is supposed to be the invisible man in the upcoming general election, constitutionally bound to remain above the fray. Instead, it's been all about him.
Netherlands king, queen visit Michigan as part of US tour
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (AP) — The king of the Netherlands and his wife helped plant a tree and paid tribute to western Michigan's Dutch heritage during a visit to the state Tuesday as part of a multi-day U.S. trip.
Greece submits draft bailout plan, creditors say not enough
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister will meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Wednesday to discuss his radical left-led government's proposal to secure a vital, long-overdue agreement with the country's bailout lenders.
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