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Shakespeare First Folio fetches $2.75 million at auction

May 25, 2016

LONDON (AP) — A set of the first four editions of William Shakespeare's plays — dubbed the "Holy Grail of publishing" by Christie's auction house — sold Wednesday for almost 2.5 million pounds ($3. more »»

3 Polish men held for planting explosive under police cars

May 25, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Three men have been caught red-handed in Poland while planting homemade explosives under two police cars in Warsaw, officials said Wednesda. more »»

Italy recovers 7 bodies, saves 500 after migrant ship flips

May 25, 2016

ROME (AP) — A large ship overturned Wednesday off Libya's coast with more than 500 migrants aboard, right as the Italian navy was approaching for rescue. more »»

The Latest: Council of Europe welcomes Savchenko's release

May 25, 2016

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — The Latest on Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko (all times local):

5:45 p.m. more »»

Swedish court upholds arrest warrant for Julian Assange

May 25, 2016

HELSINKI (AP) — A Swedish court on Wednesday rejected a request to overturn the arrest warrant of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange because there were no new circumstances to consider. more »»

Official: Greek efforts to handle refugee crisis significant

May 25, 2016

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece has faced major problems in dealing with the refugee crisis but has made a significant effort to handle the issues, a leading European human rights official said... more »»

Dutch king: European bouquet incomplete without English rose

May 25, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — Dutch King Willem-Alexander used a speech to the European Parliament on Wednesday to make a plea for unity less than a month before Britain's referendum on whether to remain in th... more »»

Obama uses light moment with rapper to espouse free speech

May 25, 2016

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — President Barack Obama's parting shot before leaving communist Vietnam: let people express themselves. more »»

The Latest: Slovakia not a place for Muslims, premier says

May 25, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local):

3:40 p.m. more »»

Azerbaijan frees investigative journalist Ismayilova

May 25, 2016

BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — A prominent, award-winning Azerbaijani journalist was released on probation Wednesday following a storm of international protests about her imprisonment, which has been... more »»

France tapping fuel stocks as strikes cause gas shortages

May 25, 2016

LE HAVRE, France (AP) — French drivers are fuming, oil industry workers are divided, and the government is reaching into its fuel reserves to end gasoline shortages that have heightened the stake... more »»

The Latest: No plans for Japan PM to visit Pearl Harbor

May 25, 2016

SHIMA, Japan (AP) — The Latest on President Barack Obama's trip to Vietnam and Japan (all times local):

11:30 p.m. more »»

Poland starts chopping down beetle-infested trees in forest

May 25, 2016

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Authorities have started chopping down beetle-infested trees in parts of Poland's oldest forest, a move that aims to eliminate dying trees and to ensure safety for tourists,... more »»

Freed Ukrainian pilot returns home after 2 years in Russia

May 25, 2016

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Russia freed Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko on Wednesday after holding her for nearly two years, with President Vladimir Putin pardoning her as part of a swap for two... more »»

Instagram account for Iranian general briefly inaccessible

May 25, 2016

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Instagram account associated with a powerful general who leads an elite unit of Iran's Revolutionary Guard briefly was inaccessible on the application. more »»

Israel's new defense minister could clash with his soldiers

May 25, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's incoming defense minister once called for bombing Egypt, suggested just weeks ago that Israel kill Hamas' leader in the Gaza Strip and opposed the prosecution of a... more »»

Yemeni officials: Airstrike kills 11 from same family

May 25, 2016

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The death toll of a suspected Saudi-led coalition airstrike that hit a family's house in southern Yemen has been raised to 11, including four children from one family, securit... more »»

NATO general: Russia respects power, not compromise

May 25, 2016

BRUSSELS (AP) — A NATO general says Russia's recent behavior and actions show its leaders only respect power.

Czech Army Gen. more »»

German Cabinet finalizing details on migrant integration

May 25, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet on Wednesday approved a raft of new measures combining "opportunities and obligations" designed to help Germany deal with the influx of about 1. more »»

 
 
 

 

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