AP - ap.online.regional.europe http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.europe News Thu, 25 Dec 2014 12:53:00 -0500 Iraq seeks Turkish support in fight against IS Thu, 25 Dec 2014 12:40:32 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/25/EU--Turkey-Iraq-Islamic.State/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Turkey-Iraq-Islamic.State c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:5560 ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Iraq and Turkey on Thursday discussed cooperation in countering the threat posed by the Islamic State group, including an Iraqi request for intelligence sharing and the possible delivery of Turkish arms to Iraqi forces, Iraq's prime minister said.   Syrian peace talks set to take place in Moscow next month Thu, 25 Dec 2014 11:17:46 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/25/EU-Russia-Syria/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Russia-Syria c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:5531 MOSCOW (AP) — Peace talks between the Syrian government and the opposition could be held in Moscow next month, Russia's Foreign Ministry said Thursday. Turkish teen arrested for insulting president Thu, 25 Dec 2014 09:58:43 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/25/EU-Turkey-Teen-Arrested/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Turkey-Teen-Arrested c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:5533 ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish media reports say a teenager was taken away from his school and detained by police for allegedly insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Swimmers brave cold for Berlin Christmas swim Thu, 25 Dec 2014 09:05:03 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/25/EU--Germany-Christmas.Plunge/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Germany-Christmas.Plunge c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:5521 BERLIN (AP) — For a group of hardy Berliners, Christmas Day is a time to sing seasonal songs, don festive wear — and take a plunge in a cold lake. Iran dismisses Khomeini link to pope shooting Thu, 25 Dec 2014 08:29:55 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/25/EU--Iran-Pope-Gunman/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Iran-Pope-Gunman c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:5512 BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Iran has rejected claims by Mehmet Ali Agca that late Iranian leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini ordered him to assassinate Pope John Paul II. Russia's Putin scraps New Year's holidays for ministers Thu, 25 Dec 2014 08:14:51 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/25/EU-Russia-Economy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Russia-Economy c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:5502 MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday scrapped New Year's holidays for government ministers because of the unfolding economic crisis. Romanians at Ceausescu's grave, 25 years after death Thu, 25 Dec 2014 07:02:47 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/25/EU--Romania-Ceausescu.Remembered/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Romania-Ceausescu.Remembered c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:54e3 BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanians nostalgic for the communist era gathered Thursday at the grave of former dictator Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife, who were tried and executed on Christmas Day twenty-five years ago. Snowstorm in Moscow delays over 150 flights Thu, 25 Dec 2014 06:13:42 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/25/EU-Russia-Snowstorm/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Russia-Snowstorm c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:54e4 MOSCOW (AP) — A massive snowstorm in Moscow on Thursday caused delays to more than 150 flights and brought traffic to a standstill. Ukraine peace talks conclude for night in Minsk Wed, 24 Dec 2014 15:35:07 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/24/EU-Ukraine/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Ukraine c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:512a MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Talks aimed at reaching a stable cease-fire in Ukraine between its government forces and pro-Russian armed groups ended Wednesday after more than five hours, with no indication of progress and questions about when the next round might take place. Bosnians march toward EU border seeking employment Wed, 24 Dec 2014 11:58:29 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/24/EU--Bosnia-Desperate.Workers/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Bosnia-Desperate.Workers c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:51ee SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Nearly 200 employees of Bosnian factories that have closed, leaving them without pay for more than a year, are marching toward Croatia in the hope of getting jobs there. Russia in offer to help firms with foreign debts Wed, 24 Dec 2014 10:38:36 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/24/EU--Russia-Economy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Russia-Economy c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:50ef MOSCOW (AP) — With inflation showing clear signs of picking up, Russia's central bank said Wednesday it will look to help companies with their foreign debts — a move it hopes will ease the pressure on the national currency. Albania's main opposition ends parliament boycott Wed, 24 Dec 2014 10:33:47 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/24/EU-Albania-Politics/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Albania-Politics c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:5174 TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albania's main opposition Democrats have ended a four-month boycott of Parliament in a deal brokered by two European Parliament lawmakers. Russia: NATO pushed Kiev to drop nonaligned status Wed, 24 Dec 2014 08:29:43 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/24/EU--Russia-NATO/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Russia-NATO c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:50f7 MOSCOW (AP) — NATO members pushed Ukraine toward dropping its nonaligned status, Russia claimed Wednesday, and also criticized the alliance for expanding its military presence near Russian borders. Moscow, Damascus discuss plans for Syria talks Wed, 24 Dec 2014 06:58:26 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/24/EU--Russia-Syria/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Russia-Syria c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:511e MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's Foreign Ministry says a senior Russian diplomat and the Syrian ambassador have discussed prospects for talks in Moscow between the Syrian government and the opposition. Spain's king to give speech after sister indicted Wed, 24 Dec 2014 06:33:58 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/24/EU--Spain-King/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Spain-King c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:50e7 MADRID (AP) — Spain's new King Felipe VI will give his first Christmas Eve speech Wednesday amid intense interest over what he might say — or not say — about his sister Princess Cristina's indictment two days ago on tax fraud charges. Kurdish rebels threaten renewed violence in Turkey Wed, 24 Dec 2014 05:58:07 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/24/EU--Turkey-Kurds/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Turkey-Kurds c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:50f0 ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Kurdish rebel commander has warned that fighting in Turkey's southeast could resume by June if efforts to end a 30-year insurgency make no progress by then, news reports said Wednesday. President praises Germans on refugees amid rallies Wed, 24 Dec 2014 05:08:44 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/24/EU--Germany-Anti-Islam.Rallies/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Germany-Anti-Islam.Rallies c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:50ec BERLIN (AP) — Germany's president on Wednesday praised his compatriots' willingness to take in refugees and said he is glad that most people don't want to "seal Germany off," a message that comes as growing anti-Islam demonstrations in an eastern city have worried many. Belfast leaders strike deal to save power-sharing Tue, 23 Dec 2014 21:02:21 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/22/EU--Northern.Ireland-Peace.Talks/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Northern.Ireland-Peace.Talks c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:44fa DUBLIN (AP) — Northern Ireland leaders reached agreement to sustain their troubled Catholic-Protestant government Tuesday following all-night Belfast talks that reduced some negotiators to bleary-eyed exhaustion. Ukraine abandons nonaligned status Tue, 23 Dec 2014 15:55:11 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/23/EU--Ukraine/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Ukraine c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:4a2f KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's parliament dropped the nation's nonaligned status Tuesday, possibly paving the way for a bid to join NATO in defiance of the Kremlin's wishes. Russia, meanwhile, finalized a new economic alliance with other former Soviet nations it had vainly hoped Ukraine would join. UN says potential war crimes in Libya; talks set Tue, 23 Dec 2014 14:41:22 -0500 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/12/23/EU-United-Nations-Libya-Rights/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-United-Nations-Libya-Rights c9d8ec1afb93944a:-4821094a:149e26d1966:4a5f GENEVA (AP) — Fighting between armed groups in Libya has killed hundreds of civilians and could lead to prosecution for war crimes, the U.N.'s top human rights official said Tuesday, while the U.N. envoy to Libya said talks between the groups are set for early January.