AP - ap.online.regional.europe http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.regional.europe News Fri, 22 Aug 2014 04:05:07 -0400 Quake hits northern Greece; no damage, injuries Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:58:15 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/22/EU--Greece-Earthquake/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Greece-Earthquake c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:1769 THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Seismologists say an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 has struck the northern Greek region of Halkidiki, rattling the area but causing no damage or injuries. Ukraine claims wins over rebels but progress slow Fri, 22 Aug 2014 03:43:02 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/22/EU-Ukraine/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Ukraine c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:173f DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine's armed forces say they have caused heavy casualties among pro-Russian separatist forces, although their overall advance quelling the rebel resistance remains haphazard and faltering. Irish peacemaker, ex-premier Reynolds dies at 81 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 19:33:03 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/EU--Ireland-Obit-Reynolds/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Ireland-Obit-Reynolds c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:11e6 DUBLIN (AP) — Albert Reynolds, the risk-taking Irish prime minister who played a key role in delivering peace to Northern Ireland but struggled to keep his own governments intact, died Thursday after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 81. Russian aid convoy advances toward Ukraine Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:12:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/EU-Ukraine/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Ukraine c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:11fa KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Fierce fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday in what appeared to be a last-gasp attempt by government troops to snatch back territory from pro-Russian separatists before the arrival of a Russian aid convoy overseen by the Red Cross. Romania: Ex-PM imprisoned for corruption released Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:49:53 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/EU--Romania-Ex-PM.Released/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Romania-Ex-PM.Released c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:1417 BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — A former Romanian prime minister who was imprisoned on corruption charges has been released early from prison. A look at govt ransom polices in US, Europe Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:10:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/Ransom.Policies-Glance/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_Ransom.Policies-Glance c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:13b7 A look at how the United States and various European nations have dealt with hostage-taking and ransom demands for their citizens in recent years: Hunt for German neo-Nazis was 'complete disaster' Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:38:13 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/EU--Germany-Far-Right/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Germany-Far-Right c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:1256 BERLIN (AP) — Police and security services in Germany's eastern state of Thuringia bungled the hunt for three neo-Nazis, who years later turned out to be the main suspects in a far-right murder spree, according to an official report published Thursday. Turkey's Davutoglu named new premier Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:35:33 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/EU--Turkey-Politics/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Turkey-Politics c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:1194 ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Recep Tayyip Erdogan named Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu as his successor as prime minister on Thursday, with expectations high that the man who has dominated Turkish politics for more than a decade will stay in charge once he is president. Russia checks more McDonald's after closing 3 Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:13:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/EU--Russia-McDonalds/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Russia-McDonalds c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:11e5 MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's food safety agency said Thursday that it was checking McDonald's restaurants around the country, a day after several branches of the chain were shuttered in Moscow. Turkey's Davutoglu expected to be a docile premier Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:07:20 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/EU--Turkey-Davutoglu/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Turkey-Davutoglu c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:135d ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, hand-picked by president-elect Recep Tayyip Erdogan to succeed him as prime minister, is expected to accept a largely backseat role as his boss strives to make his new job the most powerful position in the land. Reporter's death galvanizes anger, little action Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:41:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/Journalist.Slain-World/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_Journalist.Slain-World c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:1238 PARIS (AP) — The killing of an American reporter is galvanizing international anger at Islamic State extremists and fueling fears about the flow of foreign fighters joining their ranks. But governments from the Mideast to Europe and even Washington appear uncertain about how to stop them. Turkey's ruling party nominates Foreign Minister Davutoglu to succeed Erdogan as premier Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:01:16 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/EU-APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:130b ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's ruling party nominates Foreign Minister Davutoglu to succeed Erdogan as premier. Voice, image give clues in hunt for Foley's killer Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:59:18 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/EU-Britain-Journalist-Slain/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Britain-Journalist-Slain c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:1224 LONDON (AP) — The Islamic militant in a video showing the death of American journalist James Foley took great care to disguise his identity, dressing head-to-toe in black, with a mask leaving only his eyes visible. Swedish town celebrates link to the Bronx Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:38:06 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/EU--Sweden-Bronx.Connection/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Sweden-Bronx.Connection c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:126c STOCKHOLM (AP) — Nearly four centuries after Jonas Bronck set foot in America, his birthplace in southern Sweden is finally recognizing its historical link to the New York borough that bears his name. CORRECTS: AP Journalist: 2 Red Cross jeeps cross into eastern Ukraine from Russia Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:22:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/EU-APNewsAlert/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-APNewsAlert c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:1237 IZVARYNE, Ukraine (AP) — CORRECTS: AP Journalist: 2 Red Cross jeeps cross into eastern Ukraine from Russia. (Corrects APNewsAlert to show that Red Cross jeeps, not 2 Russian aid convoy trucks, crossing border into Ukraine) German arbitration panel rejects looted art claim Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:38:48 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/EU--Germany-Looted.Art/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Germany-Looted.Art c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:121b BERLIN (AP) — A German expert panel says the heirs of a Jewish woman persecuted by the Nazis aren't entitled to reclaim a valuable painting she once owned. Poland protests joke at swimming event in Berlin Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:02:05 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/EU--Poland-Germany-Bad.Joke/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU--Poland-Germany-Bad.Joke c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:120d WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish officials have complained to the organizers of the European Swimming Championships in Berlin after an announcer introduced the Polish team by joking that they would return home with stolen cars. German doctor accused of drugging, abusing women Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:38:10 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/EU-Germany-Doctor-Arrested/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Germany-Doctor-Arrested c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:11f9 BERLIN (AP) — Authorities in Germany have arrested a hospital doctor on suspicion he drugged and sexually abused female patients participating in a fake clinical study he set up. Interpol urges world response to Iraq extremists Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:20:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/21/EU-Interpol-Journalist-Slain/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_EU-Interpol-Journalist-Slain c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:11b9 PARIS (AP) — Interpol says the killing of an American journalist kidnapped in Syria shows the need for a coordinated international effort against the stream of foreign fighters joining extremists in the Middle East. UN agency: Iran abiding with terms of nuke deal Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:45:30 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/world/europe/2014/08/20/Iran-Nuclear/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_world_europe_Iran-Nuclear c9d8ec1afb93944a:-ec04479:1476e422b3d:fac VIENNA (AP) — The U.N. nuclear agency says that Iran is keeping commitments it agreed to with six world powers in a pact that temporarily caps its nuclear activities and eliminates material that could be most easily used to make nuclear weapons.