Thousands in UK face another day of flooding
LONDON (AP) — Thousands of people in Britain face a second day of flooding Friday as the country confronts its worst tidal surge in 60 years after a powerful storm with hurricane-force gusts roared across northern Europe.
Russia fears that some pilots have fake licenses
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian investigators are searching the state aviation agency to see if some pilots may have fake licenses — part of an investigation into a plane crash last month that killed all 50 people on board.
Milan court convicts Egyptian of terror charges
MILAN (AP) — An Egyptian cleric kidnapped as part of the CIA's extraordinary rendition program was convicted by an Italian court Friday of decade-old terror charges and sentenced to six years in prison, lawyers involved in the case said.
Serb police detain hundreds in anti-drug sweep
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police say they have detained hundreds of people in a massive sweep against drug traffickers throughout the Balkan country.
Martinique politician Pierre Aliker dies at 106
PARIS (AP) — Pierre Aliker, a politician who fought for independence from French rule for his native Caribbean island of Martinique for over half a century, has died at age 106.
Russia PM: no amnesty for political prisoners
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has hinted that members of punk band Pussy Riot, former tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky and others widely referred to as political prisoners will not be freed in the upcoming amnesty.
Milan court convicts Egyptian cleric once kidnapped in CIA rendition of terror charges
MILAN (AP) — Milan court convicts Egyptian cleric once kidnapped in CIA rendition of terror charges .
Fierce storm lashes Europe; at least 3 dead
LONDON (AP) — Britain braced for severe flooding and the worst tidal surge in 60 years after a powerful storm with hurricane-force gusts hit the country Thursday and began moving across Europe.
Ukraine official rejects early elections demand
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — A top Ukrainian official on Thursday rejected the opposition's demand for early presidential elections amid major street protests gripping the country, as Western officials scramble to help work out a solution to the crisis.
UK government predicting surplus by decade's end
LONDON (AP) — Austerity will remain in place in Britain for years to come, the government insisted Thursday even though the U.K. economy is growing faster than most of its peers.
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