LONDON (AP) — British spy agencies are facing questions about how a young Londoner who was on their radar as part of terrorist investigation... Full Story
8 Spaniards arrested on suspicion of fighting in Ukraine
MADRID (AP) — Police on Friday arrested eight Spaniards suspected of fighting on the pro-Russian side in eastern Ukraine, the Interior Ministry said, describing it as the first operation of its kind in Europe.
UK spies face questions about failure to stop 'Jihadi John'
LONDON (AP) — British spy agencies are facing questions about how a young Londoner who was on their radar as part of terrorist investigations was able to travel to Syria and become the knife-wielding masked militant known as "Jihadi John."
Serbian court deliberates rehabilitating WWII commander
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Belgrade court is considering quashing the treason conviction against Gen. Draza Mihailovic for his collaboration with Nazis during World War II, which would politically rehabilitate the controversial Serbian guerrilla commander almost 70 years after he was sentenced and sot to death by communists.
Soviet army monument banned from returning to Warsaw street
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Warsaw city councilors have banned a 1945 monument of Polish-Soviet brotherhood in arms from being returned to its place on a city street.
Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons
NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian and Russian-backed separatist forces drew back some heavy weapons from the front line in the east Friday in compliance with a cease-fire deal, although officials in Kiev accused rebels of falling short of requirements.
Cash-strapped Ukraine struggles to keep Russia gas supplies
MOSCOW (AP) — Cash-strapped Ukraine sought to buy time in its effort to ensure continued gas supplies from Russia, making a $15 million payment to Moscow on Friday as it waits for international rescue loans to arrive.
IS finances 'vulnerable,' tougher action needed, report says
PARIS (AP) — A global agency fighting terrorist financing says Islamic State extremists are financially vulnerable as oil prices have fallen and their ability to extort resources in Iraq and Syria is peaking.
German Parliament approves Greece's bailout extension
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Parliament overwhelmingly approved the four-month extension of Greece's financial bailout on Friday, despite unease over the new government in Athens.
EU, others: catch plans for Bluefin tuna threaten recovery
BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union, Japan and others have criticized Turkey's unilateral decision to exceed catch limits on Bluefin tuna set in an international agreement.
International court judges uphold acquittal of Congolese man
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court judges on Friday upheld the acquittal of a Congolese man who was cleared at trial of leading a deadly militia attack in eastern Congo.
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