- The Latest: Eurozone's Dijsselbloem says it's up to Greece Updated: Jul-07-15 7:20 am
BRUSSELS - The latest on the Greek financial crisis (all times Brussels local):
- Greek PM Tsipras races to restart talks after vote win Updated: Jul-07-15 5:46 am
BRUSSELS - With his country struggling to stave off financial collapse, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras will try to convince European creditors to agree on a new bailout program when they meet Tuesday for an emergency eurozone summit.
- What's next, as Greece stumbles toward euro exit Updated: Jul-06-15 11:47 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany - Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit.
- Correction: Russia-Ukraine-Gas story Updated: Jul-06-15 2:54 pm
MOSCOW - In a story July 1 about Gazprom halting gas supplies to Ukraine, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Russia offered Ukraine a price of $247 per cubic meter. The price offered was per thousand cubic meters.
- EU official: Migrant boats also carrying IS fighters Updated: Jul-06-15 11:14 am
BRUSSELS - The European Union's top prosecutor said Monday she has been told that smugglers' boats bringing migrants across the Mediterranean to Europe are also carrying Islamic State group fighters.
- 2 choices, many possible results for Greece's landmark vote Updated: Jul-05-15 5:37 am
LONDON - The Greek people are voting on a future in which they face two painful prospects: the slow grind of years more of austerity cuts or the country's potentially catastrophic exit from the 19-nation eurozone.
- 7/7 spurred tough anti-terror measures some say went too far Updated: Jul-05-15 5:04 am
LONDON - After four home-grown suicide bombers killed 52 London commuters on July 7, 2005, Prime Minister Tony Blair vowed that Britain would stop at nothing to defeat terrorism. "Let no one be in any doubt," he said. "The rules of the game are changing."
- Analysts: Greek government's post-referendum future unsure Updated: Jul-04-15 7:49 am
ATHENS, Greece - Whether Greeks decide in Sunday's referendum to accept their lenders' bailout deal or reject it, the government's hold on power may be shakier than its brash prime minister has calculated, analysts say.
- Would Greek exit help or hurt Europe's currency union? Updated: Jul-04-15 5:22 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - With aid negotiations off and ATMs running out of money, it's not speculation any more. Greece could leave the euro. And soon.
- Russia mulls new selective sanctions against Western nations Updated: Jul-03-15 3:53 pm
MOSCOW - Russia will consider new selective retaliatory measures against some specific Western countries, the nation's security chief said Friday, pointing at Finland as a possible target.
- Greek voters confused by referendum wording as vote nears Updated: Jul-03-15 12:35 pm
ATHENS, Greece - Greek voters facing a momentous vote Sunday that may determine the country's future in Europe can be forgiven for scratching their heads when they read the ballot question that has to be marked with a "yes" or a "no."
- The Latest: Protesters loot supermarket in Athens suburb Updated: Jul-03-15 10:37 am
ATHENS, Greece - The latest news on Greece's financial woes and its upcoming referendum on Sunday (all times local):
- Slovak agency: Russian spies increase activities in EU, NATO Updated: Jul-03-15 10:31 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia - Slovakia's spy agency says Russian agents have significantly increased their activities in Slovakia and all other NATO and European Union countries in connection with the crisis in Ukraine.
- Ex-leader of populist party becomes Parliament speaker Updated: Jul-03-15 7:07 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark - Denmark's Parliament on Friday elected Pia Kjaersgaard, retired leader of the anti-immigration Danish People's Party, as its speaker, a largely ceremonial post.
- EU leaders unlikely to attend Chinese military parade Updated: Jul-03-15 5:26 am
BEIJING - Top officials from the European Union probably won't attend a Chinese military parade marking the anniversary of the end of World War II in Asia, the organization's ambassador to Beijing said Friday, amid uneasiness about such displays of armed might in the tense region.
- Polish PM candidate vows no euro, more economic justice Updated: Jul-02-15 11:38 am
WARSAW, Poland - Beata Szydlo led a little-known politician to a surprise victory in Poland's recent presidential election. Now she hopes to repeat that winning formula for herself.
- What crisis? Stronger banks, economies ease fear over Greece Updated: Jul-02-15 3:13 am
The prospect of a Greek crackup isn't so terrifying anymore.
- Hungary: Fence on Serbia border forced step to stop migrants Updated: Jul-01-15 10:02 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary - The fence Hungary wants to build on the Serbian border to stem the flow of illegal migrants is a "forced measure" not aimed at its southern neighbor, Hungary's prime minister said Wednesday.
- UN: migrant crossings to Europe jump 83 percent in 1st half Updated: Jul-01-15 5:26 am
BERLIN - The number of migrants crossing the Mediterranean to southern Europe was more than 80 percent higher in the first half of 2015 than a year earlier, with deaths initially soaring before dropping back as rescue efforts at sea were stepped up, the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday.
- Romania Parliament approves new spy chief in blow to premier Updated: Jun-30-15 4:22 pm
BUCHAREST, Romania - Romania's Parliament approved a new spy chief opposed by the prime minister on Tuesday, dealing a blow to the leader who faces increasing pressure to resign amid a corruption investigation.
- China announces climate target for Paris deal Updated: Jun-30-15 4:21 pm
PARIS - Top carbon polluter China confirmed it will try to cap its rising emissions before 2030 while the U.S. and Brazil pledged to boost renewable energy sources in a series of announcements Tuesday in anticipation of a global climate pact in Paris.
- UN rights office urges Thailand to free 14 student activists Updated: Jun-30-15 4:52 am
BANGKOK - The U.N. human rights office called Tuesday on Thailand to release 14 student activists and drop the charges that were filed against them for holding a peaceful anti-coup rally.
- Chinese premier calls for deal to keep Greece in eurozone Updated: Jun-29-15 4:08 pm
BRUSSELS - The prime minister of China, the European Union's No. 2 trading partner, called Monday on Greece and its creditors to reach a last-minute deal that will allow Greece to remain in the eurozone.
- Hezbollah member pleads guilty to 8 charges in Cyprus Updated: Jun-29-15 11:05 am
LARNACA, Cyprus - A Cyprus criminal court on Tuesday sentenced a member of the militant group Hezbollah to six years in prison after he pleaded guilty to all eight charges against him in connection with the seizure of 9 tons of a chemical compound that can be converted into an explosive.
- Pro-European candidate leads in Moldova vote Updated: Jun-28-15 7:07 pm
CHISINAU, Moldova - Near-final results gave a pro-European Union candidate a comfortable lead in the runoff vote for mayor of Moldova's biggest city Sunday, in an election seen as a test of whether the former Soviet republic moves closer to the EU or to neighboring Russia.