- Anger grows over two-speed Poland, fueling political shift Updated: Jul-29-15 10:32 am
PIONKI, Poland - Everybody in Poland seems to be against them now: temporary contracts that offer few benefits to their workers, popularly known as "junk contracts."
- Greece's Tsipras: party rebels could force early election Updated: Jul-29-15 10:19 am
ATHENS, Greece - Greece's prime minister sought to contain a deepening rift in his radical left Syriza party Wednesday, warning rebels that he would have to call early elections if they keep opposing key reforms demanded for a new international bailout.
- Iran says will hold 'high-level' talks with EU Updated: Jul-28-15 1:13 pm
TEHRAN, Iran - Iran's foreign minister said Tuesday that "high-level" talks will soon be launched with the European Union following a nuclear agreement reached with world powers earlier this month.
- Slovenia appoints ICJ head as arbitration representative Updated: Jul-28-15 12:46 pm
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Slovenia's prime minister says his government has appointed the head of the International Court of Justice, Ronny Abraham, as the country's representative in arbitration over a border dispute with Croatia.
- FIFA welcomes legal win for ban on third-party ownership Updated: Jul-27-15 9:05 am
ZURICH - FIFA has welcomed a legal win in a Belgian court which upholds its ban on third-party investors owning players' transfer rights.
- Hungary's Orban says illegal immigration threatens Europe Updated: Jul-25-15 8:16 am
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Illegal immigration is a threat to Hungary and all of Europe, with the biggest risk coming from hundreds of millions of people from the "depths of Africa" looking to escape poverty, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Saturday.
- EU regulator recommends 1st license for malaria vaccine Updated: Jul-24-15 10:25 am
LONDON - The European Medicines Agency has recommended approving what would be the world's first licensed malaria vaccine, even though it's only about 30 percent effective and its protection fades over time.
- European court rejects Financial Fair Play challenge Updated: Jul-22-15 10:41 am
NYON, Switzerland - UEFA says it has won at the European Union's supreme court after a legal challenge to "Financial Fair Play" rules that curb club spending was thrown out.
- Europe approves Amgen's first-in-class cholesterol drug Updated: Jul-21-15 2:33 pm
WASHINGTON - Amgen on Tuesday received European approval for its first-of-a-kind cholesterol drug that lowers levels of the artery-clogging substance more than older drugs that have been prescribed for decades.
- Birmingham mayor: Pleased to back pope's call to end slavery Updated: Jul-21-15 10:44 am
VATICAN CITY - The latest developments at the Vatican's meeting of mayors on fighting climate change and human trafficking. All times local.
- UN endorses Iran nuclear deal with 6 world powers Updated: Jul-20-15 5:34 pm
UNITED NATIONS - The U.N. Security Council on Monday unanimously endorsed the landmark deal to rein in Iran's nuclear program and authorized measures leading to the end of U.N. sanctions, but also approved a provision that would automatically reinstate the harsh measures if Tehran reneges on its promises.
- EU agrees to help Tunisia fight terror, boost economy Updated: Jul-20-15 2:43 pm
BRUSSELS - The European Union on Monday agreed to help Tunisia combat violent Islamic extremism and boost its economy, including by raising quotas on how much olive oil it can sell in EU markets.
- Russian scientists squeezed by sanctions, Kremlin policies Updated: Jul-20-15 7:19 am
NOVOSIBIRSK, Russia - Hundreds of Russian scientists say companies abroad are refusing to sell them scientific equipment they need to do their work and Western publications are curtly turning down their research papers.
- EU task force seeks mental exams, drug tests for pilots Updated: Jul-17-15 10:07 am
BRUSSELS - A European Union task force on Friday recommended pre-employment psychological evaluations and random drug and alcohol testing for pilots to prevent a repeat of the Germanwings disaster.
- EU task force seeks mental exams, drug tests for pilots Updated: Jul-17-15 9:42 am
BRUSSELS - A European Union task force is recommending pre-employment psychological evaluations and random drug and alcohol tests for pilots to prevent a repeat of the Germanwings disaster.
- Europe divided along former Iron Curtain over nuclear power Updated: Jul-17-15 5:20 am
TEMELIN NUCLEAR PLANT, Czech Republic - A quarter-century after the collapse of communism, Central Europe faces a new divide: irreconcilable visions of nuclear power that pit nations once on the opposite sides of the Iron Curtain against one another.
- Yellen, Draghi upbeat despite tumult in Greece, China Updated: Jul-16-15 5:23 pm
WASHINGTON - The Chinese stock market is experiencing a terrifying freefall, and Greece is teetering on the brink of financial collapse.
- Hungary puts inmates to work on border fence to bar migrants Updated: Jul-16-15 4:35 pm
MORAHALOM, Hungary - Using materials prepared by inmates in Hungarian prisons, 900 soldiers will build a fence along Hungary's border with Serbia by December to stem the torrent of migrants, officials said Thursday - a project critics are comparing to Communist-era barriers like the Berlin Wall.
- On the brink, EU leaders clinched bailout deal - with an SMS Updated: Jul-16-15 2:22 pm
BRUSSELS - As dawn broke in Brussels on Monday, Europe's frazzled leaders gazed into an abyss: the looming exit of Greece from a common currency that symbolized European unity.
- Juncker urges Cypriot leaders to seize chance for peace Updated: Jul-16-15 12:16 pm
NICOSIA, Cyprus - The European Commission's top official expressed optimism Thursday that renewed peace talks in Cyprus can lead to a deal which the EU would support financially.
- European Central Bank raises support for Greek banks Updated: Jul-16-15 11:09 am
FRANKFURT, Germany - European Central Bank head Mario Draghi delivered financial and moral support for embattled Greece on Thursday, saying that emergency credit to Greek banks will be increased - a first step toward helping them reopen.
- The Latest: European Union to give Greece short-term loan Updated: Jul-16-15 10:17 am
ATHENS, Greece - The latest on Greece's financial crisis (all times local):
- Why Germany refuses to write off Greece's debts Updated: Jul-15-15 12:03 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany - The International Monetary Fund says Greece's debts are too big to pay and need to be partly forgiven.
- Macedonian political leaders reach deal on solving crisis Updated: Jul-15-15 8:31 am
SKOPJE, Macedonia - Macedonia's main political leaders reached a final agreement early Wednesday to resolve a protracted and severe political crisis that has roiled the small Balkan country for months.
- European Commission clears Aer Lingus takeover Updated: Jul-14-15 5:17 pm
LONDON - The European Commission on Tuesday cleared the takeover of Irish airline Aer Lingus by International Airlines Group after securing measures to address competition concerns.