Friday, August 28, 2015
Serbia and Kosovo voiced satisfaction Wednesday with an EU-brokered deal that marked a major step forward in normalizing ties between the former foes, and boosted hopes of faster accession to the European Union.
Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said Thursday that the crucial debt deal struck between Kiev and its private creditors had delivered a blow to "enemy" Russia.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
German Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Wednesday there would be no tolerance for "shameful and vile" anti-migrant violence, facing down a noisy far-right protest during a visit to a refugee center.
A Belgian nurse who helped save hundreds of American soldiers during the Battle of the Bulge at the end of World War II has died and will be buried near where thousands of Allied troops fell.
Prosecutors have charged a Moroccan man over last week's attack on a high-speed French train, accusing him of a "targeted and premeditated" jihadist assault that would have ended in carnage had passengers not intervened.
He watches one last YouTube video of an Islamist preacher, then alone in the bathroom of a high-speed train he removes his shirt and grabs his assault rifle.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Germany confirmed Tuesday it has stopped returning Syrian asylum seekers to their first port of entry in the EU, an action hailed as "European solidarity" as thousands more migrants pour into the bloc seeking refuge.
A Russian military court on Tuesday sentenced a Ukrainian filmmaker to 20 years in a strict-regime prison colony on terror charges in a trial condemned by Kiev, Western rights groups and top film directors.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Germany's government on Monday denounced the far-right protests outside a refugee shelter in which dozens of police were injured by a neo-Nazi mob hurling bottles and fireworks at officers trying to ensure asylum seekers could move in.