Category Archives: Europe

Spain: Ruling party tipped to win election but lose majority

MADRID (AP) — The last government-run opinion poll prior to Spain's Dec. 20 election says the ruling conservatives will win most seats yet will need substantial outside support to stay…

Migrant Dies Amid Macedonia Border Protests

A man has died after being electrocuted at a border crossing between Macedonia & Greece as crashes broke out between refugees & migrants. The man, believed to be Moroccan, died…

ECB Fires Gun On New Round Of Euro Stimulus

The European Central Bank (ECB) has confirmed further action to tackle weak euro inflation, with "further" economic stimulus to be outlined shortly. It was announced that the governing council had…

The Latest: 4 missing in Aegean after small boat sinks

IDOMENI, Greece (AP) — The latest news as tens of thousands of people enter the European Union in search of a better life. All times local. 3:35 p.m. Greek rescuers…

Homeward bound: In Ghana, diaspora 'returnees' straddle two worlds

For Nicole Amarteifio, the creative breakthrough of her career happened at an unexpected moment – reclined on her couch, midway through another rerun of Sex & the City.  As Carrie Bradshaw’s voice…

Benzema will respond on national news to growing criticism

PARIS (AP) — Facing increasing pressure in the wake of a blackmail scandal that is tarnishing his name, France striker Karim Benzema has finally decided to speak out. French Prime…

French America's Cup skipper has operation after accident

PARIS (AP) — America's Cup skipper Franck Cammas of Groupama Team underwent successful surgery after sustaining a double shinbone fracture in a training accident. Cammas will be sidelined for several…

Angers holds French league leader PSG to 0-0

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain dropped points in the French league for only the third time this season after being held at newly promoted Angers to an entertaining 0-0 draw…

Burkina Faso celebrates newly elected president

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — Burkina Faso took a step toward strengthening its democracy with the election on Tuesday of Roch Marc Christian Kabore, who will become the West African…

New arrest in Paris attacks linked to apartment raid

PARIS (AP) — A woman was arrested Tuesday in a Paris suburb for suspected links to an intermediary to the only man charged in connection the Paris attacks, according to…