BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is concerned that Russia might want to enforce its old gas contract with Ukraine once their current arrangement runs out, saying it could contravene Moscow's peace obligations.
EU energy chief Maros Sefcovic said Thursday that any return to the previous contract between Russia's Gazprom and Ukraine's Naftogaz "would be quite difficult, complicated."
Russia and Ukraine agreed a truce this week in their latest natural...
AMSTERDAM (AP) — A Dutch charity has granted a terminally ill woman's dying wish, wheeling her into Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum on a special bed for a private viewing of an immensely popular exhibition of Rembrandt paintings.
The 78-year-old woman, who suffers from ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease, was among three terminally ill patients taken to the museum this week by the Ambulance Wish Foundation.
RIGA, Latvia (AP) — NATO and Russia are exchanging heated language reminiscent of Cold War days with accusations of sinister geopolitical plotting and human rights abuses flying across an increasingly deep divide.
NATO's top U.S. civilian official said Thursday says that "an angry, revisionist Russia" was stopping at little to re-establish its clout in Europe, including redrawing "borders by force to achieve its goals."
MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Mexican court has ordered alleged drug lord Servando Gomez to stand trial on drug and organized-crime charges.
The national Judiciary Council said late Wednesday the court had found enough evidence to warrant a trial of the alleged leader of the Knights Templar cartel on charges of trafficking in cocaine and marijuana.
Gomez was captured early Friday by federal police in western Michoacan state.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has eased its restrictions on Gaza vegetable exports, a move that could help both Palestinian farmers and pious Jews.
Cogat, the military agency that deals with Gaza civilian affairs, said Thursday that farmers can begin marketing vegetables to Israel next week for the first time since 2007, when Israel and Egypt imposed a blockade after the Islamic militant group Hamas seized power.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States has circulated a draft resolution in the U.N. Security Council that condemns the use of toxic chemicals such as chlorine in Syria without outright assigning blame.
The draft obtained Thursday by The Associated Press follows this month's condemnation by the world's chemical weapons watchdog of the use of chlorine in Syria as a breach of international law.
While its fact-finding mission concluded "with a high...