TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia's foreign minister says she is resigning following a local court ruling that connected her to the bankruptcy of her father's freight company and ordered her and other defendants to pay claims to creditors.
Foreign Minister Keit Pentus-Rosimannus said Wednesday that she disagrees with the Tallinn appeal court's ruling that she must be punished for her father's business failure. She said she would appeal the decision.
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberian officials have confirmed a second Ebola case in the same town where the disease was detected on a corpse about seven weeks after the country was declared Ebola-free.
Health Minister Bernice Dahn and deputy minister Tolbert Nyenswah confirmed the second case on Wednesday. Nyenswah, also head of the country's Ebola response, said the infected person has been moved to Monrovia. He said the person came from Nedowein, about 30 miles (48...
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's parliament has elected the ruling party's candidate as its new speaker with the tacit support of a right-wing nationalist party, a move that represents a serious gesture to the ruling party as Turkey heads toward coalition-building talks.
Ismet Yilmaz — the ruling party's nominee and the defense minister in the outgoing government — won 258 votes Wednesday, beating the left-wing party's candidate in a face-off Wednesday. The nationalist...
MADRID (AP) — Nobel-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa has reportedly confirmed his romantic involvement with Isabel Preysler, the former wife of singer Julio Iglesias and mother of Enrique Iglesias.
The 79-year-old Peruvian novelist said in comments published Wednesday in weekly magazine Hola that his relationship with Preysler "is going very well." The magazine said he declined to speak in more detail about his private life.
MOSCOW (AP) — An American university official was fired from his job as deputy head of a Russian university after his presence on the faculty was questioned during a pro-Kremlin weekly television news program.
His firing was seen as fallout from the tensions between the United States and Russia, which have exacerbated suspicions of Americans and U.S.-funded organizations operating in Russia.
Nizhny Novgorod State University said in a statement late...
LONDON (AP) — British police say they are investigating the disappearance of a family of 12 feared to have traveled to Syria.
Bedfordshire police say the group from Luton, near London, includes three children, including a one-year-old baby, and two grandparents. The family was reported missing after they failed to return home from a holiday in Bangladesh in May.
Police said Wednesday they are working with the family's relatives to probe whether the...
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner is leading a Congressional delegation to Poland, part of a broader U.S. attempt to strengthen economic ties and reassure an ally nervous about Russian aggression in the region.
Boehner met with Poland's president and foreign minister in Warsaw on Wednesday. He briefly told reporters that his visit was focused on security cooperation and strengthening economic ties.