ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin's spokesman says the question of Russian financial aid for Greece was not discussed during talks between the leaders of the two countries.
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras had traveled to Russia as his country struggles to reach a deal with its creditors for new loans it needs to avoid defaulting on debt payments at the end of the month. The visit Friday gave rise to speculation that the Greeks may be seeking...
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron has called for a fight against the radical ideology of the Islamic State group, calling it one of the biggest threats for our world.
Addressing a major security conference in the Slovak capital Friday, Cameron said it is necessary for everyone, from governments to communities and families, to do all they can to prevent young people in the West from becoming radicalized and getting recruited to fight for the...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark's center-left prime minister has resigned, paving the way for the Liberal leader to start tough talks on forming a Cabinet following the success of an anti-immigration party that lifted the center-right opposition to victory.
Helle Thorning-Schmidt, who also is quitting as Social Democratic leader, presented her resignation to Queen Margrethe at the royal palace on Friday.
MADRID (AP) — An opinion poll shows Spaniards strongly approving the way the king and queen are doing things in their first year and give the monarch top marks in boosting Spain's image abroad.
The poll published by El Pais newspaper indicates 81 percent approved King Felipe VI's performance, while 17 percent disapprove and 2 percent did'nt know or didn't answer. Queen Letizia got a 74 percent approval rating.
VICENZA, Italy (AP) — Michelle Obama is visiting soldiers and their families stationed in northern Italy as part of her four-stop European trip.
The U.S. first lady meets Friday with the soldiers and their families at the U.S. Army Garrison Vicenza, thanking them for their service. She will also do a book-reading with children and meet about 30 expectant mothers on the base to discuss the challenges of military families overseas.
LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Europe was scrambling to pick up the pieces after another failed meeting over Greece's bailout which reinforced fears that the country was heading for bankruptcy and euro exit.
Amid increasing signs that Greeks are taking their money out of banks in ever-increasing amounts, Finnish Finance Minister Alexander Stubb said Friday that "right now it's touch and go" whether a deal can be brokered.