ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A highly unusual online exchange took place on Twitter between the prime ministers of Greece and Turkey before the former deleted his tweets - but only from the English version of his account.
The official English-speaking account of Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras (@Tsipras_eu) posted four tweets addressed to his Turkish counterpart Ahmet Davutoglu, needling him about Turkey's downing of a Russian jet and Turkey's violations of Greek airspace...
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — A Malaysian military officer who was extradited to New Zealand after earlier leaving the country under the protection of diplomatic immunity has pleaded guilty to indecent assault.
Muhammad Rizalman Ismail faces a maximum of seven years in prison on the charge. He had earlier pleaded not guilty to more serious charges before entering his plea Monday. The court is scheduled to hear disputed facts in the case Friday ahead of any sentencing....
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Authorities in the U.S. Virgin Islands say they have arrested a man on charges related to the embezzlement of $1.4 million from a MoneyGram operation.
Police say 50-year-old Alvery Smith of St. Thomas was charged with embezzlement and forgery after the former MoneyGram agent admitted he failed to deposit $1.4 million in a company account and used the funds for personal benefit.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's official news agency is quoting the country's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (hah-meh-neh-EE'), as calling the recent Paris attacks "blind terrorism."
The comments, reported by the IRNA news agency Sunday, were Khamenei's first reaction to the attacks, in which extremist jihadists killed 130 people and injured scores of others. The government had previously condemned the attacks immediately after they occurred.
BRUSSELS (AP) — A European official says British Prime Minister David Cameron and European Council President Donald Tusk will meet Sunday night to discuss the EU reforms Britain is asking for ahead of a referendum on continued membership.
Following an EU summit on Turkey and the refugee crisis on Sunday afternoon, Cameron and Tusk will meet for pre-arranged talks about which major stumbling blocks remain over the extent of reforms.
MADRID (AP) — A poll shows three parties are evenly matched three weeks ahead of the general election that will determine who governs Spain for the next four years.
The survey by private pollster Metroscopia — published Sunday by newspaper El Pais — shows the ruling conservative Popular Party has the support of 22.7 percent voters ahead of the Dec. 20 election against 22.6 percent for the centrist newcomer Ciudadanos (Citizens) party and 22.5 percent for the main...