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EU official: Turkey makes progress in visa-free travel talks

May 30, 2016

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — Turkey is making progress on measures that need to be passed before visa-free travel to the European Union can be instituted, a senior EU official said Monday. more »»

Pueblo shield withdrawn from Paris artifacts auction

May 30, 2016

PARIS (AP) — A French auction house has withdrawn a Pueblo shield from a contested sale of Native American artifacts after protests from the United States.

U.. more »»

EU leader Juncker to visit Russia in hint of diplomatic thaw

May 30, 2016

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Commission's president will visit Russia next month in what would be the most high-profile EU official to go to Russia since it annexed the Crimean Peninsula from... more »»

Chad ex-dictator found guilty, sentence to life for abuses

May 30, 2016

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre was found guilty and sentenced to life imprisonment for crimes against humanity, war crimes, torture and sex crimes during his time in... more »»

Rome student burned alive by ex-boyfriend, police say

May 30, 2016

ROME (AP) — A Rome university student was burned alive by her ex-boyfriend after she left him, authorities said Monday — a slaying one investigator called the most atrocious crime he has seen in... more »»

It's raining men! Sweden sees historic gender balance shift

May 30, 2016

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Famous for its efforts to put women on an equal footing with men, Sweden is experiencing a gender balance shift that has caught the country by surprise: For the first time since... more »»

Spanish man in rush for plane causes Cologne security scare

May 30, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — A Spanish man in a rush for his plane caused a security scare at Germany's Cologne-Bonn airport Monday when he skirted security screening, causing authorities to shut down and... more »»

Uganda to stop security cooperation with North Korea

May 30, 2016

KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Uganda is cutting military ties with North Korea to comply with U.. more »»

Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido rescued after kidnapping

May 30, 2016

CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities rescued kidnapped soccer player Alan Pulido after he was able to dial an emergency phone number and alert authorities to his location, a state... more »»

Head of Egypt's journalists union detained over bail

May 30, 2016

CAIRO (AP) — The head of Egypt's journalists union and two of its board members have been questioned by prosecutors over allegations that they spread false news and harbored journalists wanted by... more »»

Romania: tiny percentage of funds needed for statue raised

May 30, 2016

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romania's public has donated less than 3 percent of funds needed to purchase a sculpture by Constantin Brancusi, considered one of the country's finest modern artworks,... more »»

Prince Philip to miss Battle of Jutland event

May 30, 2016

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II's husband Prince Philip has decided to follow medical advice and skip upcoming commemorations to mark the Battle of Jutlan. more »»

Pakistan says new sampling shows progress against polio

May 30, 2016

ISLAMABAD (AP) — For the first time in Pakistan's history all the previous month's environmental samples for polio have tested negative — a sign of progress in the campaign to eradicate the virus... more »»

Bahrain court more than doubles opposition leader's sentence

May 30, 2016

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A Bahraini appeals court on Monday more than doubled the prison term for the country's top Shiite opposition figure in a ruling that his political bloc blasted... more »»

London's Labour Party mayor joins Cameron against 'Brexit'

May 30, 2016

LONDON (AP) — London's new mayor has joined forces with Prime Minister David Cameron in the campaign to prevent a British exit from the European Union. more »»

Germany: 4 dead after flooding in southwest

May 30, 2016

BERLIN (AP) — Rainstorms in southwestern Germany triggered flooding that left one small town littered with debris and rubble, and led to accidents late Sunday and early Monday in which four peopl... more »»

EU ministers endorse pact aimed at improving life in cities

May 30, 2016

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — European Union ministers meeting in the Dutch capital have endorsed a "Pact of Amsterdam" aimed at improving living conditions in towns and cities throughout the... more »»

Turkey: Germany should not call Armenian killings genocide

May 30, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey has criticized plans by Germany's parliament to recognize the World War I killings of Armenians as genocide.

The killings of 1. more »»

Czech government again approves ban on smoking

May 30, 2016

PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech government has again approved a smoking ban in restaurants. more »»

As peace talks stall, Syrian opposition negotiator resigns

May 30, 2016

BEIRUT (AP) — The chief Syrian opposition negotiator in the Geneva peace talks has resigned amid no signs of progress in the peace process that began earlier this yea. more »»

Turkey hopes it can mend ties with Russia soon

May 30, 2016

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A top Turkish government official expressed hope that Turkey and Russia can mend relations soon, adding that neither country is in a position to "sacrifice" ties. more »»


Memorial Day Chicken BBQ May 30, 2016

WESLEY — The American Legion is hosting a Memorial Day Chicken BBQ at 5 p.m. Monday at the Wesley Community Center. more »

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