WARSAW, Poland - Poland's main left-wing party was once a major player. It helped bring Poland into the European Union, sent troops to Iraq and let the CIA operate a secret prison for terror suspects.
WASHINGTON - US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet next week with his Russian and Iranian counterparts seeking an end to fighting in Ukraine and to advance a nuclear deal with Iran, US officials said on Feb. 26.
BRUSSELS - Despite stern talk and solemn pledges from NATO, a British-based think tank says some alliance member nations are cutting their spending on defense. In a report released on Feb. 26, the European Leadership Network said Britain, Bulgaria, Canada, Germany, Hungary and Italy are all on track to reduce military expenditures in 2015.
Greece is preparing to present a list of reforms to lenders in order to secure a bailout extension. The list to be submitted on Feb. 23 must be approved by international creditors to secure a four-month loan extension.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif met for two hours in Geneva on Sunday in another round of nuclear talks to try to narrow gaps as they pressed against a March 31 deadline to reach a political agreement.
Russia, beware, Iran is trying to get into the European gas market.
Russia is playing a 'very dangerous game of chicken' by encroaching on Britain's airspace there is a growing risk that one of its bombers could collide with a passenger plane.
ATHENS, Greece — The Greek government is facing a Monday deadline to come up with credible reform proposals to extend the existing bailout deal and the drafting of a new one.
Greece and its European creditors reached Feb. 20 a deal over the country's request to extend its bailout that would keep the country from falling out of the euro bloc.
BRUSSELS - Greece and its European creditors are converging on Brussels to try to bridge major differences over Athens' request for a six-month loan extension to help pay off massive debts.
WARSAW, Poland - The prime minister of Poland, one of Europe's most critical voices on Russia, held what she called "honest and difficult talks" on Feb. 19 with her Hungarian counterpart Viktor Orban, who faces sharp criticism in the West for cultivating closer ties with Russia.
Greek shares are flat in morning trading, as investors await the details of a last-minute compromise proposal from Athens to break a deadlock with European creditors over Greece's frozen bailout program.
ATHENS - "If we carry on like this, Europe is screwed!" In the streets of Athens, Greeks are clinging to hope of a bailout deal after a dramatic stand-off with Brussels, but warn they would not be the only ones to pay the price of failure.
Tens of thousands of people have gathered in towns and cities across Denmark to commemorate the victims of weekend gun attacks in the capital.
Talks between Greece and euro zone finance ministers over the country's debt crisis broke down on Feb. 17 when Athens rejected a proposal to request a six-month extension of its international bailout package as "unacceptable".
Egyptian jets bombed Islamic State targets in Libyaon Feb. 17, a day after the group there released a video showing the beheading of 21 Egyptian Christians, drawing Cairo directly into the conflict across its border.
Greece and its European creditors began fresh talks on Feb. 16 over the country's request to ease its bailout terms, but expectations for a quick deal are low despite a fast-approaching deadline.
Six men of Chechen origin are facing terrorism charges in France over a suspected recruiting ring sending jihadi fighters to Syria, the Paris prosecutor's office said.