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  • Train crash in Germany kills at least 10, injures 80

    BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) — Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday in southern Germany, killing 10 people and injuring 80 as they slammed into each other on a curve after an automatic safety braking system…

  • The Latest: Norway investigating migrant child abuse cases

    GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): 6:40 p.m. Norwegian police say they are investigating several cases of sex offenders allegedly abusing children at asylum-seekers’ reception centers.…

  • Putin’s ex-bodyguard turned governor recalls facing bear

    MOSCOW (AP) — President Vladimir Putin’s former bodyguard, who recently has been appointed regional governor, said he once confronted a bear outside of Putin’s residence. Alexei Dyumin, 43 told the daily Kommersant in an interview…

  • The Latest: Death toll in German train crash up to 10

    BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Police say the death toll from a head-on train collision in southern Germany…

  • Bring on the drones: Mediterranean sees severe overfishing

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Experts say almost all species in the Mediterranean are still overfished despite decades of seeing stocks dwindle — and the European Union is considering creative solutions like using drones or space technology…

  • Controversy in Austria over criticism of Nazi camp inmates

    VIENNA (AP) — The senior party in Austria’s government coalition is suggesting that an official in its partner party be removed for indirectly backing an article describing some Nazi concentration camp inmates as a “scourge.”…

  • Irish deploy military-style checkpoints to suppress gang war

    DUBLIN (AP) — Ireland’s police force deployed military-style road checkpoints Tuesday as the government announced toughened measures to try to prevent a gang war in Dublin from claiming more lives. Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald said…

  • Suspension of Turkey flights costs Russian airports heavily

    MOSCOW (AP) — A top official at Russia’s busiest airport says the halt or reduction of flights to Turkey, Ukraine and Egypt over the past three months has cost the country’s airports six billion rubles…

  • Macedonia: Trial opens for 29 men accused of terrorism

    SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — A trial has started in Macedonia of 29 men charged with terrorism-related offences in connection with a two-day shootout with police in 2015 that left 18 dead, including eight police officers.…

  • UN urges Turkey to open border; warns Aleppo could lack aid

    KILIS, Turkey (AP) — Turkey must open its doors to the thousands of Syrians who have massed at the border after fleeing violence, the U.N. demanded Tuesday, warning that hundreds of thousands of others in…

  • Oil supply seen outpacing demand, capping price

    PARIS (AP) — The International Energy Agency says oil supply is set to outpace demand this year, keeping a lid on any expected price increases. The organization, which advises countries on energy policy, said in…

  • Poland to ask Germany about satirical Carnival float

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government has taken offense at a German Carnival float that satirizes the country’s ruling party leader, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, and plans to raise the matter with the German government, Poland’s…

  • UK media groups lose secrecy challenge on terror trial

    LONDON (AP) — British media trying to report on the terrorism trial of a law student lost a legal challenge Tuesday over unprecedented secrecy surrounding the case. The case was against London student Erol Incedal,…

  • Bosnian Serb convicted in Srebrenica genocide dies in cell

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A Bosnian Serb general convicted by United Nations judges of genocide in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre and described as the “right hand” of Ratko Mladic has died in his cell,…

  • Italian bank UniCredit earnings drop amid market turmoil

    MILAN (AP) — Italian lender UniCredit says its earnings dropped in the fourth quarter, on a day its shares were being battered amid broad concerns over the country’s banking system. UniCredit reported Tuesday a net…