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  • Mourners view body of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov

    MOSCOW (AP) — Thousands of mourners and dignitaries filed past the white-lined coffin of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov Tuesday, paying last respects to one of the most prominent figures of Russia’s beleaguered opposition. Nemtsov…

  • Woman with slain Putin critic says she didn’t see his killer

    MOSCOW (AP) — The 23-year-old Ukrainian model who was with slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov tearfully recounted Monday their last dinner in a chic Red Square restaurant and their walk onto a nearby bridge —…

  • Polish top senator: Russia banned me from Nemtsov’s funeral

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s Senate speaker said Monday that Russia’s authorities have denied him entry into the country for the funeral of slain Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov. Bogdan Borusewicz — Poland’s leading opposition activist…

  • Russia, Ukraine reach gas deal to avoid cuts this month

    BRUSSELS (AP) — Russia and Ukraine reached an agreement late Monday to ensure natural gas supplies to war-torn Ukraine for the month of March, averting possible cuts that could have hit supplies to the European…

  • Volkswagen CEO stands by cautious outlook

    GENEVA (AP) — The CEO of Volkswagen AG is staying with his cautious outlook for this year, saying it’s a “balanced statement” based on growth in the U.S., Europe and China versus trouble spots such…

  • Spain reveals 3rd Greek bailout, then says it’s hypothetical

    MADRID (AP) — Spain created hours of confusion over the future of Greece’s troubled finances Monday by announcing that eurozone nations were negotiating a third Greek bailout of up to 50 billion euros ($56 billion),…

  • Labor disputes disrupt SAS, Norwegian flights in Scandinavia

    HELSINKI (AP) — Scandinavian Airlines canceled some 50 flights to and from Denmark on Monday after a four-day protest strike by 1,300 cabin crew members in Denmark, but most had returned to work by the…

  • Romanian parliament approves new spy chief

    BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — The Romanian parliament has approved a new spy chief who has named the fight against corruption and cyber security in Ukraine as his priorities. Lawmakers voted 498-15 in favor of installing…

  • Greece: Turkey withdraws planned military exercise in Aegean

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece says Turkey has withdrawn a recent notice seeking to reserve a large swathe of airspace over the Aegean Sea for military maneuvers until the end of the year. Foreign Ministry…

  • Estonian premier aims for coalition talks to create new govt

    TALLINN, Estonia (AP) — Estonia’s prime minister was preparing to form a new government Monday, a day after his ruling Reform Party won parliamentary elections. Taavi Roivas’ center-right group, which includes the Social Democrats, lost…

  • Turkish journalist arrested for ‘framing’ military officers

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A Turkish court on Monday ordered a journalist arrested pending trial as part of an investigation into an alleged conspiracy against hundreds of military officers who were convicted in 2012 of…

  • Iran nuke talks resume amid contentious US-Israel debate

    MONTREUX, Switzerland (AP) — As U.S. and Israeli officials sparred in Washington over the wisdom of a nuclear deal with Iran, negotiations on a potential agreement resumed Monday, with Secretary of State John Kerry saying…

  • France wants companies to make appliances that last longer

    PARIS (AP) — France is ordering manufacturers to inform consumers how long they can expect their TV, cell phone or other appliance to last — before they buy it. A new French government decree that…

  • Volkswagen Passat wins car of the year award

    GENEVA (AP) — The large family car Volkswagen Passat has been voted car of the year by European automotive editors at the Geneva International Motor Show. German Volkswagen’s four-door sedan beat six other finalists including…

  • Reports: Turkey detains 10 IS militants

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish media reports say police have detained 10 suspected Islamic State militants in raids. The Dogan news agency said Monday that the suspects were detained for questioning following simultaneous early morning…