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  • The Latest: Lavrov says all sides in Syria are guilty

    MUNICH (AP) — The Latest on the security conference in Munich (all times local): 2:05 p.m. Russia’s foreign minister says that all sides in Syria’s civil war are violating humanitarian law and that President Bashar…

  • Pope-Patriarch meeting seen by Russians as significant

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russians ranging from Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev to ordinary citizens are seeing the landmark meeting of the heads of Roman Catholic and Russian Orthodox churches as having significance far beyond religious doctrine.…

  • Russian PM: West rekindling the Cold War

    MUNICH (AP) — Russia’s prime minister accused the West on Saturday of rekindling the Cold War, telling a meeting of top defense officials, diplomats and national leaders that sanctions imposed after the annexation of Crimea…

  • Several injured in French casino robbery; 4 gunmen at large

    PARIS (AP) — Police are searching for four gunmen who stormed a casino in the southern French city of Aix-en-Provence, causing several injuries and stealing cash before fleeing. Regional police chief Laurent Nunez said the…

  • Turkish media say Saudi Arabia, Turkey may strike in Syria

    ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkish media are quoting Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu as saying his country and Saudi Arabia may launch ground operations against the Islamic State group in Syria. After taking part at a security…

  • For refugees, finding work in Europe an uphill battle

    VIENNA (AP) — Antonio Piani appears to have beaten the odds stacked against refugees finding work in Europe, but the hotel where he works was set up specifically to employ people like him. The 40-year-old…

  • French PM: there will be other major terrorist attacks

    MUNICH (AP) — France’s prime minister is warning that the terrorist threat is a long-term one and there will be other major attacks. Manuel Valls told a group top defense officials and diplomats Saturday that…

  • Saudi envoy: Aid groups in Yemen urged to ‘be careful’

    GENEVA (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s permanent representative in Geneva says his country sent letters to the U.N. humanitarian agency chief calling on aid groups to “be careful” to avoid damage from air strikes led by…

  • Spain premier doesn’t shake hands with opposition leader

    MADRID (AP) — Acting Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy didn’t shake hands with Socialist leader Pedro Sanchez during a meeting that’s part of the drive to form a government following an inconclusive national election. Surrounded…

  • Iran sees chance to bring down ‘wall of mistrust’ with US

    MUNICH (AP) — Iran’s foreign minister says the nuclear deal with world powers offers a chance to demolish a “wall of mistrust” between Iran and the United States, but it’s not a task for Tehran…

  • Spain: Civil servant fined after skipping work for years

    MADRID (AP) — The case started with confusion over where a civil servant in southern Spain worked. Now a court has ruled he must pay back nearly 27,000 euros ($30,500) in wages because for years…

  • Saudi foreign minister defends policy at Munich meeting

    MUNICH (AP) — Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister on Friday defended his country’s foreign policy and its stance in Yemen and Syria, insisting that the kingdom has no ambitions beyond its borders. Since taking power last…

  • ICC blocks use of 5 witnesses who pulled out of Kenya case

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — International Criminal Court appeals judges ruled Friday that statements made by five witnesses who later changed their stories or refused to testify against Kenya’s deputy president cannot be used as…

  • French official: Up to 1,000 must leave Calais migrant camp

    PARIS (AP) — Up to 1,000 people living in a sprawling migrant camp by Calais must leave their makeshift dwellings, the top official in France’s northern Pas-de-Calais region announced on Friday. Prefect Fabienne Buccio said…

  • Serbia passes Holocaust restitution law

    BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian lawmakers have voted on a bill allowing the restitution of heirless and unclaimed Jewish property expropriated during the Holocaust. The World Jewish Restitution Organization said Friday Serbia is one of…