TRAFFIC ALERT Northbound lanes of Interstate 95 north of Aberdeen, Md., are completely closed due to accident.

Europe

Latest

  • Snow, ice sweep Europe, stranding drivers

    LONDON (AP) — Snow and icy weather swept through parts of Europe on Saturday, stranding drivers overnight and leaving thousands of homes without power in Britain. Snow also covered parts of Switzerland and southwestern Germany,…

  • Ukraine says Crimea transport halt temporary

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s suspension of transport connections with the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula is expected to be only a temporary measure, a Ukrainian security official said Saturday. Ukraine blocked rail and bus travel Friday…

  • Polish poet, translator Stanislaw Baranczak dies

    WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland’s outstanding poet, translator and dissident and a former Harvard lecturer Stanislaw Baranczak has died at his U.S. home, Poland’s leading daily Gazeta Wyborcza said. He was 68. Since the 1990s,…

  • Belarus replaces prime minister, central bank head

    MINSK, Belarus (AP) — Belarus’ authoritarian president on Saturday replaced his prime minister, the head of the national bank and an array of other top officials as the country weathers economic troubles. The economics and…

  • Turkey: 2 killed in clashes between rival Kurdish groups

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities say a group of Kurdish youths have clashed with supporters of a Kurdish Islamist party in southeast Turkey. Two people were killed. The governor’s office for Sirnak province says…

  • Sweden’s PM: No early elections next year

    HELSINKI (AP) — Sweden’s prime minister said on Saturday there will be no early elections next year as the left-leaning government has reached an agreement with opposition parties on a budget proposal. Prime Minister Stefan…

  • Pilot recalls last flight to Cyprus airport

    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Capt. Adamos Marneros gazed with foreboding at the dots on the radar screen of his passenger jet as it prepared for landing on Cyprus. It was before dawn on July 20,…

  • Germany: Greece must stick to existing agreements

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s finance minister says any new Greek government would have to stick to agreements made by its predecessors — comments that come as Greece risks early elections that could bring an anti-bailout…

  • New Russian military doctrine says NATO top threat

    MOSCOW (AP) — Russia identified NATO as the nation’s No. 1 military threat and raised the possibility of a broader use of precision conventional weapons to deter foreign aggression under a new military doctrine signed…

  • Azerbaijan police raid US-funded radio station

    BAKU, Azerbaijan (AP) — A U.S. federal agency on Friday strongly condemned the raid and closure of the offices of a U.S.-funded radio station in Azerbaijan’s capital by prosecutors and police as part of crackdown…

  • IRA veteran arrested after Irish wife stabbed

    DUBLIN (AP) — Detectives interrogated a prominent Irish Republican Army veteran Friday on suspicion of stabbing his wife several times on Christmas Eve, an attack condemned by the IRA-linked Sinn Fein party. Police said Pearse…

  • Arson attack on Swedish mosque injures 5

    HELSINKI (AP) — Swedish police say a suspected arson attack at one mosque has injured at least five people while a second mosque in the same town has been vandalized. Police said Friday the two…

  • Turkish teen accused of insulting Erdogan freed from custody

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — A high school student who was jailed for allegedly insulting Turkey’s leader was released from custody on Friday after his arrest caused uproar and intensified fears that Turkey under President Recep…

  • Russia labels leading rights group ‘foreign agent’

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Justice Ministry has branded a leading rights group named after Nobel Prize winner Andrei Sakharov a “foreign agent,” a stigma that could lead to its closure. The ministry said in…

  • Ukraine cuts train and bus services to Crimea

    KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine has suspended train and bus services to the Russia-annexed Crimean Peninsula, citing security concerns. The state railways company said that trains bound for Crimea’s regional capital of Simferopol and the…