Spain seizes $740M in property from Syria’s Bashar al-Assad

Spain's top court seized property worth $740 million from the uncle of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in a money-laundering investigation announced Tuesday. José de la...

French elections: all you need to know

France elects a new president in two rounds of voting on 23 April and 7 May. Opinion polls have forecast for more than two...

Terrorism threat hits home for Putin as Islamic State suspected in deadly St. Petersburg...

MOSCOW — Terrorism struck at the heart of Russia’s second-biggest city as a shrapnel-filled bomb tore through a subway train in St. Petersburg, killing 11...

Putin may be rekindling the space race between Russia and the U.S.

A spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia’s state-run rocket company will enter the space race among private companies. The Russian space company Roscosmos...

German prosecutors expect rulings in Volkswagen scandal this year

German prosecutors expect the first rulings this year in legal cases resulting from the Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) emissions scandal, Automobilwoche magazine reported on Saturday. "We hope...

Merkel says migrants must respect tolerance, German laws

Chancellor Angela Merkel said refugees in Germany must respect tolerance, openness and freedom of religion, while senior members of her party called for a...

French polling watchdog warns over Russian news agency’s election report

France's polling commission has issued a warning over a Russian news report suggesting conservative candidate Francois Fillon leads the race for the presidency something...

Serbia’s Aleksandar Vucic confirms domination with presidential win

Conservative Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic won Serbia's presidential election on Sunday by a huge margin, confirming his domination of the Balkan country as he...

Brexit fallout: EU’s draft guidelines soften line on future U.K. relationship

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union softened its line on Britain’s exit from the bloc Friday, with Council President Donald Tusk signaling some flexibility...

Putin’s spokesman: ‘New Cold War’ may be coming amid ongoing election hacking claims

The Kremlin’s top spokesman said Friday that Russia and the U.S. may be on the verge of a “new Cold War” as allegations concerning...