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EU officials seek deal on handling failed banks
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European finance ministers on Wednesday sought a deal that would crown their lengthy efforts to handle failing banks in a way that doesn't jeopardize the stability of the eurozone as a whole....
Greek Parliament freezes funding for far rightists
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece has cut off state funding for the Nazi-inspired Golden Dawn party in keeping with a law that requires that punishment for parties accused of criminal activities....
Russia delivers trucks to carry Syrian chemicals
MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's ambassador to Syria says transport planes have delivered trucks provided by Moscow to help dismantle Syria's chemical weapons....
East Timor files world court case vs. Australia
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- East Timor has launched legal action claiming that Australian agents illegally seized documents from a lawyer who represents the impoverished Asian nation in a dispute over a multibillion-dollar oil-and-gas deal, the International Court of Justice announced Wednesday....
Austrian civil servants' protest draws 40,000
VIENNA (AP) -- Tens of thousands of Austrian civil servants have demonstrated for higher wages in Vienna, in a protest that shut down main avenues for hours....
Anti-politician protesters fill square in Rome
ROME (AP) -- Frustrated and angry, thousands of Italian students, jobless and tax-weary workers have moved their days-long protest against `'useless politicians" to Rome....
'Great Train Robber' Ronnie Biggs dies at 84
LONDON (AP) -- Ronnie Biggs was a petty criminal who set out to transform his life with the daring heist of a mail train packed with money....