New US Embassy in UK: No perimeter fence, benches for public
LONDON (AP) -- The most surprising aspect of the pricey new U.S. Embassy in London is what isn't there: a perimeter fence....

New lawyer could delay Belgium trial of Paris terror suspect
BRUSSELS (AP) -- A trial in Belgium set for next week for the lone surviving suspect in the November 2015 extremist massacres in Paris may be postponed due to the appointment of a defense lawyer....

With unity in peril, EU leaders tackle refugee quotas
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Union leaders will grapple Thursday with one of the most divisive issues ever to face the 28-nation bloc; how to collectively share responsibility for the tens of thousands of people arriving on Europe's southern shores in search of a better life....

The Latest: Mali warns IS fighters could come to Africa
LA CELLE-SAINT-CLOUD, France (AP) -- The Latest on a summit in France on a new African military force to counter jihadis in the Sahel (all times local):...

African anti-jihadi force gets millions after French meeting
LA CELLE-SAINT-CLOUD, France (AP) -- French President Emmanuel Macron said Wednesday after a conference of presidents, princes and diplomats to boost a young African military force countering growing extremism in the Sahel region that he foresees victories there "in the first half of 2018."...

UN court hears appeal in Serbian lawmaker's acquittal
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- A prosecutor urged U.N. judges Wednesday to overturn the acquittals of a prominent Serbian ultranationalist on atrocity charges, saying that a failure to do so would inflict lasting damage to the legacy of the groundbreaking war crimes tribunal....

Man charged with kidnapping British model opens in Italy
MILAN (AP) -- The trial of a Polish man charged with kidnapping a British model for ransom has opened in Italy....