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Scandinavian Airlines medevac plane lands in Malaysian island where Norwegian king is hospitalized

Mar. 01, 2024 02:54 AM EST

LANGKAWI, Malaysia (AP) — A Scandinavian Airlines medical evacuation plane arrived on Friday in Malaysia's northern resort island of Langkawi, where the Norwegian king is in hospital and being treated for an infection. King Harald V, Europe's oldest monarch at 87, was hospitalized...

Beer maker Anheuser-Busch InBev reports better-than-expected Q4 earnings despite Bud Light backlash

Feb. 29, 2024 11:46 AM EST

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Anheuser-Busch InBev — maker of Budweiser, Bud Light, Stella Artois and Corona — reported better-than-expected net income in the fourth quarter despite lower beer volumes. The Leuven, Belgium-based beverage company said Thursday that its fourth-quarter...

EU moves to end standoff with Poland over anti-EU policies and begins to release billions in funds

Feb. 29, 2024 11:31 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union took a major step Thursday in ending its standoff with member state Poland, saying it would start releasing billions of euros that were frozen over what the bloc said were the previous Polish government's backsliding on democratic principles. The...

German police find a grenade and other weaponry at arrested Red Army Faction suspect's apartment

Feb. 29, 2024 11:06 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — A grenade and other weapons were found in searches of the Berlin apartment where a suspected former member of the left-wing militant Red Army Faction group was arrested this week after more than three decades in hiding, authorities said Thursday. Daniela Klette, 65,...

Aid groups appeal to the European Union to release urgent funds for Palestinian refugee agency UNRWA

Feb. 29, 2024 09:21 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — Humanitarian aid groups appealed on Thursday to the European Union to release tens of millions of euros in funding due to the main U.N. agency that delivers most aid to people in the Gaza Strip as the organization teeters on the brink of financial collapse. The...

Western Balkans leaders pledge to speed up reforms for EU growth plan

Feb. 29, 2024 08:37 AM EST

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The leaders of Western Balkan countries agreed Thursday to speed up regional cooperation to benefit more from a new European Union plan of financial aid that will help provide a faster road to membership. Brussels' plan calls for 6 billion euros (about $6.5...

At least two dozen migrants died off Senegal's northern coast trying to reach Europe, say officials

Feb. 29, 2024 06:57 AM EST

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — At least two dozen people died off Senegal's northern coast and many others were injured when their boat capsized, officials said, underscoring the danger of the route used by an increasing number of migrants seeking to reach Spain from West Africa. The boat...

EU says it will begin releasing billions of euros to Poland that were frozen over previous government’s anti-EU policies

Feb. 29, 2024 06:29 AM EST
BRUSSELS (AP) — EU says it will begin releasing billions of euros to Poland that were frozen over previous government’s anti-EU policies.

Kate Winslet's 'Regime' is not a dictatorship — behind the scenes, at least

Feb. 28, 2024 22:58 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Kate Winslet is running things — on and off the set of her new TV show, “The Regime.” In the HBO show premiering Sunday, she plays Elena Vernham — also known as The Chancellor, the ruler of a fictional country in Europe, possibly near Poland. Winslet, who is...

Norway's King Harald, Europe's oldest monarch, in hospital in Malaysia after falling ill on vacation

Feb. 28, 2024 19:57 PM EST

LANGKAWI, Malaysia (AP) — King Harald V of Norway remained hospitalized with an infection on Malaysia's northern resort island of Langkawi on Wednesday as officials said that his condition was improving. Harald, Europe's oldest monarch at age 87, became ill while he was on...