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EU court: Google must delete inaccurate search info if asked

Dec. 08, 2022 11:07 AM EST

LONDON (AP) — Google has to delete search results about people in Europe if they can prove that the information is clearly wrong, the European Union's top court said Thursday. The European Court of Justice ruled that search engines must “dereference information" if the person...

European Union presidency says Croatia will enter Europe’s ID-check-free area in January

Dec. 08, 2022 08:44 AM EST
BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union presidency says Croatia will enter Europe’s ID-check-free area in January.

Microsoft strikes 10-year deal with Nintendo on Call of Duty

Dec. 07, 2022 12:52 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Microsoft agreed Wednesday to make the hit video game Call of Duty available on Nintendo for 10 years should its $69 billion purchase of game maker Activision Blizzard go through — an apparent attempt to fend off objections from rival Sony. The blockbuster merger...

Russian court upholds ex-reporter's 22-year treason sentence

Dec. 07, 2022 12:15 PM EST

MOSCOW (AP) — A court in the Russian capital on Wednesday rejected an appeal from a former journalist who was convicted of treason and given a 22-year prison sentence following what was widely seen as a politically motivated trial. The appeals court upheld the September sentence...

Donors race to get generators, other aid to hard-hit Ukraine

Dec. 07, 2022 07:03 AM EST

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — When Russian forces launched a military campaign against infrastructure in Ukraine nearly two months ago, they opened a front that carried the war along power lines, water mains and heating systems to homes, schools, offices and churches. The government in...

EU takes China to WTO over Lithuania trade dispute

Dec. 07, 2022 06:37 AM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union announced Wednesday that it has begun legal action at the World Trade Organization against China over what it says are import restrictions Beijing has imposed on Lithuania. The European Commission estimates that China cut trade from the EU member...

Hungarian government scraps year-old ceiling on fuel prices

Dec. 06, 2022 19:41 PM EST

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's government cancelled a state-imposed cap on fuel prices late Tuesday after a recent wave of panic-buying among motorists led to fuel shortages and long lines at filling stations across the country. The prices of gasoline and diesel at fuel pumps...

Hungary blocks EU Ukraine aid, deepening rift with Brussels

Dec. 06, 2022 12:10 PM EST

BRUSSELS (AP) — A rift between the European Union and recalcitrant member Hungary deepened Tuesday when Budapest vetoed an 18 billion euro ($18.93 billion) financial aid package to Kyiv, leaving the other 26 nations to scramble to keep the money supply going. Hungary's defiant...

EU, Western Balkans boost partnership amid Ukraine war

Dec. 06, 2022 11:14 AM EST

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — For the six Western Balkans countries aspiring to join the European Union, gaining full membership in the 27-nation club remains a distant goal. But Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia are getting more concrete signs that they...

Albanian opposition leader attacked during anti-govt protest

Dec. 06, 2022 09:56 AM EST

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — The leader of the Albanian opposition center-right Democratic Party was attacked Tuesday during an anti-government protest held near a summit of European Union leaders and their counterparts from the Western Balkans in the Albanian capital. Sali Berisha, a...