09/05/2013 12:32amAt first glance Christel Paweski's small plot of land, with its garden gnome and flowerbeds, appears to be the epitome of comfortable German retirement. Tucked away among the flowers are rows of potatoes, peppers and cabbage that the former nurse carefully tends.
09/05/2013 1:54amChina is warning other world powers of global economic risks of a potential U.S.-led military intervention in Syria'a civil war.
09/05/2013 2:36amA Russian lawmaker has proposed a bill that would deny gay parents custody over their children.
09/05/2013 4:14amPresident Barack Obama is in St. Petersburg, Russia, for meetings with world leaders at the Group of 20 summit.
09/05/2013 5:40amFire officials say up to 100 cars have been involved in a traffic accident on a fog-shrouded bridge southeast of London.
09/05/2013 7:09amThe European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged, with President Mario Draghi saying the slow pace of the euro area's recovery meant the bank's stance won't change for some time.
09/05/2013 7:47amGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is doubtful that world leaders can agree on what to do about Syria's civil war, despite frenzied diplomatic efforts following a chemical weapons attack.
09/05/2013 8:44amThey're supposed to be talking about growth and money, but the threat of war in Syria is creeping into nearly every conversation as the leaders of the world's 20 top economies huddle in Russia this week.
09/05/2013 9:05amThe International Monetary Fund warned Thursday that the Nordic countries' large, shared banking sector, high household debt and property prices pose a financial risk for the region.
09/05/2013 9:52amA seventh firefighter in a month has died of injuries sustained while battling a spate of wildfires in Portugal.
09/05/2013 10:13amNATO's chief says a U.S. strike on Syria would not require deeper NATO involvement because it would be a limited operation.
09/05/2013 10:30amVienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo is reporting the first live birth of an elephant through artificial insemination using frozen sperm.
09/05/2013 10:30amSerbia has awarded a top state medal to a former French army officer convicted in his country of treason for alerting Serbs to possible NATO targets ahead of the 1999 bombing of the Balkan state.
09/05/2013 10:36amThe Kremlin's chief of staff says Russia has been sending warships to the Mediterranean Sea for possible evacuation of Russian citizens from Syria.
09/05/2013 11:36amSpaced out along St. Petersburg's main thoroughfare, about a dozen human rights activists staged individual protests to attract the attention of leaders of the world's biggest economies to human rights violations in Russia.
09/05/2013 11:55amThe White House says President Barack Obama has canceled a trip to California to focus on his administration's response to chemical weapons use in Syria.
09/05/2013 11:56amRussia's finance minister says President Barack Obama assured G-20 leaders that the United States will be scaling back its stimulus policy gradually so as not to impair global economic recovery.
09/05/2013 11:59amRussia's finance minister says that G-20 leaders have agreed on a plan to take on multinational companies who tuck away their profits in offshore jurisdictions.