11/20/2013 2:36amItalian Premier Enrico Letta has told Parliament that no communications by Italy's political leaders or its embassies worldwide were compromised by the U.S. National Security Agency's surveillance work.
11/20/2013 3:30amPoland's prime minister has fired Finance Minister Jacek Rostowski in a major government reshuffle that is to breathe new energy into Poland's longest-serving team under democracy.
11/20/2013 3:42amA federal appeals court has upheld the conviction of former Red Army Faction terrorist Verena Becker as accessory to the 1977 murder of West Germany's chief federal prosecutor.
11/20/2013 5:42amBank of England policymakers voted unanimously to keep monetary policy unchanged despite growing signs that Europe's third-largest economy is on the mend.
11/20/2013 5:52amIn a speech accepting the EU's top human rights award, Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai has urged the 28-nation bloc to better help the millions of children who are denied a formal education.
11/20/2013 7:10amSwiss ministers are opposing a plan to haul back the country's gold reserves stored abroad.
11/20/2013 7:54amAn official says an area of the Czech Republic where the military once planned to install advanced radar as part of a U.S. missile defense system will now become a nature reserve.
11/20/2013 8:47amGerman police say a Berlin gallery owner has committed suicide days after confessing to forging and selling paintings by French-German artist Lou Albert-Lasard.
11/20/2013 9:20amThe top legal official in Northern Ireland declared Wednesday that police and other state-funded investigators should stop trying to solve killings committed before the British territory's 1998 peace agreement, arguing they are wasteful, undermine peacemaking goals and increasingly prove to be futile.
11/20/2013 9:21amThe International Criminal Court's vexed relationship with Africa took center stage Wednesday on the opening day of the annual summit of its 122 member states.
11/20/2013 9:35amThe Church of England's ruling body has voted in support of proposals that could see women bishops approved next year.
11/20/2013 9:57amA Bosnian court on Wednesday reduced the 18-year-prison sentence of a man who shot at the U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo to 15 years, saying it believed he regrets the crime.
11/20/2013 10:38amIn a story Nov. 19 story and earlier coverage about Nokia, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the company's shareholders had approved the sale of a portfolio of patents to Microsoft as well as the ailing cellphone and services division. In fact, Nokia is selling a license to a portfolio of patents as well as the cellphone and services division.
11/20/2013 10:40amA 17-year-old boy accused of planning a school attack inspired by the one at Colorado's Columbine High School in 1999 faces a retrial after a jury failed to reach a verdict.
11/20/2013 10:43amEuropean Union lawmakers have voted overwhelmingly to meet only in Brussels and avoid costly monthly treks to Strasbourg, France, even though such a move faces a French veto.
11/20/2013 11:17amItaly's justice minister survived a no-confidence vote Wednesday after insisting to lawmakers that she didn't abuse her position to win the release of a family friend from jail.
11/20/2013 11:42amSwedish furniture retailer IKEA says it has spiked an article about a lesbian couple in the Russian edition of its customer magazine because that would have contravened that county's law on gay propaganda.
11/20/2013 12:23pmHe's been turned down by planes, trains and even a cruise ship in his quest to return home _ and his family says it's because of he has been deemed too fat to travel. Now Frenchman Kevin Chenais' long and fitful journey is coming to an end.
11/20/2013 12:38pmItalians opposed to the construction of a high-speed train between the Italian city of Turin and the French city of Lyon have clashed with police in Rome during a visit by French President Francois Hollande.
11/20/2013 12:58pmThe European Central Bank says it is nominating French official Daniele Nouy as the chair of its new banking supervisory agency.
11/20/2013 2:11pmThe parliament of Georgia has approved a new prime minister _ 31-year-old who has headed the country's police force as interior minister for the past year.
11/20/2013 2:18pmBritain's prime minister said Wednesday the ailing Co-operative Bank will face an independent inquiry into the role of its former chairman, a minister who was filmed allegedly buying crystal meth and other drugs.
11/20/2013 2:24pmMalta has indefinitely postponed implementing a law to sell its citizenship _ and entrance into the European Union _ for 650,000 euros ($850,000) following massive outcry on the Mediterranean island.