Dusan Stojanovic, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 29th - 8:25am
Sasa Jankovic and Vuk Jeremic differ on many things, but they agree on one: the campaign for Serbia's presidential election is the dirtiest since the votes that kept strongman Slobodan Milosevic in power in the 1990s.
A court in Bahrain on Wednesday sentenced two people to death on terror charges and handed down lengthy sentences to 11 others, including a former lawmaker who was sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to a statement from the public prosecutor.
Across the United Kingdom and throughout Europe, there was joy and sorrow Wednesday as Prime Minister Theresa May formally triggered a two-year process that will end with Britain exiting the European Union. The country voted 52 to 48 percent to leave in a June referendum.
Sylvie Corbet, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 29th - 7:47am
French centrist presidential hopeful Emmanuel Macron has won the backing of former Prime Minister Manuel Valls, a high-profile yet embarrassing supporter for the independent candidate who tries to distance himself from the traditional political parties.
Ford Motor Co. has urged both Britain and the European Union to create an ambitious and investment-friendly deal as the U.K. embarks on the process of leaving the 28-nation bloc. The comments by Jim Farley, Ford's president of Europe, are important because the company employs around 14,000 people in the Britain _ and has a supply chain which employs around 90,000. Automakers like Ford are heavily exposed to any new tariffs resulting from Brexit.
Jan M. Olsen, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 29th - 7:37am
Sweden's national police said Wednesday it has initiated a murder investigation into the death in Congo of a Swedish expert for the United Nations, two days after the bodies of the woman and an American colleague were found in a shallow grave.
Karin Laub and Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 29th - 7:27am
Arab leaders held their annual summit on Wednesday, poised to endorse key Palestinian positions in the conflict with Israel — a signal to President Donald Trump that a deal on Palestinian statehood must precede any Israeli-Arab normalization.