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Poland's FM: Pole fled captivity in Syria

10/31/2013 4:36am
A Polish photographer abducted in July in Syria has returned to Poland after escaping from his captors, the Foreign Ministry said Thursday.

Disneyland Paris pirate ride shut after accident

10/31/2013 4:59am
A popular boat ride at Disneyland Paris is closed and under police examination after a 5-year-old boy suffered serious injuries in an accident.

EU condemns new Israel settlements plan

10/31/2013 4:59am
The European Union's top diplomat has denounced Israel's plan to build more than 1,500 homes in Jewish settlements in east Jerusalem and the West Bank. She calls the move illegal and a potential obstacle to peace.

Pope to install 1st batch of new cardinals Feb. 22

10/31/2013 7:30am
Pope Francis has decided to install his first batch of cardinals on Feb. 22 _ but he hasn't let on who will join the club of red-hatted churchmen who will one day elect his successor.

TV cameras go live in UK's Court of Appeal

10/31/2013 7:43am
Lights, camera, appeal!

Czech president in wheelchair after knee injury

10/31/2013 8:26am
Czech officials say President Milos Zeman needs to use a wheelchair after he injured his right knee, limiting his duties for up to six weeks.

Dallas museum returns antiquities to Italy

10/31/2013 10:24am
The Dallas Museum of Art has agreed to return six antiquities that were looted illegally from Italy.

Researcher: Nazi Gestapo chief died in Berlin

10/31/2013 11:07am
It was one of the great remaining mysteries surrounding the final days of World War II _ what happened to Heinrich Mueller, the head of the Gestapo secret police and the highest-ranking Nazi never to have been captured or located.

Turkish MPs enter parliament with headscarves

10/31/2013 11:22am
Four female lawmakers wearing headscarves walked into Turkey's parliament in Ankara on Thursday, marking an end to the ban on the Muslim symbol in the chamber that was imposed in the early days of the Turkish Republic.

Bosnia digging up what could be biggest mass grave

10/31/2013 12:31pm
Two decades after Serb soldiers conducted house-to-house searches in a campaign of ethnic killings in Bosnia, forensic scientists are digging up what could turn out to be the largest mass grave from the 1992-95 war.

Italy busts kidnap ring targeting custody battles

10/31/2013 3:33pm
Italian police said Thursday they have busted an international ring of former special forces agents hired to "recover" children involved in custody battles who were spirited across borders by one of their parents.