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Hague police probe break-in at Russian building

10/18/2013 2:29am
Police in The Hague are investigating a break-in at a building managed by the Russian embassy, the latest in a string of incidents that is putting a severe strain on the relationship between the Netherlands and one of its major trading partners.

Court: French mayors must conduct gay marriages

10/18/2013 2:59am
France's constitutional court has ruled that mayors cannot refuse to carry out same-sex marriages just because they oppose them.

France: Too early to cheer Iran nuclear talks

10/18/2013 6:02am
France's foreign minister is warning against unguarded optimism over this week's talks between Iran and six leading world powers over Tehran's nuclear program.

Court hears claims of slush fund in Spanish party

10/18/2013 6:04am
The jailed former financial chief of the ruling Popular Party says he personally handed thousands of euros to the party's current secretary general as part of an off-the-books payment scheme he acknowledges he ran.

Iranian protesters outside US Embassy in Berlin

10/18/2013 6:37am
Iranian dissidents are demonstrating outside the U.S. Embassy in Berlin, pushing for action after the killing of 52 of their compatriots in Iraq.

Germany closes Kabul embassy over security fears

10/18/2013 9:21am
German officials say the country has temporarily closed its embassy in the Afghan capital due to fears of a possible attack.

Olive oil, fish top EU food fraud list

10/18/2013 9:44am
An EU draft report says olive oil, fish and organic food are subjected to fraud more than any other foods.

EU, Canada reach landmark free trade deal

10/18/2013 9:58am
Canada and the European Union have struck a tentative free trade deal meant to boost growth and jobs and which European officials hope will provide a blueprint for a much larger _ but more challenging _ trade pact with the U.S.

Protesters mar Egyptian author's France appearance

10/18/2013 10:25am
Supporters of deposed former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi disrupted a Paris gathering featuring best-selling Egyptian novelist Alaa al-Aswany, forcing him to flee the hall.

Italian court convicts ex-Nazi for WWII slayings

10/18/2013 10:51am
Rome's military tribunal on Friday convicted a 90-year-old ex-Nazi in absentia for his role in the 1943 execution of 120 Italian officers on the Greek island of Kefalonia and sentenced him to life in prison.

French police: Hostage-taker gives himself up

10/18/2013 12:09pm
French police say a gunman who took four people hostage at a Paris bank has given himself up and all the hostages are safe and unharmed.

UK police called over attacks on red-haired pupils

10/18/2013 1:41pm
British police say they were called after a string of attacks on red-haired pupils at a school in northern England.