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Pope to take on hot EU topics in Strasbourg visit

STRASBOURG, France (AP) -- Pope Francis will deliver his first public speech about Europe on Tuesday, likely to focus on complex continental issues such as high jobless rates among the young, and immigration....

Russia gets greater control over Black Sea region

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia tightened its control Monday over Georgia's breakaway province of Abkhazia with a new treaty envisaging closer military and economic ties with the lush sliver of land along the Black Sea....

The US-Iran differences that blocked a nuke deal

VIENNA (AP) -- Renewed failure by Iran and the U.S. to reach a nuclear agreement by a Monday deadline reflects the difficulties each side has with crossing red lines they brought with them to the negotiating table....

The US-Iran differences that blocked a nuke deal

VIENNA (AP) -- Renewed failure by Iran and the U.S. to reach a nuclear agreement by a Monday deadline reflects the difficulties each side has with crossing red lines they brought with them to the negotiating table....

The US-Iran differences that blocked a nuke deal

VIENNA (AP) -- Renewed failure by Iran and the U.S. to reach a nuclear agreement by a Monday deadline reflects the difficulties each side has with crossing red lines they brought with them to the negotiating table....

Floods kill at least 32 in southern Morocco

RABAT, Morocco (AP) -- Days of unusually heavy rains pounded Morocco's south and unleashed deadly floods that killed 32 people, the Interior Ministry said Monday....

Erdogan: women are not equal to men

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan set off a new controversy on Monday, declaring that women are not equal to men and accusing feminists of not understanding the special status that Islam attributes to mothers....

Deal gives Russia greater control over Abkhazia

MOSCOW (AP) -- President Vladimir Putin has signed an agreement with the leader of Abkhazia binding the breakaway Georgian region closer to Russia and formalizing Moscow's control over this stretch of the Black Sea....

Israel resumes razing homes to punish attackers

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Enas Shalodi, a Palestinian mother of six, has been severely punished by Israel for something she didn't do....

Belgian strike paralyzes Antwerp port

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Trade unions have opened a month of intermittent strike action by paralyzing the port of Antwerp and slowing train traffic through much of Belgium....