(AP) - German pastor Gabriele Stangl says she will never forget the harrowing
confession she heard in 1999. A woman said she had been brutally raped, got
pregnant and had a baby. Then she killed it and buried it in the woods near
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LONDON - (APINTL) An enormous ash cloud from a remote Icelandic volcano caused the biggest flight disruption since the 2001 terrorist attacks as it drifted over northern Europe and stranded travelers on six continents. Officials said it could take days...
ATHENS - (APINTL) Greece was pushed to the brink of a financial abyss and started dragging another eurozone country Portugal down with it, fueling fears of a continent-wide debt meltdown.
Stocks around the world tanked after ratings agency Standard...
DUBLIN - (AP) Penny-pinching airline Ryanair did a surprise U-turn Thursday and agreed to pay the hotel and food bills of tens of thousands of customers left stranded during Europe's volcano-ash crisis.
Chief executive Michael O'Leary had initially...
TOKYO - (AP) France's prime minister said Friday that Europe is united in tackling the Greek debt crisis and will emerge stronger than ever, as he sought to calm the fears of an important Asian trading partner.
Speaking to business leaders in Tokyo...
ANTWERP Belgium - (APINTL) Chances of seeing a burqa in Belgium are only a little better than spotting a liquor shop in Saudi Arabia. Yet Belgium soon may be the first European nation to outlaw the burqa and other Islamic garb that completely hides a...
MADRID - (AP) In the ashes of Europe's debt crisis, some see the seeds of long-term hope.
That's because the threat of bankruptcy is forcing governments to implement reforms that economists argue are necessary to help Europe prosper in a globalized...
BERLIN- (APINTL) Europe's debt crisis has spread its contagion to another country as a major agency downgraded Spain's credit rating, even as Germany grudgingly moved closer to bailing out Greece from imminent collapse.
Greece and Portugal...
DUBLIN - (APINTL) Iceland's clouds of volcanic ash are menacing European air traffic again, but transport chiefs insist they are learning from last month's crisis and won't let the hard-to-measure emissions ground their continent again.
BRUSSELS - (APINTL) Europe's economy will stagnate unless governments make major reforms to boost growth just as they rein in spending to curb soaring debt levels, the European Union's economy chief warned Tuesday.
Low growth prospects and...
ATHENS, Greece - (AP) Facing a dire choice of additional pain or bankruptcy, Greece on Friday heralded drastic new cuts and tax increases to win rescue loans from its European partners and the International Monetary Fund and avoid a disastrous default...
MUMBAI, India - (AP) It took two years of secret suffering and gut-wrenching diarrhea to make Lumkile Sizila face the fact that he had HIV.
Fortunately, there was something Sizila, who lives in Cape Town, could do about it.
South Africa, home to...
PARIS - (APINTL) While most Americans oppose banning face-covering Islamic veils, most western Europeans questioned in a new global poll say the garments should be forbidden especially in France, where a ban may soon be a reality.