AMSTERDAM - (AP) An anti-Islam party notched large gains in
Dutch elections on Wednesday, but a contest between the two largest parties on
the right and left remained too close to call.
With 91 percent of votes counted, the pro-business VVD party...
PARIS - (APINTL) French lawmakers unanimously passed a resolution on Tuesday asserting that face-covering Muslim veils are contrary to the principles of liberty, equality and fraternity on which France is founded.
The non-binding resolution, passed...
ANKARA Turkey - (APINTL) Turkey's parliament began debating Monday a series of amendments to the Constitution that are fiercely contested by opposition parties who say the Islamic-oriented government's proposals are aimed at diluting the powers...
ATHENS, Greece - (AP) More than 20,000 protesters marched through Athens to parliament Thursday as unions challenged Greece's painful austerity measures with their fourth general strike this year.
Two separate rallies ended peacefully, but city...
PARIS - (AP) France's hotly debated bill to ban burqa-style Islamic veils in public is going before parliament, with President Nicolas Sarkozy's government casting the measure as a way to promote equality between the sexes and protect oppressed...
COLOMBO, Sri Lanka - (AP) Sri Lankans voted Thursday for a new Parliament, with President Mahinda Rajapaksa looking to consolidate his political dominance after winning re-election in January and then detaining his chief rival.
Voters lined up as polls...