- Jean-Marie Le Pen suspended from French far-right party Updated: May-04-15 4:20 pm
PARIS - French far-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen was suspended Monday from the National Front party he built into a political force over four decades after a series of controversial remarks about Jews and Nazis put him on the fast track to disgrace.
- EU officials seek major changes to face security challenges Updated: Apr-28-15 12:04 pm
STRASBOURG, France - European Union officials on Tuesday called for sweeping changes in bloc policies and practices to confront new security risks to its 500 million citizens from terrorism, organized crime and cybercrime.
- EU leaders commit ships, aid to address migrant crisis Updated: Apr-23-15 7:08 pm
BRUSSELS - Late to the rescue, European leaders came through Thursday with pledges of big ships, aircraft and a tripling in funds to save lives in the Mediterranean after the deaths at sea of more than 1,300 migrants over the past three weeks, and agreed to lay the groundwork for military action against traffickers.
- Extremist past mars makeover of France's far-right party Updated: Apr-19-15 11:24 am
PARIS - The timing could not have been worse. Daggers were already drawn in a father-daughter duel within the far-right National Front when a judicial investigation began circling closer and closer to the party leadership.
- Farage fights for seat as UKIP tries to build on gains Updated: Apr-17-15 8:44 am
DOVER, England - Saul Webster enjoys a good tipple, and nobody begrudges him one. But that doesn't make it good politics for the retired schoolteacher to pose for a campaign event with Nigel Farage, the U.K. Independence Party leader, while carrying a bottle of hard cider and a half-drained glass.
- Turkey lashes out at pope, EU over Armenia genocide comments Updated: Apr-15-15 4:25 pm
ISTANBUL - Turkey was on the defensive Wednesday, lashing out at both Pope Francis and the European Union's legislature for their descriptions of the Ottoman-era killing of Armenians as genocide.