- Security steps in Paris, Brussels, may be spreading anxiety Updated: Nov-26-15 7:21 am
BRUSSELS - At a Paris train station, the zap of a pigeon getting electrocuted on the tracks was enough to send some jittery people scurrying for cover, in the aftermath of the devastating attacks on Nov. 13.
- French lawmakers vote to extend airstrikes against IS Updated: Nov-25-15 4:18 pm
PARIS - French lawmakers voted Wednesday to continue airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State group that claimed responsibility for the Nov. 13 attacks that killed 130 people in Paris, while Germany's chancellor said her country would do more in the international fight against the group.
- Premier League cancels Belgium tournament over terror alert Updated: Nov-25-15 12:51 pm
LONDON - The terror alert in Belgium has prompted the English Premier League to cancel a youth tournament in Belgium to commemorate the spontaneous World War I match between British and German soldiers during World War I.
- Brussels schools reopen, maximum threat alert still in place Updated: Nov-25-15 9:51 am
BRUSSELS - When Annelaure Leger dropped off her two children at school on Wednesday, it was like nearly every other day - except for the machine gun-toting policeman.
- Sec of State John Kerry traveling to Europe next week Updated: Nov-24-15 2:59 pm
WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Europe next week, making stops in Paris for a global climate change summit and Brussels for a meeting of NATO foreign ministers.
- European Council: Turkey summit set for Sunday Updated: Nov-23-15 3:48 pm
BRUSSELS - European Council President Donald Tusk says he has called for a summit with Turkey this Sunday to "re-energize relations and stem migration flow."
- Tennis final to go ahead in Belgium with increased security Updated: Nov-23-15 11:09 am
LONDON - The Davis Cup final is set to go ahead as planned in Ghent this weekend with increased security measures because of the ongoing terror alert in Belgium, the International Tennis Federation said Monday.
- A partial list of victims in the Mali hotel attack Updated: Nov-23-15 10:35 am
BAMAKO, Mali - Here is a partial list of the victims of Friday's attack on the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali which killed 19 people confirmed by The Associated Press:
- Facing highest threat alert, Belgians bring out their cats Updated: Nov-23-15 9:23 am
BRUSSELS - What police force would start playing along with a practical joke when the capital is facing its highest state of alert and its most-wanted fugitive is still on the run? Right! This is surreal Belgium.
- Paris attacks rooted in Brussels bring question: Why Belgium Updated: Nov-21-15 11:06 am
BRUSSELS - The family homes of the suspected mastermind of the Paris attacks and one of the suicide bombers stand only a few blocks apart in the Belgian capital's Molenbeek neighborhood. After a string of attacks in recent years linked to its grimy streets in central Brussels, a key question arises: Why Belgium?
- Who were the Paris attackers? Many crossed officials' radar Updated: Nov-21-15 10:46 am
PARIS - French police and prosecutors, friends and families, and journalists have unveiled details about the men accused of carrying out the attacks in Paris. Altogether, authorities say that three teams participated in the bloody assault. At least one suspected participant remains at large.
- EU security measures up for debate in wake of Paris attacks Updated: Nov-19-15 1:18 pm
BRUSSELS - France and Belgium will urge their European partners on Friday to tighten gun laws, toughen border security and choke off funds to extremist groups, a week after at least 129 people were killed in attacks in Paris. But at an emergency meeting in Brussels, European Union interior and justice ministers will not agree on any new measures that could be immediately introduced to restore calm among countries rattled by the coordinated strikes in the French capital.
- Stadiums on red alert as football resumes after Paris terror Updated: Nov-19-15 11:31 am
PARIS - Fear and trepidation, rather than excitement and thrills, may grip fans when Europe's domestic soccer leagues resume this weekend in the wake of deadly terror attacks in Paris.
- Belgium vows extremism crackdown, boosts security forces Updated: Nov-19-15 6:43 am
BRUSSELS - Belgium's prime minister on Thursday called for changes to the country's constitution to combat extremists, and promised hundreds of millions of euros to boost the security forces.
- Radical's transformation may have begun in prison Updated: Nov-18-15 12:35 pm
BRUSSELS - Much about Abdelhamid Abaaoud's path to armed Islamic radicalism remains mysterious.
- Germany cancel Netherlands match after 'serious bomb threat' Updated: Nov-17-15 6:58 pm
HANNOVER, Germany - The friendly soccer game between Germany and the Netherlands was canceled 90 minutes before kickoff on Tuesday due to the suspected threat of a bomb at the stadium.
- Italy held to 2-2 at home by Romania in friendly Updated: Nov-17-15 6:26 pm
BOLOGNA, Italy - Italy was held to 2-2 at home by Romania in a friendly on Tuesday as it was again let down by defensive lapses.
- ITF: Davis Cup final to go ahead next week in Ghent Updated: Nov-17-15 2:50 pm
BRUSSELS - The Davis Cup final between Belgium and Britain will go ahead next week despite security concerns following the Paris attacks, the International Tennis Federation said on Tuesday.
- Over 1,200 European jihadis have returned in past 2 years Updated: Nov-17-15 2:29 pm
PARIS - More than 1,200 Europeans who joined Islamic extremists in Syria and Iraq have returned home in the past two years, an Associated Press count shows. Many have been jailed but others - absorbed into the underbelly of some of the continent's biggest cities - have thrived with impunity.
- France demands EU support in Syria, Iraq and other missions Updated: Nov-17-15 11:25 am
- Britain names Davis Cup team for final against Belgium Updated: Nov-17-15 9:38 am
LONDON - Andy Murray heads the five-man British team for next week's Davis Cup final against Belgium.
- Del Bosque: Spanish players wanted to play Belgium friendly Updated: Nov-17-15 7:15 am
MADRID - Spanish players were keen to play the friendly against Belgium and were disappointed with its cancellation because of security concerns, Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque said Tuesday.
- France IDs top Paris attacks figure, seeks unity to bomb IS Updated: Nov-16-15 10:29 pm
PARIS - France identified a 27-year-old Belgian who once boasted about killing "infidels" and fought for the Islamic State group in Syria as the mastermind of the Paris attacks, and President Francois Hollande vowed Monday to forge a united coalition capable of defeating the jihadists at home and abroad.
- Extremist attacks keep on pointing to Brussels neighborhood Updated: Nov-16-15 4:46 pm
BRUSSELS - There is just one cafe left near Molenbeek's Place Communale square where you can buy Belgium's national drink - beer.
- After Paris attacks, fugitive slipped through police dragnet Updated: Nov-16-15 12:33 am
PARIS - Hours after the synchronized attacks that terrorized Paris, French police questioned and released the suspect who is now the focus of an international manhunt, officials told The Associated Press on Sunday.