- Germany, France, Britain press for EU action on migrants Updated: Aug-30-15 5:02 am
BERLIN - The top security officials of Germany, France and Britain are pressing for better processing of migrants arriving in southern Europe and for a European Union-wide list of countries considered safe.
- City doesn't waste Chelsea slip, Madrid wins big in Spain Updated: Aug-29-15 7:50 pm
LONDON - Chelsea's Premier League title defense is already floundering after a rare home loss let Manchester City increase its lead following a fourth consecutive win on Saturday.
- Fekir scores 1st league hat trick as Lyon beats Caen 4-0 Updated: Aug-29-15 5:59 pm
France forward Nabil Fekir scored his first French league hat trick Saturday as last year's runner-up Lyon won 4-0 at Caen, while Reims moved provisionally top with a 4-1 victory at Lorient.
- More ID, bag checks on Europe's trains after foiled attack Updated: Aug-29-15 3:02 pm
PARIS - European countries will increase identity checks and baggage controls on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed train from Amsterdam to Paris, France's interior minister said Saturday.
- Leaders discuss possible new Ukraine summit, France says Updated: Aug-29-15 11:37 am
BERLIN - The leaders of France, Germany and Russia have spoken by phone and are exploring the possibility of a summit with Ukraine's president about the conflict in the country's east.
- Where to house Europe's migrants? Schools, barracks, parks Updated: Aug-29-15 5:50 am
PARIS - With more and more refugees appearing in Europe daily this summer, cities and towns are grappling with a basic but crucial problem: Where can they all sleep?
- Correction: France-Stopping the Wolves story Updated: Aug-29-15 5:28 am
PARIS - In a story Aug. 24 about terrorist attacks, The Associated Press incorrectly reported the percentage of attacks for which extremist groups have claimed responsibility. Extremist groups have claimed responsibility for only 35 percent of attacks that can be attributed to them, not 65 percent.
- Attack draws new scrutiny to railways linking open Europe Updated: Aug-28-15 2:43 pm
PARIS - Europe's rail system is at the heart of its open borders, a way for passengers to travel on some of the world's fastest and most sophisticated mass transit with no need for passports or even ID.
- 2 French journalists accused of blackmailing Morocco's king Updated: Aug-28-15 1:59 pm
PARIS - Two French journalists known for their critical writings about Moroccan King Mohammed VI have been arrested in France for allegedly trying to blackmail the monarch, according to his lawyer and the prosecutor's office.
- School fund set for US man who helped thwart France attack Updated: Aug-28-15 1:41 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - A California university has established a scholarship fund to assist one of the men who helped subdue a gunman on a high-speed train traveling to Paris.
- As markets drop, question is: will the Chinese still shop? Updated: Aug-28-15 11:14 am
BICESTER, England - The designer outlet mall of Bicester Village is set in the English countryside near Oxford, but it might as well be in China.
- Midfielder Veloso back for Portugal against France, Albania Updated: Aug-28-15 10:51 am
LISBON, Portugal - Miguel Veloso earned his first call-up in a year as Portugal coach Fernando Santos announced his 24-man squad for an exhibition game against France and a European Championship qualifying match in Albania.
- French police dismantle Roma camp on Paris outskirts Updated: Aug-27-15 2:13 pm
LA COURNEUVE, France - Police, working swiftly in the pouring rain, cleared out one of France's biggest and oldest Roma camps on Thursday, dismantling a sprawling network of makeshift shelters that housed hundreds of people.
- UEFA Champions League Group Stage Draw Updated: Aug-27-15 1:00 pm
MONACO - Draw made Thursday for the UEFA Champions League group stage:
- Monaco seeks forgiveness for deporting Jews during WWII Updated: Aug-27-15 11:55 am
MONACO - In an unprecedented gesture of repentance, Monaco's Prince Albert II apologized Thursday for his country's role in deporting Jews to Nazi camps - seven decades after police rounded up scores of people from the seaside principality, including those who had sought refuge from the Holocaust in what they thought was a safe and neutral land.
- PSG aiming to maintain perfect start against Monaco Updated: Aug-27-15 11:02 am
Defending champion Paris Saint-Germain faces its toughest opposition of the fledgling season as it travels to the principality to face Monaco on Sunday night.
- Teenage forward Martial handed debut France call-up Updated: Aug-27-15 9:45 am
PARIS - France coach Didier Deschamps included Monaco's teenage forward Anthony Martial in Thursday's 23-man squad for next month's friendly matches against Portugal and Serbia.
- Mayor thanks US student who helped thwart France attack Updated: Aug-26-15 11:31 pm
SACRAMENTO, California - An American student who helped stop a terror attack on a Paris-bound high-speed train said Wednesday it's been a "crazy few days" and he is happy to be home.
- UN refugee chief seeks better EU cooperation on migrants Updated: Aug-26-15 4:18 pm
GENEVA - The Europe Union's asylum system is "completely dysfunctional," the head of the U.N. refugee agency said Wednesday, urging the bloc to better coordinate its response to the influx of thousands of refugees fleeing violence in Africa and the Middle East.
- Moogalian recounts train attack in French magazine interview Updated: Aug-26-15 3:04 pm
PARIS - The first inkling Mark Moogalian had that something was amiss on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris was when he saw a man dragging his suitcase into the bathroom.
- France international Digne joins Roma on loan from PSG Updated: Aug-26-15 1:41 pm
ROME - France international Lucas Digne has joined Roma on loan from Paris Saint-Germain, providing the Serie A challenger with a new option at left back after Ashley Cole struggled last season.
- UN chief urges leaders to speed up climate negotiations Updated: Aug-26-15 11:28 am
PARIS - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is urging world leaders to "accelerate" negotiations ahead of a December climate conference in Paris.
- Gunman in French train attack charged with terrorism Updated: Aug-26-15 11:22 am
PARIS - The Moroccan suspect in a foiled attack on a high-speed train in France is facing terrorism charges over what authorities say was a plan to unleash carnage among hundreds of passengers - but his family defended him Wednesday, saying he was in a desperate situation.
- France says refund to Russia for warships is below $1.1B Updated: Aug-26-15 8:01 am
PARIS - France says the cost of the cancellation of the sale of two Mistral-class warships to Russia is below 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion).
- Oregon guardsman who helped stop train attack to be honored Updated: Aug-25-15 11:10 pm
WASHINGTON - Aleksander Skarlatos, one of three Americans who subdued a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train, will be awarded one of the U.S. Army's highest honors.