ISTANBUL (AP) — Some Turks are reacting with defiance to their plunging currency and an escalating trade and political dispute with the United States — an indication that they are ready to endure economic pain and risk further deterioration in a key, yet troubled alliance dating from the Cold War.
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Poland's president voiced hope for a permanent U.S. military presence in his country, speaking as the nation put on a large military parade on its Armed Forces Day holiday Wednesday replete with tanks and people marching in historic uniforms.
GENOA, Italy (AP) — The Latest developments following the deadly collapse of a highway bridge in Italy (all times local):
ROME (AP) — A partial list of the 39 people who died in the collapse of the Genoa highway bridge on Tuesday. Italian officials have released the names of 21 citizens whose identities have been confirmed and families informed. Four French citizens and two Albanians also were confirmed dead.
LONDON (AP) — Influential publisher John Calder, who championed avant-garde authors and battled censorship, has died, a colleague said Wednesday. He was 91.
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's Cabinet on Wednesday approved a third gender option for official records that will allow people to be registered as "diverse," complying with a ruling from the country's highest court.
BERLIN (AP) — A local official has discovered a forgotten remnant of the Berlin Wall close to the new headquarters of Germany's foreign intelligence service. It's the second long-lost piece of the barrier to be identified and given protected status this year.
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Police in Armenia say that they have detained a man on charges of assaulting and injuring police officers in an incident that followed an attack on a group of gay people.
LONDON (AP) — Britain's National Crime Agency says it has arrested one of Europe's most wanted men, nabbing the suspected head of a Romanian organized crime network.
LONDON (AP) — Bereaved families held a solemn service Wednesday to mark the 20th anniversary of the Omagh bombing, the deadliest attack in Northern Ireland's four decades of violence.
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Denmark is to erect a 70-kilometer (43.4-mile) fence along the German border to keep out wild boars, in the hope of preventing the spread of African swine fever, which can jeopardize the country's valuable pork industry.
MOSCOW (AP) — The Kremlin says that President Vladimir Putin will attend the Austrian foreign minister's wedding this week.
BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a ship carrying rescued migrants in the Mediterranean (all times local):
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Prosecutors charged a 42-year-old man with attempted murder on Wednesday for sending a letter bomb to a bitcoin company in London and over threatening letters he sent to two dozen lawmakers in Sweden, including government members, Swedish authorities said.
BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have deported 46 Afghans whose asylum requests were rejected to their homeland.
THESSALONIKI, Greece (AP) — Greek authorities say that two Greek soldiers freed after spending months in a Turkish prison have been released from hospital following medical checks and are returning to their families.
LONDON (AP) — Police in London have returned a 12th century statue of Buddha to India after recovering it 57 years after it was stolen.
GENOA, Italy (AP) — Italian emergency workers pulled two more bodies out of tons of broken concrete and twisted steel Wednesday after a highway bridge collapsed in Genoa, raising the death toll in the disaster to at least 39 people.
British authorities said they are considering turning the area around Parliament into a pedestrian zone to prevent future vehicle attacks...
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A man suspected of arson in connection with dozens of car fires in Goteborg, Sweden's second largest city, has been arrested in Turkey, police said Wednesday.