Pompeo warns eastern Europe on Chinese and Russian meddling

BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is invoking the 30th anniversary of the demise of communism to implore countries in Central Europe to resist Chinese and Russian influen...

Pompeo visits Hungary, to raise concerns about China, Russia

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo (pahm-PAY'-oh) is in Hungary on the first leg of a five-nation European tour on which he'll raise concerns about China and Russia's growing...

With Mideast meeting, Poland woos Trump but risks other ties

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Polish government has joined forces with the United States to co-host an international conference on the Middle East, hoping to strengthen its ties with Washington as its see...

Slovakia to promote its children's books at Taipei book fair

The national booth Slovakia is setting up at the upcoming 2019 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) will feature children's books, as the landlocked country in Central Europe seeks to boost...

China, Russia concerns top Pompeo agenda in Central Europe

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. fears about China and Russia’s growing influence in Central Europe will top Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s agenda as he heads to the region this week, Trump ...

The Latest: Women's super-G shortened at worlds

ARE, Sweden (AP) — The Latest from the skiing world championships (all times local): ___ 11:55 a.m. The course for the women's super-G at the worl...

Men's downhill training canceled because of airport problems

ARE, Sweden (AP) — The skiers have finally arrived. The skis, however, are still stuck at the snowed-in Stockholm airport. With many teams still missing equipment, organizers cancele...

Google opens new office in Berlin with eye on expansion

BERLIN (AP) — American tech giant Google has opened a new office in Berlin that it says will give it the space to expand in the German capital. CEO Sundar Pichai said Tuesday the spa...

The Latest: Road accidents in snowy Bosnia kill 3, hurt 17

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on heavy snowfall across Europe (all times local): 2:10 p.m. Bosnian authorities say three people have died and 17 others have been injured...

Avalanche slams into German hotel; no injuries reported

BERLIN (AP) — Officials say a large avalanche has slammed into a hotel in southern Germany, damaging the building but causing no injuries. A spokeswoman for Oberallgaeu regional auth...

Hungary's Orban wants anti-migration forces to prevail in EU

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's prime minister says his country's objective for the upcoming European Parliament elections is for "anti-immigration forces" to become a majority in all European Unio...

90 flights canceled at Munich airport due to heavy snowfall

BERLIN (AP) — Munich Airport says about 90 flights have been canceled because of heavy snowfall affecting parts of Central Europe. Southern Germany, Austria and Switzerland saw sever...

Hungary looks at Cyprus gas to diversity energy supply

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Hungary's foreign minister says Cyprus' offshore gas deposits could become an alternative energy source for his country, which is seeking to diversify its natural gas supply bey...

Bulgaria prepares to pump Russian gas to Central Europe

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgaria is gearing up for the revival of a gas pipeline project that would pump Russian gas through its territory to Central Europe. Parliament on Friday appr...

Romain Gall rebounding after fall to Sweden's 3rd tier

Signed with fanfare by Columbus 18 months earlier, Romain Gall was released by the Crew in February 2016 after making just four first-team appearances in 1½ seasons. Just 21 years old, the midfielder ...