Roman road discovered during digging in German city Aachen

BERLIN (AP) — Authorities say workers digging in the western German city of Aachen have uncovered an ancient Roman road. Aachen city archaeologist Andreas Schaub told the dpa news ag...

Trucks tangle traffic in Paris to protest holiday fair spat

PARIS (AP) — Carnival workers are creating traffic chaos in Paris to protest the city's ban on a popular Christmas fair on the iconic Champs-Elysees Avenue. The French road authority...

A look at attacks where vehicles have been used as weapons

The attack on a bike path in New York City, which killed eight and injured 11 others, is the latest example of a driver who used a vehicle as a weapon. Some were orchestrated by extremist groups, othe...

A look at attacks where vehicles have been used as weapons

STOCKHOLM (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a man in a rented pickup who mowed down pedestrians and bicyclists along a bike path near the World Trade Center memorial Tuesday was a "lone wolf." Th...

Report: Police informant may have incited Berlin attacker

BERLIN (AP) — German media report that the Tunisian man who carried out a deadly truck attack in Berlin last year may have been incited by a police informant. Daily Berliner Morgenpo...

Berlin probe: Xmas market attacker could have been thwarted

BERLIN (AP) — A special investigator appointed by the German state of Berlin says the Tunisian man who carried out last year's deadly truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin could have been detai...

Missing handprint may have slowed Berlin attacker expulsion

BERLIN (AP) — The Tunisian who drove a truck into a Berlin Christmas market last year may have avoided deportation because German authorities were slow to pass on a handprint demanded by his home coun...

Some major attacks in Europe in recent years

LONDON (AP) — An explosion on a carriage in a subway train in southwest London injured several people Friday while a knife-wielding assailant tried to attack a soldier in a Paris subway interchange. B...

Cologne to protect famous cathedral with stone blocks

BERLIN (AP) — The German city of Cologne is putting up heavy stone blocks around its famous cathedral to protect the landmark building and its visitors from potential terror attacks. ...

Barcelona van attack kills 13 in agonizing repeat for Europe

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — A van veered onto a promenade Thursday and barreled down the busy walkway in central Barcelona, swerving back and forth as it mowed pedestrians down and turned a pictures...

Some major attacks in Europe in recent years

LONDON (AP) — The deadly Barcelona van attack that killed 13 people and wounded dozens of others Thursday is the latest attack in Europe in recent years. Here are some of the other major ones, many of...

Italy uses imams in prisons to deter extremism among inmates

TERNI, Italy (AP) — Italy's plan to reduce the risk of a jihadi-inspired attack is pinned in small part on El Hacmi Mimoun, an imam who bikes to the prison here every week and exhorts Muslim inmates n...

German intel chief: More terror attacks likely in Germany

BERLIN (AP) — The head of Germany's domestic intelligence agency is warning that more terror attacks by Islamic extremists in Germany are likely. Hans-Georg Maassen said Tuesday that...

The Latest: Germany approves tougher migrant measures

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The Latest on Europe migration issues (all times local): 4:30 p.m. Germany's top security official says newly passed measures strengthen autho...

Germany detains Syrian allegedly planning Berlin attack

BERLIN (AP) — German officials say they have detained a 17-year-old Syrian outside Berlin on suspicion that he was planning a suicide attack in the German capital. The Brandenburg St...