EU Parliament election could upend politics across Europe

BRUSSELS (AP) — Across the European Union, a three-month campaign has begun ahead of May's election for the European Parliament, a massive exercise in democracy that spans 27 nations and close to half...

One 'nebulous' word sends sparks flying over Brexit talks

BRUSSELS (AP) — As if the Brexit negotiations aren't tense enough, a "nebulous" linguistic fog briefly spread across the European Union summit on Friday. One word sent sparks flying ...

Out of many nations, a single message: Europe is united

BRUSSELS (AP) — Unlike the political chaos that has roiled Britain over Brexit, there has been no such squabbling among the 27 other European Union nations during the impending divorce. ...

Belgian colonial museum takes new look at troubled history

TERVUREN, Belgium (AP) — For decades, Belgian schoolchildren had come to the Africa Museum near Brussels to marvel at the stuffed animals, ritual masks and minerals that glowed in the darkness of vast...

In the final hours of World War I, a terrible toll

VRIGNE-MEUSE, France (AP) — Augustin Trebuchon is buried beneath a white lie. His tiny plot is almost on the front line where the guns finally fell silent at 11 a.m. on the 11th day ...

In the final hours of World War I, a terrible toll

VRIGNE-MEUSE, France (AP) — Augustin Trebuchon is buried beneath a white lie. His tiny plot is almost on the front line where the guns finally fell silent at 11 a.m. on the 11th day ...

Right up to Armistice Day, US clout in WWI kept increasing

ROMAGNE-SOUS-MONTFAUCON, France (AP) — On final morning of World War I, U.S. Gen. John J. Pershing was not eager to stop fighting. After all, if one nation had momentum after the first global war's fo...

On front line of trade, EU ports fear overnight Brexit chaos

ZEEBRUGGE, Belgium (AP) — With arms flailing and raised voices, a shipping manager and a customs chief in the Belgian port of Zeebrugge talk through all the things that could go wrong if the Brexit ta...

It's Rubens vs. Facebook in fight over artistic nudity

BRUSSELS (AP) — For four centuries, the opulent, exuberant nudes of Peter Paul Rubens have been known to shock and delight in sometimes equal measure. And now somehow, even in 2018, his Baroque painti...

Trump vs EU: next round in battle features White House visit

BRUSSELS (AP) — One of the European Union's main leaders will sit down with U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday hoping to convince him to hold off from raising tariffs on imported cars and avoid ...

EU ruling against Google opens 'opportunity,' rival says

BRUSSELS (AP) — European regulators' latest swipe at the dominance of U.S. tech giant Google could open new opportunities for rivals in search and web browsers — that is, if handset manufacturers deci...

EU, US relations sinking further after divisive Trump tour

BRUSSELS (AP) — After a week of the worst barrage of insults yet from U.S. President Donald Trump, the European Union is looking westward toward the White House less and less. Making it worse...

A century ago, German sub brought World War I home to US

ORLEANS, Mass. (AP) — Over 3,000 miles from the trenches and battlefields of the Western Front, where many hundreds of thousands had already died, residents of Orleans, Massachusetts, were enjoying a ...

Friend or foe at NATO? Who knows when Trump comes to dinner

BRUSSELS (AP) — When Donald Trump walks into a NATO summit Wednesday, international politics are bound to become intensely personal — again. Since moving into the White House almost ...

AP Interview: Correa says no plans to return to Ecuador

LOUVAIN-LA-NEUVE, Belgium (AP) — Former President Rafael Correa is calling Ecuador's demand for him to be jailed and extradited from Belgium just a power ploy by the government to stamp out opposition...