After 2 sackings, Puel having some success at Saint-Etienne

PARIS (AP) — While his former club Leicester flies high in the Premier League, coach Claude Puel is turning Saint-Etienne's fortunes around in his quiet and determined way. Saint-Eti...

Cathay Pacific threatens to fire employees participating in strike next week

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Cathay Pacific has warned its employees not to participate in the general strike planned in Hong Kong next week and encouraged them to report co-workers' perceived mis...

Hong Kong losing financial center status hurts China: German think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Mercator Institute for China Studies (Merics), a Germany-based think tank, believes the ongoing protests in Hong Kong have caused “irreparable damage” to i...

Support for Hong Kong protests blamed for sackings

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the forced resignation of Rupert Hogg, CEO of Cathay Pacific, it is claimed there have been a number of high-profile sackings and resignations to individuals sup...

The Latest: EU's Tusk: bloc should ponder long Brexit delay

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Britain's departure from the European Union (all times local): 9:25 a.m. Donald Tusk, the president of the European Council, says the bl...

UK lawmakers set for another big Brexit vote

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers are set to vote on whether to delay Britain's departure from the European Union as Prime Minister Theresa May struggles to overcome further erosion of her authority. ...

Greece charges 20 people, including politicians, over wildfires

Greek prosecutors have filed charges against 20 people over deadly wildfires in 2018. The accused, including the greater Athens regional authority chief, two local mayors, the former civil protection...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Dec. 31, the 365th and final day of 2017. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 31, 1879, Thomas Edison first pu...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Dec. 31, the 365th and final day of 2017. Today's Highlight in History: On Dec. 31, 1879, Thomas Edison first pu...

Media crackdown silencing criticism of Turkish government

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A satirical cover for a political news magazine was all it took to see its editor eventually sentenced to more than two decades in prison. Cevheri Guven, editor...

No heads rolling over reputed Rome mafia don's funeral

ROME (AP) -- Rome's top security official says police were aware of plans for a flashy funeral send-off for a reputed mafia chieftain, but underestimated how outrageous it would be.Prefect Franco Gabr...

Firing of generals raises fear of return to Algerian strife

ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) -- Algeria is in the grips of political intrigue, as the president nears death and rumors of coup attempts swirl. Now, the unprecedented firing of three top generals is generatin...