Berlin to get single travel app for public, private services

BERLIN (AP) — Berlin is unveiling a new app that will let people use public transport, rental bikes, car-sharing and taxis seamlessly to travel through the German capital. The app pr...

North Macedonia police break up migrant smugglers ring

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (AP) — Police in North Macedonia say they've broken up a criminal ring of migrant smugglers and filed charges against 21 people, including a police officer, for illegal traffic...

High-speed tunnel project divides Italy's ruling populists

SAINT-MARTIN-LA-PORTE, France (AP) — A project to build a high-speed rail tunnel through the Alps, meant to speed up journeys between France and Italy, is moving extraordinarily slowly because of an i...

Spanish, Portuguese police make major cocaine seizure

MADRID (AP) — Spanish police say a 15-month investigation has led to the seizure at sea of 3.3 metric tons of South American cocaine with a street value of around 100 million euros ($113 million). ...

All-Star: 10 things to know about the weekend

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — With All-Star festivities set to officially begin Friday, here are 10 things to know going into the weekend: BACK TO CHARLOTTE Charlotte host...

30 years on, Russia views Afghan war with pride

MOSCOW (AP) — When the last Soviet tanks rumbled back home across a bridge on the border with Afghanistan 30 years ago, the withdrawal was hailed as a much-anticipated end to a bloody quagmire. ...

Nationwide strike hits Belgian transport, factories

BRUSSELS (AP) — A national strike to demand higher pay has paralyzed airports, sea ports and rail traffic in Belgium, while hundreds of factories are shut down for the day. Trade uni...

Belgium to shut airspace for 24 hours due to strike

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgium's air traffic control authority says it is shutting down the country's airspace for 24 hours due to staffing uncertainties caused by a nationwide strike on Wednesday. ...

Walz will continue appeal of oil pipeline project approval

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Tim Walz said Tuesday that his administration will keep pursuing an appeal of an independent regulatory commission's approval of Enbridge Energy's plan to replace its aging...

Prison transport firm closing after escape, cites insurance

DALLAS (AP) — A private prisoner transport company is shutting down after an MMA fighter accused in two killings escaped from one of its vans while being escorted to a jail in Southeast Texas. ...

Socialist Maduro seeks to raise dollars with appeal to greed

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — When Jose Humberto Vivas needs to trade dollars for Venezuelan bolivars, he usually flouts the nation's rigid exchange controls by turning to illegal currency traders. ...

Doctors demand humanitarian aid be allowed into Venezuela

CUCUTA, Colombia (AP) — Venezuelan doctors are demanding their nation's military allow humanitarian aid into the country. About two dozen doctors held a protest Sunday in Colombia in...

Chinese cyclist riding on Taiwan’s motorway driven to safety by police

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese cyclist who found himself in a tight spot on Sunday (Feb. 10) after starting his round-the-island cycling trip the wrong way by getting on a motorway was driven ...

Armenia sends mine-clearing experts, doctors to Syria

YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Armenia has sent a team of experts to Syria on a Russia-backed mission to help clear mines and provide medical assistance. Armenian Defense Ministry spokesman...

UK scraps Brexit ferry deal with firm that has no ships

LONDON (AP) — The British government has canceled a contract to ship goods to the country after Brexit with a company that turned out to have no boats and no experience running a ferry service. ...