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Europe's main air crashes in past 10 years

Paris - A German budget airliner crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday with 150 people on board feared dead in the worst air disaster in mainland France in 40 years.

Dutch seek five-year jail term for horsemeat scandal trader

Den Bosch - Dutch prosecutors demanded Tuesday a five-year sentence for a local meat wholesaler suspected of being a key player in Europe's massive 2013 horsemeat scandal.

European far-right groups back Putin at Russia forum

Saint Petersburg - Representatives of about a dozen far-right groups from across Europe gathered in Russia Sunday for a pro-Kremlin conference as concern grows over Moscow's alleged attempts to court extremists on the continent.

Saudi Arabia withdraws ambassador to Sweden in diplomatic row

Stockholm - A diplomatic dispute between Saudi Arabia and Sweden that has frayed relations between two of the world’s most-influential nations could exacerbate philosophical differences that could threaten cooperation in the battle against terrorism.

European Jews 'bankrupted' by security costs: U.S. envoy

Stockholm - Many Jewish bodies in Europe are being bankrupted by the growing need for security measures, the U.S. State Department's special envoy on anti-Semitism said on Friday.

Europe still off mark on sustainability goals: Report

Paris - Europe could miss several key targets for safeguarding its species, water, air and land, said a study Tuesday that warned economic recovery would add to the pressure on natural resources.

Total eclipse of the sun will be seen over Europe on March 20

London - Europe will experience a major solar eclipse event on the morning of 20 March. The eclipse of the sun by the moon to be seen across Europe will be the biggest solar eclipse event on the continent since August 1999.

History, politics drive Israeli calls to Europe's Jews

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's calls for Jewish emigration after anti-Semitic attacks have riled European leaders but come as no surprise given Israel's history as a refuge and a looming election, analysts say.

Op-Ed: Problems with ISIL? Just Nuke 'em says Republican Senator

Bigelow - Arkansas Senator Jason Rapert has the solution for putting ISIL in its place: Nuke the jihad out of them! Rapert fired off this salvo on his Facebook page by trotting out the idea that "God is love."

Cold War history fuels Europe, US clash over Ukraine arms

Munich - Far from the rubble-strewn streets of eastern Ukraine, a clash of titans is taking place as Europe and America tussle over visions for the post-Cold War era.

European car sales rise in 2014, ending six-year slump

According to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association (ACEA) car sales in the European Union rose in 2014. Sales have been up for the first time in six years.

Europe, France to unveil anti-terror plans after Paris attacks

Paris - French and European officials will unveil details of anti-terror measures Wednesday to counter threats of new attacks and strengthen cooperation in the wake of deadly shootings in Paris.

Syrian group hacks French newspaper's Twitter account

Paris - A group of pro-Syrian regime hackers briefly took over the Twitter account of France's Le Monde newspaper early Wednesday, tweeting several messages including one reading "Je ne suis pas Charlie".

Paris attack suspects due in court as Europe hunts jihadists

Paris - Four men accused of having links to the jihadists behind the Paris attacks were due to appear before a judge in France on Tuesday, while police in neighbouring Germany staged fresh raids on suspected extremists.

EU to launch anti-terror drive with Muslim countries

Brussels - The EU said Monday it will launch anti-terror projects with Muslim nations and boost intelligence sharing following the Paris attacks, as anger over the Charlie Hebdo cartoons fed fresh protests and violence.

Manhunts, death threats as Europe on high terror alert

Nterre - Europe was on high alert Sunday as the suspected mastermind of a jihadist cell in Belgium remained at large and jittery authorities blocked anti-Islamist rallies in Germany and France.

Long-lost Beagle 2 space probe spotted on Mars

London - A British-built space probe that disappeared without trace more than a decade ago has been spotted on the surface of Mars, the UK Space Agency said on Friday.

Thousands in fresh rallies worldwide for Paris attack victims

Paris - Thousands of people took to the streets in France and other countries again Thursday to condemn the killing of 12 people by Islamist gunmen at Paris-based satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.

France to host international 'anti-terrorism' meeting Sunday

Paris - France's interior minister said he would host an international meeting Sunday for his counterparts from the United States and Europe to discuss the battle against terrorism in the wake of the Paris magazine massacre.

US military to close base in Britain in cost-cutting move

Washington - The US military will close a major air base in Britain and withdraw from 14 other installations across Europe as part of a reorganization of forces, the Pentagon said Thursday.

Europe rights court mulls whether to let French quadriplegic die

Strasbourg - Europe's human rights court on Wednesday heard arguments on whether a man in a vegetative state should be taken off life support, in a case that has torn his family apart and ignited a fierce euthanasia debate in France.

European stocks extend slide

London - European stock markets dropped Tuesday, extending the previous day's slump, on the prospect of fresh stimulus to prop up the weak eurozone that risks losing Greece as a member.

Snow brings chaos to Europe, but skiers rejoice

Paris - Heavy snowfall brought both chaos and joy across Europe, with some 15,000 people stranded overnight in the French Alps while skiers revelled in the fresh powder blanketing slopes.

Europe to build new-generation Ariane 6 rocket

Luxembourg - European nations announced Tuesday they would build a new-generation rocket in a multi-billion-euro (dollar) programme to maintain their grip on the world market for satellite launches.

European Union cuts its most senior science role

The European Commission (EC) decided to retire the position of Chief Scientific Advisor, Some scientists have reacted angrily to what they see is political interference with the promotion of science.

Europeans and Africans promise new approach on migration

Rome - Ministers from 58 European and African states on Thursday pledged to adopt a new coordinated approach to migration that goes beyond the single issue of policing borders.

Comet probe 'sniffed' organic molecules: early data

Paris - Mankind's first-ever probe of a comet found traces of organic molecules and a surface much harder than imagined, scientists said Tuesday of initial sample data from robot lab Philae.

Images show Philae's historic comet bounce

Paris - The European Space Agency (ESA)on Sunday unveiled images of the probe Philae after it bounced while making its historic landing on a comet last Wednesday.

GMO bans in Europe set to progress

An environmental committee of the European Parliament has approved legislation that allows member states to ban genetically engineered crops.

Comet probe sends back science treasure in final hours

Paris - Europe's science probe Philae sent home a treasure trove of data from a comet heading towards the Sun before falling silent as its power ran out, mission control said Saturday.
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