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Greek police destroy suspected bomb sent to bourseGreek police destroy suspected parcel bomb intercepted at Athens stock exchange
The Associated Press15 minutes ago
Demonstrators, many of them wearing masks of Pulcinella, a 17th century character that became very popular in Neapolitan puppetry, protest against the ECB governing council meeting in Naples, Italy, Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. European Central Bank head Mario Draghi is expected Thursday to underline the bank's willingness to deploy more economic stimulus measures, a stance that could send the euro skidding even lower. And a drop in the currency — which helps eurozone exporters and could nudge up worryingly low inflation — might be the most effective stimulus to come out of the ECB's monthly meeting. police squared off against more than 3,000 demonstrators in Naples, where the council held its monthly meeting, one of two held annually away from its headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany. Riot police used water cannons to break up protesters carrying banners against government austerity policies and unemployment. (AP Photo/Salvatore Laporta)
ECB's Draghi gives no hint of more stimulusEuropean Central Bank's Draghi offers no hints on larger-scale stimulus; markets drop
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
New Swedish PM can expect struggle aheadSweden confirms Lofven as new PM, heading feeble Social Democratic-led minority government
The Associated Press1 hour ago
The Peugeot concept car Exalt is presented at the Paris Motor Show, in Paris, Thursday Oct. 2, 2014. The Paris Motor Show will open its doors to the public on Saturday Oct. 4, until Oct. 19.  European carmakers are hoping to impress with new models at this week's Paris Motor Show and prove they have come out stronger from years of economic trouble and cost-cutting. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)
Russia dims hopes for European auto reboundParis Motor Show: Shrinking Russian demand puts damper on hopes for European rebound
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Smokes rise after a mortar shell landed in the south of the city center of Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani, seen from the Turkish side of border as thousands of new Syrian refugees from Kobani arrive in Suruc, Turkey, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014. U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeted Islamic State fighters pressing their offensive against a Kurdish town near the Syrian-Turkish border on Tuesday in an attempt to halt the militants' advance, activists said.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
Turkey ponders new powers to fight IS militantsTurkish lawmakers consider authorizing incursions into Iraq, Syria to thwart Islamic threats
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this undated but recent handout photo provided by BVA-Auctions.com, a body bag is displayed next to pallets containing about 2500 body bags put up for auction by the Dutch government Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. Call it an offer to die for. The government is selling off 2,500 body bags in an online auction. Rob Meijer, commercial director of BVA Auctions, said Thursday his company sells plenty of strange stuff, but "this is special." The bags are being sold in a single lot, which has a reserve price of 4,000 euros (usd 5,050). The auction closes on Oct. 6. (AP Photo/BVA-Auctions.com, HO)
For sale: 2,500 Dutch body bagsDutch government to sell 2,500 surplus body bags via online auction
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Blast kills 15 at Bulgarian explosives factoryBlast kills 15, injures 3 in explosives factory in northwestern Bulgaria
The Associated Press2 hours ago
European Union Commissioner designate for Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Union, Pierre Moscovici smiles ahead of a hearing at the Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee, at the European Parliament in Brussels, on Thursday Oct. 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Yves Logghe)
Lawmakers grill new EU economy chief amid doubtsLawmakers grill France's Moscovici who vows to be impartial enforcer of EU deficit rules
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Angry Birds maker Rovio to cut jobsAngry Birds maker Rovio to cut up to 130 jobs in Finland as business falls short of forecasts
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Wonga agrees to write off debts for thousandsPayday lender Wonga agrees to write off debts for 330,000 customers who can't pay
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Putin: state will support sanctions-hit sectorsPutin says Russian state will support sectors hit by international sanctions
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Watchdog: Turkey has fearful journalism climateWatchdog welcomes release of journalists in Turkey but criticizes climate of intimidation
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Spanish sea rescuers find bodies of 2 migrantsSpanish rescue service finds 2 bodies while searching for migrant boat off Morocco
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Denmark votes to send jet fighters to IraqDanish lawmakers vote to send jet fighters to combat Islamic State militants
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Philips loses $467M patent suit to US competitorPhilips loses patent suit to US competitor Masimo Corp., will book $467 million charge
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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