France honours heroes for train attack ‘courage’

France honours heroes for train attack ‘courage’

Paris – President Francois Hollande on Monday bestowed France’s highest honour on a group of Americans and a Briton who overpowered a Moroccan gunman on a crowded train, saying the…

Tsipras resigns and calls early election

Tsipras resigns and calls early election

ATHENS – Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned on Thursday, hoping to strengthen his hold on power in snap elections after seven months in office in which he fought Greece’s creditors…

Germany refugee riot, leaves 17 hurt

Germany refugee riot, leaves 17 hurt

BERLIN – An argument over a Koran that erupted at a shelter in central Germany has led to violence in which 11 refugees and six police were injured. Twenty people…

Men claim to find Nazi train loaded with treasure

Men claim to find Nazi train loaded with treasure

WARSAW – Two men in Poland claim they have found a legendary Nazi train that according to local lore was loaded with gold, gems and valuable art and vanished into…

Man dies 13 years after being shot

Man dies 13 years after being shot

LONDON – Police launched a murder investigation Wednesday after a man died 13 years after he was shot at a bar in London.  Marvin Couson was confined to a hospital…

Bulls kill seven in Madrid

Bulls kill seven in Madrid

MADRID – Bulls have gored seven people to death during festivals across Spain since the beginning of July, four of them over the past weekend. The deaths occurred during bull…

Police seeking clues to find missing teen

Police seeking clues to find missing teen

BERLIN – Police in Germany were chasing down more than two dozen leads into the alleged kidnapping of a 17-year-old girl. Police in Dresden said Anneli-Marie R. went missing while…

Trio injured in crash

HAMILTON – Three women were rushed to hospital for treatment after two cars collided on the Causeway on Saturday night. The crash, which occurred at about 11.50pm on Saturday left…

Greek ship takes on refugees

Greek ship takes on refugees

ATHENS – Dozens of migrants on the Greek island of Kos have begun registering on a passenger ship which will be their temporary shelter as they seek asylum. The first…

Suspect sent selfie with decapitated victim, French prosecutor says

PARIS – A man on France’s terror watch list shot selfies with the decapitated body of his boss before launching an attempted suicide attack at a U.S.-owned chemical factory, a…