AP - A senior U.S. official says the Obama administration is in "intense discussions" with Egypt to resolve the legal case against 16 American democracy advocates that has badly damaged ties between the countries "in the coming days"
AP - All of Milan plays dress up during Carnevale.
AP - About 3,500 people demonstrated against Vladimir Putin on Saturday in Russia's second-largest city a week before presidential elections in which he seeks to return to the Kremlin.
AP - Syria lashed out at Saudi Arabia on Saturday, a day after the kingdom's foreign minister backed the idea of arming the rebels fighting President Bashar Assad's regime, accusing Riyadh of becoming "a partner" in the bloodshed in Syria.
AP - Coins recovered from Spanish warship return to Spain after explorers lost ownership claim
AP - Hammered by the financial crisis that has led to ever diminishing income, a group of residents in northern Greece have joined forces with potato farmers to slash consumer prices and ensure producers can get their crop to markets by cutting out the middle man.
AP - The Spanish king's son-in-law is appearing in court after being summoned by a judge to answer questions over suspected fraudulent deals.
AP - There was more buzz off than on the runway Friday, with the fashion crowd digesting the news of designer Jil Sander's return to the fold, and a preview peek at a much anticipated exhibit juxtaposing two of Italy's most influential female designers.
ContributorNetwork - COMMENTARY | Politics in America have an unusual knack for turning in circles, or at least cycles. In 2008, record gas prices led one presidential hopeful to push a renewable energy platform that helped him get elected, as reported by the Washington Post. Of course, as anyone who regularly fills up a vehicle at the gas pump knows already, gas prices are expensive yet again, and as The Christian Science Monitor reports, probably headed higher.
AP - A man has been jailed for setting fire to a historical south London department store during Britain's riots last summer.
AP - The U.N. chief has urged Zambian lawmakers to spare no one in the fight against corruption.
AP - An official says a hatch inside a dam burst, causing flooding that has left 10 construction workers missing in southern Turkey.
AP - Serbia and its one-time province of Kosovo reached agreement Friday on two key issues that will significantly enhance Serbia's chances of becoming an official candidate for EU membership next week.
AP - As Turkey welcomes Syrians fleeing violence, the anniversary Friday of the deaths of more than 750 Jewish refugees who were denied shelter by Turkey in World War II was a reminder of perennial tension between pragmatic and humanitarian impulses.
AP - A retired British businessman accused of plotting to sell missile components to Iran is in transit to the United States to face charges.
AP - A British lawmaker has been charged with three counts of common assault after an alleged brawl in a bar inside the Houses of Parliament, police said Friday.
AP - Just over a week before Russia's election, billionaire presidential candidate Mikhail Prokhorov has become an Internet star thanks to his humorously bad rapping skills.
AP - Greece is planning to launch a public offer for a massive bond swap designed to knock euro107 billion ($142 billion) off its debt held by banks and other private investors.
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AP - World leaders pledged new help to tackle terrorism and piracy in Somalia, but insisted Thursday that the troubled East African nation must quickly form a stable government and threatened penalties against those who hamper its progress.