What will get Europe’s economy rolling again?
Europe / International News / Lifestyle

What will get Europe’s economy rolling again?

SINTRA, Portugal (AP) — What’s behind Europe’s sluggish recovery and high jobless rate? What can central banks and governments do to get things going? The European Central Bank convened prominent economists this week to probe those questions at the Penha Longa golf resort amid steep, densely forested hills near the town of Sintra, Portugal, a … Continue reading

French school newspaper threatened over Charlie Hebdo issue
Education / Europe / International News

French school newspaper threatened over Charlie Hebdo issue

PARIS (AP) — Teachers, parents and media freedom activists are urging police action after death threats against a French teenager over a school newspaper issue about the extremist attack against satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo. The 17-year-old student, chief editor of the paper at the Marcelin Berthelot school in the Paris suburb of Saint-Maur des Fosses, … Continue reading

US artist unites divided Bosnian youths to make street art
Art / Europe

US artist unites divided Bosnian youths to make street art

  SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — American graffiti artist Caleb Neelon, creator of street murals in numerous cities around the world, has enlisted youths from different sides of Bosnia’s ethnic divide to work on a peace-promoting project. Armed with cans of spraypaint, youngsters from Bosnia’s Croat, Serb and Bosniak ethnic groups joined forces with Neelon on … Continue reading

Libya chaos spurs human smuggling, government spokesman says
Africa / Europe / International News

Libya chaos spurs human smuggling, government spokesman says

CAIRO (AP) — Libya’s chaos has spurred human trafficking, a spokesman for the country’s internationally recognized government said Tuesday April, 21, 2015, urging the world community to help his administration gain control of the rest of the country. The appeal comes as violence in Libya surges and more and more crowded refugee rafts head to … Continue reading