Events marking

ATHENS, Greece | Greece: More than 100 people detained during rioting

ATHENS, Greece — Greek authorities say more than 100 people were detained during rioting in Athens and the northern city of Thessaloniki following events marking the 10th anniversary of the fatal police shooting of a teenager. Police said Friday that 66 people were detained in Athens during the violence that began Thursday afternoon, with 13 … Continue reading ATHENS, Greece | Greece: More than 100 people detained during rioting

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump tweets in Whitaker’s defense in turnabout

WASHINGTON — The Latest on acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker (all times local): 11:50 p.m. President Donald Trump still has acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker on his mind, even though he is on a trip to France for events marking the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended World War I. Trump tweeted late Friday … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump tweets in Whitaker’s defense in turnabout

PARIS | The Latest: Homage to first, last British WWI war dead

PARIS — The Latest on events marking the centennial of Armistice Day (all times local): 1:20 p.m. As world leaders prepare to mark 100 years since the armistice that ended World War I, British Prime Minister Theresa May has paid respects to the first and last British soldier killed in the fighting. At a ceremony … Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: Homage to first, last British WWI war dead

Putin presides at events marking end of Stalingrad battle

MOSCOW/February 2, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — President Vladimir Putin is attending commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the Soviet victory in the battle of Stalingrad. Putin on Friday visited Volgograd, the current name of the city in southern Russia that stretches along the western bank of the Volga River. The city was renamed in 1961 as … Continue reading Putin presides at events marking end of Stalingrad battle