Pope’s timely Egypt visit comforts grief-stricken Christians

CAIRO (AP) — Pope Francis wrapped up a brief but deeply symbolic visit to Egypt on Saturday with an open-air Mass for the country’s tiny Catholic community, defying security concerns to show his support for the Christians of this Muslim majority Arab nation who have...

EU leaders unite ahead of Brexit divorce talks with UK

From left, EU Chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk make their way to a media conference at an EU summit in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU leaders met on Saturday for the...

Trump says he’s brought ‘profound change’ to Washington

President Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn as he arrives at the White House in Washington, Friday, April 28, 2017, returning from traveling to Atlanta to speak at the National Rifle Association Leadership Forum. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) — President...

The Latest: Pope urges Egypt’s clergy to remain positive

Pope Francis waves as he arrives to celebrate Mass for Egypt’s tiny Catholic community, at the Air Defense Stadium in Cairo, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic visit to the Arab and Muslim majority nation aimed at presenting a...

Russian rallies urge Putin not to run again; dozens arrested

Policemen detain a participant of an unauthorised rally in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, April 29, 2017. A poster reads ‘Putin, you can retire!’. A few dozens protesters were detained by police in St. Petersburg during a protests called for by the opposition...

EU leaders show firm united front ahead of Brexit talks

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni , German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern, from left, are pictured at a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU leaders met on Saturday for the first time as the formal...

The Latest: Belgian PM says beware of UK Brexit tactics

European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce...

The Latest: Pope leaves Cairo stadium after Mass

Pope Francis waves as he arrives to celebrate Mass for Egypt’s tiny Catholic community, at the Air Defense Stadium in Cairo, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic visit to the Arab and Muslim majority nation aimed at presenting a...

The Latest: Francis tells Egypt Catholics to be merciful

Pope Francis waves as he arrives to celebrate Mass for Egypt’s tiny Catholic community, at the Air Defense Stadium in Cairo, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic visit to the Arab and Muslim majority nation aimed at presenting a...

The Latest: Francis leads open-air Mass at stadium in Cairo

Pope Francis waves as he arrives to celebrate Mass for Egypt’s tiny Catholic community, at the Air Defense Stadium in Cairo, Saturday, April 29, 2017. Pope Francis came to Egypt on Friday for a historic visit to the Arab and Muslim majority nation aimed at presenting a...