• AEK ends Olympiakos’ 22-game unbeaten run in Greek league

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — AEK Athens ended Olympiakos’ undefeated run 22 games into the Greek league season on Saturday, beating the defending champion 1-0.

  • Pope Francis, left, embraces Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill after signing a joint declaration on religious unity at the Jose Marti International airport in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. The two religious leaders met for the first-ever papal meeting, a historic development in the 1,000-year schism within Christianity. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, Pool)

    Pope heads for historic meeting with Russian Orthodox leader

    MEXICO CITY (AP) — With an exclamation of “Finally,” Pope Francis embraced Patriarch Kirill on Friday in the first meeting between a pontiff and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, a brief but historic encounter held during a stopover in Cuba before the pope flew on to Mexico.

  • In this Sunday, Jan. 3, 2016 file photo, refugees and migrants disembark on a beach after crossing a part of the Aegean sea from Turkey to the Greek island of Lesbos. More than a million people reached Europe in 2015 in the continent's largest refugee influx since the end of World War II. European Union countries are poised to reverse a decades-old trend of expanding passport-free travel by invoking an emergency rule to impose controls at several borders for two more years because of the migration crisis, according to European Union documents seen on Friday, Feb. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios, File)

    APNewsBreak: EU is poised to restrict passport-free travel

    BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union countries are poised to restrict passport-free travel by invoking an emergency rule to keep some border controls for two more years because of the migration crisis and Greece’s troubles in controlling its border, according to EU documents seen by The Associated Press.

  • FOR STORY PORTUGAL - THE AUSTERITY NEGOTIATOR - In this photo taken Wednesday, Feb. 10 2016, Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa addresses supporters of his Socialist Party in Lisbon to explain and take questions about the government's 2016 state budget.  Costa doesn't boast about being an expert deal-maker, but he is quietly building a reputation as a canny negotiator building unprecedented alliances and becoming the government leader to watch in southern Europe. (AP Photo/Armando Franca)

    In southern Europe, an astute negotiator unpicks austerity

    LISBON, Portugal (AP) — He doesn’t boast about being an expert deal-maker like Donald Trump, but new Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Costa is quietly building a reputation as a canny negotiator and a government leader to watch in southern Europe by doing what many people thought was impossible.

  • In this photo take on Sunday Sept. 27, 2015, a Syrian refugee thanks god as he arrives with others from Turkey on the shores of the Greek island of Lesbos, aboard a fishing boat. NATO's European commander on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016, ordered three warships to move immediately to the Aegean Sea to help end the deadly smuggling of migrants between Turkey and Greece. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris, File)

    NATO orders warships into Aegean to help ease migrant crisis

    BRUSSELS (AP) — In a dramatic response to Europe’s gravest refugee crisis since World War II, NATO ordered three warships to sail immediately Thursday to the Aegean Sea to help end the deadly smuggling of asylum-seekers across the waters from Turkey to Greece.

  • A man looks at screens displaying financial information at the Stock Exchange in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. Renewed jitters about the global economy set off a wave of selling in banking stocks after Asian markets tumbled Tuesday, led by a 5.4 percent slide in Tokyo. The stock index in Spain was off roughly 4 percent, while Italy's lost about 5 percent and Greece's index sank about 8 percent. Stock markets have been slump so far this year after a lackluster 2015. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

    Eurozone concerns building again after period of calm

    LONDON (AP) — Slowly but surely, worries over the 19-country eurozone are building again.

  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, and Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu speak after a welcome ceremony in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016. Merkel is meeting Davutoglu and other Turkish officials for talks on reducing the influx of migrants to Europe. Turkey, a key country on the migrant route to Europe, is central to Merkel's diplomatic efforts to reduce the flow.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)

    Merkel says ‘horrified’ by Russian bombings in Syria

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey and Germany agreed on Monday on a set of measures to try to tackle the Syrian refugee crisis, including a joint diplomatic initiative aimed at halting attacks against Syria’s largest city.

  • Olympiakos wins again, beats PAOK 1-0

    ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Olympiakos beat PAOK 1-0 and increased its lead at the top of the Greek league to 19 points with AEK’s 1-0 defeat at Atromitos earlier Sunday.