European countries

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Report: Saudi crown prince to attend G-20 summit

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman will attend the Group of 20 summit in Buenos Aires later this month, Saudi media reported Monday. It would be the crown prince’s first trip abroad after the Oct. 2 slaying of writer Jamal Khashoggi in the kingdom’s Istanbul consulate, and would bring him … Continue reading DUBAI, United Arab Emirates | Report: Saudi crown prince to attend G-20 summit

ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey: 4 migrants killed, 6 missing after boats sinks

ANKARA, Turkey — The Turkish coast guard on Monday recovered four bodies and was still searching for six missing migrants after their boat sank in the Aegean Sea, Turkey’s state-run news agency reported. Anadolu Agency said three other migrants were rescued as part of a search-and-rescue operation launched after the boat, with a total of … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Turkey: 4 migrants killed, 6 missing after boats sinks

ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Bosnian police block migrant march to Croatia

ANKARA, Turkey— The Latest on migration into Europe (all times local): 4:55 p.m. Bosnian police have blocked some 200 migrants from reaching the border with neighboring Croatia, which is a member of the European Union. The migrants marched Monday from the northwestern town of Velika Kladusa toward Croatia in protest that the border remains closed … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | The Latest: Bosnian police block migrant march to Croatia

ANKARA, Turkey | Migrant boat capsizes off Turkey; 9 killed, dozens missing

ANKARA, Turkey — A boat carrying migrants has capsized off Turkey’s Aegean coast, killing at least nine people, the coast guard said Wednesday. A search and rescue mission was underway for some 25 migrants who are believed to be missing. The boat with up to 35 migrants on board capsized Monday evening off the Turkish … Continue reading ANKARA, Turkey | Migrant boat capsizes off Turkey; 9 killed, dozens missing

JERUSALEM | European countries warn against demolishing West Bank hamlet

JERUSALEM— Major European countries have issued a rare joint statement warning Israel against its planned demolition of a Bedouin encampment in the West Bank. France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the United Kingdom said on Monday its strategic location is important to maintain “contiguity of a future Palestinian state.” “The consequences a demolition and displacement would … Continue reading JERUSALEM | European countries warn against demolishing West Bank hamlet

PARIS | French leader Macron backs new push for united EU defense

PARIS— French President Emmanuel Macron announced a new push Monday for a European defense project, saying the continent’s security shouldn’t rely so much on the United States. In a speech to French ambassadors in Paris, Macron said “Europe cannot rely on the United States only for its security. It’s up to us to meet our … Continue reading PARIS | French leader Macron backs new push for united EU defense

PARIS | French president announces new push for EU defense

PARIS— French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a new push for European defense project, saying the continent’s security shouldn’t rely on the U.S. In a speech to French ambassadors in Paris on Monday, Macron said “it’s up to us” to guarantee Europe’s security and therefore its sovereignty. He said discussions on defense cooperation should include … Continue reading PARIS | French president announces new push for EU defense

BERLIN | Drought reveals remains of German ‘Atlantis’ in lake

BERLIN — A sustained drought in Germany has revealed the ruins of a village abandoned when a large reservoir was created more than 100 years ago. German news agency dpa reported Sunday that a bridge and the foundations of Berich — known locally as the Atlantis of Lake Eder — have recently emerged from the … Continue reading BERLIN | Drought reveals remains of German ‘Atlantis’ in lake