Standoff

ROME | Italy forces new standoff, refuses to let migrants disembark

ROME  — Italy’s hard-line interior minister refused Thursday to let 67 migrants disembark from an Italian coast guard ship until an investigation determines whether any of them had violently threatened their rescuers to prevent being returned to Libya. The Diciotti ship pulled into the port of Trapani after taking on board the migrants from an … Continue reading ROME | Italy forces new standoff, refuses to let migrants disembark

THESSALONIKI, Greece  | The Latest: Migrants head to Italy after standoff

THESSALONIKI, Greece  — The Latest on migrant issues in Europe (all times local): 8:35 p.m. An aid group is bringing a boat with 105 migrants to Sicily after a bureaucratic standoff by the Italian coast guard left the migrants exposed to the elements for over a day. The group SOS Mediterranee said Wednesday the passengers … Continue reading THESSALONIKI, Greece  | The Latest: Migrants head to Italy after standoff

Mistrial in Nevada standoff is latest defeat for prosecutors

LAS VEGAS /December 21, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) — A U.S. judge in Nevada dealt another defeat Wednesday to federal prosecutors trying to punish leaders of armed standoffs meant to oppose federal authority over vast swaths of land in the American West. Chief U.S. District Judge Gloria Navarro in Las Vegas declared a mistrial in the long-awaited … Continue reading Mistrial in Nevada standoff is latest defeat for prosecutors

AP reporters on how North Korea, other nations view standoff

How other nations view standoff with North Korea by AP reporters July 9, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) One reason North Korea is the world’s most dire nuclear hotspot is that among the most important players, even allies and semi-allies have different desires and priorities. An enemy to some, a bulwark to others, a frustration to all, with … Continue reading AP reporters on how North Korea, other nations view standoff