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Divided Eu Leaders Convene For Emergency Talks On Migration

BRUSSELS – European Union leaders gather in Brussels on Sunday in an attempt to bridge their deep divisions over migration, an issue that has been splitting them...

Canadian Olympic Session Endorses Calgary Bid For 2026 Games

– Calgary’s proposed bid for the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games has won the support of the Canadian Olympic Committee (COC), officials said on...

Rescuers Pick Up Hundreds Of Migrants Across Mediterranean Ahead Of Eu Talks

BARCELONA/VALLETTA – Spanish coast guards rescued nearly 600 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing from Africa, authorities said on Saturday, while off the...

Container Ship Picks Up 113 Migrants From Boat South Of Italy

COPENHAGEN – The container ship Alexander Maersk picked up 113 migrants from a boat off southern Italy early on Friday, Maersk Line, part of A. P. Moller-Maersk,...

Austrias Strache Expects Eu Chain Reaction If Germany Blocks Borders

ZURICH – Austrian Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache said on Saturday he expects a chain reaction across the European Union if Germany closes its borders to...

Trump Greets Eu Trade Reprisals With Threat Of Steep Auto Tariff

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to escalate a trade war with Europe by imposing a 20 percent tariff on all U.S. imports of European...

Ex-vatican Diplomat Admits Guilt At Trial For Child Pornography

VATICAN CITY – A Catholic priest who worked as a diplomat at the Vatican’s embassy in Washington admitted at the start of his trial on Friday that he had...

Italy Says Malta Not Taking In Migrant Ship Is Inhumane

ROME – Italy said on Friday Malta had refused to take in a Dutch-flagged ship carrying more than 200 rescued migrants and said the decision was...

Trump Threatens 20 Percent Us Tariff On Eu Car Imports

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Friday threatened to escalate a trade war with Europe by imposing a 20 percent tariff on all U.S. imports of European...

Italy Refuses To Let New Migrant Rescue Ship Dock As Far-right Minister Vows They’ll ‘only See Italy On A Postcard’

ITALY’S hard-line interior minister has refused port to a rescue boat with 224 migrants on board, a week after turning away another ship carrying 629 migrants. Matteo...