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EU: Brexit deal in sight but UK must still do more

October 15, 2019

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — European Union officials were hoping Tuesday that —after more than three years of false starts and sudden reversals — a Brexit deal with Britain might be in sight within hours. more »»

French firefighters protest working conditions, low pay

October 15, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of French firefighters marched through Paris on Tuesday against low pay for a risky job in a protest that ended in an unusual face-off with police — who held their own... more »»

The Latest: Scottish party won't accept Brexit plans

October 15, 2019

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

7:45 p.m. more »»

Ukraine peace plan in limbo after inconclusive talks

October 15, 2019

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A plan for Ukrainian and separatists to pull back their troops and weapons in eastern Ukraine remained in limbo after another round of inconclusive talks Tuesday. more »»

France OKs bill legalizing IVF for lesbians, single women

October 15, 2019

PARIS (AP) — France's lower house of parliament on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bill that aims to give single women and lesbian couples legal access to in vitro fertilization, egg freezing and... more »»

Dutch police investigate family living in isolation on farm

October 15, 2019

AMSTERDAM (AP) — Dutch authorities were Tuesday trying to piece together the story of a family found living isolated from the outside world in the rural east of the Netherlands. more »»

The Latest: Doctors group suspends work in Northeast Syria

October 15, 2019

CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — The Latest on Turkey's offensive in northern Syria (all times local):

7:45 p.m. more »»

Nigerian police raid frees scores of beaten, starved boys

October 15, 2019

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Beaten. Starved. Sexually assaulted. Chained. more »»

EU fails to agree on talks with Albania, North Macedonia

October 15, 2019

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union ministers failed on Tuesday to reach a consensus on whether to open membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia, amid stiff opposition to the move from France. more »»

Tour boat captain not to blame in deadly Danube crash

October 15, 2019

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Experts have concluded that the captain of a sightseeing boat that collided on the Danube River with a much larger cruise ship was not responsible for the deadly crash... more »»

The Latest: US troops leaving Syria to move to Iraq, Kuwait

October 15, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the United States and the Turkish invasion of Syria (all times local):

8:30 a.m.

A U.S. official says the approximately 1,000 U.S. more »»

EU: Brexit deal still possible this week but UK must act now

October 15, 2019

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — A Brexit divorce deal is still possible ahead of this week's European Union summit, the bloc said Tuesday — but only if the British government makes more compromises to seal an... more »»

The Latest: Catalan ex-leader protests outside EU building

October 15, 2019

MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Catalan protests and politics (all times local):

3:45 p.m. more »»

Trump threatens to 'destroy' Turkey's economy with sanctions

October 15, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Targeting Turkey's economy, President Donald Trump announced sanctions aimed at restraining the Turks' assault against Kurdish fighters and civilians in Syria — an assault Turke... more »»

Former WH aide: John Bolton called Giuliani a 'hand grenade'

October 15, 2019

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former national security adviser John Bolton was so alarmed by Rudy Giuliani's back-channel activities in Ukraine that he described President Donald Trump's personal lawyer as a... more »»

Russia moves to fill void left by US in northern Syria

October 15, 2019

CEYLANPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Russia moved to fill the void left by the United States in northern Syria, deploying troops Tuesday to keep apart advancing Syrian government and Turkish forces. more »»

Removal of Notre Dame's melted scaffold to begin 'in weeks'

October 15, 2019

PARIS (AP) — Melted scaffolding atop fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral will be removed "in the coming weeks" to allow restoration work to begin next year, France's culture minister said Tuesday. more »»

Spain targets online group behind Catalan separatist protest

October 15, 2019

MADRID (AP) — New disruptions to Catalonia's transportation network on Tuesday followed a night of clashes between activists and police over the conviction of separatist leaders, as Spanish... more »»

Climate activists in London shift site but keep up protests

October 15, 2019

LONDON (AP) — Climate protesters in London plan to keep up their campaign despite being ousted by a police order from their Trafalgar Square encampment. more »»

The Latest: UK says it wants to nail down a Brexit deal ASAP

October 15, 2019

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):

1:45 p.m.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's spokesman says the U.. more »»

 
 

 

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