Anti-Christian attacks in Europe peak in 2019

U.S. 01/02/20, 08:58

Day after day during 2019, churches and Christian symbols were deliberately attacked in Europe, where anti-Christian hostility is rampant, while vandals do not feel the weight of the law. Approximately 3,000 Christian churches, schools, cemeteries, and monuments were vandalized, looted, or disfigured in Europe during 2019, which is on track to ...

China’s spreading influence in Eastern Europe worries West

World 04/10/19, 20:24

Coal-powered plants, mobile networks, major bridges, roads and railways: Chinese investments have been booming throughout Central and Eastern Europe's cash-strapped developing countries, even as European Union officials scramble to counter Beijing's mounting economic and political influence on the continent. EU member Croatia is hosting a summit Thursday between China and 16 ...

Study: Sex torture of migrants _ men and women _ widespread

Europe 03/25/19, 09:07

Migrants trying to reach Europe face routine rape and sexual torture throughout their journey — and especially in Libya — with men facing abuse nearly as routinely as women, according to a study based on dozens of interviews with aid workers and migrants. The graphic study released Monday by the Women's ...

European, Canadian regulators to do own review of Boeing jet

World 03/20/19, 23:46

Boeing's grounded airliners are likely to be parked longer now that European and Canadian regulators plan to conduct their own reviews of changes the company is making after two of the jets crashed. The Europeans and Canadians want to do more than simply take the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's word that ...

Ahead of election, tech could unite Europe’s populist groups

Europe 02/19/19, 11:14

The web platform was named for a revered French populist philosopher and created by an Italian internet entrepreneur to transform common grievances into proposals and activists into political candidates. When Italy's deputy prime minister offered the populist 5-Star Movement's Rousseau platform to France's "yellow vest" protesters, he took a step too ...

Update: Iran urges Europe to do more to keep nuke deal

Europe 02/17/19, 07:51

The Latest on the Munich Security Conference (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Iran's foreign minister says European nations need to do more than talk if they want to preserve a deal meant to keep Tehran from obtaining a nuclear weapon after the unilateral withdrawal of the United States from the treaty. Mohammad Javad ...

Iran blasts US efforts to turn Europe against nuclear deal

Europe 02/17/19, 05:53

Iran's foreign minister is blasting the United States' "unhealthy fixation" with his country and condemning the Trump administration's efforts to press European countries to pull out of the nuclear agreement with Tehran. Mohammad Javad Zarif addressed the Munich Security Conference on Sunday, a day after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence prodded ...

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