President Trump announces travel ban from Europe after WHO labels coronavirus pandemic
President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday night, March 12, that his administration will ban all travel from Europe to the United States for one month, an unprecedented step to battle the coronavirus and protect Americans. In an address to the nation from the Oval Office, President Trump said the travel ban ...
Italian doctors warn Europe about the consequences of coronavirus in hospitals
A group of Italian medical specialists recently sent a letter to the European community warning of the effects of the coronavirus on people who contract it, as well as on public health systems, revealing that in Italy 10 percent of those infected require intensive care but there is less and ...
Turkey prevents the return of immigrants from Europe, employing 1,000 special agents
The Turkish government is promoting its "open door" policy to allow the immigrants it houses to enter Europe, and to prevent them from returning it is sending 1,000 special agents to the border. Greece has a land border with Turkey and has closed its borders and is denying the entry of ...
Anti-Christian attacks in Europe peak in 2019
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 ...
European governments push back against vaccination skeptics
Fears grow on the continent about the spread of measles and other infectious diseases
China’s spreading influence in Eastern Europe worries West
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
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
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 ...
Center of Christianity has its first Mormon temple
No expense has been spared on Italy’s first temple, a magnificence, Mormons say, that is justified by faith
Israel’s uneasy partnership with central Europe’s populists stirs debate
Netanyahu finds common ground with Orban and others, but history often gets in the way
US officials issue sanctions warnings to Europe over Russian gas
US officials say the Trump administration will take punitive action against European companies building a Kremlin-favored natural-gas pipeline that bypasses Ukraine
US general calls for firepower, focus to counter Russia
Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, head of the US European Command, tells lawmakers he needs more troops, ships, and drones to push back against ever more aggressive Kremlin
Trucks carry civilians from last Islamic State enclave in Syria
US-backed forces are warning militants to give up
US-backed forces warn last Islamic State fighters in Syria to give up or die
Civilians to be evacuated before final military assault on IS holdouts
Ahead of election, tech could unite Europe’s populist groups
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 ...
Pressure grows on Europe to back Venezuelan opposition leader
Pressure is growing on European Union to formally back Venezuela's opposition, after three EU lawmakers were refused entry into the country
Iran: Europe not doing enough to keep nuclear deal alive
Tehran’s foreign minister accuses U.S., Israel of seeking war
Update: Iran urges Europe to do more to keep nuke deal
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
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 ...
Pence rebukes Europe over Iran, Venezuela, Russia links
Attack on allies stokes tensions at key Munich summit
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