Merkel’s regional ally bullish despite Bavaria election blow

Comments Off on Merkel’s regional ally bullish despite Bavaria election blow

[ad_1] BERLIN – Smarting from the loss of his party’s absolute majority in Bavaria’s state parliament, a prominent ally of Chancellor Angela Merkel dismissed speculation Monday over his future and insisted he would work to keep supporting the German leader’s national government. Both of Merkel’s partners in an unhappy “grand coalition” of Germany’s traditional major
Complete Reading

Advertisements

Turkey’s Erdogan heads to Germany on bridge-building visit

Comments Off on Turkey’s Erdogan heads to Germany on bridge-building visit

[ad_1] In this Sept. 26, 2018 photo the German and the Turkish flag flutter in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin where Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is expected to arrive on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 for a three-day official state visit. (Wolfgang Kumm/dpa via AP) BERLIN –  Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was
Complete Reading

Iran holds funerals for victims of terror attack in Ahvaz

Comments Off on Iran holds funerals for victims of terror attack in Ahvaz

[ad_1] AHVAZ, Iran –  Iran was holding funerals Monday for the victims of the weekend terror attack on a military parade in the southwestern city of Ahvaz, the deadliest attack in the country in nearly a decade. Thousands of mourners gathered at the city’s Sarallah Mosque on the Taleghani junction, carrying caskets in the sweltering
Complete Reading

Spain saves some 440 migrants; new crackdown on rescue boat

Comments Off on Spain saves some 440 migrants; new crackdown on rescue boat

[ad_1] ROME –  Spain’s maritime rescue service said Sunday it rescued more than 400 people from 15 small boats, most of them off the country’s southern coast, while humanitarian groups lamented that the sole private rescue boat operating near the deadly central Mediterranean human trafficking route risked being put out of action by Italy’s anti-migrant
Complete Reading

Pope to honor victims of Soviet and Nazi crimes in Baltics

Comments Off on Pope to honor victims of Soviet and Nazi crimes in Baltics

[ad_1] KAUNAS, Lithuania –  Pope Francis is paying tribute to Lithuanians who suffered and died during Soviet and Nazi occupations on the day the country remembers the near-extermination of its centuries-old Jewish community during the Holocaust. Francis began his second day in the Baltics in Lithuania’s second city, Kaunas, where an estimated 3,000 Jews survived
Complete Reading

Montenegro-Croatia relations in danger over training ship

Comments Off on Montenegro-Croatia relations in danger over training ship

[ad_1] next In this Sept. 6, 2018 photo, the training vessel ‘Jadran’ is moored in the port of Tivat, Montenegro. Montenegro and Croatia have resolved almost all of their differences more than two decades after fighting a war, except for one: an 85-year-old former Royal Yugoslav Navy training ship. The majestic sailing vessel called Jadran,
Complete Reading

Ethiopian, Eritrean leaders mark new year at their border

Comments Off on Ethiopian, Eritrean leaders mark new year at their border

[ad_1] ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia –  Celebrating their dramatic diplomatic thaw, the leaders of Ethiopia and Eritrea on Tuesday marked the new year at a border where a bloody war and ensuing tensions had divided them for decades. Ethiopia’s reformist new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and longtime Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki were visiting the Bure Front
Complete Reading

Separate Taliban attacks in Afghanistan kills 21: report

Comments Off on Separate Taliban attacks in Afghanistan kills 21: report

[ad_1] The Taliban attacked Afghan security forces in the country’s northern Kunduz province on Monday, killing at least 13 at a checkpoint, an official from the country told the Associated Press. Mohammad Yusouf Ayubi, a leader in the province, said those killed at the checkpoint were manning in Dashti Archi district and another 15 security
Complete Reading

Create Account



Log In Your Account