Tag Archives: Europe

Pentagon to Request $7.5 Billion, a 50% Hike, in Fight Against ISIS

The Pentagon will request $7.5 billion in next year’s budget to cover the costs of its accelerating campaign against ISIS, Secretary of Defense Ash Carter said today. Speaking before the…

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Skiers offer positive reviews of Pyeongchang downhill course

JEONGSEON, South Korea (AP) — Canadian downhiller Erik Guay called it "awesome." American racer Travis Ganong raved over "Olympic-caliber" conditions. Even Christof Innerhofer, the Italian who only likes the most…

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The Latest: Finnish prime minister still plans to open house

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on the huge influx of asylum-seekers to Europe (all times local): 8:05 p.m. The Finnish prime minister says his offer last year to open his…

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Gulf tourist influx to Bosnia fuels luxury developments

Sarajevo (AFP) – With 360 villas & apartments around an artificial lake, swimming pools, a halal supermarket & a Muslim prayer area, the 'Sarajevo resort' is one of Bosnia's most…

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Witness to migrant disaster that killed 37 describes screams

AYVACIK, Turkey (AP) — A witness to the drowning of 37 people including babies & other young children off Turkey's coast described the horror & screams in the moments after…

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Europe launches first part of space-based 'data highway'

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Europe launched the first part of a new space "data highway" on Friday night that will pave the way for faster than ever monitoring of natural disasters…

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The Latest Rouhani says nuke deal could be pattern for peace

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Europe (all times local):

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The Latest: Migrant boat sinks in Aegean; 6 bodies recovered

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest news on the continuing migration of asylum-seekers & others from the Middle East to Europe: 10:05 a.m. Greek authorities say six bodies have been…

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Sanctions lifted, Iran's Rouhani heads to Europe to drum up business

By John Irish & Crispian Balmer PARIS/ROME (Reuters) – President Hassan Rouhani brings the case to Europe this week for Iran as a potential investment bonanza, after the lifting of…

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'Panic' as Europe faces demise over refugees, top officials say

Davos (Switzerland) (AFP) – Time is running out to solve Europe's refugee crisis with the unity of the continent hanging in the balance, top officials at the elite World Economic…

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