Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 16, the 197th day of 2019. There are 168 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 16, ...

EU slaps sanctions on Turkey over gas drilling off Cyprus

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers have approved initial sanctions against Turkey over its drilling for gas in waters where EU member Cyprus has exclusive economic rights. ...

European Union foreign ministers have approved sanctions on Turkey for its 'illegal' gas drilling off Cyprus

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union foreign ministers have approved sanctions on Turkey for its 'illegal' gas drilling off Cyprus.

Diverse and talented, England cricket champs come from afar

LONDON (AP) — The captain of the team was born on the outskirts of Dublin. The man of the match in the final was born and raised in Christchurch, New Zealand. The g...

France's Macron vows to help restart Serbia-Kosovo talks

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — French President Emmanuel Macron has pledged to help get stalled negotiations in a dispute between Serbia and Kosovo going again, describing the issue as a test for Europe. ...

German defense minister resigns to pursue EU's top job

BERLIN (AP) — German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen says she is resigning from Chancellor Angela Merkel's Cabinet to focus on becoming the next head of the European Commission, the top job in t...

Hamas rebuffs leader's call for worldwide attacks on Jews

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The militant Hamas group is distancing itself from a leader who called for the slaughter of Jews worldwide. In a statement Monday, the Islamic movement s...

The Latest: Greece vows to speed up migrant deportations

ROME (AP) — The Latest on Europe migration issues (all times local): 4 p.m. Officials from Greece's new conservative government have vowed to speed up the asylum pr...

EU seeks to deescalate Persian Gulf tensions

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union nations are looking to deescalate tension in the Persian Gulf area and call on Iran to stick to the 2015 nuclear deal despite the pullout of the United States and ...

Slovakian president urges region to pursue EU goals

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Slovakia's president says central European nations should be following European Union goals and deplored the fact that the region will have no representative among the EU's top l...

The Latest: Germany says Iran must abide by nuclear deal

BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on tensions in the Persian Gulf amid a crisis between the United States and Iran (all times local): 10:30 a.m. A senior German official i...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, July 15, the 196th day of 2019. There are 169 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 15, 1...

The Latest: Gibraltar says seized Iran tanker carrying oil

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The Latest on the tensions between the United States and Iran (all times local): 3:15 p.m. The head of Gibraltar's government says an Iranian su...

Iran demands Britain release oil tanker seized off Gibraltar

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran is demanding the British navy release an oil tanker seized last week off Gibraltar, accusing London of playing a "dangerous game." Friday's comments from the...

UK leader takes thinly disguised swipe at front-runner

LONDON (AP) — Outgoing British Prime Minster Theresa May has leveled a thinly disguised swipe at Conservative Party front-runner Boris Johnson as she underscored the necessity of character in taking o...