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Almost 350 migrants stranded in the Mediterranean

Associated Press - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 18:46
Almost 350 migrants are stranded on two boats in the Mediterranean, including a Danish cargo ship, as a standoff between nearby European countries deepened on Sunday.
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Fareed: Trump lost battle, may win war

Associated Press - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 18:28
CNN's Fareed Zakaria says that President Donald Trump may have lost this round on immigration when he backed down on border separations, but may win the war because no one will think he is soft on immigration.
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Rotterdam says 'considerable' fuel oil spilled in harbor

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 18:22
AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - The Port of Rotterdam said on Sunday a clean-up operation was underway after an oil freighter punctured its hull while mooring, releasing a "considerable" amount of heavy fuel oil.
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Erdogan facing major test as voting ends in Turkey elections

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 17:57
ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turks voted on Sunday in presidential and parliamentary elections that pose the biggest ballot box challenge to Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party since they swept to power more than a decade and a half ago.
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Saudi women take victory lap as driving ban ends

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 17:56
RIYADH (Reuters) - Women in Saudi Arabia hit the roads on Sunday, ushering in the end of the world's last ban on female drivers, long seen as an emblem of women's repression in the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom.
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Ex-Bush official: We confuse toughness with cruelty

Associated Press - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 17:46
As families separated at the border are being brought back together, former Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez argues the greater issue is the value the Trump administration places on legal immigration.
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What to know about Sunday's BET Awards

Associated Press - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 17:39
The annual BET Awards will celebrate the best in music, movies and sports on Sunday.
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Bernie Sanders: Trump not serious about policy

Associated Press - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 17:23
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) says that the Trump administration is not serious about creating comprehensive immigration reform policy and says that the president needs to make it clear that the United States is not a nation which tears children from their parents.
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Divided EU leaders hold emergency talks on migration

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 17:19
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - German Chancellor Angela Merkel asked EU leaders on Sunday to stop asylum seekers moving freely around the bloc during emergency talks on migration, an issue that is threatening her ruling coalition.
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Anderson Cooper: Thirty years after my brother's death, I still ask why

Associated Press - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 17:02
My brother died by suicide nearly 30 years ago, and still not a day goes by when I do not find myself thinking about what happened and asking, "why?"
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Lawmaker blames DACA, Obama for border crisis

Associated Press - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 16:54
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI), chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee, tells CNN's Jake Tapper that the Trump administration says they have the data to reunite children with their families separated at the border and that "the track record in the prior administration wasn't too good either."
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Two San Diego police officers shot while responding to call

Associated Press - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 16:53
Two San Diego Police officers were injured after being shot while responding to a "violent disturbance" call Saturday night.
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Egypt to extend state of emergency for three months

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 16:33
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's parliament approved on Sunday the extension of a nationwide state of emergency for three months from July 14.
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Mo Salah considering quitting Egypt national team

Associated Press - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 16:31
Mo Salah is considering quitting the Egyptian national team due to his unhappiness over what has happened in Chechnya, where the team was based during the World Cup at Russia 2018, a source close to the Liverpool forward has told CNN.
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Migration fight erodes support for German conservatives; far-right AfD gains

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 16:07
BERLIN (Reuters) - Divisions in German Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc have weakened public support for her "grand coalition" and pushed the anti-immigrant Alternative for Germany (AfD) party to its highest ratings, a poll published on Sunday showed.
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At least 5 injured in building explosion and fire in Germany

Associated Press - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 16:03
At least five people were injured when an explosion, followed by a fire, tore through an apartment building in Germany.
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Singapore says Trump-Kim summit cost just $12 million, after some question expenses

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 15:58
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore said on Sunday it spent S$16.3 million ($12 million) on hosting the summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, less than earlier reports that had angered some locals.
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Czech president set to appoint new government in coming days

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 15:45
PRAGUE (Reuters) - Czech president Milos Zeman said on Sunday he may appoint a new two-party cabinet on Tuesday or Wednesday following eight months of political instability after last October's election.
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Seen as out of touch, Macron hits new low in poll ratings: JDD

Reuters - Sun, 24/06/2018 - 15:42
PARIS (Reuters) - French President Emmanuel Macron's popularity has hit a new low, a poll showed on Sunday, following recent controversies over spending at his residences and cutting remarks he made on welfare benefits.
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