BERLIN (Reuters) - A 93-year-old former concentration camp guard arrived in court in a wheelchair on Thursday, in what could be one of Germany’s last trials of Nazi war crimes.More about this news
LAMPEDUSA (Reuters) - Italy has recovered the bodies of a child and six other people from the bottom of the Mediterranean Sea, more than a week after a crowded migrant boat capsized off the coast of the island of Lampedusa.
BARCELONA (Reuters) - Catalonia should hold a new vote on independence from Spain within two years, the head of the region’s government said on Thursday in a fresh challenge to Madrid following days of unrest by pro-separatist protesters.
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin has revoked an additional protocol to the Geneva Conventions related to the protection of victims of international armed conflicts, a Russian parliamentary website cites a letter from him as saying.
HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - High-resolution satellite images show that the construction of China’s first full-sized aircraft carrier is progressing steadily alongside expansive infrastructure work that analysts say suggests the ship will be the first of several large vessels produced at the site.
BERLIN (Reuters) - Turkey’s military offensive in neighbouring Syria is raising tensions among Germany’s large Turkish, Kurdish and Syrian Arab communities, who are bitterly divided over the operation and have made conflicting demands of Berlin on how to respond.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union leaders will seek a common front against their NATO ally Turkey at a summit on Thursday and condemn Ankara’s offensive in northern Syria, while considering further ways to pressure it to pull back.
ANKARA (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met President Tayyip Erdogan in Turkey on Thursday on a mission to persuade him to halt an offensive against Kurdish fighters in northeast Syria, but Turkish officials said the action would continue regardless.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A former adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo who abruptly resigned last week, on Wednesday spoke to an impeachment inquiry into allegations President Donald Trump pursued political interests in his dealings with Ukraine. Michael McKinley, former senior adviser to U.S. Secretary of State