Divided Europe faces mounting migrant crisis Brussels (AFP) - Faced with its worst migrant crisis since World War II, Europe has many sensible options to deal with people fleeing conflict in Syria and elsewhere -- but can't agree on any of ... on its Serbian border. Officials and experts say EU ... 08/26/2015 - 10:52 am | View Link
Greece sends reform plan to EU promising new tax hike A further vote would be needed to turn them into law if euro zone leaders agree ... EU officials said. Just how uncertain the coming days are was highlighted when ECB President Mario Draghi voiced highly unusual doubts about the chances of rescuing Greece. 07/9/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Migrants: What can Europe achieve? A month on, a number of European navies are involved in rescuing ... UN officials tell me that a British-led effort to get a Security Council resolution has, for now, been put on hold. With UN-sponsored talks aimed at achieving a power-sharing deal in ... 06/15/2015 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Judy Asks: Can the West Save Ukraine? That is why steps like lustration—getting rid of corrupt or incompetent officials—are so important ... If saving Ukraine means rescuing it from “evil Russia,” definitely not. No doubt, Russia is playing a destabilizing role in eastern Ukraine ... 02/7/2015 - 10:18 pm | View Link
Bershidsky on Europe: Trouble for EU Bank Plan When EU finance ministers last month agreed to a common procedure for rescuing failing ... EU presidency saying the deal was illegal because it bypassed established legislative processes. European Parliament members also agree with U.S. Treasury Secretary ... 01/17/2014 - 12:40 am | View Link
Gates of Vienna After being taken down twice by Blogger within a single week, we got the message: It’s Time To Go. Gates of Vienna has moved to a new address: 11/28/2015 - 2:40 am | View Website
Is it time for a United States of Europe? — Debating Europe Vote 2014. Voting is closed in our Debating Europe Vote 2014! The results are now in, so come and see what our readers thought! 11/27/2015 - 5:28 pm | View Website
Timeline of Jewish Persecution in the Holocaust | Jewish ... Germans establish a Jewish ghetto at Dvinsk, Latvia.. August. Tens of thousands of Jews are murdered throughout the western Soviet Union, Lithuania, Romania, and Latvia. 11/26/2015 - 12:07 pm | View Website
The Migrant Crisis in Europe Experts assess the current state of the escalating migration and refugee crisis in Europe. 11/26/2015 - 4:29 am | View Website
Discovery of dead migrants in truck underlines scale of ... Discovery of dead migrants in truck underlines scale of Europe’s refugee crisis News of tragedy spread quickly to other EU migrants. They had heard stories before ... 08/27/2015 - 9:51 pm | View Website
Hundreds of city officials from across Africa have gathered in South Africa for a conference to consider new models for African cities.
Key topics for the five-day meeting include climate change and how to build environmentally sustainable cities.
Marciano says the recent tragedies in Paris again show the need to develop a safety and security baseline for stadiums and outdoor events such as marathons.
About 125 people are expected, including event administrators, government officials, law enforcement personnel, city planners, emergency managers and first responders.
Australia won the first ever day-night cricket test by 3 wickets against New Zealand Sunday, with the tail-ender Peter Siddle ushering the hosts to victory in a dramatic finish under lights.
Boult got two lbw decisions on either side of David Warner's dismissal, removing Joe Burns (11) with the total at 34 and ending Steve Smith's scratchy innings at 14 as Australia slipped to 66-3.
When he was on one, his edge off Boult just failed to carry to wicketkeeper B.
Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
ABC's "This Week" — Republican presidential candidates Ben Carson and John Kasich.
NBC's "Meet the Press" — Carson; Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
CBS' "Face the Nation" — Carson; Republican presidential candidates Jeb Bush and Lindsey Graham; Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz.
CNN's "State of the Union" — Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee; Rep.