German FM Calls for Europe to Raise Its Climate Targets
Germany?s foreign minister says the European Union should increase its targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions if it wants to lead in the fight against climate change.
White Helmets Founder?s Wife Barred From Leaving Turkey
Turkey?s state-run news agency says authorities have barred the wife of a former British army officer who founded the White Helmets volunteer group from leaving Turkey pending the investigation into his death.
Norway Fund Blacklists Security Firm G4S Over Rights Worries
Norway’s sovereign wealth fund says it is banning all financial holdings in British security services company G4S due to the risk that it ?contributes to or is responsible for serious or systematic human rights violations.?
Croatia Sets Presidential Election Date for Dec. 22
Croatia?s government says the European Union nation will hold a presidential election on Dec. 22.
German Prosecutors: Soldier May Have Fabricated Attack Story
Berlin prosecutors say they are investigating whether a soldier with Turkish heritage made up a claim that he was assaulted by men who told him he didn?t have the right to wear a German uniform.
Turkey to Deport IS Suspect Stuck at Greek Border to US
A U.S. national and suspected Islamic State group member, who has spent three days in a no man’s land between Turkey and Greece after Ankara tried to deport him, will be repatriated to the United States, Turkey?s Interior Ministry said Thursday.
Pastor: Jimmy Carter ?Up and Walking? Post Brain Surgery
Jimmy Carter?s pastor says the former president is already ?up and walking? just a day after undergoing surgery to relieve pressure on his brain from bleeding linked to recent falls.
The Latest: UK Won?t Name New EU Commissioner
The Latest on Britain?s Brexit-dominated election and its impending departure from the European Union (all times local):
China Presses Washington for Tariff Cut in Trade Deal
China pressed Washington on Thursday to roll back punitive tariffs in a tentative trade deal.
Powerful Hard-Liner: Iran Should Stop Honoring Nuclear Deal
A prominent member of Iran?s powerful Guardian Council has told The Associated Press that the Islamic Republic should stop honoring all terms of the collapsing 2015 nuclear deal with world powers amid tensions with the United States.