- Turkey seeks EU backing for Syria no-fly, buffer zones Updated: Oct-05-15 12:37 pm
BRUSSELS - Turkey's president sought European backing on Monday for the creation of buffer and no-fly zones on the Syrian border, saying that such moves are key to ending the refugee crisis.
- Amid Europe's migrant tensions, kindness arises too Updated: Sep-29-15 8:08 am
PARIS - A 24-year-old Danish woman sails refugees across windy straits to safety in Sweden. A Romanian whose ancestors were driven from their homeland opens his house to today's migrants. A girl brings pens and paper to migrant children sleeping at a Milan train station.
- Greece's Tsipras: bailout rebel to bailout enforcer Updated: Sep-21-15 1:47 pm
ATHENS, Greece - Greeks have elected Alexis Tsipras prime minister for the second time this year but with a strikingly different mandate: Instead of the vehemently anti-austerity platform he espoused in January, he has now agreed to implement yet more stringent spending cuts and tax hikes.
- Europe's aging economies stand to gain from influx of people Updated: Sep-19-15 3:29 am
BRUSSELS - The greatest influx of people into Europe in decades is not just a humanitarian emergency, but also a potential stroke of luck for many countries facing the economic threat of an aging population.
- Greece, migrants - how much division can the EU take? Updated: Sep-17-15 11:24 am
BRUSSELS - Increasingly, it seems, only scar tissue keeps the European Union together.
- East-West divide threatens timely EU refugee response Updated: Sep-08-15 12:01 pm
BRUSSELS - The tens of thousands of refugees rushing razor-wire borders or cramming into Germany-bound buses and trains have laid bare weaknesses in the European Union's migration policy and exposed a deep East-West rift tearing at EU unity.