Javier Solana, Ex-Chief of NATO, Is Denied Permission to Travel to U.S.

Ny Europe - 3 hours 24 min ago
Mr. Solana, who played a central role in negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program, was refused authorization because of a visit to that country in 2013.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Erdogan’s Election Win Gives Him Vastly Expanded Powers in Turkey

Ny Europe - 6 hours 50 min ago
The vote was the first to be held since Turkey narrowly approved a referendum last year to give the president, once a largely ceremonial role, sweeping executive authority.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Prince William Lands in Jordan for ‘Historic’ Middle East Trip

Ny Europe - 9 hours 54 min ago
The Duke of Cambridge is embarking on the visit at the request of the government, in the first such trip by a British royal.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Italy and Malta Block Another Rescue Ship Carrying Migrants

Ny Europe - 9 hours 54 min ago
The Italian interior minister referred to those on board the MV Lifeline as “human meat,” prompting an outcry.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Europe Edition: Turkey, Brexit, Denmark: Your Monday Briefing

Ny Europe - 10 hours 37 min ago
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Germany and Italy at Odds as Leaders Confer on Migration

Ny Europe - Sun, 06/24/2018 - 23:00
A rare informal meeting of 16 E.U. leaders agreed the current migration rules need reform, but consensus at this week’s summit will be hard to find.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Uber Claims to Have Changed. A London Judge Will Decide.

Ny Europe - Sun, 06/24/2018 - 21:07
The ride-hailing company is appealing a ban in its largest European market. The case is a major test of changes made by its new chief executive, Dara Khosrowshahi.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Vatican Court Sentences Cleric to 5 Years on Child Pornography Charges

Ny Europe - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 21:16
In the first trial of its kind, Msgr. Carlo Alberto Capella, who was recalled from his post in Washington in September, admitted possessing and distributing illicit images.
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Thousands of Brexit Protesters March in London on Referendum Anniversary

Ny Europe - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 21:11
On the second anniversary of the Brexit referendum, tens of thousands of Britons opposed to the country's withdrawal from the European Union protested in the streets of London.
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Turkey’s Election: High Stakes for the Country, and Erdogan

Ny Europe - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 19:25
Voters will head to the polls on Sunday in races that may not be the walkover for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that some had expected.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

To Contain Tourism, One Spanish City Strikes a Ban, on Airbnb

Ny Europe - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 11:50
Palma, capital of the island of Majorca, will become the first city in Spain to bar the short-term rental of apartments through home-sharing websites.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Where Danes Butt Heads (Politely) With Their Leaders

Ny Europe - Sat, 06/23/2018 - 10:15
For four days in June, leaders, C.E.O.s and ordinary Danes flock to a remote island in the Baltic Sea to hash out issues profound and personal at Folkemodet, a political festival.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Who Is Running Against Erdogan? Meet the Opposition Candidates

Ny Europe - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 23:29
Here are the five opposition candidates running against Recep Tayyip Erdogan in the race for the Turkish presidency.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Turkey’s Democratic Opposition Tests Cracks in Erdogan’s Iron Grip on Voters

Ny Europe - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 23:26
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is the front-runner going into elections Sunday, but an economic downturn, rising prices and agricultural problems make him vulnerable.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Migration to Europe Is Slowing, but the Political Issue Is as Toxic as Ever

Ny Europe - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 20:24
Under political pressure, Angela Merkel secured the help of the European Commission to call an unusual weekend meeting on how to manage migration.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Airbus Tells Britain It Wants Details of a Brexit Deal, or Else

Ny Europe - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 18:54
The aerospace giant said that the uncertainty surrounding Britain’s departure from the European Union could force it to consider leaving.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

The Saturday Profile: By Taking a Bullet, a Muslim Woman Finds Her Calling

Ny Europe - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 16:21
Seyran Ates, a Turkish-born German lawyer and women’s rights activist, could not find a mosque where she felt at home. So she started one.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

OPEC, Having Bolstered Oil Prices, Considers Ramping Up Production

Ny Europe - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 13:15
The shift effectively ends a deal that had more than doubled prices and raised revenues for oil producers, but that drew the ire of President Trump.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

Trade War. Iran Sanctions. Political Chaos. There Goes Italy’s Economic Groove.

Ny Europe - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 11:00
Between the Trump administration’s steel tariffs, the reinstatement of sanctions on Iran, and political chaos, Italy is again struggling economically.
Categories: CA, Caucasus, CEE, Russia

International Herald Tribune: 1893: Spanish Conservative Leader Escapes Dynamite Attack

Ny Europe - Fri, 06/22/2018 - 10:00
Three anarchists injured themselves in their failed attempt to murder the Spanish Conservative leader, Antonio Cánovas del Castillo.
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