Jul 9, 2015

U.S. court: citizenship law's gender differences unconstitutional

A U.S. law that treats mothers and fathers differently in determining whether their foreign-born children may claim U.S. citizenship is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday, four years after the U.S. Supreme Court split 4-4 on the issue. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court ...

Greek crisis poses major security risk for Europe

| Jul 9, 2015

Greek crisis poses major security risk for Europe

As a key security partner for the West and the prime route for migrants arriving in Europe, Greece poses a threat to more than the financial stability of the continent if its crisis deepens. All eyes this week are on whether Athens will finally ...

Cameron tells EU new terms needed

Jun 26, 2015

Cameron tells EU new terms needed

British Prime Minister David Cameron told European Union leaders Thursday he needs a new deal to keep Britain as a member, opening a struggle over the bloc’s future at a summit preoccupied with keeping Greece from crashing out. Freshly re-elected last month, Cameron faces ...

EU leaders agree initial steps on migrant crisis

Jun 26, 2015

EU leaders agree initial steps on migrant crisis

Fractious European leaders argued into the early hours on Friday over how to handle a migrant crisis in the Mediterranean, agreeing a plan to share out the care of desperate people fleeing war and poverty in North Africa and the Middle East. Determined not ...