Erdogan says drilling off Cyprus will continue despite warning

Business Jun 17, 2019

Erdogan says drilling off Cyprus will continue despite warning

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said Turkey would not back down from gas exploration in Cyprus after Southern European leaders urged Ankara to stop. "We continue and will continue to search in those areas that are ours," Erdogan said during a televised speech ...

As he arrives, Trump says Brexit will be fine for Ireland

World / Politics Jun 6, 2019

As he arrives, Trump says Brexit will be fine for Ireland

Donald Trump, arriving in Ireland for the first time as U.S. president on Wednesday, sought to reassure the country that Britain's exit from the European Union would work out fine for its near neighbor. Prime Minister Leo Varadkar planned to use a meeting with Trump, ...

World / Social Issues Jun 6, 2019

Almost 400 migrants rescued from Mediterranean by Malta

Malta's armed forces rescued nearly 400 migrants in four separate sea operations on Wednesday and brought them all ashore to the small Mediterranean island, the military said. A government official said it was one of the largest number of arrivals to Malta in many months. An ...

D-Day veterans look forward to Channel crossing

World Jun 3, 2019

D-Day veterans look forward to Channel crossing

It took but a few moments for retired Rear Adm. John Roberts to get back into the swing of military life as he arrived Sunday at the English Channel port of Dover to board a ship bound for Normandy and events marking the 75th ...

D-Day still takes an emotional toll on vets, 75 years on

World May 31, 2019

D-Day still takes an emotional toll on vets, 75 years on

Leonard "Ted" Emmings has had a mission for 75 years. The night before the D-Day landings, Emmings and his shipmates on a Royal Navy landing craft learned their mission was to ferry 36 Canadian troops to Juno Beach, a stretch of Normandy coast fortified with ...