Karin Laub and Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 29th - 7:27am
Arab leaders held their annual summit on Wednesday, poised to endorse key Palestinian positions in the conflict with Israel — a signal to President Donald Trump that a deal on Palestinian statehood must precede any Israeli-Arab normalization.
Across the United Kingdom and throughout Europe, there was joy and sorrow Wednesday as Prime Minister Theresa May formally triggered a two-year process that will end with Britain exiting the European Union. The country voted 52 to 48 percent to leave in a June referendum.
Jill Lawless, Associated Press | Posted
Mar 29th - 7:02am
British Prime Minister Theresa May says Brexit is an opportunity to build an "independent, self-governing, global Britain." European Parliament chief negotiator Guy Verhofstadt says it's "a tragedy, a disaster, a catastrophe."
A senior European diplomat says the European Union won't seek to punish Britain for leaving the bloc. There has been speculation in the British press since last year's referendum on the so-called Brexit that the other 27 EU members could try to extract maximum suffering from the UK in order to discourage others from leaving.
Italy's parliament has given final approval to a law outlining comprehensive standards of care for unaccompanied migrant children arriving in Italy, including a strict prohibition of turning them away at the border.
A defense lawyer says a Pakistani court has temporarily barred the extradition of a U.S. citizen of Pakistani origin accused of planning a terrorist attack in New York with help from the Islamic State group.