The timing couldn't be better for French trade unions to organize strikes protesting their working conditions – or worse, for those in France for the European Championships. Garbage is piling up and traveling by air and rail is touch and go.
German police say they have detained a Russian football hooligan wanted over a brutal attack at Euro 2016. An English supporter was left half-paralyzed after the assault.
The new legislation would criminalize illegal border crossings but aims to cut the waiting time on asylum applications. Migrant rights groups have called for the bill to be withdrawn, labeling it "too repressive."
The UN has called for a halt to regime attacks on Syria's rebel-held eastern Ghouta ahead of a Security Council session. Germany's Angela Merkel has described the assault as a "massacre."
French President Emmanuel Macron has warned the Syrian regime that the use of chemical weapons will result in French retaliation. The Syrian government has reponded saying it does not possess such weapons.
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