The threat comes amid a standoff with Malta over the fate of 177 migrants rescued by Italy in Maltese waters. Returning migrants to an "unsafe" Libya could pose legal troubles for Rome.
Cyprus has extradited to Cairo an Egyptian who hijacked an airliner in 2016 and said he sought asylum to highlight Egypt's "fascist regime." Last year, the European Court of Human Rights delayed his handover.
In 1968, Soviet troops marched into Czechoslovakia, ending the brief, exuberant Prague Spring. The legacy of the invasion is evident in the modern-day Czech Republic — one need look no further than the prime minister.
The far-left Kremlin critic, serving a one-month sentence for illegal protesting, has been taken to a Moscow hospital. Udaltsov spent many years in jail for his opposition towards Russian President Vladimir Putin.
The bodies of a family of three, an Italian-Jamaican couple and their daughter, were found in their badly crushed car. The Morandi Bridge collapsed on Tuesday, killing 43 people.
The man who drove into people near Parliament in London is facing charges of attempted murder of a police officer and attempted murder of members of the public. He has not, however, been brought up on terror charges.
Chancellor Angela Merkel has received Russian President Vladimir Putin on his first bilateral visit to Germany since 2014. Their agenda listed Ukraine, Syria and piped gas for Europe but she dampened expectations.
Austria's foreign minister came under fire from political opponents for inviting the Russian leader to her wedding. Critics said the move undermined the EU at a time when Austria holds the bloc's rotating presidency.
Alleged waterboarding of a cadet at Sandhurst, Britain's elite military academy, is being probed by military police, British media report. The Sun newspaper claims two cadets pinned down another and simulated drowning.
Many grieving Genovese have paid their final respects to the victims of the Ponte Morandi bridge collapse. For some, the tragedy is the latest failure of Italian politics. DW's Elizabeth Schumacher reports from Genoa.
Italian media say more people have been found dead amid debris from a collapsed bridge as Italy holds a national day of mourning. But some families of victims are not taking part in ceremonies out of anger.
Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron stressed the need for a "coordinated European solution" to migrant arrivals from the Mediterranean. They also voiced concern for the humanitarian situation in Syria.
The Russian president plans to bring along a group of Cossack singers to the big event. But the fact he was even invited has left many scratching their heads.
The government has sent a letter of complaint to the operator of the bridge that collapsed this week, killing dozens. Some experts have said revoking Autostrade per l'Italia's license could cost Italy billions of euros.
NATO says its 40,000-troop "Trident Juncture" exercises to be spearheaded by a German brigade, will proceed in Norway in October. Russia was briefed about the maneuvers near its border by NATO ambassadors last May.
A Viennese-based business man has started making wine from ripe bananas.
Many Syrian children have physical and psychological wounds.
British farmers are worried ahead of Brexit.
Marcos grew up in the woods with wolves. He thinks humans are their biggest enemy.
In 1968, Russian tanks crushed the Prague Spring with East German support.
More and more migrants are setting course for Spain and pushing the country to its limits.
A private organization is working to stamp out the eternal potholes in Rome's streets.
Ignoring worldwide protests, Iceland's fishermen have resumed hunting for whales.
Many Londoners can't expand their townhouses above ground, so they're remodelling their cellars.
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He has been ruling Russia since 2000. She has been ruling Germany since 2005. The relationship between Germany's Angela Merkel and Russia's Vladimir Putin has gone through some tough times. And it all started so nicely…
Thousands in Barcelona have paid their respects to those killed on the first anniversary of the twin terrorist attacks in Catalonia. Spanish King Felipe IV presided over the ceremony on the Placa de Catalunya.
Brussels is known as a power center of the European Union, but Belgium's capital has much more to offer. Brussels is a melting pot of cultures, flavors and ways of life, mixed with a relaxed atmosphere.
The collapse of the Morandi bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa has killed at least 35 people and injured several more. DW looks at how rescue efforts and the subsequent political fallout unfolded.
Australia and Canada have dominated a list of the world's top 10 livable cities, while Europe accounted for just two. Straddling the line between tradition and modernity, a couple of Japanese cities made it on the list.
More than 600 swimmers jumped into St. Petersburg's Neva River and circled the city's historic Peter and Paul Fortress. The 1.4-mile circuit gave participants a unique way to see the city's historic attractions.
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