"It is incomprehensible and unacceptable, it was a mistake," Renzi told Italian radio.
The hold up also threatens to torpedo next week's planned visit to Brussels by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to sign the deal.
Greek govt says the Syrian nationals returned to Turkey had not requested asylum
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Friday demanded an end to attacks by Syrian government forces and Russia on the northern city of Aleppo, adding that the European Union would take measures against both
The Vatican and the prestigious Sunni Muslim center of learning, Al-Azhar, are expected to formally reopen talks next year after a five-year lull
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An attorney for Rolling Stone magazine is asking the author of a discredited story about a woman’s claim of being gang raped at a fraternity house about the trust sh
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Warner Bros. Records says it is about to unveil two projects by the late megastar Prince that include previously unreleased material. According to the St. Paul Pioneer Press (h
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Police say two suspects have been arrested in a shooting outside a San Francisco high school that left four students wounded earlier this week. The San Francisco Chronicle report
WASHINGTON (AP) — People are pledging lots of green to restore a pair of famous red slippers. On Monday, the Smithsonian launched a Kickstarter campaign to raise $300,000 to preserve its pair of the
MONTREAL (AP) — Airplane maker Bombardier says it is cutting 7,500 jobs around the world over the next two years. The Montreal-based plane and train maker said Friday that the reductions are designed
The US supports Turkey's participation in operations against the “Islamic State” (IS, aka ISIS, ISIL or Daesh) terrorist group
MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Foreign Ministry has summoned the Belgian ambassador to present evidence that Belgian jets were involved in a strike on a Syrian village. Friday’s move was the latest
Antiterror prosecutors from four nations made an urgent plea for new tools to crack encrypted devices and communications.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The Venezuelan opposition’s campaign to oust President Nicolas Maduro has been thrown into disarray with elections officials’ decision to suspend a recall drive
OTTAWA - Statistics Canada says its consumer price index was up 1.3 per cent in September compared with a year ago.
That indicates slightly higher inflation compared with August when the index was up
OTTAWA - They're listening carefully to the noisy argument spilling out of their neighbour's house — but for the moment they're giving the appearance of keeping their noses out of it.
The head of a Bangladeshi Islamist group accused of staging a deadly siege at a cafe and the killing of several foreigners died while trying to evade arrest earlier this month, security officials said
British Prime Minister Theresa May said the U.K. wants to continue to trade freely in goods and services with the European Union even after it leaves, ahead of the start of formal talks on leaving the
Electoral officials suspended a recall referendum campaign that opposition parties were mounting against President Nicolás Maduro, making it increasingly unlikely foes will be able to remove the embat
The European Union and international financial institutions have a rare opportunity to insist on human rights reforms, it said.
MONTREAL - The Quebec government is holding Canadian Pacific Railway directly responsible for the damages caused in the Lac-Megantic train derailment that killed 47 people.
Quebec's attorney general
LONDON (Reuters) - British police said on Friday they had arrested a teenager under terrorism laws following the discovery of a "suspicious item" on a London underground train near the Canary Wharf f
NEHAWKA, Neb. (AP) — A fire marshal says investigators can’t yet confirm how many people were killed in a fire that razed a farmhouse in rural southeastern Nebraska. Relatives, neighbors and fr
OTTAWA - The federal government is formally launching consultations to explore potential changes that would shift some of the financial risk tied to insured mortgages from the shoulders of taxpayers t
U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Prime Minister Binali Yildirim.
A region of southern Belgium continued to block a trade deal between the European Union and Canada, raising questions about the bloc’s ability to negotiate and win approval for more complex and diffic
SIRTE, Libya (Reuters) - Sheltering in tunnels, improvised bunkers and rooms fortified by sand-filled fridges, Islamic State is holding out in the Libyan city of Sirte, defending itself with snipers,
They used a special catalyst to reverse the combustion process.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. navy warship carried out a freedom-of-navigation operation on Friday near islands claimed by China and two other Asian countries in the South China Sea, U.S. officials to
PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Recreational fishing will end early on the Columbia River after fish populations were found to be smaller than expected. The East Oregonian reports (http://bit.ly/2dthhkN ) tha
A Swedish count had an illicit love affair with a German princess 322 years ago.
HALIFAX - A quick look at HMCS Preserver, the Royal Canadian Navy's last operational support ship, scheduled to be officially retired from service Friday after a storied career at the frontlines of hi
Moscow is concerned over Turkey’s air strikes on the territory of Syria, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said, RIA Novosti reports.
LONDON (AP) — British police say they have arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of a terrorism offense over a suspicious package discovered on a London subway train. The Metropolitan Police force