• Italian Premier Matteo Renzi, left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel review the honor guard at Naples' Capodichino international airport, Monday, Aug. 22, 2016. The leaders of Italy, France and Germany headed Monday to one of the birthplaces of European unity in a symbolic bid to relaunch the European project following Britain's decision to leave the EU. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca)

    Italy, German, French pay tribute at EU symbolic birthplace

    VENTOTENE, Italy (AP) — The leaders of Italy, France and Germany vowed Monday to improve Europe’s defense and economic prospects as they paid tribute to one of the founding fathers of European unity in a symbolic bid to relaunch the EU after Britain’s vote to leave.

  • Italy seeks to relaunch EU ideal with symbolic summit

    ROME (AP) — Italian Premier Matteo Renzi has invited his German and French counterparts to pay their respects at the tomb of one of the founding fathers of European unity in a symbolic bid to relaunch the European project after Britain’s clamorous decision to leave the EU.

  • Bremen knocked out of German Cup, Leverkusen progresses

    BERLIN (AP) — Third-division side Sportfreunde Lotte knocked six-time champion Werder Bremen out of the German Cup with a 2-1 victory, while Bayer Leverkusen progressed from the first round Sunday.

  • Prominent German historian Ernst Nolte dies at 93

    BERLIN (AP) — Ernst Nolte, a German historian who set off a dispute among his peers by arguing three decades ago that Nazism was a reaction to an “existential threat” to Germany from the Russian revolution, has died. He was 93.

  • Turkey wants Germany to explain ‘Islamist platform’ claim

    ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey says it wants a clarification from Berlin over reports in Germany about a confidential government document that says Turkey has become a platform of action for Islamist groups.