Arson attack against Turkish-owned cars in northern Greece

Greek authorities say arsonists have targeted two vehicles owned by Turkish nationals, one of them a diplomat, in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki, destroying the cars and damaging another four.

The Latest: Austrian leader slams anti-migrant poem

The Latest on the flow of migrants in Europe (all times local): 5:30 p.m. Austria's leader is demanding that his junior coalition partner distances itself from a poem that compared migrants with rats.

Greek court refuses to extradite dissident to Iran

A Greek court has refused to extradite to Iran an Iranian political dissident and Christian wanted in her country for alleged drugs-smuggling, citing fears that she might face torture if returned.

The Latest: Spain sets up migrant command center amid surge

The Latest on immigration into Europe (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Spain is setting up a central operational command for migrant management amid a summer surge in arrivals from North Africa, which is placing a strain on public services.

The Latest: Merkel praises private migrant rescue groups

The Latest on the influx of migrants in Europe (all times local): 5:30 p.m. German Chancellor Angela Merkel has praised the work of private groups rescuing migrants in the Mediterranean Sea, saying "they've saved an unbelievable number of lives."