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05/21/2019

Austria Chancellor Faces Prospect of No-Confidence Vote as Coalition Unravels Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election to recover from the scandal that struck his far-right coalition partners. But the situatio...
21:00, 05/21/2019

Retired Belgian King Will Submit to Paternity Test King Albert II will give a DNA sample but will fight to keep the result secret, in a long-running case that has put some rare cracks in the royal fam...
19:16, 05/21/2019

Emmanuel Macron’s Grand Ambitions Are at Stake in European Elections For the French president, who is bitterly opposed by the rising populist forces on the Continent, the vote is a critical test of his vision of deeper...
13:48, 05/21/2019

Hungary’s Migrant Abuse Is ‘Matter of Urgency,’ European Agency Finds Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s government has caged and starved people, the Council of Europe’s human rights commissioner reported. But such findings ...
13:48, 05/21/2019

It takes at least 4 years to apply for divorce in Ireland. Will voters change that? In Ireland, people can only apply for a divorce after living separately from their spouse for four out of the previous five years. Those in the proce...
05:32, 05/21/2019

Austrian Chancellor moves to dismiss interior minister amid corruption scandal Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has recommended that the nation's far-right interior minister be dismissed amid a corruption scandal that could de...
05:32, 05/21/2019

Europe will 'die from inside' if far-right populists triumph, top EU figure says Guy Verhofstadt, the European Parliament's Brexit coordinator and leader of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe group, speaks to CNN ab...
05:32, 05/21/2019

Italy's government seems to be at breaking point – here are 5 reasons why it's all going wrong Tensions in Italy's coalition government appear to be growing with differences of opinion between the ruling Lega party and 5 Star Movement beco...
14:32, 05/20/2019

Harry and Meghan share behind-the-scenes pictures of wedding The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared behind-the-scenes images from their big day at Windsor Castle as they celebrate their first wedding annive...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Austria to hold snap elections in September, says Chancellor Kurz A snap election in Austria is a "necessity," Austria's Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said Sunday, following an announcement by President Alexander Van de...
22:00, 05/19/2019

Russia energy minister sees options for OPEC deal, including production rise Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said there were different options available for OPEC and its oil-producing allies in the second half of 2019,...
20:16, 05/19/2019

Netherlands wins Eurovision as the UK drops to the bottom The Netherlands triumphed at a glitzy Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel, taking home the crown after a typically kitsch and occasionally po...
02:32, 05/19/2019

Iceland's Eurovision entry Hatari holds up Palestinian flag during contest Iceland's hair-raising heavy metal Eurovision act Hatari raised Palestinian flags during their appearance on the show, which had been steeped in cont...
02:32, 05/19/2019

Eurovision: Madonna mixes politics with a classic hit during performance Madonna's hugely anticipated performance during the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel drew plaudits from the crowd but raised eyebrows among the show...
02:32, 05/19/2019

Three things we learned from royal baby Archie's birth certificate Prince Harry and his wife Meghan kept much under wraps about the birth of their first son, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, in the morning of May...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Austria's far-right Vice-Chancellor resigns over alleged corruption video Austria's Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache, from the far right Freedom Party, resigned on Saturday after a video emerged of him offering state...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Salvini says he wants pre-Maastricht EU rules, ahead of far-right rally Italy's hardline Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has told CNN that European Union rules are creating "full-on unemployment" and he wants to go b...
17:00, 05/18/2019

Austria’s Vice Chancellor, Heinz-Christian Strache, Resigns After Video Sting Is Revealed A video secretly filmed before the 2017 elections showed him promising government contracts to a woman claiming to be the niece of a Russian oligarch...
13:48, 05/18/2019

One of Britain’s Most Prolific Terror Cells Is Regrouping The security services have expressed alarm at the prospect of the extremist group Al Muhajiroun re-energizing with ISIS fighters returning from Iraq ...
10:32, 05/18/2019

German Parliament Deems B.D.S. Movement Anti-Semitic The campaign to boycott Israeli artists and goods recalled “the most terrible chapter in German history” and revived memories of the motto “Don’t buy...
02:16, 05/18/2019

Belgian ex-king ordered to take paternity test or pay daily fine A Belgian court has ruled that Albert II, the former king of Belgium, will be fined €5,000 ($5,600) every day until he takes a DNA test to determine ...
17:00, 05/17/2019

The Queen is hiring a social media manager For those who know how to curate the perfect Instagram feed and write a killer tweet, a career opportunity has come up in the royal communications te...
14:48, 05/17/2019

French doctor investigated in 24 poisoning cases French police investigating an anesthesiologist in connection with multiple poisonings have added 17 new cases to their probe, bringing the total und...
14:48, 05/17/2019

Jeremy Corbyn Says Brexit Talks Have ‘Gone as Far as They Can’ The Labour leader noted in a letter that “the increasing weakness and instability of your government means there cannot be confidence in securing wha...
13:16, 05/17/2019

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next...
23:00, 05/16/2019

German nurse who killed up to 100 patients faces another life sentence German prosecutors in the northwest city of Oldenburg are seeking a life sentence for Niels Hoegel, a former male nurse who is considered Germany's d...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Theresa May Vows to Set a Date for Stepping Down as U.K. Prime Minister After months of calls for her resignation, Mrs. May agreed to decide on a timetable for the election of a new party leader, who will almost certainly...
22:16, 05/16/2019

Czech Culture Minister Resigns After Firing Museum Directors Antonin Stanek faced international complaints after he dismissed two museum chiefs. He said they had committed crimes, but many saw the moves as pers...
22:16, 05/16/2019

Matteo Salvini’s Permanent Campaign Turns to European Parliament Since taking office, the hard-line Italian populist has hardly been in the office. With European Parliament elections approaching, he has gone into o...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Marine Le Pen Denies Making White Power Gesture in Selfie The French far-right leader said she was unaware the hand signal meant anything other than O.K. when she posed for a selfie with an Estonian politici...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Prince Harry and Meghan forced from home by helicopter pictures Prince Harry has accepted "substantial damages" and an apology from a picture agency that used a helicopter to take photos of the home he shared with...
16:32, 05/16/2019

Barclays, Citigroup and JP Morgan among banks fined $1.2 billion for forex rigging Barclays, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, MUFG and Royal Bank of Scotland have been fined a total of $1.2 billion by EU regulators for rigging the forex mark...
15:32, 05/16/2019

English soccer team Manchester City maintains innocence at 'entirely false' financial irregularities Premier League title-winning Manchester City said Thursday it's "disappointed, but regrettably not surprised," after being referred to European ...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Chinese billionaire Jack Ma: 'I worry about Europe' and its obsession with tech regulation Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma says he's worried about Europe because it's tightening regulations that restrict companies' ability to inno...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Goldman Sachs cuts exposure to emerging markets on US-China trade tensions The investment management arm of Goldman Sachs scaled back its "overweight" exposure to emerging market assets Thursday, amid rising trade tensions b...
15:32, 05/16/2019

Sex vouchers for migrants? The truth behind Europe's fake stories From false stories about sex vouchers for refugees, to homophobia caused by uncontrolled immigration, some populist politicians are taking advantage ...
13:32, 05/16/2019

ETA former leader arrested after 16 years on the run The former political leader of the Basque separatist group ETA has been arrested in France after more than 16 years on the run, officials said Thursd...
13:32, 05/16/2019

Theresa May’s Last Gasp: A 4th Vote on Her Brexit Plan Mrs. May has promised to step down if British lawmakers approve her proposal. Whatever the outcome of the June vote, her tenure as prime minister see...
20:32, 05/15/2019

Greek Anarchists Vandalize U.S. Ambassador’s Home An anarchist group called Rouvikonas claimed responsibility, saying it was acting in solidarity with an imprisoned hit man for a now-defunct terroris...
13:16, 05/15/2019

German auto sector could drop as much as 12% if Trump announces tariffs, analyst says Germany's automotive sector could fall as much as 12% over "three bad trading days," if President Donald Trump imposes tariffs on European car m...
10:16, 05/15/2019

Anti-Semitic Crime Rises in Germany, and Far Right Is Blamed An annual report on politically motivated crime found anti-Semitic offenses and hate crimes against foreigners both up significantly, even as violenc...
06:48, 05/15/2019

Danish politician: 'Yes it's me on Pornhub' Joachim B. Olsen, a center-right Liberal Alliance party MP standing in the country's upcoming general election, knows where to find voters: on a popu...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Theresa May wants a fourth vote on her Brexit deal Can't wait to see what happens in the UK's Brexit saga? A new vote on an exit deal proposed by Theresa May now has a date: the week of June 3—the sam...
23:48, 05/14/2019

In Sochi, red lines remain between US and Russia Pompeo had flown to Sochi today after a surprise detour to Brussels, where he had tried to persuade European leaders to stand with Washington in an e...
23:48, 05/14/2019

Group ranks best and worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights Azerbaijan, Turkey and Armenia are the worst countries in Europe for LGBTI rights, according to a new assessment from the International Lesbian, Gay,...
17:32, 05/14/2019

Nuclear Arms, Iran and Venezuela: Pompeo’s Likely Agenda With Putin in Russia Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is scheduled to meet with President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday. Here are the issues likely to be the focus of their tal...
10:48, 05/14/2019

They Resisted Hitler. They Were Executed. At Last, They Lay at Rest. After the prisoners were killed, their bodies were given to a researcher. More than 75 years later, hundreds of slides bearing microscopic remains we...
04:00, 05/14/2019

Who Is Viktor Orban? The Far-Right Leader Who Sat Down With Trump Viktor Orban was last in the White House more than 20 years ago. Now Orban, the far-right prime minister of Hungary, has sat down with President Trum...
04:00, 05/14/2019

The Fusion Reactor Next Door Entrepreneurs are taking up the search for a near limitless energy source and seeking investors willing to put money behind a long-shot bet against c...
00:00, 05/14/2019

Ireland Bars American Pastor Accused of Hate Speech In its first use of a 1999 law, the Irish government denied entry to Steven L. Anderson, an Arizona preacher accused of making anti-Semitic and homop...
19:48, 05/13/2019

British millennials still 'scarred' by 2008 financial crisis, researchers say Young people who entered Britain's labor market amid the 2008 financial crisis are still "scarred" by its impact on their employment and earning...
14:32, 05/13/2019

What does European Parliament actually do? One clue lies in your phone bill With the European parliamentary elections just weeks away, one of the biggest challenges for MEPs is communicating to voters what exactly they do. Ph...
14:16, 05/13/2019

Hundreds in occupied building had no power for days. A Pope Francis aide climbed down a manhole to restore it A cardinal and aide to Pope Francis for charitable missions climbed down a manhole to restore power to hundreds of people, including children, who we...
14:16, 05/13/2019

Sweden re-opens Julian Assange rape investigation Sweden will re-open its investigation into an allegation of rape against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, the country's deputy chief prosecutor anno...
14:16, 05/13/2019

Alfredo Pérez Rubalcaba, 67, Dies; Helped End Basque Terrorism Mr. Rubalcaba, a chemist by training, was a leader of Spain’s Socialist Party and led the effort to dismantle ETA, the violent Basque separatist grou...
02:00, 05/13/2019

Silver King, Mexican Wrestler, Dies in Ring During Lucha Libre Match César González Barrón, who appeared in the 2006 movie “Nacho Libre,” became unresponsive during a bout in London. No cause of death has been released...
16:48, 05/12/2019

Russia Is Targeting Europe’s Elections. So Are Far-Right Copycats. Digital fingerprints link pro-Russian and anti-European websites, part of an online ecosystem that is sowing discord ahead of European elections this...
09:32, 05/12/2019

It's 'crazy talk' to say the US isn't tough on Russia: Mike Pompeo The Trump administration has "put real money into our Defense Department," Pompeo says. "Vladimir Putin can't possibly think that's a good ...
04:48, 05/12/2019

Venice Biennale’s Top Prize Goes to Lithuania “Sun & Sea (Marina),” which features opera singers on an artificial beach, was the second successive performance piece to win the Golden Lion for bes...
16:32, 05/11/2019

'It's not their fault': German families plead for return of stranded ISIS children In the summer of 2014, Danisch Farooqi says he received a phone call from his ex-wife informing him that she had taken their daughter, Aaliya, to Tur...
09:00, 05/11/2019

Hundreds of Bodies, One Nurse: German Serial Killer Leaves as Many Questions as Victims A nurse, Niels Högel, admitted to dozens of murders but might have killed more than 300 patients. So what prevented colleagues from stopping one of t...
20:16, 05/10/2019

Royal baby Archie faces a complicated tax situation As an American living overseas, Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor, the newborn son of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, will have to navigate complex...
14:48, 05/10/2019

Chelsea 1-1 Eintracht Frankfurt: Blues win 4-3 on penalties to set-up Arsenal final Eden Hazard scores the winning penalty as Chelsea edge past Eintracht Frankfurt 4-3 on penalties to set up an all-English Europa League final against...
05:00, 05/10/2019

When Notre Dame burned, it left high levels of lead around the cathedral. Police say it's not a threat Paris police have warned that the melted roof of Notre Dame Cathedral has left extremely high levels of lead on the square in front of the fire-damag...
02:32, 05/10/2019

Pope issues new rules mandating the reporting of sexual abuse Pope Francis issued new global rules Thursday for reporting sexual abuse in the Catholic Church, mandating for the first time that all dioceses set u...
02:32, 05/10/2019

Two Russians convicted for coup plot in Europe Two Russian intelligence agents were convicted on terrorism charges for their role in an attempted coup in Montenegro in 2016. They were among 13 oth...
02:32, 05/10/2019

Want to See Amsterdam? How About Groningen Instead? The Dutch government has stopped promoting the Netherlands’ more famous destinations and is encouraging visitors to try relatively overlooked corners...
18:48, 05/09/2019

Frugal Traveler: Taking the $57-a-Day Challenge in Prague That’s what a typical resident of the city earns. Can you get a real taste of the Czech capital for that much? Without skimping on the beer or the si...
16:32, 05/09/2019

Pope Decrees First Global Rules for Reporting Abuse The new church law orders officials to report misconduct to their superiors and obligates archbishops to investigate. But it says nothing about punis...
16:32, 05/09/2019

Moura hat-trick as Tottenham reach Champions League final Lucas Moura scores a dramatic winner to cap an astonishing Tottenham fightback against Ajax and set up an all-English Champions League final against ...
01:32, 05/09/2019

Missing Piece of Stonehenge Returned From Florida 60 Years After Removal A worker had taken a section cut from one of the massive stones during restoration work in 1958, and held it in the United States for decades before ...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Amanda Knox is going back to Italy for the first time since her murder conviction was overturned Knox has announced her plans to return to the country in order to speak at a criminal justice conference, after Italy's Supreme Court overturned her ...
20:32, 05/08/2019

German banking regulator warns mergers are not 'miracle weapons' German banks should not look at mergers as a miracle that will fix their problems, the president of the German banking regulator told CNBC Wednesday....
15:16, 05/08/2019

It's not just Warren Buffett who's bullish on post-Brexit Britain A majority of wealthy U.K.-based investors see an economic upside for the U.K. despite uncertainty surrounding its withdrawal from the EU, according ...
15:16, 05/08/2019

Italy's leaders have softened their populist policies, top bank CEO says The anti-establishment and partly nationalist coalition in charge of Italy have slowly normalized the way they do politics since coming to power, the...
14:16, 05/08/2019

Italy hits back after EU raises concerns over Rome's growing deficit The spat between Italy and the European Commission has resurfaced after the Italian government slammed the Brussels-based institution's economic...
09:00, 05/08/2019

As Far Right Rises, a Battle Over Security Agencies Grows A struggle in Austria over control of sensitive institutions of the state, including its intelligence agency, threatens to redefine Europe’s postwar ...
22:32, 05/07/2019

Visit by Pope Francis Helps Put North Macedonia on the Map A first papal visit was a fresh sign of international recognition for the country, which recently settled a long and bitter naming dispute with Greec...
19:32, 05/07/2019

Luis Suarez: Barcelona striker won't celebrate against Liverpool at Anfield Barcelona striker Luis Suarez says he will not celebrate if he scores against Liverpool at Anfield in Tuesday's Champions League semi-final second le...
17:00, 05/07/2019

Viggo Mortensen blasts Spanish far-right over 'Lord of the Rings' tweet Hollywood actor Viggo Mortensen has written a letter to Spain's El Pais newspaper criticizing the far-right party Vox over its use of the character h...
16:48, 05/07/2019

Mayor claims mafia TV show 'Gomorrah' causes rise in violent crime Naples mayor Luigi de Magistris has claimed that episodes of violent crimes skyrocket in the Italian city whenever the popular TV series Gomorrah is ...
15:48, 05/07/2019

Germany Considers Fines for Not Vaccinating Children Against Measles As cases of the disease rise, the country’s health minister proposed barring school entry to pupils without immunization and a penalty of $2,800 for ...
13:48, 05/07/2019

‘We Will Win Again,’ Opposition Vows in Istanbul Election Do-Over A day after the authorities annulled a result that embarrassed President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, several minor candidates withdrew to avoid splitting t...
13:48, 05/07/2019

Flea invasion forces shutdown of Paris police station Police in Paris were forced to close a station in the northeast region of the city after a flea invasion made work impossible, according to a police ...
16:48, 05/06/2019

Brexit? Danes Have Seen This Show, and It Doesn’t End Well Britain’s faltering efforts to leave the European Union are being compared to a crushing Danish military defeat in which the country found that it wa...
10:00, 05/06/2019

Europe Is Reining In Tech Giants. But Some Say It’s Going Too Far. Bids to block harmful and violent content online in Europe are drawing criticism for limiting free expression and undercutting the ideals of an open ...
10:00, 05/06/2019

Forty-one people killed in Russian passenger plane fire Forty-one people were killed after a Russian passenger plane made a fiery crash-landing Sunday at a Moscow airport, Elena Markovskaya, a member of th...
01:16, 05/06/2019

US man arrested over murder of shopkeeper in Italy Italian police have arrested an American citizen on suspicion of brutally murdering a shopkeeper in the city of Viterbo, near Rome, authorities told ...
21:48, 05/05/2019

Belfast City Marathon course was too long, organizers say At 26.2 miles long, running a marathon is no small feat, with those crossing the finish line looking forward to celebrating with anything other than ...
21:48, 05/05/2019

Video Shows Russian Plane on Fire An Aeroflot aircraft landed at Moscow Sheremetyevo airport partly engulfed in flames on Sunday. The crash landing killed 13 people, Tass, a Russian n...
20:32, 05/05/2019

Nurse’s London Marathon Record Is Rejected Because She Didn’t Wear a Dress Wearing her scrubs, Jessica Anderson crossed the finish line in 3 hours 8 minutes 22 seconds. Guinness World Records said it didn’t qualify as a nurs...
18:16, 05/05/2019

U.K. Police Decline to Investigate Leak That Led to Minister’s Firing According to the police, a leak from Britain’s National Security Council that led to the dismissal of the defense secretary did not amount to a crime...
00:00, 05/05/2019

'Russian spy' whale shines spotlight on military-grade animals For centuries, human beings have made use of animals' highly evolved capabilities, from the strength of horses to the hunting ability of birds of pre...
12:48, 05/04/2019

David Winters, Energetic Dancer Turned Choreographer, Dies at 80 Inspired by Jerome Robbins, who cast him in the stage and film versions of “West Side Story,” he went on to create dances for Ann-Margret and others....
03:16, 05/04/2019

Estonian interior minister calls first female president 'emotional' Estonia's first female president Kersti Kaljulaid has been criticized by the country's new interior minister for being an "emotionally upset" woman, ...
18:32, 05/03/2019

'Spy' beluga having a whale of a time in Norway A beluga whale believed by marine experts to have been trained by the Russian military is enjoying its stay in Norway -- and the locals are loving it...
18:32, 05/03/2019

Barcelona's Xavi to retire at end of season Former Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi, who now plays for Qatari club Al Sadd SC, will retire at the end of the season and start a coaching caree...
10:32, 05/03/2019

Eintracht Frankfurt 1-1 Chelsea: Pedro grabs away goal in Europa League semi-final Pedro scores an away goal as Chelsea recover from an early setback to draw with Eintracht Frankfurt in the first leg of their Europa League semi-fina...
10:32, 05/03/2019

World Press Freedom Day: Jailed for a painting Zehra Doğan, a Kurdish journalist and artist, was sentenced to nearly three years in jail for a painting but was determined to continue sharing stori...
05:00, 05/03/2019

An anti-LGBT politician got photobombed by two young women kissing Social activists Gaia Parisi and Matilde Rizzo are just friends -- but when Italy's ultra-conservative Interior Minister Matteo Salvini visited their...
05:00, 05/03/2019

A Holocaust diary is reborn on Instagram The diary of Eva Heyman begins innocently enough. It is her thirteenth birthday, and she writes about her dreams of becoming a journalist and marryin...
05:00, 05/03/2019

Barcelona 3-0 Liverpool: Lionel Messi double stuns Reds in Champions League semi-final Lionel Messi's second-half double, including a stunning free-kick, earns Barcelona a handsome advantage against Liverpool in their Champions League s...
23:48, 05/01/2019

Estonian Ministers’ Gesture Raises Fears of Support for White Supremacy Mart and Martin Helme, a father and son who were elected to Parliament for a far-right party, used a hand signal that many interpreted as a white pow...
20:16, 05/01/2019

Punched, Throttled and Driven Off the Road. Anger Rises in U.K. Vote. Brexit has poisoned politics in Britain all the way down to the local level, where candidates in this week’s council elections have been physically a...
20:16, 05/01/2019

Theresa May Fires Gavin Williamson, Defense Secretary, Over Huawei Leak Britain’s prime minister accused Mr. Williamson of leaking to the media sensitive information about National Security Council talks on the Chinese te...
20:16, 05/01/2019

Violence Erupts at May Day Rally in Paris The police in France fired tear gas after violence broke out at the labor rally, with masked vandals mixing with demonstrators, smashing vehicles and...
17:16, 05/01/2019

Rapper Wins Fans With a Snarling Critique of Brexit Britain Through his subversive lyrics and the punk ethos of his performances, Slowthai has tapped political disaffection among the young to grow a cult follo...
17:16, 05/01/2019

Europe's savior or disruptor? Macron wanted an EU revolution — but little has changed Macron, the youngest ever French president, defeated his country's nationalist forces and made big promises to reform the 28-member bloc. Howeve...
08:32, 05/01/2019

Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund aims to tap debt markets twice this year Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund is planning to tap the debt market twice this year, after an overwhelmingly positive response from internat...
07:48, 05/01/2019

Erdogan loses control of Turkish capital in local elections setback Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is facing a major political setback after his party lost control of the capital, Ankara, in a keenly fought l...
19:16, 04/30/2019

French courts have handed down 447 fines in the past 8 months under a new law punishing harassment of women French courts have in the last eight months handed 447 fines to violators of a new law that seeks to combat harassment of women, the country's equali...
19:16, 04/30/2019

Celebrities criticize proposed boycott of Eurovision over Israeli-Palestinian conflict More than 100 members of the entertainment industry including media personality Sharon Osbourne, Kiss frontman Gene Simmons and music manager Scooter...
19:16, 04/30/2019

Things ‘Stopped Changing’: Why Conflict Still Flares in Northern Ireland The killing of a young journalist has brought renewed focus on the region’s paramilitary groups. But economic stagnation is as much a driver of viole...
18:48, 04/30/2019

A killer confessed to the murders of 5 women and 2 young girls. Police just discovered the 4th body Police in Cyprus are continuing operations to retrieve the remains of more victims in what appears to be the Mediterranean island's first ever serial...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Vodafone admits it found security flaws in Huawei's equipment in 2011 Vodafone, the world's second-largest mobile operator, said in a statement it had found security vulnerabilities in Huawei technology supplied to...
13:16, 04/30/2019

Ukraine's next president is already getting tough with Vladimir Putin Ukrainian President-elect, Volodymyr Zelensky, might be a political novice, but he's also willing to stand up to the most experienced geopolitical pl...
12:00, 04/30/2019

Dusan Tadic & Daley Blind: Premier League 'rejects' chase Ajax Champions League glory They were outgoing Premier League summer transfers that barely raised an eyebrow - but now Dusan Tadic and Daley Blind are chasing Champions League g...
12:00, 04/30/2019

Chronicles of the Rings: What Trees Tell Us Studying the historical data stored in centuries-old trees is a burgeoning field, with labs around the world learning more about historical patterns ...
10:48, 04/30/2019

U.K. Police Have a Message for Crime Victims: Hand Over Your Private Data Privacy and victim advocates criticized the policy, which asks victims and witnesses to consent to searching their electronic devices, or their cases...
22:32, 04/29/2019

Push for Deal Between Kosovo and Serbia Puts National Divisions on Display The two countries’ presidents have been willing to discuss territorial swaps. But anger among voters is an opportunity for rival politicians, like Ko...
22:32, 04/29/2019

Harness-wearing whale was 'trained by Russian military' Fishermen off Norway's northern coast were astonished last week when they spotted a beluga whale wearing a harness, complete with mounts for a camera...
18:00, 04/29/2019

Syrian Refugees Toil on Turkey’s Hazelnut Farms With Little to Show for It On farms that produce 70 percent of the world’s hazelnuts for Nestlé, Godiva and Nutella, Syrians say they can’t earn a living wage — or much respect...
09:50, 04/29/2019

Credit Suisse posts profit beat following three-year restructuring plan Credit Suisse produced another rise in net profit for the first quarter of 2019, its first period following the completion of its three-year restruct...
23:32, 04/28/2019

UK will reportedly allow Huawei to build out parts of its 5G networks The U.K. government will reportedly allow Huawei to provide "non-core" technology for 5G wireless networks, defying U.S. demands for a blanket ban on...
23:32, 04/28/2019

UBS posts 27% fall in net profit after a 'very challenging quarter' UBS reported a 27% fall in net profit for its first quarter, compared to the same period the year before, with the Swiss bank citing challenging mark...
23:32, 04/28/2019

Barclays first-quarter profit tumbles 10% amid tough market conditions Barclays first-quarter profit fell 10% over the first three months of the year, amid challenging market conditions and lingering concerns over Brexit...
23:32, 04/28/2019

RBS bosses braced for shareholder rebellion over pay report Royal Bank of Scotland executives are likely to face a grilling from shareholders at its annual general meeting (AGM) Thursday over pension payments ...
23:32, 04/28/2019

Deutsche Bank posts 67% profit rise after merger talks collapse Deutsche Bank reported stronger-than-anticipated first-quarter net profit on Friday, less than 24 hours after abandoning merger talks with Commerzban...
23:32, 04/28/2019

Russian central bank holds key rate, signals future cuts Russia's central bank held its key interest rate at 7.75 percent on Friday in line with market expectations, but said it could consider cutting ...
23:32, 04/28/2019

Spain is heading for a minority government with half the votes counted in today's election The center-left Spanish Socialist Workers' Party (PSOE) leads in Sunday's general election in Spain but is short of an overall majority with 50% of t...
23:00, 04/28/2019

Notre-Dame Fire Investigators Focus on Short-Circuit and Cigarettes The police searched the cathedral’s vast interior and say they are considering electric bells in and near the spire as a possible cause. Worker negli...
20:32, 04/28/2019

6 Employees of Turkish Newspaper Return to Jail in Terrorism Case Journalists and other employees of Cumhuriyet were convicted of aiding terrorism last year in a case seen as having grave implications for press free...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Erdogan’s Party Is Deeply Divided by Push to Redo Istanbul Election Supporters and opponents alike warn that an annulment and new election has steep risks that could only compound the political fallout for the preside...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Macron, Chastened by Yellow Vest Protests, Says ‘I Can Do Better’ President Emmanuel Macron, at the first news conference of his presidency, showed the wear of the economic and social protests that have torn France....
20:32, 04/28/2019

Spanish Election May Pivot on an Aging and Depleted Heartland Even as Spain’s interior provinces empty out, they punch above their weight politically and could determine the outcome of Sunday’s national election...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Britain’s Big Squeeze: Austerity-Battered U.K. ‘Retreating Behind a Nuclear Shield’ As Britain spends heavily on big-ticket items like nuclear-armed submarines, its military is no longer deemed capable of defending the homeland by it...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Serial-Killing Case Shocks Cyprus as Police Come In for Criticism The police were searching for more victims after a military officer confessed to seven killings, apparently targeting female immigrants and their chi...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Spain Election: Divided Nation Holds 3rd National Vote Since 2015 The issue of Catalan independence, and the rise of the far-right Vox party, are important elements in the vote on Sunday. The only certainty seems to...
20:32, 04/28/2019

Brexit poses ‘particular risk’ to British people in poverty: UN independent expert Brexit – the United Kingdom’s impending exit from the European Union – will drive more UK citizens into poverty unless the Government takes action to...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UN urges Russia and Ukraine to step away from further confrontation at sea An “immediate de-escalation” of tensions is needed in the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea, the United Nations top political official has said, underlin...
19:00, 04/28/2019

‘At risk’ Mediterranean forests make ‘vital contributions’ to development Between 2010 and 2015, forests around the Mediterranean have expanded by two per cent, but that has come at the price of significant degradation and ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

CLIMATE CHANGE FOCUS: Cutting emissions, one bog at a time Farmers and entrepreneurs in rural eastern Europe are helping to tackle climate change while boosting their livelihoods as a result of regenerating a...
19:00, 04/28/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Persons with disabilities bike towards sustainability People with disabilities in Ukraine are contributing to the development of a network of environmentally friendly bicycle routes which are helping to ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Moves to create a Kosovo army have ‘deteriorated relations’ with Serbia: UN peacekeeping chief The decision by Kosovo’s parliament to form a national army was described by the UN Peacekeeping chief on Monday as having “further deteriorated rela...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UN refugee agency presses States to aid 49 refugees stranded on Mediterranean The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), on the last day of 2018, called on UN Member States to urgently offer safe ports of disembarkation for 49 ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UN welcomes progress in former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia naming dispute The Secretary-General’s Personal Envoy for the naming dispute between Greece and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM), Matthew Nimetz, h...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Migrants and refugees face higher risk of developing ill-health, says UN report on displaced people in Europe European authorities are “struggling” to meet the needs of irregular migrants and refugees who are wrongly accused of spreading sickness among host c...
19:00, 04/28/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Enduring freezing winter in a war zone In Ukraine, extreme winter cold is making life harder for thousands of people whose lives have already been torn apart by conflict. Hoping to find sa...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UN chief 'commends' leadership of Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as name dispute draws to final close The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Greek Parliament over its ratification of a name change for the former Yugosl...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Measles in Europe: infection rates highest in a decade, says UN health agency Although more children than ever before are being vaccinated against measles across Europe, overall infection rates are the highest in a decade, and ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Civilians ‘continue to pay highest price’ in Ukraine conflict, with peace prospects losing ‘momentum’ “Civilians continue to pay the highest price” arising from Ukraine’s on-going conflict with separatist rebels in the east, the UN Deputy Emergency Re...
19:00, 04/28/2019

LGBT community in Chechnya faces ‘new wave of persecution’: UN human rights experts People in Chechnya who are suspected of being lesbian, gay or bisexual, are facing a “new wave of persecution” following a spate of killings involvin...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UN chief hails victory of ‘political will’ in historic Republic of North Macedonia accord The UN-brokered agreement between Athens and Skopje to formally recognize the “Republic of North Macedonia”, is a welcome, “historical” step that sho...
19:00, 04/28/2019

‘I don’t like to give up': veteran UN envoy reveals how two decades of quiet diplomacy gave birth to North Macedonia Last June, a historic agreement settled a 27-year-long name dispute between two countries, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Greece. One ...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Joint UN, OSCE engagement can address crisis in Ukraine, other ‘dark spots of conflict’ in Europe What is happening in and around Ukraine is “unacceptable, the Chairperson-in-Office for the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader to life imprisonment A United Nations appeals court on Wednesday increased the 40-year sentence initially imposed on Radovan Karadžić, former leader of the Republika Srpk...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Forced pregnancy in Italy violated ‘woman’s human right to health’, UN experts rule  The Italian Government violated a woman’s “human right to health” after a law which denied her the right to refuse fertility treatment she had previo...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Peacekeeping: A 'great opportunity' to develop professionally and personally A senior commander from Argentina, who has been deployed to the United Nations peacekeeping mission on the Mediterranean island of Cyprus, has said t...
19:00, 04/28/2019

UNESCO experts ready to assist reconstruction of iconic Notre Dame, following devastating blaze Two-thirds of the largely medieval roof of Notre Dame cathedral in Paris have “gone” after the devastating fire in Paris on Monday evening, but UN cu...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Security Council: UN calls for ‘spirit and letter’ of Ukraine agreements to be upheld, as Russia issues simplified citizenship decree The UN’s political affairs chief has urged all parties to the peace plan protocol for eastern Ukraine known as the Minsk Agreements, to avoid “any un...
19:00, 04/28/2019

Political newcomer Volodymyr Zelensky celebrates victory in Ukraine's presidential elections Political newcomer and television comedian Volodymyr Zelensky on Sunday declared victory in Ukraine's presidential elections after exit polls showed ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

What Zelensky's win will mean for relations with Russia Ukrainians overwhelmingly threw their support behind a political newcomer, actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky, to become the country's next Presid...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Austrian politician resigns after publishing 'deeply racist' poem comparing migrants to rats Christian Schilcher, a member of the anti-immigration Freedom Party (FPÖ) that forms half of Austria's ruling alliance, had published the poem in the...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Putin and Kim Jong Un will meet in Russia on Thursday, says state news Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un will meet for the first time in Russia on Thursday, according to state news agen...
18:48, 04/28/2019

In the Mediterranean, US aircraft carrier operations serve as floating American diplomacy For the first time since 2016, the United States is deploying two Nimitz class aircraft carriers, the John C. Stennis and the Abraham Lincoln, showin...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Macron pledges tax cuts in effort to assuage Yellow Vests French President Emmanuel Macron has revealed long-awaited plans to alleviate nearly half a year of street protests that have sucked the oxygen out o...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Police reassure public following explosion at Tata steelworks in Wales Emergency services have reassured residents that an explosion at the Indian-owned Tata steel mill, in the Welsh city of Port Talbot, was under contro...
18:48, 04/28/2019

British girl sends €3 to Notre Dame appeal It's not just the rich and powerful who are donating money to the reconstruction of Notre Dame after fire ravaged the Paris cathedral earlier this mo...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Putin seems to pop up wherever there is a political vacuum in the world Russian President Vladimir Putin capped a week of high-profile diplomacy on Friday, when he appeared at the Belt and Road Forum in Beijing -- and rec...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Spain's far-right is back -- with a difference Vox, the new and fast-growing far-right party in Spain, shot to prominence after helping to form a coalition government in Andalucia after regional e...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Spanish elections show where the UK may be headed Voters in Spain are voting in a general election on Sunday, and the country appears at a crossroads. As in several other European countries, a far-ri...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Trieste half-marathon organizers spark outrage after banning African runners Organizers of an Italian half-marathon have backed down after their decision to ban African athletes from participating sparked outrage and led to al...
18:48, 04/28/2019

A380 'Flying turtle' ready for takeoff The Airbus A380 might be on the out, but Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) has just taken delivery of the first of three snazzy new editions ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

The secret drink recipe used to cure royals Produced by Budapest based beverage company Zwack, Unicum is a herbal liqueur made from a secret recipe that's a regular fixture in bars across the c...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Putin offers Russian citizenship to Ukrainians in separatist-held areas Russian President Vladimir Putin has sparked anger in Kiev by offering Russian citizenship to residents of areas in eastern Ukraine which are held by...
18:48, 04/28/2019