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Trading halted in Portugal energy firm amid corruption probeThe Lisbon stock exchange has suspended trading in Portugal’s national energy provider EDP and its international renewable energy division after media reports said a magistrate has suspended the CEOs of both companies amid a major corruption investigation
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Russia still to decide whether to stay in overflight treatyA senior Russian diplomat says that Moscow is keeping all options open following the U.S. decision to withdraw from an international treaty allowing observation flights over military facilities
The Associated Press6 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron shakes up government, ousts interior minister after protests against police brutalityFrench President Emmanuel Macron shakes up government, ousts interior minister after protests against police brutality
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Man arrested in Germany after estranged wife killed on busPolice in southern Germany say a 37-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly stabbing his estranged wife to death on a public bus
The Associated Press6 hours ago
People enjoy the beach in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia Sunday, July 5, 2020. Thousands of vacation-goers in Russia and Ukraine have descended on Black Sea beaches to get a break from their coronavirus lockdowns since the pandemic is preventing residents of the two countries from traveling farther afield. (AP Photo/Artur Lebedev)
In Russia and Ukraine, no social distance on crowded beachesTens of thousands of vacation-goers in Russia and Ukraine have descended on Black Sea beaches to get a break from coronavirus lockdowns since the pandemic is preventing residents of the two countries from traveling farther afield
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Josep Borrell Fontelles, High Representative and Vice-President of the European Commission, left, and Turkey's Defense Minister Hulusi Akar speak during a joint press conference, in Ankara, Turkey, Monday, July 6, 2020. Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Monday called on the European Union to be an "honest broker" in disputes between Turkey and EU member states France, Greece and Cyprus, warning that his country would be forced to "reciprocate" against any decisions the bloc takes against Ankara.(Turkish Defense Ministry via AP, Pool)
Turkey calls on EU to be 'honest' in dispute with membersThe Turkish foreign minister has called on the European Union to be an “honest broker” in disputes between Ankara and EU member states France, Greece and Cyprus
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Thursday, May 7, 2020, Britain's Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab arrives at 10 Downing Street, in London. Raab on Monday July 6, 2020, announced targeted economic sanctions against individuals and organizations from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Myanmar and North Korea under new U.K. powers to punish human-rights offenders.(AP Photo/Alberto Pezzali, FILE)
UK sanctions Russians, Saudis under new Magnitsky powersBritain has announced economic sanctions against individuals and organizations from Russia, Saudi Arabia, Myanmar and North Korea under new U.K. powers to punish human-rights offenders
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Spain, Portugal press EU partners for swift deal on spendingThe leaders of Spain and Portugal want the European Union to clinch a deal by the end of this month on a recovery fund to help its 27 member countries weather the economic fallout from the new coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press8 hours ago
File---Picture taken June 24, 2020 shows the Wirecard logo at the headquarters of the payment service provider in Aschheim, Germany.  (Sven Hoppe/picture-alliance/dpa via AP, file)
Second executive arrested in Wirecard scandal in Germany German prosecutors say a second executive with bankrupt payments company Wirecard has been arrested on suspicion of serious fraud
The Associated Press8 hours ago
German government split over police racial profiling studyGermany’s top security and justice officials are at odds over whether to conduct a study into the use of racial profiling by police
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Residents, wearing white clothes and traditional red scarves, take to the streets on the day the ''txupinazo'' would usually take place to start the famous San Fermin festival, which was due canceled this year by the conoravirus, in Pamplona, northern Spain, Monday, July 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Alvaro Barrientos)
Little to celebrate in Pamplona with no running of the bullsResidents in Spain’s northern city of Pamplona have dressed up in white clothes and traditional red scarves to mark what should have been the start of their annual San Fermín festival, which was cancelled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Germany: 3-year sentence sought for former SS camp guardGerman prosecutors say the trial of a 93-year-old former guard at the Nazis’ Stutthof concentration camp has shown he was an accessory to murder
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, Tom Meighan from British band, Kasabian performs on stage during V Festival 2015 at Hylands Park in Chelmsford, Essex, England. British rockers Kasabian said in a statement Monday July 6, 2020, that frontman Tom Meighan has left the band to deal with personal issues. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File)
Singer Tom Meighan leaves Kasabian amid 'personal issues'British rockers Kasabian say frontman Tom Meighan has left the band to deal with personal issues
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Andrej Plenkovic, Croatia's Prime Minister incumbent celebrates with his party members in Zagreb, Croatia, Sunday, July 5, 2020. The ruling conservatives overwhelmingly won Croatia's parliamentary elections held Sunday amid a spike in new coronavirus cases as the latest European Union member state leaned further to the right. (AP Photo)
Croatia's opposition leader stepping down after vote defeatThe leader of Croatia’s main liberal opposition party announced his resignation a day after a crushing defeat in the country’s parliamentary election held amid a coronavirus spike
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Austria: bachelor party ends with snake-bitten tongueA German man’s bachelor party in the Austrian Alps ended with a snake bite on the tongue and a trip to a hospital
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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