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EU divided on how to answer new U.S. sanctions against Russia
Jul24

EU divided on how to answer new U.S. sanctions against Russia

FILE PHOTO: European Union flags flutter outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium June 14, 2017. BRUSSELS – European Commission preparations to retaliate against proposed new U.S. sanctions on Russia that could affect European firms are likely to face resistance within a bloc divided on how to deal with Moscow, diplomats,...

‘Petya’ ransomware attack strikes companies across Europe
Jun27

‘Petya’ ransomware attack strikes companies across Europe

Ukraine has blamed Russia for previous cyber-attacks, including one on its power grid at the end of 2015. Photograph: Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA (The Guardian) A major cyber-attack has struck large companies across Europe, with Ukraine’s government, banks, state electricity grid, telephone companies and even metro particularly badly affected. The...

Britain’s May vows EU citizens can stay after Brexit
Jun23

Britain’s May vows EU citizens can stay after Brexit

Theresa May BRUSSELS, Belgium (AFP) – British Prime Minister Theresa May promised Thursday to let EU citizens stay after Brexit as she met sceptical European leaders for the first time since her disastrous election gamble. Under pressure from all sides since losing her parliamentary majority, May held out an apparent olive branch on the uncertain...

Malaysia Airlines flight returns to Melbourne after passenger tries to enter cockpit
Jun01

Malaysia Airlines flight returns to Melbourne after passenger tries to enter cockpit

Armed police remove a man from Malaysia Airlines flight MH128 at Tullamarine Airport in Melbourne, Australia June 1, 2017. David Henderson/Handout via REUTERS (Reuters) Passengers and crew on a Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur tackled a fellow passenger who attempted to enter the cockpit shouting he had a bomb, authorities...

Libya captures two oil-smuggling tankers after firefight
Apr29

Libya captures two oil-smuggling tankers after firefight

(Reuters) Libyan naval forces captured two vessels suspected of smuggling oil from the North African country after gun battles lasting several hours west of the capital Tripoli, a spokesman for the service said on Friday. Libyan forces frequently capture vessels smuggling oil and arms off the coast and the North African state has become a haven...

South China Sea: Duterte orders Philippines military to occupy islands
Apr06

South China Sea: Duterte orders Philippines military to occupy islands

Hong Kong (CNN) Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday he has ordered military personnel to occupy all Philippines-claimed islands in the disputed South China Sea. “We tried to be friends with everybody but we have to maintain our jurisdiction now, at least the areas under our control. And I have ordered the armed forces to occupy...

Iceland PM resigns in ‘Panama Papers’ scandal
Apr05

Iceland PM resigns in ‘Panama Papers’ scandal

Iceland’s Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson (Photo: AFP) REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AFP) — Iceland’s prime minister resigned Tuesday, becoming the first political victim of a mushrooming worldwide scandal over hidden offshore financial dealings exposed in the so-called Panama Papers. Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson was...

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