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Salvini ally quits government after conviction for embezzlement - 05/30/2019

Rome - A new row within Italy's populist coalition seemed to have been avoided Thursday, as the far-right League accepted that one of its members had to leave the government after a conviction for...

Seven killed after tourist boat sinks on Danube in Budapest - 05/30/2019

Budapest By Gregor Mayer, - At least seven people died late Wednesday after a sightseeing boat sank on the River Danube in Budapest, a spokesman for the emergency services said. More than a dozen...

Italy's migrant-hosting town of Riace switches to Salvini's League - 05/28/2019

Rome (dpa) - Riace, a small town in southern Italy renowned for its migrant-hosting programme, has switched its political allegiance to the anti-immigration far-right League party of deputy premier...

Top Labour figure calls for British referendum after messy EU poll - 05/28/2019

London - An influential figure in Britain's main opposition Labour party called on Monday for a second referendum on Brexit after his party and the governing Conservatives were mauled in EU...

The 2019 Cannes Film Festival award recipients - 05/26/2019

Cannes, France - Prizes awarded Saturday at the Cannes Film Festival: Palme d'Or for best film: Bong Joon Ho, “Parasite,” South Korea Grand Prix: Mati Diop, “Atlantics,” France Jury Prize: Kleber...

Algeria’s top court to investigate Bouteflika-era officials - 05/26/2019

Algiers - Algeria’s chief prosecutor on Sunday referred 12 former government officials from the era of ousted president Abdelaziz Bouteflika to the Supreme Court for investigation into alleged...

German anti-Semitism commissioner warns Jews not to wear skullcaps - 05/25/2019

Berlin - By Michael Zehender, - The German government's anti-Semitism commissioner has warned Jews not to wear kippahs in public spaces, saying he had changed his mind on the matter due to a recent...

Honduran ex-president's son probed as part of massive graft scandal - 05/25/2019

Bogota - An anti-graft unit of the Organization of American States (OAS) on Friday filed an injunction against former Honduran president Porfirio Lobo's son for laundering drug money as part of a...

I can work with the speaker,' Trump says of Pelosi - 05/24/2019

Washington (tca/dpa) - US President Donald Trump on Friday contended he is willing to work with Speaker Nancy Pelosi after the two traded sharp criticisms following him blowing up a Wednesday meeting...

This Week in Brexit: May finally resigns, leaving deal in limbo - 05/24/2019

London - It's all over for British Prime Minister Theresa May after she finally gave in to pressure to resign from lawmakers in her Conservative party, mainly eurosceptics who staunchly opposed the...
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