Europe

Russia unveils statue of AK-47 inventor Kalashnikov

Russia unveils statue of AK-47...

September 19

MOSCOW — Russian officials and Orthodox priests on Tuesday (Sept 19) unveiled a statue in Moscow of inventor Mikhail Kalashnikov, whose iconic AK-47 assault rifle has claimed...

Gallery: Syrian refugee, 21, named as suspect in London train attack

Syrian refugee, 21, named as suspect...

September 19

LONDON — The second man arrested by police over last week’s bombing in a London train station that left dozens injured has been named as Syrian refugee Yahyah Farroukh.

UK police arrest 2nd man in London subway attack case

UK police arrest 2nd man in London...

September 17

LONDON — Britain said yesterday that the bombing in a London train station that left dozens injured was not a “lone wolf attack”, after the police arrested a second man in...

London metro station incident caused by bomb, top UK police officer says

London metro station incident caused...

September 15

LONDON - British police said a bomb was used during an explosion at a London metro station which injured 18 people in what officers described as a "terrorist incident" on Friday...

Tube blast treated as 'terrorist incident': London's Met Police

Tube blast treated as 'terrorist...

September 15

LONDON — London's emergency services said they were responding to an "incident" in which people were injured at an Underground station in west London on Friday (Sept 15),...

The story behind the Schulz slump

September 12

The meteoric rise — and precipitous fall — of Mr Martin Schulz’s opinion poll ratings is one of the biggest mysteries of recent German politics. When he was named as the Social...

Survivor Merkel primed for victory after clever campaign

Survivor Merkel primed for victory...

September 12

BERLIN — When Mrs Angela Merkel was wrapping up a speech at an election rally last week in the picturesque university town of Heidelberg, two tomatoes were thrown at her.

Bad hangover? Take a day off, says UK company

Bad hangover? Take a day off, says UK...

September 01

LONDON — Feeling poorly after a big night out? A British company is offering its employees the chance to take “Hangover Days” off work by simply texting in the emojis for “music...

German nurse is thought to have killed at least 86, officials say

German nurse is thought to have...

August 29

BERLIN — A German nurse serving a life sentence for murdering two of his patients is believed to have killed at least 86 people entrusted to his care, officials said Monday (Aug...