The ancient city of Pompeii near Naples is continuing to fall into ruin. Time is running out for those trying to preserve the site. All too often, the Camorra, the local crime syndicate, has exerted influence over restoration contracts.
In 2018, the United Nations found that millions of dollars of aid money had been stolen in Uganda. Now Germany has partially stopped its funding in a bid to force Uganda to speed up investigations.
The European Parliament has backed new rules to protect whistleblowers from reprisals. European Union lawmakers say they want to look out for those people who bring scandals to light.
France's president has invited his Italian counterpart to celebrate the 500th anniversary of the artist's death. Emmanuel Macron hopes the gesture will help end a diplomatic spat between the neighbors.
EU ministers have decided to delay opening accession talks with Albania and North Macedonia. Germany was partly to blame for the hold up.
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