Iranian authorities have seized a British-flagged oil tanker and briefly detained a second vessel in the Strait of Hormuz. Tehran has ordered the Stena Impero's 23 crew members to remain on board at Bandar Abbas port.
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In the face of widespread criticism, the US president has defended his racist attacks against four congresswomen.
The German chancellor has strongly criticized the US president for his recent diatribe against Democratic congresswomen.
Ramush Haradinaj, Kosovo's prime minister and a former guerilla commander, gave up his post after being summoned as a war crimes suspect before a special court. He has already been acquitted twice before in The Hague.
The Catholic and Protestant churches both lost over 200,000 members last year. The losses have hit the churches hard, as members of both churches pay up to 9% of their taxable income as church taxes.
A 42-year-old former New York resident who was a sniper for the "Islamic State" has been detained without bail. He faces terrorism charges for attempting to recruit and train members for the militant group.
As with so many finals, it wasn't a match to remember — but surely also a night the Algerian squad will never forget.
Bulgarian lawmakers had to widen the budget deficit by 1.6% of GDP to pay for advanced US F-16 fighter jets. But officials have justified the price tag, saying they give Bulgaria a way out of "a technological stalemate."
A former US contractor who stockpiled secret National Security Agency data at his home has been jailed for nine years. The case is another embarrassment for the NSA after Edward Snowden leaked classified info in 2013.
Russian authorities detained several suspects after huge amounts of crude oil were found to be tainted. Roman Ruzhechko, the man charged with the alleged conspiracy, has sought refuge in Lithuania.
Survivors and relatives had been seeking millions in damages against a German shipbuilder and the French agency which had certified the ferry as seaworthy. Instead they were ordered to pay the companies' costs.
Swiss prosecutors plan to separate Franz Beckenbauer's case from the broader investigation into corruption in Germany's successful 2006 World Cup bid. It's not clear why, though Beckenbauer has been in poor health.
The Dutch Supreme Court upheld a ruling that Dutch UN peacekeepers had failed to protect 350 people in Bosnia in 1995. The judges found, however, that the Dutch government was only 10% liable for the atrocity.
Dubbed a once-in-a-generation spectacle, Swiss and tourists alike are flocking to a Lake Geneva town to celebrate the region's winemakers. Organizers said the festival "highlights the work on the vineyard."
The G7 ministers said this week they want to clamp down on cryptocurrencies like Facebook's Libra, arguing new and untested digital coins risk destabilizing international monetary systems. But can they and should they?
Germany’s parched forests are nearing ecological collapse, foresters and researchers warn. More than 1 million established trees have died since 2018 as a result of drought, winter storms and bark beetle plagues.
The Swedish teen activist has praised Germany's young protesters for sacrificing their education for the climate. Thunberg's movement calls on students around the world to skip school every Friday.
Italy has been clamping down on anti-social or unwanted behavior in its tourist centers. In Trieste it involved a hammock, in Venice a camping stove and a cup of coffee by the ancient Rialto bridge.
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas has hand-delivered Jan van Huysum's "Vase of Flowers." It was stolen from the gallery in Florence by a German soldier in 1943.
Boris Johnson's ubiquity can be tiresome. But as a newspaper hack in Brussels he preferred to keep a low profile.
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Space enthusiasts can learn all about the moon, Mars and NASA at the Apollo 50 Festival.
Who are Ilhan Omar, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley, also known as "the squad"?
The punishment meted out to El Chapo will have little impact on the drug trade, says guest columnist Anabel Hernandez.
Agricultural drones could help farmers take care of crops. But laws and price tags may hinder the industry.
The EU has given Warsaw two months to show it takes the independence of its judiciary seriously or risk cuts in funding.
The German Resistance Memorial Center in Berlin shows the people who risked all to resist the Nazis.
Jacob Zuma's lawyers have agreed that he will respond in writing to a graft inquiry commission's questions.
An election is being held in the restive Pakistani tribal region on the border with Afghanistan.
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