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Italian Driver Kidnaps Busload of Students

He then gave zip ties to the three adults, ordering them to tie each child’s wrists together as he drove. As they went back the rows of seats, the adults left the zip ties progressively looser, another prosecutor,...

Top E.U. Coalition Suspends Party Led by Hungary’s Autocratic Leader

But the Orban government’s direct attack on Mr. Juncker seemed a bridge too far. The propaganda campaign was denounced as a shocking promotion of a ludicrous conspiracy theory.Mr. Orban dismissed his critics inside the E.P.P., calling them “useful...

Russia Changes Economic Reporting. The Results Improve.

MOSCOW — The Russian state statistics service has halted its monthly reports on the population’s real income, or income adjusted for inflation, after years of declining numbers suggested a fall in Russian’s standard of living.Economists were already keeping...

Radovan Karadzic Sentenced to Life for Bosnian War Crimes

PARIS — A United Nations court on Wednesday increased the sentence of Radovan Karadzic, the former Bosnian Serb leader, from 40 years to life in prison for his role in the Bosnian war of the 1990s, reaffirming his...

May Requests Brexit Delay

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain spoke to Parliament on Wednesday about her request to delay Brexit until June 30. Parliament has previously rejected her plans to leave the European Union twice. Source link

Donald Trump Jr. Scolds Theresa May Over Brexit: ‘Was It All a Ruse?’

LONDON — President Trump has offered the British prime minister advice on Brexit. The president’s son said this week that she should have followed it.Donald Trump Jr. accused “the European elites” of trying to sabotage Britain’s withdrawal from...

May Expected to Request Brexit Delay as U.K. Government Remains in Crisis

LONDON — The chaos and dysfunction of the British government were on full display on Wednesday, with Prime Minister Theresa May preparing to request a short delay to Britain’s departure from the European Union after a bitter dispute...

Street Photography That Elevates Scenes of Everyday Life in East London

East London’s kinetic buzz of nightclubs, galleries, mosques, boutiques, synagogues, workers, government housing and condos, not to mention the traffic and the food markets that curry up the air … well, it can make a newcomer dizzy.It dazzled...

In Greece, an Economic Revival Fueled by ‘Golden Visas’ and Tourism

ATHENS — Less than a year after Greece emerged from a multibillion-euro international bailout, Athens is witnessing an investor boom. Hip new hotels with Acropolis views are dotting the skyline. Construction workers are tearing into dwellings owned by...

German Defense Spending Is Falling Even Shorter. The U.S. Isn’t Happy.

But many security experts have questioned that argument.“We are just not credible anymore,” said Jan Techau, director of the Europe Program at the German Marshall Fund in Berlin. “First we said 2 percent, but we didn’t really mean...

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Happiness High in States With Lots of Parks, Libraries | Health...

By Robert Preidt, HealthDay Reporter(HealthDay)MONDAY, Jan. 14, 2019 (HealthDay News) -- The number of parks, libraries and natural resources in the state where...

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