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Indonesian military says submarine is missing with 53 New! 2021-04-21 08:59:35Indonesia’s military says a navy submarine with 53 people on board is missing near the resort island of Bali.

Top associates of Alexei Navalny detained ahead of New! 2021-04-21 08:53:47Two of imprisoned Russian dissident Alexei Navalny's closest associates have been detained ahead of mass protests called for Wednesday on his behalf.

Today's Headlines: The Chauvin verdicts New! 2021-04-21 08:00:27The conviction of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin brings a complicated moment of catharsis.

Biden needs Asia's help to meet climate goals, New! 2021-04-21 08:00:11China, Japan and South Korea are the biggest funders of coal-fired power plants worldwide. Persuading them to stop will be a major challenge.

Traumatized by Indianapolis mass shooting, Sikhs wonder if New! 2021-04-21 07:08:01Members of the Sikh community are feeling collective trauma over the mass shooting in Indianapolis that killed eight people, including four Sikhs.

Still in mourning, Queen Elizabeth II marks 95th New! 2021-04-21 05:54:51Queen Elizabeth II is marking her 95th birthday in low-key fashion at Windsor Castle, just days after the funeral of her husband, Prince Philip.

Seoul court rejects wartime sexual slavery claim against New! 2021-04-21 05:19:07A South Korean court rejects a claim by so-called comfort women who sought compensation from Tokyo for their wartime sexual slavery.

China's Xi Jinping will participate in Biden's climate New! 2021-04-21 04:30:01China's Xi Jinping will take part in President Biden's climate summit, sealing the participation of the leaders of the top two polluting nations.

Europe reaches major climate deal ahead of Biden New! 2021-04-21 04:09:49The European Union has reached a tentative climate agreement on making the 27-nation bloc carbon-neutral by 2050.

Guilty verdict in George Floyd case resonates across New! 2021-04-20 23:20:21The Floyd case sparked protests in cities worldwide against police brutality.

A look at high-profile killings by police in New! 2021-04-20 17:49:58It’s been rare for a police officer to be charged with a crime in the death of a civilian, and winning a conviction is hard.

Photos: A nation reacts to guilty verdicts in New! 2021-04-20 17:46:47Reaction to verdict in death of George Floyd

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The EU reveals rules on what should be New! 2021-04-21 09:05:32Investors have complained that it is hard to select which companies are acting responsibly on the climate front and Brussels wants to help with that.

U.S. inflation could hit 3% or 4% by New! 2021-04-21 08:46:38David Roche, president of investment firm Independent Strategy, said yields could double and that would bring markets "to the crunch point."

Russia's Putin addresses nation as Navalny protests prompt New! 2021-04-21 08:19:07Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered his annual State of the Nation address just as pro-Navalny protests took place.

Putin warns against crossing Russia's 'red lines,' talks New! 2021-04-21 07:57:30In his annual State of the Nation speech, Russian President Vladimir Putin warned against provoking his country.

European Super League plan collapses after widespread condemnation New! 2021-04-21 06:55:52Plans for a breakaway elite soccer league in Europe have already unraveled.

German court dismisses legal challenge against the EU's New! 2021-04-21 05:59:01The German constitutional court has lifted one big block to much-needed stimulus in the EU.

Peter Thiel-backed psychedelics start-up plans to raise $100 New! 2021-04-21 05:01:33Berlin start-up ATAI Life Sciences announced that it is planning to raise $100 million in an initial public offering.

The EU's new sweeping rules for Big Tech New! 2021-04-21 04:34:17The European Union's expansive new rules to oversee the region's digital economy have left the industry with much to chew on.

Germany's Greens edge ahead of Merkel's conservative bloc New! 2021-04-21 04:00:55Germany's Green Party could be starting to overtake Chancellor Angela Merkel's Christian alliance in terms of voter popularity.

European Central Bank meets as new coronavirus lockdowns New! 2021-04-21 01:20:59More and more signs are emerging that the economy will pick up strongly in the second half of this year. 

How climate change could be a risk to New! 2021-04-21 01:18:25There are two main ways in how climate change is a problem from a financial point of view and both could cause you financial losses.

Chelsea and Manchester City to leave European Super New! 2021-04-20 15:24:18Chelsea and Manchester City will leave the proposed Super League.

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German lawmakers vote on 'emergency brake' virus rules New! 2021-04-21 13:48:19German lawmakers voted Wednesday on a proposal by Chancellor Angela Merkel's government to mandate uniform restrictions in areas where the coronaviru

EU proposes rules for high-risk artificial intelligence uses New! 2021-04-21 13:44:06European Union officials unveiled proposals Wednesday for reining in high-risk uses of artificial intelligence such as live facial scanning that could

Disneyland Paris to host mass Covid vaccination site New! 2021-04-21 12:55:48Disneyland Paris, normally Europe's biggest tourist attraction, will from Saturday host a mass Covid vaccination site at its convention centre as Fra

Germany plans to pull troops out of Afghanistan New! 2021-04-21 12:24:21Germany's defence ministry on Wednesday said it planned to withdraw its troops from Afghanistan in early July, after the United States announced plan

Vladimir Putin, in annual address, lauds Russia's vaccine New! 2021-04-21 11:53:06Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered his annual address to the nation Wednesday amid a sweeping Kremlin crackdown on opposition protests and soa

France to ease curfew, travel restrictions on May New! 2021-04-21 10:26:45France plans to lift travel restrictions and ease a nationwide curfew on May 2 on expectations that daily Covid-19 cases will soon begin falling, a so

Vladimir Putin: Bringing power back to Russia at New! 2021-04-21 06:58:13Making sure that Russia is not just listened to, but respected and even feared, has been at the heart of Putin's presidency since he came to power in

Mass pro-Navalny protests planned as Putin addresses Russia New! 2021-04-21 05:41:13The longtime Russian leader's annual speech to lawmakers and regional governors sets the political agenda and last year saw Putin lay out a plan that

EU agency links Johnson & Johnson shot to New! 2021-04-20 19:11:22The European Union's drug regulatory agency said Tuesday that it found a "possible link" between Johnson & Johnson's Covid-19 vaccine and extr

Spain extends ban on Brazil, South Africa arrivals New! 2021-04-20 17:43:34Spain on Tuesday extended its ban on arrivals from Brazil and South Africa until May 11 to curb the spread of new coronavirus strains. Only legal resi

Alexei Navalny's doctors prevented from seeing him at New! 2021-04-20 15:45:12Several doctors were prevented Tuesday from seeing Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny in a prison hospital after his three-week hunger strike an

Pandemic causes decline in Czech beer consumption 2021-04-20 14:17:24Beer consumption in the Czech republic - the world's largest per-capita consumer of the drink - was badly affected by the coronavirus last year, the

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France ‘to start easing Covid-19 travel restrictions in New! 2021-04-21 06:22:06France plans to lift travel restrictions and ease a nationwide curfew on May 2 on expectations that daily Covid-19 cases will soon begin falling, a so

EU agrees to be carbon neutral by 2050 New! 2021-04-21 02:25:25The European Union reached a tentative climate deal that should make the 27-nation bloc climate-neutral by 2050, with member states and parliament agr

Doctors denied access to a ‘very weak’ Navalny New! 2021-04-21 00:15:27Alexei Navalny’s doctors were again denied access Tuesday to the jailed Kremlin critic, as lawyers for the hunger-striking opposition figure sai

EU agency says benefits of Johnson & Johnson 2021-04-20 11:07:20Experts at the agency that regulates drugs for the European Union said Tuesday that they found a “possible link” between the Johnson &

Czech Republic, Ukraine call on EU to take 2021-04-20 11:01:16The Czech Republic has asked its EU and NATO partners to expel Russian diplomats in solidarity following a diplomatic spat between Prague and Mos

Unit 29155, the Russian spies specialising in ‘sabotage 2021-04-20 10:51:15The Czech Republic accused on Saturday the GRU – Russia’s military intelligence agency – of being behind a deadly explosion at an am

Laschet wins battle to lead Merkel's party into 2021-04-20 06:47:57Armin Laschet, the governor of Germany’s most populous state, on Tuesday won a bruising power struggle to become the candidate of Chancellor Ang

CO2 emissions set to rebound to second-highest in 2021-04-20 02:30:39Climate-changing CO2 emissions are set to surge by the second-biggest amount in history this year as the global economy recovers from the Covid-19 pan

Germany’s CDU backs Armin Laschet as Merkel's successor 2021-04-19 22:56:12Angela Merkel's party early on Tuesday firmly backed Armin Laschet to be the conservative bloc's chancellor candidate at Germany's upcoming el

Russia moves Navalny to prison hospital under Western 2021-04-19 08:30:08Russia's penitentiary service on Monday said it was transferring ailing Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to prison hospital, as the EU warned it would h

Russia moves Navalny to prison hospital amid outcry 2021-04-19 08:06:25Russia’s penitentiary service on Monday said it was transferring ailing Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny to prison hospital, as the EU warned it wo

Russian prison service decides to transfer hunger-striking Navalny 2021-04-19 06:32:52Russia's prison authority said on