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FILE - In this Dec.10, 2018 file photo, French Ecology Minister De Rugy enters his car after a meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Elysee Palace in Paris. Francois de Rugy resigned Tuesday July 16, 2019 over reports of publicly funded lavish lifestyle. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
Top French minister resigns over alleged lavish lifestyleThe No. 2 in the French government has resigned over reports that he has been living a lavish lifestyle at the expense of France's taxpayers
The Associated Press5 hours ago
A woman passes the Museum of the History of Polish Jews 'POLIN' in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, 16 July 2019. A Jewish association has said that some private donors to Poland's renowned Jewish history museum have suspended their donations out of concern over the government's failure to extend the term of its director. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Donors suspend funds for Poland's Jewish museumA Jewish association says private donors to Poland's renowned Jewish history museum have suspended their donations out of concern at the government's failure to extend the term of its director
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Head of UN nuclear watchdog reported to be stepping downThe United Nations' nuclear watchdog says it can't confirm rumors that its director general is stepping down for health reasons
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Ukraine language law debate spills into UN Security CouncilA clash over a new Ukrainian language law is playing out in the U.N. Security Council
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Italian Deputy-Premier and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini meets the media in Rome, Monday, July 15, 2019. The Italian premier's office on Sunday distanced itself from a lobbyist who is under investigation for allegedly seeking Russian money for Interior Minister Matteo Salvini's pro-Moscow League party, saying the man attended a recent dinner for visiting Russian President Vladimir Putin only because a Salvini adviser intervened on his behalf. (Maurizio Brambatti/ANSA via AP)
Italy's Salvini bows to pressure to respond on Russia reportItalian Deputy Premier Matteo Salvini has bowed to days of pressure and agreed to respond to questions in Parliament about allegations an associate sought Russian money for Salvini's pro-Moscow League party
The Associated Press9 hours ago
German Ursula von der Leyen talks to journalists during a news conference following her election as new European Commission President at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
Von der Leyen confirmed as new European Commission presidentUrsula von der Leyen has been confirmed as the European Commission president, becoming the first woman to hold one of the most prestigious positions in the European Union and who will be one of the most prominent faces from the bloc on the world stage
The Associated Press10 hours ago
New Greek PM calls bond auction "vote of confidence"Greece has launched a bond auction, its third effort in 2019 to raise money from international markets, as it aims to take advantage of an improvement in borrowing rates
The Associated Press10 hours ago
German Green Party member Nico Semsrott speaks while Ursula von der Leyen, the candidate to succeed Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the EU executive, debates with parliament members at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Tuesday July 16, 2019. Ursula von der Leyen is seeking to woo enough legislators at the European Parliament to secure the job of European Commission President in a secret vote late Tuesday. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
The Latest: German minister confirmed for top EU postThe European Union's parliament has confirmed German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen to be the new president of the EU's executive commission
The Associated Press11 hours ago
International judges give reasons for Ivory Coast acquittalsJudges at the International Criminal Court have issued lengthy explanations for the decision to acquit Ivory Coast's ex-president on crimes against humanity charges for post-election violence in 2010
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Lithuanian First Lady Diana Nausediene, from left, Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda, his Polish counterpart Andrzej Duda and Poland's First Lady Agata Kornhauser-Duda attend a military welcome ceremony at the presidential Palace in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, July 16, 2019.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Lithuania president against any EU sanctions for PolandLithuania's new president has spoken out against the possibility of European Union sanctions on Poland for changes the country has made to its judiciary
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this undated photo provided by her family, showing American 59-year-old molecular biologist Suzanne Eaton.  A state coroner on Wednesday, July 10, 2019, on the Greek island of Crete says that the body of a woman believed to be the missing American scientist had died as a result of a "criminal act" although her identity still has to be confirmed, after Eaton was reported missing last week. (AP Photo)
Greece: Suspect charged for US scientist's slaying in CreteA 27-year-old man was charged with murder and rape Tuesday in the killing of an American scientist who disappeared on the Greek island of Crete and whose body was found in a tunnel formerly used as a storage site during World War II
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018 file photo, a Ryanair plane is parked at the airport in Weeze, Germany. Europe's biggest airline by passengers, budget carrier Ryanair, will cut flights and close some of its bases beginning this winter because of the delay to deliveries of the Boeing 737 Max plane, which has been grounded globally after two fatal crashes. The airline warned Tuesday, July 16, 2019, its growth in European summer traffic for 2020 will be lower than expected because of the slowed deliveries. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, File)
Boeing jet trouble leads to cuts at Europe's busiest airlineEurope's biggest airline by passengers, budget carrier Ryanair, will cut flights and close some of its bases beginning this winter because of the delay to deliveries of the Boeing 737 Max plane, which has been grounded globally after two fatal crashes
The Associated Press14 hours ago
French ecology minister Francois de Rugy resigns over reports of publicly funded lavish lifestyleFrench ecology minister Francois de Rugy resigns over reports of publicly funded lavish lifestyle
The Associated Press16 hours ago
EU is preparing for more Venezuela sanctionsThe European Union is preparing to impose more sanctions on Venezuela targeting officials who are accused of being involved in torture and other human rights violations
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Conservative Party leadership candidate Boris Johnson in a fork lift truck during a visit to King & Co tree nursery, in Braintree, Essex, ahead of a Tory leadership hustings, England, Saturday, July 13, 2019. (Neil Hall/Pool photo via AP)
Johnson, Hunt raise Brexit stakes with Irish border viewsThe two contenders to become Britain's next prime minister have raised the Brexit stakes by saying they will discard a contentious part of the European Union divorce deal agreed by outgoing leader Theresa May
The Associated Press16 hours ago
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