Thursday, February 15, 2024

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Scores of European decision-makers on Russia’s wanted list

Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas is the highest-ranking foreign politician on the Russian Interior Ministry's wanted list, which lists ministers and lawmakers, as well as Ukrainian soldiers. Read More Deutsche...

German auto parts firm Continental to slash over 7,000 jobs

Continental, based in Hanover, is the world's third-largest automotive supplier. The company is the latest German manufacturer to announce job cuts as the economy...

Swedish water park fire still burning after 3 days

One person is still missing as a result of the fire, which started on Monday. It's still unclear when the blaze will be fully...

Germany to hit NATO budget goal for 1st time since Cold War

NATO's chief, Jens Stoltenberg, lauded an "unprecedented" increase in defense spending across the US-dominated alliance. Germany has pledged over 2% of its GDP for...

French court confirms Sarkozy guilty verdict, cuts sentence

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was handed a one-year sentence by a Paris appeals court, half of which is suspended. Read More Deutsche Welle: DW.com...

German detained at Russian airport for cannabis gummy bears

A German national could face up years in prison after Russian officials found cannabis-laced gummy bears in his luggage when he landed at a...

Climate protesters in Italy target Botticelli painting

Activists taped images of flooding to a well-known painting by the Italian artist. They face stiff new penalties introduced in Italy against such protests....

Croatian Jewish families seek compensation for property seized by Nazis and Communists

Before World War II there were about 25,000 Jews in Croatia. Many were killed; many had property confiscated first by the Fascists and then...

Wealthy Europe is working less — can countries change that?

European workforces are bigger than ever. So why are workers so hard to find? Experts say the answer lies in a fundamental shift in...

Russia declares Estonian PM Kaja Kallas a ‘wanted’ person

The criminal charges reportedly relate to the destruction of Soviet-era monuments. Kaja Kallas has been a staunch supporter of Ukraine defending itself against the...

Netherlands: Wilders coalition-building efforts face setback

Dutch political party NSC pulled out of coalition talks that would have created a rightwing government. Far-right leader Gert Wilders still hopes to lead...