Tag Archives: Western Europe

France’s Macron assails Putin’s ‘brutal assault’ on Ukraine

France's Macron assails Putin's 'brutal attack' on Ukraine

PARIS — Hours after speaking with Vladimir Putin, French President Emmanuel Macron on Friday accused the Russian chief of launching a “brutal assault” on Ukraine in an imperialist, revanchist violation of worldwide legislation. Macron, who tried tirelessly however unsuccessfully to forestall the invasion and lengthy vaunted the significance of dialogue with Putin, has grown more…

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Russia’s Gazprom to close fuel pipeline to Europe for 3 days

FILE Morning light lights the landfall facility of the Nord Stream 1 Baltic Sea pipeline and the transfer station of the OPAL gas pipeline, the Baltic Sea Pipeline Link, in Lubmin, Germany, Thursday, July 21, 2022. Germans are facing a new tax on nat

MOSCOW — A key pipeline conveying Russian pure fuel to Europe will shut down for 3 days on the finish of this month to bear “routine upkeep,” Russia’s state-owned vitality firm Gazprom mentioned Friday. In a press release posted on-line, Gazprom mentioned the one operational turbine at a key compressor station alongside the Nord Stream…

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Sweden: 2 wounded in buying heart taking pictures

Police officers cordon off the area of a shooting outside the Emporia shopping center in Malmo, Sweden, Friday, Aug. 19, 2022. (Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP)

STOCKHOLM — Swedish police say two folks have been wounded in a taking pictures at a shopping mall within the southern metropolis of Malmo. A suspected was arrested after the taking pictures Friday afternoon on the Emporia buying heart, which police stated gave the impression to be gang-related. “Police are on website with huge sources…

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Finnish PM defends dancing, takes drug take a look at to clear herself

Prime minister of Finland Sanna Marin holds a press conference in Helsinki, Finland, Friday Aug. 19, 2022. Marin, who in December 2019 became Finland’s youngest prime minister ever, said Friday she has taken a drug test “for her own legal protection”

COPENHAGEN. Denmark — Finland’s Prime Minister Sanna Marin mentioned Friday she has taken a drug take a look at “for her personal authorized safety” after a video was leaked of her dancing and lip-syncing songs at a non-public social gathering. Marin defended her actions, saying she drank alcohol with pals however didn’t do any medicine….

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Berlin police examine Abbas’ Holocaust feedback

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, left, speaks during a news conference after a meeting with German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, right, at the Chancellery in Berlin, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2022

BERLIN — Berlin police have opened a preliminary investigation towards Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas over his feedback this week that Israel had dedicated “50 Holocausts” towards Palestinians. The remarks, throughout a information convention in Berlin alongside German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, sparked outrage in Germany, Israel and past. Police confirmed a report Friday by German day…

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Europe climate: 5 useless, together with 2 women, in Austria storms

Italy seeks to bring home family whose son died in Egypt

BERLIN — Authorities in Austria say 5 individuals, together with two kids, have died in heavy storms that hit the Alpine nation. Two women, ages 4 and eight, had been killed when sudden robust winds toppled bushes late Thursday at a lake in Lavant Valley close to the southern metropolis of Graz. Officers mentioned 13…

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High TikToker Khaby Lame lastly will get Italian citizenship

Italy seeks to bring home family whose son died in Egypt

ROME — The king of TikTok, Khaby Lame, lastly has one other title: Italian. The 22-year-old influencer, who ranks as the most well-liked TikToker with 148 million followers, took his oath of citizenship Wednesday in Chiavasso, a municipality outdoors Turin, in accordance with the native authorities. Lame moved to Italy from his native Senegal when…

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EU-mediated Serbia-Kosovo assembly ends with out settlement

European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell speaks during a media conference after a meeting with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Kosovo's Prime Minister Albin Kurti in Brussels on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022. Wartime rivals Serbia and Kosov

BRUSSELS — The leaders of Serbia and Kosovo failed Thursday to achieve an settlement on longstanding border and mutual recognition points which have spiked tensions within the Balkans and added to Europe’s instability in the course of the warfare in Ukraine, the European Union’s international coverage chief stated. Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Kosovo Prime…

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Leaning lighthouse tower of Bremen might collapse into sea

Italy seeks to bring home family whose son died in Egypt

BERLIN — Officers in Bremen mentioned Thursday that an iconic lighthouse on the German metropolis’s port has tilted sideways and will quickly topple over totally. Public broadcaster Radio Bremen quoted the top of the water police, Uwe Outdated, saying nothing could possibly be achieved to avoid wasting the lighthouse. “Sadly, I feel the tower goes…

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Finnish PM: No medicine, simply a number of dancing at ‘wild’ celebration

FILE - Finland Prime Minister Sanna Marin attends a joint press conference with Italian Premier Mario Draghi at Chigi palace, Premier's office, in Rome, Wednesday, May 18, 2022. Finland’s prime minister is ruling out taking any drugs during a party i

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — Finland’s prime minister says she didn’t take any medicine throughout a “wild” celebration in a non-public residence, including she did nothing fallacious when letting her hair down and partying with pals. A video posted on a social media exhibits six folks dancing and mimicking a tune in entrance of a digicam, together…

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