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France Braces for Nationwide Strikes  

France Braces for Nationwide Strikes  

France is preparing for nationwide strikes beginning Thursday that could bring the country to a standstill.French labor unions have called...

Italy Steps Up Placement of Migrants Around Europe

Italy Steps Up Placement of Migrants Around Europe

Italy has increased relocation of migrants around Europe, official figures showed Wednesday, reducing frictions around the issue and enabling far-right leader...

Long Focused on Russia, NATO Widens Gaze Towards China

Long Focused on Russia, NATO Widens Gaze Towards China

Seventy years since its Cold War-era founding as a transatlantic alliance focused on Moscow, NATO is expanding its gaze towards...

Middleman Tells Malta Court of Plot to Kill Reporter

Middleman Tells Malta Court of Plot to Kill Reporter

The self-confessed middleman in the murder of a journalist told a court on Wednesday a wealthy Maltese businessman was the...

Back for Gig in Stockholm, A$AP Rocky Won’t Play in Prison

Back for Gig in Stockholm, A$AP Rocky Won’t Play in Prison

Sweden’s prison board says U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky won’t be able to perform in the Swedish prison where he was...

Russia, US Spar Over Former Marine Detained on Espionage Charges

Russia, US Spar Over Former Marine Detained on Espionage Charges

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has accused a former U.S. Marine currently facing charges of espionage of faking health problems and lying...

Czech Leader to Face Fraud Charges

Czech Leader to Face Fraud Charges

The Czech Republic’s prime minister is facing fraud charges after the country’s chief prosecutor overturned a previous decision to drop...

Self-Driving Cars Taught to ‘Feel’ Passengers’ Emotions

Self-Driving Cars Taught to ‘Feel’ Passengers’ Emotions

Imagine if your car can sense your emotions and play happy music when you are sad. That’s what a team...

Google Co-Founders Step Down as Execs of Parent Alphabet

Google Co-Founders Step Down as Execs of Parent Alphabet

Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are stepping down from their roles within the parent company, Alphabet.Sundar Pichai, who...

Teaching a Self-Driving Car to Know if its Passengers are Happy or Nervous

Teaching a Self-Driving Car to Know if its Passengers are Happy or Nervous

Imagine if your car can sense your emotions and play happy music when you are sad. That’s what a team...

Raising Profile, Spain’s Far-right Vox Gets Seat on Parliament Oversight Body

Raising Profile, Spain’s Far-right Vox Gets Seat on Parliament Oversight Body

The far-right Vox party won a seat on the committee responsible for running Spain’s parliament on Tuesday, raising its national...

Press Watchdogs Call for EU to Act Over Hungary Media Curbs

Press Watchdogs Call for EU to Act Over Hungary Media Curbs

Hungary has stifled its independent media and imposed a level of control over journalists that is unprecedented in an EU...