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London Police Investigating Lockdown Parties at British PM’s Offices 

London Police Investigating Lockdown Parties at British PM’s Offices 

London police said Tuesday they were investigating Downing Street lockdown parties in 2020 to determine if U.K. government officials violated...

Report: Anti-corruption Fight Is Stalled, COVID Not Helping

Report: Anti-corruption Fight Is Stalled, COVID Not Helping

Most countries have made little to no progress in bringing down corruption levels over the past decade, and authorities’ response...

Russia Adds Navalny to List of ‘Terrorists’ 

Russia Adds Navalny to List of ‘Terrorists’ 

Russia has added jailed Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny and several of his allies to its list of “terrorists and extremists,”...

Slovenian Trade Group Reports Chinese Backlash after PM Praises Taiwan

Slovenian Trade Group Reports Chinese Backlash after PM Praises Taiwan

A Slovenian business group has said its members are facing a Chinese backlash days after Prime Minister Janez Jansa publicly...

White House Girds for Possible Russia Action in Ukraine

White House Girds for Possible Russia Action in Ukraine

Washington has put 8,500 military personnel on heightened alert for possible deployment to Europe and will evacuate some embassy personnel...

Biden Administration Considers Technology Sanctions if Russia Invades Ukraine

Biden Administration Considers Technology Sanctions if Russia Invades Ukraine

In the months since Russia began massing troops on the border of Ukraine, the Biden administration has, on multiple occasions,...

Biden Meeting with European Leaders About Threat of Russian Invasion of Ukraine

Biden Meeting with European Leaders About Threat of Russian Invasion of Ukraine

U.S. President Joe Biden is meeting virtually Monday afternoon with key European leaders about the ongoing threat of a Russian...

Lone Gunman Opens Fire at Germany’s Heidelberg University

Lone Gunman Opens Fire at Germany’s Heidelberg University

A gunman at a German university on Monday killed one and wounded three during a lecture in the school’s auditorium...

Russian Markets Plunge as War Fears Mount

Russian Markets Plunge as War Fears Mount

The Russian stock market took a dive Monday as war fears triggered a massive sell-off, with tens of billions of...

Germany Seen as Western Alliance’s Weak Link

Germany Seen as Western Alliance’s Weak Link

Germany doesn’t appear to view Russian military threats against Ukraine with the same sense of urgency as the United States...

Assange Wins First Stage in Effort to Appeal US Extradition

Assange Wins First Stage in Effort to Appeal US Extradition

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Monday won the first stage of his effort to overturn a U.K. ruling that opened...

UNESCO: World Failing to Provide Quality Education for Children

UNESCO: World Failing to Provide Quality Education for Children

A United Nations report released Monday said the world is failing to insure that by 2030 all children are receiving...