Digne Joins Everton From Barcelona
France left back Lucas Digne has joined Everton from Barcelona as the second signing of recently hired manager Marco Silva.
Congo’s Bemba Returns to Country to Register as Candidate
Congo’s former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba has returned to the country to register as a presidential candidate in December’s long-delayed election, a decade after his arrest in Belgium led to a trial at the International Criminal Court.
Germany to Crack Down on Tax Evasion via Online Retailers
Germany’s government has initiated legislation that would make online retailers liable for sales tax that isn’t paid by vendors based outside the country.
Human Rights Group: Employee Targeted With Israeli Spyware
An Amnesty International employee has been targeted with Israeli-made surveillance software, the human rights group said Wednesday, adding to a growing number of examples of Israeli technology being used to spy on human rights workers and opposition figures in the Middle East and beyond.
Presumed US War Remains Begin Journey Home From South Korea
Decades after the end of the Korean War in 1953, the remains of dozens of presumed U.S. war dead began their journey home following a repatriation ceremony in South Korea on Wednesday.
Travel Chaos as Athletes Stranded, African Champs Delayed
The start of the African track and field championships in Nigeria has been delayed after hundreds of athletes were stranded at an airport, some for three days when they were left to sleep on the floor as they waited for a connecting flight to the host city.
UN Agency Warns of Another Cholera Outbreak in Yemen
The U.N. children’s agency is warning of another cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen after airstrikes hit water facilities and other civilian infrastructure in the port city of Hodeida.
British Foreign Secretary Warns Against Messy EU Divorce
Britain’s foreign secretary is visiting Austria, which holds the European Union’s rotating presidency, bringing his warnings about a 'messy divorce' with the EU that could poison future relations.
Indian Police Seal Shelters for Alleged Female Sexual Abuse
Police in eastern India have sealed a shelter for destitute women amid reports that 11 of the women are missing, police said Wednesday.
Royal Regalia Including Jewels Stolen From Swedish Cathedral
Police used helicopters to chase thieves who stole priceless treasures from the Swedish royal regalia displayed in a cathedral over the weekend, including a jeweled crown, but the bandits escaped by motorboat and remain at large.