2 Men Sentenced to Death in Murder of Pakistani Politician
A Pakistani court has convicted and sentenced two men to death over the 2013 murder of a politician from Prime Minister Imran Khan’s ruling Tehrik-e-Insaf party in the southern city of Karachi.
EU’s Juncker Wants to Move From Winter/summer Time Change
It could be summer time all year long for countries in the European Union.
Sex Workers’ Union Ignites Debate Over Prostitution in Spain
A Spanish sex workers’ union will hold a news conference Friday to react to the government’s decision to overturn its registration, a move that has reignited a debate among feminists over the legal status of prostitution.
London’s Crossrail Railway Delays Opening Until Fall 2019
London’s new east-west railway, Crossrail, says it will miss its scheduled December opening by almost a year, with passenger services not starting until late 2019.
American Pleads Not Guilty to Assault in Uganda
A 69-year-old American has pleaded not guilty to assault in Uganda after widely circulated video footage showed him punching a hotel worker, using racial insults and threatening to kill him.
How Macron Won Trump’s Friendship, Failed to Influence Him
For over a year, French President Emmanuel Macron has cajoled his counterpart Donald Trump, convinced he could make him change his thinking on climate change, the Iran nuclear deal and world trade. But the 40-year-old leader acknowledged this week it didn’t work, and instead said he was focusing his efforts on European partners.
Merkel Wraps Up Africa Visit in Nigeria; a Focus on Migrants
German Chancellor Angela Merkel is wrapping up a three-day Africa visit in Nigeria with a meeting between the leaders of Europe’s and Africa’s largest economies that is likely to focus on migration.
Eurozone Inflation Eases Back to 2 Percent in August
Official figures show that inflation across the 19-country eurozone eased back during August but remains just above the European Central Bank’s target rate.
Russia Puts Military Policeman in Charge of Doping Reform
Russia has given its former top military policeman the task of reforming its tarnished anti-doping system.
Ready, Set, Go. Coe Expects Asian Track and Field to Boom
Almost unthinkable to some a decade ago, sprinters from China and Japan are running sub-10 seconds for the 100 meters.