Category Archives: Europe

Russia Says New U.S. Sanctions Forced It to Respond

MOSCOW — Even as it sought to punish the United States for imposing new sanctions by forcing the mass dismissal of employees from American diplomatic posts in Russia, the Kremlin left the door open on Monday for President Trump to ...

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Jeanne Moreau, Femme Fatale of French New Wave, Is Dead at 89

Jeanne Moreau, the sensual, gravel-voiced actress who became the face of the New Wave, France’s iconoclastic mid-20th-century film movement, most notably in François Truffaut’s 1962 film “Jules and Jim,” died on Monday at home in Paris. She was 89. Her ...

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HSBC to Buy Back Up to $2 Billion in Shares

LONDON — HSBC said on Monday it would buy back up to an additional $ 2 billion in shares as it reported better-than-expected earnings in the second quarter. The bank, which is based in London but generates much of its ...

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Critic’s Notebook: London’s New Subway Symbolized the Future. Then Came Brexit.

LONDON — Up an alley, beyond some hoarding, through what can feel like Harry Potter’s secret portal, the underworld of an unfinished Crossrail station sprawls beneath the traffic and commotion of Tottenham Court Road. Escalator banks descend through a sleek, ...

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News Analysis: Putin’s Bet on a Trump Presidency Backfires Spectacularly

A little more than a year after the Russian effort to interfere in the American presidential election came to light, the diplomatic fallout — an unraveling of the relationship between Moscow and Washington on a scale not seen in decades ...

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Putin, Responding to Sanctions, Expels 755 U.S. Diplomats

MOSCOW — President Vladimir V. Putin announced on Sunday that 755 American diplomats would be expelled from Russia by Sept. 1, escalating the tensions between Washington and Moscow. Although the expulsions had been announced on Friday, in response to the ...

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Sunday Times of London Op-Ed Called Anti-Semitic Is Removed From Website

DUBLIN — The Sunday Times of London has pulled from its website an op-ed article denouncing the campaign by women of the British Broadcasting Corporation for equal pay after the column sparked widespread accusations that it was anti-Semitic and misogynistic. ...

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20,000 Flee Spectacular Fire at Music Festival in Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain — A spectacular fire at a music festival in Spain forced the evacuation of more than 20,000 concertgoers in Barcelona, the regional government said. Images showed towering flames consuming a large outdoor stage on Saturday night at the ...

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2 Arrested in U.K. After Girl Reports Being Raped Twice in One Night

Two men were arrested after a 14-year-old girl was raped in two separate attacks in one night near a railway in Birmingham, England, the British Transport Police said on Saturday. The two men, one 35 and the other 27, neither ...

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Suspect in Hamburg Attack Was Known to German Police

BERLIN — The German police said Saturday that the 26-year-old man accused of killing one person and wounding five others with a knife in Hamburg was known to them as a recently radicalized Islamist, but that they did not believe ...

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