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Three dead after European city mass shooting

Police have said at least three people are dead, including a girl, after a gunman opened fire in a city in the Netherlands.

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King Charles III proposes France-UK ‘partnership for sustainability’ to tackle climate emergency

King Charles III on Thursday followed in his mother Queen Elizabeth II's footsteps by addressing lawmakers in the French upper chamber of parliament with a speech calling for strengthened ties to help tackle the world's environmental challenges.

In pictures: Macron hosts King Charles for lavish Versailles banquet

President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday hosted King Charles III for a glittering banquet at France's former royal residence of the Palace of Versailles, as the British monarch kicked off a three-day state visit aimed at showing the underlying strength of cross-Channel ties even after Brexit.

Azerbaijan has ‘unleashed large-scale aggression’ – Armenia

Baku has declared a counter-terrorism operation over Yerevan’s alleged military presence in Nagorno-Karabakh

Finland’s President, No Stranger to Russia, Warns Europe About Complacency

President Biden has consulted Sauli Niinisto throughout Russia’s war against Ukraine. Europeans should not dismiss the risks of a wider war, he says.

Top French court upholds ban on Muslim abayas in schools

France's highest administrative court ruled Thursday that a school ban on abayas, traditional over-garments worn by some Muslim women, was legal.

Major UK city goes bankrupt over $1.5 billion equal pay claims

A major UK city has declared financial distress after revealing it doesn’t have the resources to pay back historical equal pay claims.

Home Office to declare Wagner group a terrorist organisation

Draft order will make it illegal to support the ‘violent and destructive’ Russian mercenary organisation in the UK

French state schools turn away dozens of girls wearing Muslim abaya dress

The French education minister has said that nearly 300 pupils arrived at school on Monday wearing the abaya, the long Muslim robe which was banned in schools last week.

Paris says au revoir to rental e-scooters

A ban on rental electric scooters has come into effect in Paris in response to a rising number of people being injured and killed in the French capital.

Prigozhin alluded to threats in new video release

Wagner chief Yevgeny Prigozhin alluded to threats to his safety in a video which appears to have been filmed days before he died in a plane crash.

​Putin critic predicted his own death ​

The chilling footage of Yevgeny Prigozhin has been uncovered showing the rebel warlord taking a swipe at Russia’s leadership and with an ominous prophecy.


Putin Destroys a Rival, but ‘Killing Prigozhin Is Going to Set Off Greater Paranoia and Repression’

The most critical internal threat Putin has faced in years is gone. His rival and former ally’s reported death likely means the end for the Wagner Group but ushers in a new phase of fear and anxiety in Russia

A Former French President Gives a Voice to Obstinate Russian Sympathies

Remarks by Nicolas Sarkozy have raised fears that Europe’s pro-Putin chorus may grow louder as Ukraine’s plodding counteroffensive puts pressure on Western resolve.

How Putin's long friendship with Wagner boss Prigozhin turned ugly

Theirs was a relationship borne out of the murky world where Russia's state security services mingled with the criminal underworld.

Wagner mercenaries must swear allegiance to Russia - Putin

President Vladimir Putin has called on all employees of Wagner and other Russian private military contractors to take an oath of allegiance to the Russian state.

With Prigozhin dead, Putin has traded low-budget global reach for safety at home

While Putin's spokesperson denied that he'd killed Prigozhin, a former Kremlin official told Insider that the rebellion made his death "inevitable."


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