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22/01/2017 18:07:31
Vingt-quatre personnes sont toujours portées disparues dans les décombres de l’hôtel Rigopiano, enterré il y a quatre jours sous des tonnes de neige.
21/01/2017 18:49:16
En France, l’université de Lorraine est celle qui envoie le plus grande nombre d’étudiants en échange, tandis que celle de Savoie termine en tête pour la proportion d’étudiants concernés (2,5 %). Mais les universités espagnoles sont bien plus actives.
21/01/2017 17:13:21
Le Front national et ses alliés européens, réunis à Coblence, en Allemagne, ont cherché à s’inscrire dans le sillage du nouveau président américain.
21/01/2017 12:00:10
Cette série d’attaques survient dans un climat sécuritaire dégradé et un contexte politique tendu en Turquie, pays secoué par une vague sans précédent d’attentats.
21/01/2017 11:05:37
Les associations s’inquiètent de voir arriver à nouveau des réfugiés dans le Calaisis. Dont nombre de jeunes, ayant, pour certains, quitté les centres d’accueil pour mineurs isolés.
21/01/2017 10:54:23
Il s’agit du premier bilan officiel de l’avalanche qui a totalement dévasté un hôtel, mercredi, et fait cinq morts. Onze survivants ont déjà été secourus.
21/01/2017 06:50:44
La présidente du FN se trouve à Coblence, en Allemagne, samedi, pour une conférence avec ses alliés eurosceptiques.
21/01/2017 06:41:31
La prestation de serment du 45e président américain clôt une semaine marquée par une forte actualité politique en France, aux Etats-Unis et au Royaume-Uni.
21/01/2017 02:25:15
Adopté en seconde lecture, le projet de révision constitutionnelle doit désormais être soumis à référendum.
20/01/2017 13:25:46
Visée par une plainte pour crimes de guerre de familles de victimes de l’opération « Plomb durci », Tzipi Livnia annulé sa visite en Belgique pour échapper à une interpellation.
20/01/2017 11:52:24
Le bilan provisoire de l’avalanche qui a frappé un établissement des Abruzzes, mercredi, est de deux morts. De nombreuses personnes sont encore portées disparues.
20/01/2017 11:34:58
Entendu par la commission d’enquête parlementaire allemande, Martin Winterkorn a nié avoir été au courant du trucage des moteurs diesel de son groupe.
19/01/2017 18:57:44
Un hôtel de trois étages a été enseveli mercredi 18 janvier dans une station de ski des Apennins, en Italie.
19/01/2017 11:48:21
La sortie du Royaume-Uni de l’Union entraînera un trou d’environ 10 milliards d’euros dans le budget européen. Or, il apparaît exclu d’augmenter les contributions de chaque Etat membre, et donc des citoyens.
19/01/2017 11:46:30
Lors d’un déplacement en Inde, le ministre des affaires étrangères britannique a comparé le président français au commandant d’un camp nazi.
19/01/2017 10:58:35
Les aveux de l’auteur présumé de la tuerie du Nouvel An à Istanbul confirment l’existence de cellules dormantes dans le pays.
19/01/2017 09:56:41
L’hôtel recouvert par la neige hébergeait jusqu’à une trentaine de personnes au moment du drame. « Il y a de nombreux morts », selon un secouriste.
19/01/2017 09:26:55
Les participants du Forum économique mondial s’interrogent sur les raisons de la déferlante populiste à l’origine de l’élection de Donald Trump.
18/01/2017 16:53:12
Les journaux britanniques et américains saluent la fin de la période de flou, mais craignent pour l’avenir économique et politique du Royaume-Uni.

SPIEGEL ONLINE - International

19/01/2017 15:40:26
The war in eastern Ukraine has uprooted hundreds of thousands of people, forcing them to flee from the constant shelling. Many of them have since found shelter, but they are yearning to return to their old lives.
18/01/2017 12:46:46
Theresa May wanted to show a friendly yet tough face to her country's European allies. But her Brexit speech showed one thing above all: The British prime minister is blind to reality.
17/01/2017 19:15:00
In order to consolidate his power, Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is creating a corrupt oligarchy in Hungary. He's also letting his family and friends in on the lucrative action.
10/01/2017 17:30:47
Six months after the EU referendum, the government in Britain still has no plan for leaving the bloc. What does Brexit really mean?
09/01/2017 18:42:42
Martin Selmayr, cabinet chief for EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, wields tremendous power in Brussels. That is not to everyone's liking.
23/12/2016 10:56:00
Berlin terror suspect Anis Amri has been shot and killed in Milan, Italy's interior minister has confirmed. Police discovered the man during a routine check only hours after he had entered the country.
12/12/2016 12:31:00
The Football Leaks revelations provide evidence of a professional sport that has grown rotten to the core. The system puts money first and players and fans second. It's time for those who love the game to fight back.
08/12/2016 18:09:19
François Fillon has emerged as the center-right candidate for the French presidency. His choice is symptomatic of a country that has never left its conservative, Catholic roots behind.
08/12/2016 09:50:00
The national-conservative Law and Justice party has been in power in Poland for a year. Its anti-EU message has resonated in the country even though leaving the bloc isn't really an option. State control, meanwhile, is expanding.
05/12/2016 13:30:00
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi failed to get the result he wanted in a critical referendum on Sunday. With the announcement of his intention to resign, Italy and Europe face storms ahead.
30/11/2016 11:29:00
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi may be facing defeat in a game of high-stakes poker with the electorate. If the Dec. 4 constitutional referendum fails, there are dark clouds on the horizon for Europe's future. The country is in poor economic shape and financial markets are alarmed.
21/11/2016 16:26:00
Donald Trump's election in the US has made negotiations over Britain's departure from the EU even more complicated -- and could create added difficulties for German businesses. The prospect of a "hard Brexit" is becoming ever more likely.
11/11/2016 20:06:57
Donald Trump's election has put establishment politicians in Europe in a state of panic. In Berlin, nobody knows what the US president-elect intends to do. In Brussels, fears are growing he will put wind into the sails of the growing anti-EU populist movement. BY SPIEGEL Staff
10/11/2016 13:45:00
Trump in the White House, Putin in the Kremlin and Erdogan in Ankara, not to mention right-wing populists at home: The EU is running out of international partners -- at a time when the union itself is facing a historic crisis.
09/11/2016 12:12:00
Most in Europe were expecting to wake up to President-elect Hillary Clinton. But now that Trump has won, many political leaders in Germany and the EU are in no mood to celebrate -- with some exceptions.
01/11/2016 14:36:01
British Prime Minister Theresa May is seeking to make a clean break with the leadership of her predecessor, David Cameron. Even as difficult Brexit negotiations loom, she hopes to draw on her past to reunite the United Kingdom.
01/11/2016 10:30:34
When he got elected nearly two years ago, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras promised to stand up to the EU's austerity demands and restore his country's dignity. His failure to deliver risks plunging the country into a new political crisis.
18/10/2016 09:57:51
Ever since the failed military putsch in Turkey, the number of refugees making the trip across the Aegean to Greece has been rising again. The camps on the islands are full and the EU-Turkey deal is in danger of collapse.
13/10/2016 14:21:38
What happened to Britain? It's a question many Europeans are currently asking. I traveled through the country on the search for answers -- and found a deeply divided land.
30/09/2016 11:55:00
What is the job of today's European monarchs? Voicing political opinions on issues certainly isn't one of them, but Denmark's Queen Margrethe II wants to make an exception.

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22/01/2017 18:12:46

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier attends a news conference after a meeting in ParisGermany must brace itself for turbulent times under U.S. President Donald Trump, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Sunday, adding that free trade and trans-Atlantic cooperation to fight extremism and terrorism were key for Berlin. Steinmeier, who in August said Trump was a "Hassprediger" or "hate preacher", wrote in the mass-circulation Bild newspaper that some members of the new U.S. administration understand the importance of allies like Germany. "I know, we must prepare ourselves for turbulent times, unpredictability and uncertainty," Steinmeier said.


22/01/2017 18:12:39

Former French Prime Minister and candidate for the French left's presidential primaries ahead of the 2017 presidential election, Manuel Valls, arrives to cast his vote during the first round of the Socialist party primary election in Evry, south of Paris, Sunday, Jan. 22, 2017. Seven candidates are running in the first round of France's left-wing presidential primary, whose winner will face a tough challenge from the right and nationalist far right in the April-May general election. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)PARIS (AP) — French left-wing voters cast ballots Sunday in a nationwide presidential primary aimed at producing a Socialist candidate strong enough to confront formidable conservative and nationalist rivals in the April-May general election.


22/01/2017 17:10:37
PARIS (AP) — Striker Valere Germain and midfielder Gabriel Boschilia got two goals each as free-scoring Monaco thrashed struggling Lorient 4-0 in the French league on Sunday to move two points clear of Nice at the top.
22/01/2017 16:37:04

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech on leaving the European Union at Lancaster House in London, Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool)LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she plans to discuss free trade and the importance of the NATO military alliance when she becomes the first foreign leader to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington.


22/01/2017 15:35:19

May arrives at the BBC's Broadcasting House in LondonBy Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May promised on Sunday to challenge any "unacceptable" talk when she meets President Donald Trump later this week, as she tries to secure Britain's "special relationship" with the new U.S. administration. May, Britain's second female premier, made the comments after thousands of women marched in London on Saturday to protest about Trump's attitude to women, joining demonstrations held in major cities across the globe. May indicated she would not shy away from any difficult issues, when asked about the controversy over Trump's comments on women.


22/01/2017 15:03:16

Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to trigger Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon treaty, beginning two years of divorce talks, by the end of MarchBritish Prime Minister Theresa May faces a landmark court ruling on Tuesday that could put a dent in her Brexit plans by handing control of the process to restive lawmakers. The Supreme Court will decide whether she can use her executive power to begin formal talks on leaving the EU, or whether she must seek prior approval from parliament. The 11 judges are widely expected to back an earlier High Court ruling that the magnitude of Brexit means the process to instigate it can only be introduced through formal legislation.


22/01/2017 14:56:15

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls quit his cabinet and was the favourite to win the socialist presidential nomination when the seven candidates began campaigningFrance's Socialists voted Sunday in the first round of a presidential primary with candidates including former prime minister Manuel Valls seeking traction in an election expected to see the country tilt to the right. The primary is being viewed as a crucial test of the party's ability to survive and even re-invent itself, with Socialist President Francois Hollande deeply unpopular after five years in office. After Hollande ruled himself out of the race, Valls quit his cabinet and was the favourite to win the nomination when the seven candidates began campaigning.


22/01/2017 14:44:05

Hundreds of thousands march down Pennsylvania Avenue during the Women's March in WashingtonHundreds of thousands of women filled the streets of major American cities to lead an unprecedented wave of international protests against President Donald Trump, mocking and denouncing the new U.S. leader the day after his inauguration. Women activists, outraged by Trump's campaign rhetoric and behavior they found to be especially misogynistic, spearheaded scores of marches in the United States and sympathy rallies around the world on Saturday. Organizers said they drew nearly 5 million protesters in all, far surpassing crowd expectations.


22/01/2017 11:42:28
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Rumen Radev has assumed office as Bulgaria's new president after an inauguration ceremony in front of the landmark Alexander Nevski cathedral in Sofia.
22/01/2017 06:12:21

Madonna performs at the Women's March in WashingtonHundreds of thousands of women, many with husbands, boyfriends and children in tow, filled the streets of several major U.S. cities on Saturday in an unprecedented wave of mass protests against President Donald Trump the day after his inauguration. Women activists, galvanized by Trump campaign rhetoric and behavior they found to be especially misogynistic, spearheaded scores of U.S. marches and sympathy rallies around the world that organizers said drew nearly 5 million protesters in all. The demonstrations, far surpassing crowd expectations, highlighted strong discontent over Trump's comments and policy positions toward a wide range of groups, including Mexican immigrants, Muslims, the disabled and environmentalists.


22/01/2017 05:06:10

Prime Minister Theresa May has promised to trigger Article 50 of the EU's Lisbon treaty, beginning two years of divorce talks, by the end of MarchBritish Prime Minister Theresa May faces a landmark court ruling on Tuesday that could put a dent in her Brexit plans by handing control of the process to restive lawmakers. The Supreme Court will decide whether she can use her executive power to begin formal talks on leaving the EU, or whether she must seek prior approval from parliament. The 11 judges are widely expected to back an earlier High Court ruling that the magnitude of Brexit means the process to instigate it can only be introduced through formal legislation.


22/01/2017 04:23:14

Pope Francis celebrates a Mass at the end of the Jubilee (Holy Year) of the Dominicans, inside the Basilica of St. John Lateran, in Rome, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (Giorgio Onorati/ANSA via AP)VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis says he'll wait to see what U.S. President Donald Trump does before forming an opinion about him.


22/01/2017 01:46:06

Most of the 7,300 migrants currently estimated to be in Serbia by the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) are sleeping in one of 17 official centresThey cough, suffer from frostbite and are infested with body lice: hundreds of young migrants remain in appalling conditions in derelict Belgrade warehouses in the middle of Serbia's freezing winter. "We would not allow anything like that," he said, referring to the notorious refugee camp outside the northern French port city of Calais.


21/01/2017 23:48:16

RC Toulon's full-back Leigh Halfpenny (R) kicks a late penalty against Saracens on January 21, 2017Glasgow humiliated Leicester 43-0 to reach the European Champions Cup quarter-finals for the first time on Saturday as three-time winners Toulon sneaked into the last eight. The Scottish club qualified as a best runner-up with second spot in Pool 1 on 19 points behind 2006 and 2008 champions Munster, who ensured a home quarter-final with 24 points thanks to a 22-10 win against Racing 92. Glasgow had a bonus point secured by half-time at Welford Road after tries from winger Tommy Seymour, centre Mark Bennett, skipper Jonny Gray and a penalty try.


21/01/2017 23:16:29

Madonna performs at the Women's March in WashingtonBy Emily Stephenson and Scott Malone WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Women took to the streets in unexpectedly large numbers in major U.S. cities on Saturday to stage mass protests against U.S. President Donald Trump, in an early indication of the strong public opposition the Republican may face in office. Hundreds of thousands of women -- many wearing pink knit hats -- fanned out through downtown Washington around the White House and other landmarks, and also thronged parts of New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and Boston to rebuke Trump on his first full day in office. Trump has angered many liberal Americans with comments seen as demeaning to women, Mexicans and Muslims, and worried some abroad with his inaugural vow on Friday to put "America First" in his decision making.


21/01/2017 22:41:08

Police build a barrier using containers to separate rival factions after violent clashes between gangs in the Alcacuz Penitentiary Center near Natal in Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil, on January 21, 2017Brazilian police used shipping containers on Saturday to try to separate rival gangs in a prison where clashes a week ago left at least 26 people dead. Elite officers entered the Alcacuz prison near Natal in northern Brazil to build a makeshift wall with the containers to impede access between wings of the facility. Police said 18 containers will create a temporary barrier in the Alcacuz prison.


21/01/2017 22:15:46

Protesters hold placards during the Women's March in London on January 21, 2017 as part of a global day of protests against new US President Donald TrumpTens of thousands of people took to the streets of London, Paris and other cities worldwide on Saturday in solidarity with women-led marches in the United States opposed to President Donald Trump. Just one day after his inauguration, a largely female crowd that also included many men and children packed London's Trafalgar Square, chanting "dump Trump", and waving banners demanding equal rights. "Our Rights Are Not For Grabs -- Neither Are We" were among the banners held aloft, along with "We shall overcomb" and "Make bigotry wrong again".


21/01/2017 21:12:45

Leipzig's Marcel Sabitzer, right, challenges for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between RB Leipzig and Eintracht Frankfurt in Leipzig, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)LEIPZIG, Germany (AP) — Leipzig closed to within three points of the top spot in the Bundesliga on Saturday with a 3-0 win over Frankfurt, while Hoffenheim remained the only unbeaten team in Europe's five biggest leagues.


21/01/2017 21:00:05

Chile's President Michelle Bachelet and her French counterpart Francois Hollande attend a visit to the Museum of Memory and Human Rights in Santiago, during Hollande's official visit to the country.France's President Francois Hollande on Saturday criticized protectionism and with his Chilean counterpart said that Europe would look to strengthen ties with Latin America, speaking a day after U.S. President Donald Trump took office. Hollande said international relations should be guided by multilateralism with a role for the United Nations, contrasting with Trump's calls for tighter borders and an "America First" approach during his first speech as president on Friday. "Protectionism is the worst response.


21/01/2017 20:03:34

People demonstrate against a meeting of European nationalists in Koblenz, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Dutch populist anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, AfD (Alternative for Germany) chairwoman Frauke Petry, far-right leader and candidate for next spring presidential elections Marine le Pen from France and Italian Lega Nord chief Matteo Salvini will attend the meeting. Banner reads KOBLENZ, Germany (AP) — European nationalist leaders came together Saturday in a show of strength at the start of a year of big election tests, celebrating Donald Trump's inauguration as U.S. president and declaring themselves a realistic alternative to the continent's governments.


21/01/2017 18:01:25

(L-R) Frauke Petry of the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD), French National Front (FN) leader Marine Le Pen, Matteo Salvini of Italy's Northern League and Geert Wilders of the Dutch Freedom Party in Koblenz, Germany on January 21, 2017Here is a snapshot of members of the Europe of Nations and Freedom (ENF), a circle of far-right parties who met in the west German city of Koblenz on Saturday. The small group, which comprises 40 EU lawmakers from nine nations in the 751-member European Parliament, was created by French far-right leader Marine Le Pen in June 2015. Most of the member parties have made electoral gains, riding a wave of populism across the European Union amid its worst migration crisis since World War II.


21/01/2017 17:59:05

French National Front (FN) leader Marine Le Pen gives a speech to open a meeting in Koblenz, western Germany on January 21, 2017French presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen on Saturday told a European gathering of rightwing populists in Germany that a string of high-stakes elections in 2017 would blow a wind of change across the region. Emboldened by the Brexit vote and Donald Trump's US presidential victory, the far-right National Front leader said voters in France, Germany and the Netherlands would be next to reject the status quo. 2017, I am sure, the people of continental Europe will wake up," she told a cheering crowd at a conference hall in the western city of Koblenz, on the river Rhine.


21/01/2017 17:36:49

European far-right leaders meet in Koblenz to discuss about the European UnionBy Paul Carrel KOBLENZ, Germany (Reuters) - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen urged European voters to follow the example of Americans and the British and "wake up" in 2017, at a meeting of right-wing leaders aiming to oust established parties in elections this year. Le Pen told several hundred supporters in the German city of Koblenz that Britons' vote last year to leave the European Union would set in train a "domino effect". A day after U.S. President Donald Trump took office, Le Pen said his inauguration speech included "accents in common" with the message on reclaiming national sovereignty proclaimed by the far-right leaders meeting in Koblenz.


21/01/2017 15:29:04

A protester takes part in the Women's March on London, as they walk from the American Embassy to Trafalgar Square, in central LondonBy Stephen Addison and Shadia Nasralla LONDON/VIENNA (Reuters) - Thousands of women took to the streets of European capitals to join "sister marches" in Asia against newly installed U.S. President Trump ahead of a major rally in Washington expected to draw nearly a quarter of a million people. Waving banners with slogans like "Special relationship, just say no" and "Nasty women unite," the demonstrators gathered outside the American embassy in Grosvenor Square before heading to a rally in central Trafalgar Square. Worldwide some 670 marches were planned, according to the organizers' website which says more than two million marchers are expected to protest against Trump, who was sworn in as the 45th U.S. president on Friday.


21/01/2017 12:52:34

A police spokeswoman had told AFP that signs had multiplied in Austrian police raided several addresses early Saturday as they grilled a suspected Islamic extremist thought to have been planning an attack, authorities said. "There were several raids on homes in Vienna and Lower Austria (state)," interior ministry spokesman Karl-Heinz Grundboeck told AFP. The 18-year-old man arrested on Friday evening in Vienna was meanwhile being questioned, Konrad Kogler, national security chief, said on public radio.


21/01/2017 11:04:03

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump dance at the Liberty Ball at the Washington DC Convention CenterPresident Donald Trump assumed power with a fiercely nationalistic vow to put "America first," taking a stinging swipe at the legacy of his predecessor hours after reciting the oath of office. "From this day forward, a new vision will govern our land," Trump said, promising an end to business-as-usual in Washington. Adhering to his vow to immediately start dismantling the healthcare reforms passed by outgoing president Barack Obama, Trump signed his first executive order in the Oval Office, targeting Obamacare.


21/01/2017 05:14:38

British Prime Minister Theresa May congratulated US President Donald Trump saying both were committed to British Prime Minister Theresa May said she believed US President Donald Trump "recognises the importance and significance of NATO", despite him days earlier dubbing the military alliance obsolete. The British premier is expected to visit Trump in the spring, according to Downing Street, although the FT reported that she could go to Washington as early as next month. Meanwhile May congratulated Trump after he took office on Friday.


21/01/2017 04:48:06

Austrian police also issued a public warning for people to be on the lookout at crowded public places and to inform police if they see any suspicious objectsAustria's interior minister said authorities had averted a potential "terror attack" in Vienna with the arrest by armed police of an 18-year-old suspected Islamist extremist. "Our police forces managed in quick time to arrest a suspect and so prevent a potential terror attack in the federal capital Vienna," Wolfgang Sobotka told reporters.


21/01/2017 00:51:11

German Economy Minister Gabriel addresses a news conference in Berlin GermanyBy Joseph Nasr BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany will need a new economic strategy geared toward Asia should the new U.S. administration start a trade war with China, Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel said on Friday, warning against protectionism hours after President Donald Trump was sworn in. "I think we have to prepare for a rough ride," Gabriel said in an interview with the public broadcaster ZDF, in the first official German reaction to Trump's inauguration.


21/01/2017 00:51:11

U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump walk along Pennsylvania Avenue during the inaugural parade from the U.S. Capitol in WashingtonBy Steve Holland WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donald Trump took power as the 45th president of the United States on Friday and pledged to end what he called an "American carnage" of rusted factories and crime in an inaugural address that was a populist and nationalist rallying cry. Striking a defiant tone, Trump said American workers have been devastated by the outsourcing of jobs abroad. "From this day forward it’s going to be only America First,” the Republican told thousands of people gathered on the National Mall to see him take over from Democrat Barack Obama.


21/01/2017 00:04:39

European far-right leaders meet in Koblenz to discuss about the European UnionFar-right populist leaders from Germany, France, Italy and the Netherlands meet in the German city of Koblenz on Saturday to present their vision for "a free Europe" that would dismantle the European Union. Marine Le Pen, who is expected to make it into a May 7 second-round run-off for the French presidency, is due to speak at the meeting, along with Frauke Petry of the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD).


20/01/2017 23:23:57

Demonstrators hold placards as they protest outside the US Embassy in London on January 20, 2017Terrifying, hideous, racist, atrocious and a "disgrace to humanity": Protesters around Europe pulled no punches in reacting to Donald Trump's inauguration as US president on Friday. Around 500 activists gathered at the US embassy in London where placards urged Americans to "Dump Trump", whom they accused of being a "climate disaster". Artist James Marriott, a supporter of opposition Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn, held a poster calling Trump "a disgrace to humanity".


20/01/2017 22:27:00
An Austrian man suspected of having jihadi contacts was arrested on Friday in Vienna in a move the interior minister said prevented an imminent attack and police urged citizens to report any abandoned bags. Special forces arrested the 18-year-old with a migrant background in a Vienna apartment at around 1700 GMT, police said. "The decisive leads came from foreign intelligence services," Interior Minister Wolfgang Sobotka told reporters.
20/01/2017 21:22:17

Demonstrators hang a banner from Tower Bridge during a protest against the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. President, in LondonBy Alistair Smout and Luke Bridges LONDON (Reuters) - A banner reading "Build bridges not walls" was draped across London's Tower Bridge as part of several protests in Europe and Asia on Friday against the inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. president. There were also demonstrations in Japan, the Philippines and Belgium, where hundreds of people held a minute's silence, lighting candles in Friday evening's bitter cold and holding signs defending women's rights. In the Scottish capital, banners on Edinburgh's North Bridge read "Women rise up" and "There is no Planet B" - a reference to Trump's perceived lack of interest in combating climate change.


20/01/2017 18:16:24

An attendee arrives in the Congress Hall during the WEF annual meeting in DavosBy Noah Barkin DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Imagine a world where the relationships and roles that have defined the global order for the past three quarters of a century have been turned on their head. Communist China is the world's champion of free trade and globalization. The United States has turned its back on liberal values and is cozying up to Russia. And Europe, spurned by Washington and London, is turning to Beijing to fill the void. Welcome to the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos circa 2017. This is not a dream. ...


20/01/2017 17:58:32

Lyon's new Dutch forward Memphis Depay (left) addresses a press conference in the French city on January 20, 2017Lyon signed Netherlands international Memphis Depay from Manchester United for an initial fee of 16 million euros ($17 million) on Friday, the French club confirmed. Depay, 22, has signed a four-and-a-half year contract with the seven-time French champions and could make his debut in Sunday's Ligue 1 clash at home to Marseille. The deal could rise to as much as 25 million euros, with the adds-ons including Lyon qualifying for Europe and Depay extending his contract at Parc OL.


20/01/2017 17:23:31

Barack Obama (right) pictured with Donald Trump at the White House in Washington, DC on January 20, 2017Donald Trump was on the cusp of taking power as the 45th president of the United States Friday -- ushering in a new political era that has been cheered and feared in equal measure. "Mr President-elect, how are you?" Obama asked his successor, after having deposited a letter in the Resolute desk and left the Oval Office for the last time. After morning tea, Trump, Obama and their wives Melania and Michelle traveled the 2.5 miles (four kilometers) down Pennsylvania Avenue to the swearing-in ceremony at the Capitol.


20/01/2017 16:21:21
By Paola Totaro LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kosovo is to revolutionize its land laws and will, for the first time, clearly define formal ownership and encourage women to inherit and own land in their own right. Deputy Prime Minister Hajredin Kuci said on Friday that the government wanted to modernize its property system to "bring Kosovo society fully into the Western world" and foster greater equality and prosperity in the Balkan country. Writing for the Thomson Reuters Foundation, he said informality in the land sector was holding back progress in Kosovo - a former province of Serbia which declared its independence eight years ago.
20/01/2017 15:10:52

British Treasury Chief Philip Hammond attends a session on the fourth day of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Latest on the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland (all times local):


20/01/2017 14:40:23

A pedestrian walks past the store By Andrew Osborn MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Kremlin may have spent years reviling America, but Russians hoping Donald Trump will usher in a new era of detente marked his inauguration on Friday with parties and trinkets from commemorative coins to "matryoshka" nesting dolls in his image. Craftsmen in the city of Zlatoust, east of Moscow, have released a limited series of silver and gold commemorative coins, engraved with "In Trump We Trust" - an allusion to the phrase on U.S. banknotes "In God We Trust".




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