Dutch police conducted mass arrests overnight, detaining about 200 people for ignoring a ban on public assembly in a neighborhood hit by late-night rioting after the death of a man in police custody.
The Russian government has agreed to loan $200 million to Armenia as part of a deal that will see the former Soviet Republic buy sophisticated weapons from Moscow at a discount, according to a report on Friday.
A U.S. Air Force base in the U.K. has nixed its Fourth of July plans due to concerns of a possible terror attack.
Judges at a Scottish court ruled Friday that relatives of people killed in the 1988 bombing of a Pan Am jet over Lockerbie, Scotland, cannot launch an appeal on behalf of the only man convicted of the attack.
Billboards on Hungarian highways and buildings carry messages reading, “If you come to Hungary, you must respect our laws,” and “If you come to Hungary, do not take Hungarians’ jobs.”
He is the most enigmatic figure in Taiwanese politics. Admired by many, loathed by some but courted by most, he has commanded attention in all of the island’s key elections and helped decide the outcome in the most crucial ones since Taiwan embraced full-blown democracy in the 1990s.
The brief but intense campaign in Greece’s critical bailout referendum ends Friday, with simultaneous rallies in Athens supporting “yes” and “no” answers to a murky question in what an opinion poll suggests could be a very close vote.
Lawmakers in the Russian parliament on Friday voted for a bill forcing online search engines to remove search results about a specific person at that person’s request.
A key Senate Republican on foreign policy slammed Venezuela’s “flawed economic policies and political system” on Thursday, a day after reports emerged that the Obama administration is engaging in its most expansive dialogue in hopes of improving long-strained relations with Caracas.
The State Department went into damage control mode Thursday after German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s office summoned the U.S. ambassador in Berlin to explain fresh allegations that U.S. spies have eavesdropped not only on her phone but also those of dozens of other high-level German government officials.