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Companies struggle to recover after massive cyberattack with ransom demands

Systems as far afield as Asia were hit, but the epicenter of the outbreak was in Ukraine.

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Hundreds have gone missing in eastern Ukraine’s dirty war

Abuses by both sides have been documented by U.N. investigators.

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Europe has been working to expose Russian meddling for years

Official and unofficial groups use a variety of tactics to counter fake news promulgated by Moscow.

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French leader Macron proposes big expansion of his counterterrorism powers

The move alarmed civil liberties advocates. Defenders said it will make France safer.

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Germany Encounters Surge in Crime by the Far Right

A list of arrest warrants included 462 right-wing offenders, showing a rise in extremism since the acceptance of nearly a million migrants and ...

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Migrant crisis: Italy threatens to shut ports

Foreign vessels may be blocked from landing, reports say, as Italy reaches "saturation point".

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Six face legal proceedings over football stadium tragedy

Britain's Crown Prosecution Service has confirmed that it has charged six people with criminal offenses over the 1989 Hillsborough disaster in which 96 supporters of Liverpool football club lost their lives.

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Six held in Europe-wide terror probe

Five others are arrested in Majorca and Germany by police investigating terrorism material online.

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After Grenfell Tower Fire, U.K. Asks: Has Deregulation Gone Too Far?

The deadly blaze at a high-rise apartment block has helped crystallize resentment over the country’s embrace of neoliberalism, privatization and ...

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Cyberattack Hits Ukraine Then Spreads Internationally

This ransomware attack, a more sophisticated assault based on a vulnerability exploited in May, hit companies across the globe.

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Dragon Tattoo actor Michael Nyqvist dies aged 56

The actor's death following a battle with lung cancer will "leave a huge void", his family says.

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E.U. fines Google a record $2.7 billion in antitrust case over search results

European regulators claim Google illegally steered users toward its shopping website. The company is weighing an appeal.

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Attempted Brussels attack ‘could have been far worse,’ Belgian prime minister says

The terrorist bomb twice failed to fully detonate, authorities said.

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Macron Invites Trump to Paris for Bastille Day

It was not clear if Mr. Trump would accept, but France’s national holiday this year also commemorates the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I.

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Life support for sick baby can be withdrawn

The European Court of Human Rights ruled Tuesday a hospital can discontinue life support to a baby suffering from a rare genetic disease.

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U.K. Orders Inquiry Into Cladding After Grenfell Tower Fire

Ninety-five buildings with materials similar to those used in the Grenfell Tower in London have fallen short in safety tests, “a 100 percent failure ...

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Scottish government shelves plans for a second Independence referendum

Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Nicola Sturgeon has announced she putting her plans for a second independence referendum on ice until after Brexit negotiations have concluded.

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Netherlands Partly Liable for 1995 Massacre of Bosnian Muslim Men, Court Rules

The ruling, which disappointed the plaintiffs, largely upheld a previous decision that Dutch peacekeepers wrongfully ordered 350 Muslim men and boys to leave a U.N. compound in Srebrenica.

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Global ransomware attack causes turmoil

Banks, retailers, energy firms and Kiev airport say they have been targeted by malware attacks.

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Angela Merkel Eases Her Resistance to Same-Sex Marriage in Germany

The chancellor, in a change of approach, said she would allow members of her party a free vote on the measure, meaning it would almost certainly pass.

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Merkel hints at same-sex marriage vote

A vote on the introduction of same-sex marriage could be on the agenda in Germany after Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday that she would like to ...

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This stunning basketball court is nestled between buildings in an otherwise standard suburb of Paris.

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Ukraine intelligence officer killed by car bomb in Kiev

Analysts believe the attack could be connected to the Russian-backed insurgency in eastern Ukraine.

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Swedish hostage captured by terrorists in Mali released after 6 years

Swedish hostage Johan Gustafsson, who had been held captive for six years by a branch of al Qaeda in Mali, has returned to Sweden after the militants released him, the Swedish government said.

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Slovakia's PM wants investigation after 'farce' in European Under-21 Championship

Slovakia's prime minister Robert Fico wants Uefa to investigate his country's group-stage exit from the European Under-21 Championship.

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