‘One dead and two injured’ in Germany machete attack
Germany

‘One dead and two injured’ in Germany machete attack

A 21-year-old Syrian asylum-seeker killed a woman and injured two people with a machete Sunday in the southwest German city of Reutlingen in an incident local police said did not bear the hallmarks of a "terrorist attack".

No blanket IOC doping ban for Russian athletes
Switzerland

No blanket IOC doping ban for Russian athletes

At a meeting in Lausanne on Sunday, the International Olympic Committee on Sunday ordered individual sports federations to decide whether Russian competitors should take part in the Rio Games after failing to agree on a complete ban over Russia's state-run doping.

15-hour tailbacks in UK as France heightens checks
France

15-hour tailbacks in UK as France heightens checks

British officials were drafted in to help French border police on Sunday after 15-hour queues built up at the port of Dover due to heightened entry checks.

‘It’s their own fault’ – Trump slams France and Germany

‘It’s their own fault’ – Trump slams France and Germany

Republican White House nominee Donald Trump has said that France, Germany and other nations hit by recent terror attacks had only themselves to blame ”because they allowed people to come into their territory.”

Sweden to sizzle in the sun for a few more days
Sweden

Sweden to sizzle in the sun for a few more days

The heatwave that hit most of Sweden last week is set to continue until Wednesday at least, according to Swedish weather forecaster, SMHI.

Italy has ‘no banking problem’: finance minister
Italy

Italy has ‘no banking problem’: finance minister

Italy does not have a problem with its banks, finance minister Pier Carlo Padoan said Sunday, despite investors fretting about nearly $400 billion of bad debts weighing down the sector.

Munich gunman planned attacks for one year: officials
Germany

Munich gunman planned attacks for one year: officials

The teenage gunman who killed nine people in Munich on Friday had been planning his attack for a year, according to German authorities.

Germany grapples with enigma of Munich gunman
Germany

Germany grapples with enigma of Munich gunman

Investigators were seeking clues on Sunday into the mind of gunman David Ali Sonboly, the teen author of one of Germany's bloodiest killing sprees.

Swedish ex-prime minister Thorbjörn Fälldin dead at 90
Sweden

Swedish ex-prime minister Thorbjörn Fälldin dead at 90

Thorbjörn Fälldin, the former farmer who became prime minister in Sweden's first non-Social Democratic government since World War II, has died at the age of 90.

Pope Francis visits Poland amid security concerns
Italy

Pope Francis visits Poland amid security concerns

Pope Francis lands in Poland on Wednesday amid heavy security for an international Catholic youth festival where he is expected to make the case for welcoming refugees, a thorny issue for Warsaw.

Suspend EU funds for Spain says European Commission
Spain

Suspend EU funds for Spain says European Commission

The EU should suspend structural funds to Spain and Portugal after they failed to rein in their debt, according to a letter from the European Commission seen by AFP.

Border security tightened after Munich massacre
Austria

Border security tightened after Munich massacre

Austria has "significantly" tightened security measures along its border with Germany and put an elite police force on high alert following the Munich mall attack, a government security chief said Friday.

Social media a blessing and a curse in Munich shooting
Germany

Social media a blessing and a curse in Munich shooting

Social networks were both a curse and a blessing in the deadly shopping mall shooting in Munich, as police sometimes found themselves chasing fictitious leads and false alarms.