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United States | Recognition of Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s Interim President by Several European Countries

United States – We welcome the decision today by Austria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom to recognize Juan Guaido as the Interim President of Venezuela. We are also heartened by the European Parliament’s January 31 resolution recognizing Juan Guaido as … Continue reading United States | Recognition of Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s Interim President by Several European Countries

LONDON | The Latest: French premier checks on Brexit readiness

LONDON— Jan 18, 2019—The Latest on Brexit (all times local): 11:30 a.m. Chancellor Angela Merkel‘s spokesman says the German leader has discussed Brexit by phone with British Prime Minister Theresa May but isn’t giving details. Spokesman Steffen Seibert said the two leaders spoke on Thursday. Officials stressed Friday there has been no change in Berlin’s … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: French premier checks on Brexit readiness

LONDON | Ryanair lowers profit forecast amid tough competition

LONDON—Jan 18, 2019—Budget airline Ryanair, Europe‘s biggest carrier by passengers, has warned its profits will be lower than expected — the second such downgrade in four months — because of weaker fares over the winter. The company said Friday it expects full-year profit of between 1 billion euros and 1.1 billion euros, down from a … Continue reading LONDON | Ryanair lowers profit forecast amid tough competition

Paris to See Another Year of Strong Residential Property Growth from Foreign Buyers

  NEW YORK/ Jan. 17, 2019 (STL.News) WIRE Consulting, an independent Italian company that specializes exclusively in consulting services for those seeking to purchase or invest in property abroad, says real estate property in Paris, France will continue to see a strong demand from foreign buyers. The French capital remains stable as it moves along … Continue reading Paris to See Another Year of Strong Residential Property Growth from Foreign Buyers

LONDON | Hundreds inspired by yellow vest movement rally in London

LONDON — Jan 12, 2019—Hundreds of protesters inspired by France‘s yellow vest movement are rallying in Britain, drawing attention to government austerity programs that have hit the poor hard. Wearing yellow vests with slogans such as “Britain is Broken” written on the back, the demonstrators marched in London to demand that politicians pay attention to … Continue reading LONDON | Hundreds inspired by yellow vest movement rally in London

TIRANA, Albania | Kosovo police officer, bank robber killed in shootout

TIRANA, Albania— Police in Kosovo say that an officer and a bank robber have been killed during a shootout. A police statement says a man identified as K.M., 50, opened fire on two police officers responding to a robbery Thursday at a bank branch in Istog, 80 kilometers (50 miles) west of the capital, Pristina. … Continue reading TIRANA, Albania | Kosovo police officer, bank robber killed in shootout

STRASBOURG, France | Strasbourg shooting suspect: An ex-convict tracked by police

STRASBOURG, France — Cherif Chekatt, the alleged extremist on the run after a deadly shooting at France’s most famous Christmas market, had been on police radar and had more than two dozen convictions for crimes like robbery and other violence in three European countries. Officials released details Wednesday about Chekatt, 29, as police fanned out … Continue reading STRASBOURG, France | Strasbourg shooting suspect: An ex-convict tracked by police

THE HAGUE, Netherlands | The Latest: German official says no Brexit movement on offer

THE HAGUE, Netherlands— The Latest on the Brexit negotiations (all times local): 10 a.m. A senior German official says British Prime Minister Theresa May won’t get any pledge of new negotiations on the Brexit deal when she visits Chancellor Angela Merkel. And he is stressing that the chief negotiators are in Brussels, not Berlin. May … Continue reading THE HAGUE, Netherlands | The Latest: German official says no Brexit movement on offer