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WARSAW, Poland | The Latest: Poland mayor mourned as critic of anti-Semitism

WARSAW, Poland —Jan 14, 2019— The Latest on the stabbing of a Polish mayor (all times local): 9:10 p.m. The president of the World Jewish Congress says the fatal stabbing in Poland of Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz was an attack “on the very value of tolerance.” In a statement issued in New York on Monday, … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | The Latest: Poland mayor mourned as critic of anti-Semitism

LONDON | The Latest: Manchester police quiz alleged knife attacker

LONDON  — Jan 01, 2019— The Latest on the stabbing of three people in Manchester (all times local): 8: 15 p.m. Police in the English city of Manchester are quizzing a suspect and searching a house for clues about what they call the “terror-related” stabbings of three people at a train station on New Year’s … Continue reading LONDON | The Latest: Manchester police quiz alleged knife attacker

BARCELONA, Spain | Spanish PM: Solution for Catalonia is forging a consensus

BARCELONA, Spain — Spain’s prime minister says the solution to the separatist crisis in Catalonia is forging a consensus shared by most Catalans regarding the region’s status as part of Spain. Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez tells the Barcelona-based newspaper La Vanguardia on Sunday that what “is needed is a wide majority of society that right … Continue reading BARCELONA, Spain | Spanish PM: Solution for Catalonia is forging a consensus

LONDON  | UK opposition leader denies calling PM May ‘stupid woman’

LONDON  — Britain’s main opposition leader is facing calls to apologize after he was accused of calling Prime Minister Theresa May a “stupid woman” in the House of Commons. Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn was caught on camera appearing to mutter the insult Wednesday during the prime minister’s weekly question-and-answer session. Corbyn’s spokesman insisted the … Continue reading LONDON  | UK opposition leader denies calling PM May ‘stupid woman’

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka | Sri Lanka president reinstates Wickremesinghe as premier

COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lanka’s president has reappointed Ranil Wickremesinghe as prime minister, nearly two months after firing him and setting off weeks of political stalemate. Wickremesinghe’s United National Party says on its official Twitter account that Wickremesinghe took oath before President Maithripala Sirisena on Sunday. The move promises to ease 50 days of … Continue reading COLOMBO, Sri Lanka | Sri Lanka president reinstates Wickremesinghe as premier

WARSAW, Poland | Poland’s ruling conservatives strike strong pro-EU tone

WARSAW, Poland  — Poland’s prime minister and other leaders of the ruling conservative party, long seen as euroskeptic, set a strongly pro-European tone at a party convention. The convention Saturday was held under the slogan “Poland Heart of Europe.” It comes after local elections this fall gave the party, Law and Justice, a severe battering … Continue reading WARSAW, Poland | Poland’s ruling conservatives strike strong pro-EU tone