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Facebook Suggests No Compensation For European Users Affected By Data Breach

BRUSSELS – Facebook is unlikely to compensate the 2.7 million European users whose data was improperly shared with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica...

Academic Survives Credentials Storm To Get Nod As Italian Pm

ROME – Giuseppe Conte, the law professor named as Italian prime minister on Wednesday after surviving accusations he inflated his academic credentials, must now...

Hezbollah Eyes Bigger Role In Next Lebanon Government

BEIRUT – The Iran-backed Hezbollah aims to move beyond its traditional backseat role by assuming more influence in Lebanon’s next government to help it...

Ethnic Serb Fugitive Is Nominated As Court Judge By Kosovo

PRISTINA – Kosovo’s parliament is facing criticism from the opposition and watchdog organizations for nominating as a judge a Serb who fled to Kosovo to...

Booming Economy Anti-migrant Stance Help Orban Tighten Grip In Hungary

BUDAPEST – Doctor Rozalia Gorbe is not a fan of Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orban but she understands why voters have turned in large numbers to his...

Colombia Faces Challenge To Avoid Debt Downgrade Whoever Wins Vote

BOGOTA – With Colombia’s oil revenues flagging and its economy struggling to regain momentum, whoever wins its presidential election faces a challenge to...

Moscow Escalating Tensions With London Investigates British Media

MOSCOW – Russia announced on Wednesday it had begun analyzing the output of British media working on its territory with a view to opening formal investigations...

Erdogan Picks Ministers For Turkey Parliament Race To Boost Party Chances

ANKARA – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan has picked prominent ministers to run for parliament next month, strengthening the ruling AK Party’s chances of...

With Eye On Re-election Greek Pm Rolls Dice On Macedonia

ATHENS – Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras is taking a big gamble in trying to settle a decades-old name dispute with neighboring Macedonia which could backfire...

Staff Reject Macron Rail Reform In Referendum Unions Say

PARIS – Workers at France’s state-owned SNCF rail company on Wednesday resoundingly rejected President Emmanuel Macron’s planned overhaul of the...