Armenian ex-president’s case sent to higher court

Armenian ex-president’s case sent to higher court

An Armenian court has halted proceedings in the trial of former President Robert Kocharian in connection with a deadly police crackdown and transferred the case to the constitutional court.Elen Arakelian, a lawyer for Kocharian, said ...

Update: Austria’s Kurz wants to fire interior minister

Update: Austria’s Kurz wants to fire interior minister

The Latest on the video scandal that's rocked the Austrian government (all times local):6:50 p.m.Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz says he wants to fire interior minister over the video scandal that's rocked the government.Austrian Chancellor Sebastian ...

Chinese official hands over new panda to Vienna zoo

Chinese official hands over new panda to Vienna zoo

A senior Chinese official has officially handed over a 19-year-old male giant panda to Vienna's Schoenbrunn zoo.Yuan Yuan arrived in Vienna last month and has spent the last few weeks in quarantine. He was chosen ...

Russia: Spy arrests reflect anti-corruption fight

Russia: Spy arrests reflect anti-corruption fight

The Kremlin says the arrest of three senior officers of Russia's top spy agency reflects a no-holds-barred fight against corruption.Russian President Vladimir Putin's spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday when asked about the arrests that the ...

Brexiteer Farage splattered in latest UK milkshake attack

Brexiteer Farage splattered in latest UK milkshake attack

Pro-Brexit British politician Nigel Farage has been hit with a milkshake while campaigning in the European Parliament election.Farage was left with milkshake dripping down his lapels during a walkabout in Newcastle, northeast England, on Monday. ...

German central bank expects feeble growth in second quarter

German central bank expects feeble growth in second quarter

Germany's central bank says it expects the country's economy, Europe's biggest, to turn in a feeble performance in the current quarter after returning to growth in the winter.Solid consumer spending and a construction boom helped ...

Turkey seeks 249 suspects over cheating at ministry exam

Turkey seeks 249 suspects over cheating at ministry exam

Authorities in Turkey have issued detention warrants for 249 people as part of an investigation into alleged cheating during exams to recruit staff to the country's foreign ministry between 2010 and 2013.The Ankara Chief Prosecutor's ...

Spain: 5 Catalan separatist prisoners escorted to Parliament

Spain: 5 Catalan separatist prisoners escorted to Parliament

The five separatist leaders on trial for Catalonia's 2017 secession attempt who were elected to the Spanish Parliament last month have picked up their official credentials under police escort.The Supreme Court allowed the five to ...