Europe

Former Trader Given 14 Years Prison for Market Manipulation

Tom Hayes arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London, Thursday, July 30, 2015, where he denies charges of conspiracy to defraud. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Tom Hayes arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London, Thursday, July 30, 2015, where he denies charges of conspiracy to defraud. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

LONDON—A British judge sentenced a former Citibank and UBS trader to 14 years in prison Monday after a jury found him guilty of masterminding the...

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Putin Puts Crimean Archaeological Site Under Federal Control

MOSCOW— Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Saturday placed a major archaeological site in Crimea, which he has hailed as the country’s most sacred spiritual symbol, under federal control following turmoil over the appointment of its director. The Kremlin said that …... Read More




  • Supporters of the main opposition party, the conservative Law and Justice, wave Polish national flags as they gather at the Three Crosses square in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, to protest the results of recent local elections, which party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski says were falsified. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)

    Anger Grows Over Two-Speed Poland, Fueling Political Shift

    PIONKI, Poland—Marek Bogacki feels life in Poland 26 years after the fall of communism could hardly be better. Wearing a fine shirt and tie and... Read more

  • Indonesia Rohingya Boat People

    Eurotunnel: 37,000 Migrant Crossing Attempts Blocked

    CALAIS, France—Migrants rushed the tunnel linking France and England repeatedly for a second night on Wednesday and one man was crushed by a truck in... Read more

  • Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, gestures during a parliament session before the conference vote in Athens, on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)

    Greece, Creditors Get Down to Business on Bailout Deal

    ATHENS, Greece—Technical talks over Greece’s third bailout in five years are poised to start in the next day or so as negotiators representing the country’s... Read more

  • Turkey Syria

    Turkey Calls for NATO Meeting to Discuss Security Threats

    ANKARA, Turkey—Turkey on Sunday called for a meeting of its NATO allies to discuss threats to its security and its airstrikes targeting Islamic State militants... Read more

  • The pack rides towards the Arc de Triomphe on top of the Champs Elysees avenue during the twenty-first and last stage of the Tour de France cycling race over 109.5 kilometers (68 miles) with start in Sevres and finish in Paris, France, Sunday, July 26, 2015. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    Paris Police Open Fire on Car at Tour de France Barricades

    PARIS—Paris police were searching for four occupants of a car that struck a taxi and tried to crash barricades set up near the Tour de... Read more

  • Vladimir Putin, Sepp Blatter, Linda Barras

    Romanov Palace Imperial Setting for Imperious FIFA

    ST. PETERSBURG, Russia— Sepp the Great came to an old Romanov chateau for what he promises will be his final World Cup draw as FIFA... Read more

  • Lishnevska Katerina, Lesya Kishkel, Roman Romanyuk

    Ukraine’s New Police on Charm Offensive in Kiev

    KIEV, Ukraine—Only a few months ago, Kiev residents would normally avoid the police if they could help it. The officer would be of no use... Read more

  • Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, right, welcomes the German Vice Chancellor and Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel at the start of their meeting in Tehran, Iran, Monday, July 20, 2015.   (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

    Germany Rejects Criticism of Its Business Ambitions in Iran

    BERLIN—In the race to secure business deals with Iran, Germany was quickest out of the blocks. On Sunday, July 19, Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel became... Read more

  • French farmers block the road leading to the famed Le Mont Saint Michel, France, Thursday July 23, 2015, hoping to get more government help to counteract cheap imports and pressure from grocery chains. (AP Photo/David Vincent)

    French Farmers Block Alpine Roads Over Low Meat, Milk Prices

    PARIS (AP) — Angry French farmers relented Thursday after a day of protesting low milk and meat prices by blocking roads to Mont Saint-Michel and... Read more

  • Britain Financial Times

    Financial Times Owner in ‘Advanced’ Talks on Potential Sale

    LONDON – Pearson PLC, the owner of the Financial Times, said Thursday it’s in “advanced discussions” about the potential sale of FT Group. The FT... Read more

  • Demonstrators display the Greek flag in front of parliament on July 15, 2015 in Athens, Greece. (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

    Greece Clears Final Reform Hurdle Before New Bailout Talks

    ATHENS, Greece—Greece’s radical left-led government survived another revolt by rebels in the early hours of Thursday, passing reforms that should pave the way for the... Read more

  • Activists from the Right Sector party confront  police who are blocking a street leading to the Ukrainian Presidential administration building in Kiev, Ukraine, on Saturday, July 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

    Hundreds of Ukrainian Right-Wingers Rally Against Kiev Govt

    KIEV, Ukraine—Hundreds of Ukrainian right-wingers are rallying in Kiev to protest government policies. The radical Right Sector group was one of the most militant factions... Read more

  • Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (R) and Finance Minister Euclide Tsakalotos leave at the end of an Eurozone Summit over the Greek debt crisis in Brussels on July 13, 2015. (Thierry Charlier/AFP/Getty Images)

    Greece’s Tsipras Stays Popular Despite Bailout Hardship

    ATHENS, Greece—Under Alexis Tsipras, Greece slid back into recession, sank deeper into debt and found itself pushed to the brink of bankruptcy. Then after rejecting... Read more

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    German Officials to Ask US for Clarity on Latest Spy Claims

    BERLIN—Germany’s Foreign Ministry says it’s asking the U.S. government to clarify the latest spying allegations published by WikiLeaks. The secrecy-spilling website published a document late... Read more

  • Lithuania Soviet Statues

    Lithuania Removes Remaining Soviet-Era Statues in Capital

    VILNIUS, Lithuania—Workers in Lithuania on Monday, July 20, began dismantling the last Soviet statues in the capital, following calls prompted by the Ukraine crisis that... Read more

  • An elderly man leaves a branch of the National Bank of Greece in Athens, Monday, July 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

    Greek Banks Reopen but Cash Limits Remain and Taxes Soar

    ATHENS, Greece—Greece set a series of landmarks Monday it hopes will shore up its battered economy following months of crisis that threatened its place in... Read more


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