ANKARA - Amid tense relations between Ankara and Washington, several gunshots were fired on Monday from a vehicle at the U.S. Embassy in the Turkish capital, causing no casualties.
BERLIN - Germany’s current account surplus is set to remain the world’s largest this year despite increased trade tensions, the Ifo institute said on Monday, in an estimate likely to renew criticism of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s fiscal policies.
MILAN - Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini said on Monday the government will stand up any against market attacks or debt downgrades that may come its way.
ANKARA - Iran urged Europe on Monday to speed up efforts to salvage a 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and major powers that U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned in May, saying French oil group Total has formally pulled out a major gas project.
VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis, facing simultaneous clergy sexual abuse crises in several countries, on Monday wrote an unprecedented letter to all the world’s Catholics asking each of them to help uproot “this culture of death”.
MOSCOW- Russian President Vladimir Putin still hopes to pull Moscow’s ties with Washington out of a deep crisis, but nobody will go into mourning if this ambition is not reciprocated by the United States, the Kremlin said on Monday.
MADRID - Three people were injured when a car mounted a pavement in the northern Spanish town of Casetas on Monday, before its driver fled, a Civil Guard police spokesman said.
MADRID -- A man armed with a knife attacked a police station in the north-eastern region of Catalonia, Spain, and was shot dead at the site, local police said on Monday.
DHAKA -- A massive fire erupted on Monday at Bangladesh's state-run Meghna Oil depot in Khulna city, 180 km southwest of the capital Dhaka, killing two people and injuring nine, a police official said.