BUENOS AIRES - Argentine President Mauricio Macri said a crisis that saw the countrys currency plummet in recent weeks had ended, adding that reducing the budget deficit was a priority for his administration.
BRUSSELS - The European Commission said yesterday it is taking Germany, France, the United Kingdom and three other EU countries to court for failing to comply with EU air quality standards.
LUXEMBOURG - A top European Union court yesterday upheld the ban on three insecticides blamed for killing off bee populations, dismissing cases brought by chemicals giants Bayer and Syngenta.
SCHIPHOL - Firebrand Dutch politician Geert Wilders was back in court yesterday appealing his 2016 conviction for discrimination, and unrepentant in the personal battle he is waging against Islam.
LONDON - Britain should not ban the cladding blamed for fuelling last years Grenfell Tower fire, despite pressure from architects and the families of the 71 victims, a government review said yesterday.
CAIRO - Egypts army said yesterday it killed 19 presumed jihadists in the Sinai peninsula during a large-scale anti-terror operation.
STOCKHOLM NATO-member Denmark said yesterday its special forces taking part in the USled coalition against the Islamic State group in Iraq would be withdrawn following the IS defeat.
ISTANBUL Turkish authorities yesterday detained 33 members of the air force over alleged links to the US-based cleric Ankara blames for a July 2016 failed military coup, the Hurriyet daily said.
BRASÍLIA - More than 100 people were detained yesterday across Brazil in what authorities said was the countrys biggest ever crackdown on internet child pornography. Agencies