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Trump to speak to Poles at site that honours nation’s heroism

WARSAW, Poland — U.S. President Donald Trump has chosen to deliver a speech during his upcoming visit to Poland at the site of a memorial to the 1944 Warsaw Uprising against the Germans, a Polish official says. Krzysztof Szczerski, an aide to Polish President Andrzej Duda, said late Wednesday that it is an honour for…


4 detained in raids linked to Belgian rail station attack

BRUSSELS — Belgian authorities say police have detained four people in a series of raids in Brussels linked to the failed bombing at a rail station this week. The federal prosecutor’s office said Thursday that the four were picked up during searches in the Molenbeek neighbourhood, where many extremists have lived or transited, as well…


‘We need better training for women in tourism’

One in ten jobs on the planet is linked to tourism, according to an industry body. Can tourism improve the living standards of women, or the environment? DW spoke to Jane Ashton, Director of Sustainability at TUI Group. http://ift.tt/2rFmmt9 #3Novices #News #OnlineMedia #Businessn3Novices Europe


Portugal brings 2nd wildfire under control after 64 died

LISBON, Portugal — Portuguese authorities say they have contained a dangerous wildfire that raged for five days near another blaze that killed 64 people last weekend. More than 2,000 firefighters and some two dozen water-dropping aircraft fought the two fires amid strong winds and temperatures above 40 C (104 F) as the country’s annual wildfire…


Germany mulling deal for China under-20s to play in 4th tier

BERLIN — The German soccer federation is mulling a proposal to allow China’s under-20 team to compete in the fourth tier of its league system. Because the Southwest Regional League is comprised of 19 clubs, each currently has two match-days free that can be used for friendly games. The one-off action would allow China’s under-20…


France probes reported death from whipped cream explosion

PARIS — French authorities are investigating the death of a fashion blogger reportedly hit by an exploding whipped cream canister. The prosecutor’s office in the eastern city of Mulhouse said Thursday that an investigation is underway into Saturday’s death of Rebecca Burger and whether a faulty canister was at fault. The prosecutor would not comment…


The Latest: Tusk holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed

BRUSSELS — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 11:20 a.m. European Council President Donald Tusk says that he still holds out hope that Brexit can be reversed even though the negotiations on Britain’s departure from the European Union officially started this week. Tusk has made the comments a few hours before…