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Germany’s Gabriel hits back at Erdogan with call to back Turkish democracy

BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany and the rest of Europe should back the “democratically minded” majority of Turks who do not support President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Germany’s foreign minister said in remarks likely to hurt Berlin’s relations with Ankara further. The comments by Sigmar Gabriel at a campaign event on Monday evening for his Social Democratic […]


Attack victims came from around world to celebrate Barcelona

BARCELONA, Spain — The victims of last week’s attacks in Barcelona and a nearby resort town came from around the world and across generations. The latest to be identified by name Tuesday were a Portuguese grandmother and her granddaughter. Fifteen people were killed and more than 120 others wounded in Barcelona and the nearby town…


The final word: Manchester United defeat a reminder of the rebuilding process Swansea City are undergoing under Paul Clement

Heavy Liberty loss again highlights importance of final days of the transfer window via Wales http://ift.tt/2uY4Bey


Belgian Grand Prix restarts F1’s season this week

The Belgian Grand Prix kicks off the second half of the Formula 1 season .


German policeman accidentally fires shot as boarding plane

BERLIN — Passengers boarding a plane at the German capital’s Tegel airport got a scare when a police officer accidentally fired a shot from his service pistol. Police told the dpa news agency the Berlin police detective was boarding the plane to Cologne on Monday morning when the shot went off in the walkway just…


Barcelona sues Neymar for $10M signing bonus

BARCELONA, Spain — Barcelona is suing Neymar for the (euro)8.5 million euro ($10 million) bonus it paid the Brazil striker for signing a contract he later broke to join Paris Saint-Germain on a world-record transfer. Barcelona said on Tuesday that it wants Neymar to pay back the bonus for a contract in Oct. 2016 that…


Spain attack raises questions on extremism among Moroccans

RABAT, Morocco — Morocco has long considered itself a haven of stability in a volatile region and a key ally in the fight against Islamic extremism, but in recent months, it has found itself shaken by carnage in Europe blamed on Moroccans who moved abroad. Young men from the North African nation have been involved…