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Human Rights

Zarif: Nuclear talks 'moving in right direction'

Iran foreign minister says Tehran could reverse nuclear steps if Europe fulfills commitments under 2015 deal.

Zarif: Nuclear talks 'moving in right direction'

AJ Impact

US-EU commerce by the numbers: Planes and cars to snacks and beer

A look at trade deficit figures and details on imports and exports between Washington and Brussels as the G7 kicks off.

US-EU commerce by the numbers: Planes and cars to snacks and beer

Russia

Freed Navalny vows to continue fight against Putin

'Regime will strongly regret what it has done,' Russian opposition leader says, predicting protest movement will grow.

Freed Navalny vows to continue fight against Putin

Russia

Putin calls for Russia's 'symmetric response' to US missile test

Russian president accused Washington of intending to deploy banned weapons in regions across the world.

Putin calls for Russia's 'symmetric response' to US missile test

Malta

Malta to disembark 356 rescued migrants after two-week standoff

Malta says rescued people will be distributed among France, Luxembourg, Ireland, Germany, Portugal and Romania.

Malta to disembark 356 rescued migrants after two-week standoff

AJ Impact

Ireland, France to block Brazil trade deal over Amazon

The deal has taken 20 years to negotiate, but Brazil's lack of environmental protection has sparked worldwide anger.

Ireland, France set to block EU-Mercosur trade deal over Amazon

Russia

Russian floating nuclear power plant heads to Arctic

Critics say any problem with the reactor in the remote region would be difficult to properly contain.

Russia launches floating nuclear power plant Akademik Lomonosov

Weather

Deadly storms hit Tatra Mountains range in Poland, Slovakia

Five people killed, over 100 injured in thunderstorms.

Deadly storms hit Tatra Mountains range in Poland, Slovakia

Germany

Syrian convicted of Chemnitz killing that sparked far-right riots

German court sentences Syrian asylum seeker to jail over fatal stabbing that sparked far-right protests in Chemnitz.

Syrian convicted of Chemnitz killing that sparked far-right riots

Human Rights

EU seeks new regulation of facial recognition tech

The regulation of artificial intelligence is expected to be a priority for the incoming European Commission president.

EU seeks new regulation of facial recognition technology

Europe

Kosovo disbands parliament amid political crisis

New election likely within six weeks but no single political grouping is expected to win a clear majority.

Crisis-hit Kosovo disbands parliament

AJ Impact

Immigration to Britain hits five-year low ahead of Brexit

Some 612,000 people moved to the United Kingdom during the 12 months leading up to March, while 385,000 emigrated.

Immigration to Britain hits five-year low ahead of Brexit

AJ IMPACT

Macron: There is no time to negotiate new Brexit deal

Talks over the Irish backstop unlikely to yield a dramatically different divorce deal, French president warns.

Macron: There is no time to negotiate new Brexit deal

Slovenia

Slovenia to extend border fence to prevent refugee crossings

The interior ministry says exact timeline and location would not be made public.

Slovenia to extend border fence to prevent refugee crossings

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Editor’s Analysis

What is Boris Johnson doing in Germany and France?

European powers have already ruled out renegotiating Britain's departure from the EU.

What is Boris Johnson doing in Germany and France?