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  1. On Putin's 65th birthday, thousands of protesters gather across Russia in support of opposition leader

    10.07 / 22:49 latimes.com LATimes-Europe
    Thousands of supporters of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny demonstrated in 80 cities across the country Saturday in response to calls from the anti-corruption crusader to petition for his release from jail and to allow him to register as a candidate against President Vladimir Putin…
  2. Thousands demand that Spanish, Catalan leaders negotiate

    10.07 / 19:57 latimes.com LATimes-Europe
    Thousands rallied in Madrid and Barcelona on Saturday in a last-ditch call for Spanish and Catalan leaders to stave off a national crisis amid Catalonia's threat to secede. The rallies in the Spanish capital and the Catalan city were held with the slogan “Shall We Talk?” in an effort to push law…
  3. Car crash in London near museum was traffic accident, not terrorism, police say

    10.07 / 19:57 latimes.com LATimes-Europe
    A car crash that injured 11 people Saturday outside London's popular Natural History Museum was a traffic accident, not a terrorist attack, London police said. The accident had sparked fears of an attack because it involved a car hitting pedestrians at a crowded site favored by tourists to…
  4. Danish police find head, other body parts of journalist in submarine case

    10.07 / 10:43 latimes.com LATimes-Europe
    Danish divers found the decapitated head, legs and clothes of a Swedish journalist who was killed after going on a trip with an inventor on his submarine, police said Saturday. The body parts and clothing were found Friday in plastic bags with a knife and “heavy metal pieces” to make them sin…
  5. Anti-nuclear-weapons group wins Nobel Peace Prize

    10.07 / 05:20 latimes.com LATimes-Europe
    As fears mount about the possibility of a nuclear conflict, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to a coalition of disarmament activists who lobbied for the global treaty recently approved by the United Nations to ban atomic bombs. The Norwegian Nobel Committee said it was honoring the…
  6. Killing of 3 Green Berets in Niger puts a spotlight on U.S. counter-terrorism efforts

    10.07 / 05:20 latimes.com LATimes-Europe
    The killing of three U.S. commandos in a remote West African desert has focused attention on one of the many places America has boots on the ground to push back against terrorism and train forces that are often worse equipped and trained than the extremists they confront. The incident also…
  7. With independence crisis brewing, what's next for Spain's Catalonia region?

    10.07 / 05:20 latimes.com LATimes-Europe
    It might seem like a sudden crisis, but it has been brewing for decades — if not centuries. Breakaway sentiment in Spain’s northeastern region of Catalonia, an area that remains fiercely proud of its own language and culture, threatens to rip the national fabric of a modern European dem…
  8. Will Vladimir Putin run for president of Russia again? He's not saying — yet

    10.07 / 05:20 latimes.com LATimes-Europe
    Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that he has still not decided whether he will run for reelection next year. "Not only have I not decided who I will run against, I have not decided whether I will run at all," Putin said during an international energy conference in Moscow. It’s a…
  9. 'World's most robust' nuclear inspection program under fire as Trump tries to rewrite the Iran deal

    10.07 / 05:20 latimes.com LATimes-Europe
    Inside two curved glass towers on the outskirts of this elegant capital, analysts pore over satellite imagery and tests of environmental samples collected from nuclear sites in Iran. Two thousand miles away, at Iran’s main uranium enrichment complex near the city of Natanz, a small team of i…