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Andrej Babis, Czech Republic's prime minister, arrives ahead of an informal meeting of European Union leaders in Salzburg, Austria, on Sept. 20, 2018.<br>Stefan Wermuth/Bloomberg

A billionaire, a coder and a probe into EU funds

An app developed by a Czech computer programmer turned political activist tracks food supplied by agriculture and chemical conglomerate Agrofert, the company founded by the Czech prime minister that's now at the center of a conflict of interest investigation.

Iran denies allegations of spying on German army

Germany's federal prosecutor's office said last week that a 50-year-old German-Afghan dual citizen was detained in the western Rhineland region.


Europe Quick Trips

A digital escape: Virtual reality in Mainz

Why just take a day trip to a nearby city when you can enter a whole new reality? VArea is a virtual reality gaming studio in the city of Mainz-Weisenau, Germany, that offers a selection of more than 40 games on multiple types of VR platforms.


Survivors: Up to 117 migrants missing after boat capsizes off Libya

A rescue official says survivors have told rescuers that up to 117 migrants might have died when a rubber dinghy capsized in the Mediterranean Sea off Libya.


Army Ranger who died after being wounded in Afghanistan remembered as positive, dedicated soldier

Army Sgt. Cameron A. Meddock was known throughout his small town in Texas as a positive and supportive friend, always willing to help out when someone needed something. Now the town of Spearman is coming together to support his family, in the wake of his death from wounds sustained while deployed to Afghanistan.

Russian jets collide over Sea of Japan; 2 dead, 1 missing

Two Russian fighter jets collided Friday during a training mission over the Sea of Japan, leaving two crewmembers dead and another one still missing, officials said.


Senators want legislation to block Trump over feared NATO pullout

A bipartisan group of lawmakers reintroduced legislation Thursday that seeks to prohibit President Donald Trump from quitting the NATO alliance amid fresh concerns about the president’s commitment to the 70-year-old military pact.


Britain's Prince Philip, 97, walks away unharmed after flipping his Land Rover

When the news flash went out Thursday evening, many feared the worst. Prince Philip, 97, had been in a car collision outside the Queen's Sandringham estate in east England. But the husband of the queen walked away from the wreck.


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