Espen Andersen Bråthen, a 37-year-old Danish citizen, was arrested Wednesday over the attack, which took place in the Norwegian town of Kongsberg that day. Police have interviewed more than 50 witnesses, Assistant Chief of Police Per Thomas Omholt told a press conference in Kongsberg earlier Friday, and are checking theContinue Reading

A key figure in a terrorist group that has destabilized the vast Lake Chad region in West-Central Africa is dead, the head of Nigeria’s armed forces has announced. The military commander, Gen. Lucky Irabor, said on Thursday that he could “authoritatively confirm’’ the death of Abu Musab al-Barnawi, the leaderContinue Reading

LONDON — A Conservative Party lawmaker was stabbed on Friday afternoon while he was meeting with local constituents in southeast England, according to reports from British news outlets. The London office of the lawmaker, David Amess, confirmed that an incident had taken place in the area of Southend, in Essex,Continue Reading

BRUSSELS — As Italy enforced Europe’s most stringent vaccine requirements on Friday, a patchwork of measures across the rest of the continent reflect those nations’ domestic politics and potential opposition against such measures. In more than a dozen of the European Union’s 27 countries, some form of a Covid passContinue Reading

Toyota has suspended use of all of its self-driving e-Palette transportation pods at the Tokyo Paralympic Games village. That announcement coming on Friday, a day after one of the vehicles collided with a visually impaired athlete. “This collision has caused worry for a lot of people and I am veryContinue Reading