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AP PHOTOS: Muslim miners in Bosnia break fast underground By KEMAL SOFTIC May 2, 2021 GMT https://apnews.com/article/world-news-europe-business-religion-38dd484946f420f8e9e82487b76ebd2d ZENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Groups of men are preparing for long hours of hard labor deep underground in a trouble-plagued coal mine in Bosnia’s central city of Zenica. During Islam’s holy month of Ramadan, observant Muslims among them …

BRUSSELS — It was February and things were going from bad to worse for the European Union’s vaccination campaign, and for its top executive, Ursula von der Leyen. Much of Europe was in lockdown, people were dying and the bloc was running low on doses of vaccines after its biggest supplier, AstraZeneca, announced production problems. …

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is bringing out the billionaires, the CEOs and the union executives Friday to help sell President Joe Biden’s climate-friendly transformation of the U.S. economy at a virtual summit of world leaders. The closing day of the two-day summit on climate change is to feature Bill Gates and Mike Bloomberg, …

Czech police said Saturday that they were searching for two men in connection with a serious crime. Czech police released images matching those of the Salisbury suspects, Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov. UK officials said the men are behind a 2014 explosion at an ammunition depot in Vrbetice. The Czech police added that the men …

FILE PHOTO: Lothar Wieler, the head of Germany’s Robert Koch Institute (RKI) for disease control speaks during a news conference on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Berlin, Germany March 26, 2021. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke/Pool BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany’s top public health official urged policymakers on Thursday to take tough action urgently to try and contain …

THE HAGUE: The coronavirus pandemic could fuel organised crime for years to come in Europe, a continent already at “breaking point” from an unprecedented flood of cocaine, the EU’s policing agency warned Monday. In its flagship four-yearly report, Europol said increasingly violent criminal gangs are likely to muscle in on legitimate businesses left vulnerable by …

LONDON (AP) — Ryanair, Europe’s biggest discount airline, says earnings for the current fiscal year are likely to be “close to breakeven” as continued travel restrictions delay its recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. The pessimistic outlook came as the airline said Wednesday that the airline industry is facing a delayed recovery going into the peak …

LONDON, April 7 (Reuters) – Protesters against climate change broke windows at the London headquarters of Barclays in the Canary Wharf business district on Wednesday. The activists from the Extinction Rebellion group carried placards with slogans such as “Better Broken Windows than Broken Promises” and pasted the message “In Case of Climate Emergency Break Glass” …

CHANGZHOU, China, April 7, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — NIU Technologies (NASDAQ: NIU), the world’s leading provider of smart urban mobility solutions, announced today the launch of five new electric urban mobility vehicles for China and global markets at NIU’s annual product launch. The company’s CEO Dr. Yan Li introduced four new electric scooters for China, and the …

Hermann Hauser, co-founder of Amadeus Capital Partners, and vice-chair of the European Innovation … [+] Council. Amadeus Capital Partners Sovereignty used to mean having supreme power or authority over a territory, such as a government. Today, technology sovereignty is changing this traditional concept. Sovereignty is no longer mainly associated with geography and military might because …