Lone surviving attacker in Paris massacre guilty of murder

PARIS (AP) – The lone survivor of a team of Islamic State extremists was convicted Wednesday of murder and other charges and sentenced to life in prison without parole in the 2015 bombings and shootings across Paris that killed 130 people in the deadliest peacetime attacks in French history. The special court also convicted 19 … Read more

Oil price cap could strike Russia’s war chest – if enforced

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) – Leaders of the world’s biggest developed economies are weighing a cap on the price of Russian oil meant to strike at the main pillar of the Kremlin’s finances following its invasion of Ukraine – and to limit the havoc that high energy prices are wreaking worldwide. Details haven’t been agreed at … Read more

Turkey lifts its objections to Sweden, Finland joining NATO

MADRID (AP) – Turkey agreed Tuesday to lift its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining NATO, ending an impasse that had clouded a leaders’ summit opening in Madrid amid Europe’s worst security crisis in decades, triggered by the war in Ukraine. After urgent top-level talks with leaders of the three countries, alliance Secretary General Jens … Read more