Finland is the world's happiest country, according to an annual survey issued on Wednesday that put Burundi at the bottom of the happiness index and found Americans were getting less happy even as their country became richer.
UN report: Finland is world’s happiest country, US discontent grows
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, bruised by half a year of post-election coalition haggling, was Wednesday narrowly confirmed by parliament to her fourth and likely final term at the helm of Europe's biggest economy.
Merkel narrowly elected to fourth term as German chancellor
Austrian police said the knife attacker who was killed outside the residence of Iran’s ambassador to Vienna was of Egyptian origin.
Attacker targeting Iran envoy's home was Egyptian — Austria
Turkey’s parliament passed a law revamping electoral regulations on Tuesday, backing legislation the opposition said could open the door to fraud and jeopardize the fairness of 2019 polls, and triggering a brawl on the floor of the chamber.
Brawl erupts after vote law passed in Turkish parliament
The Turkish-Islamic organization DITIB called on German authorities to do more to protect Muslims and their places of worship. The appeal comes after several suspected attacks on mosques and Muslim centers.
DITIB calls for better mosque protection in Germany
Turkish warplanes destroyed at least 18 targets belonging to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in northern Iraq over the weekend, the state-run Anadolu news agency said on Sunday.
Anadolu: Turkish warplanes destroy 18 Kurdish militant targets in Iraq
British counterterrorism police launched a hate crime investigation after letters urging people to carry out attacks on Muslims were posted across the country.
UK counterterrorism police investigating 'Punish a Muslim Day' letters
The European Union says it's ready to retaliate against the US over President Donald Trump's proposed tariffs on steel and aluminum — with counter-measures against iconic US products like Harley Davidson motorcycles, Levi's jeans and bourbon.
EU says ready for ‘stupid’ trade war with US
Russian oil companies could sign contracts by March 21 to work on Iranian oilfields, announced the country's oil minister.
Novak: Russian firms could sign Iran oilfield deals this month
Iran will complain about the United States violations of the landmark 2015 nuclear accord between Tehran and world powers at next week's meeting on the agreement in Vienna, a senior Iranian diplomat said on Wednesday.
Envoy: Iran to complain about US violations of JCPOA

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