Dutch chemical giant AkzoNobel announced Tuesday it was selling its chemicals arm to U.S.-based investors Carlyle Group and Singapore's GIC for 10.1 billion euros ($12.6 billion), as part of its strategy to bolster the company.
AkzoNobel to sell chemicals arm for $12.6 bln
Spanish police have arrested the suspected leader of a gang of cyber criminals that stole as much as 1 billion euros ($1.2 billion) from banks by altering account balances and instructing automatic teller machines to issue cash, Europol said Monday.
Spanish police arrest suspected mastermind of bank hacks
The United States has expelled 60 Russian diplomats in a coordinated response to the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal.
Donald Trump expels 60 Russian diplomats from US amid poisoned spy row
British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said on Monday that the world was united behind Britain’s stance over the poisoning of a former Russian spy and that patience was wearing thin with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
UK says world's patience is wearing thin with Russia's Putin after chemical attack
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Monday insisted that Turkey still aimed to become a full member of the EU, hours ahead of a crunch summit with the bloc's chiefs aimed at restoring damaged ties.
Erdogan says Turkey still aims for 'full membership' of EU
The former Israeli envoy to the United States says John Bolton, who once served as the US ambassador to the UN, updated the regime about possible United Nations measures against Tel Aviv.
Ex-Israeli envoy: Bolton updated Israel ahead of UN moves as US envy to UN
At least 53 bodies have been recovered from a fire that swept through a busy shopping centre in an industrial city in Siberia, Russian news agencies said Monday.
Agencies: Death toll rises to 53 in Russia shopping mall fire
A fire broke out at shopping mall in Kemerovo, leaving five dead and 30 injured according to local sources.
Fire in Russian shopping center kills 5
A growing number of UK citizens and lawmakers have united to condemn an Islamophobic rally by a far-right group in Birmingham, Britain’s second most populous city.
UK Islamophobic march in Birmingham draws protests
German police on Sunday arrested Catalonia's former president Carles Puigdemont as he crossed over by car from Denmark.
German police detain ex-Catalan leader Puigdemont on European arrest warrant

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