- Portugal repays half of IMF loan, calls it sign of health
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal's government says it has paid back to the International Monetary Fund half the money it received from the institution as part of a bailout in 2011, and says the early repayment is evidence the country is financially healthy again.
- Eurozone, Greece reach deal on return of bailout inspectors
BRUSSELS (AP) — The eurozone's 19 finance ministers agreed Monday that officials from the institutions overseeing Greece's bailout will return to Athens to discuss in more detail the reforms it must make and hinted that the country won't be required to do much more austerity.
- Germany: 5 South Koreans convicted in fatal exorcism case
BERLIN (AP) — A court in Germany has convicted five South Korean citizens over the death of a relative in an exorcism ritual at a Frankfurt hotel in 2015.
- Pence tries to reassure anxious Europeans on US support
BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence moved Monday to assuage European Union fears about the strength of Washington's support for the union and its commitment to European security through the NATO military alliance.
- UK's May says Lords must respect people's will on Brexit
LONDON (AP) — Britain's House of Lords launched a bid Monday to gain a greater say for Parliament over the terms of Britain's European Union exit, as Prime Minister Theresa May warned lawmakers they must not hold up "what the British people want" by trying to delay the process.