Danske Bank's second-quarter pre-tax profit came in below expectations on Thursday, hit by low interest rates and higher costs associated with compliance following a money-laundering scandal at its Estonian branch.
Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas on Monday said there was enough backing for an agreement on how to allocate the European Union's top jobs, but that it was the right decision to pause talks between national leaders until Tuesday because opposition was also strong.
The Thai government has asked farmers to delay planting rice because of drought and the pumping of water from reservoirs for irrigation threatens household supplies, an agriculture ministry official said on Monday.
Roman Ruzhechko, a suspect in a Russian probe into a major oil pipeline contamination earlier this year, has asked for political asylum in Lithuania, a Vilnius district court spokesman told Reuters on Friday.
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