More than $13 billion (11 billion euros) were laundered through banks in the small Baltic state of Estonia from 2012-2016, with at least 7.3 billion euros in assets through non-resident bank accounts, police said on Friday.
Proposed tougher European rules for foreign clearing houses may still leave EU regulators short of the power they need to protect Europe's financial sector after Britain leaves the bloc, a board member of Germany's central bank warned.
Film producer Harvey Weinstein surrendered to New York City police on Friday on charges of rape and sex abuse, months after he was toppled from Hollywood's most powerful ranks by scores of women accusing him of misconduct.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that some countries were using sanctions as part of their trade policy and complained that protectionism was on the rise globally.
Canadian police were looking for two suspects who walked into a crowded restaurant and detonated a bomb, injuring 15 people, and said on Friday the incident did not appear to be a hate crime or linked to international terror.
The United States on Friday joined calls for Russia to account for its role in the July 2014 downing of Malaysia Flight MH-17 over eastern Ukraine.
Turkish police detained 51 suspected members of Islamic State in Istanbul on Friday, anti-terrorist police said.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he was pleased that North Korea said it was still open to talks after his abrupt cancellation of a planned June 12 meeting.
Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he was quietly confident that a strong early turnout in Ireland's abortion referendum on Friday would favor those seeking change in what only two decades ago was one of Europe's most socially conservative countries.
New orders for key U.S.-made capital goods increased more than expected in April and shipments rebounded, suggesting business spending on equipment was picking up after slowing down at the end of the first quarter.
Australia's Suncorp Group Ltd told a powerful inquiry into financial sector misconduct on Friday that it had extended loans negligently in some cases, but that it acted fairly in pursuing customers struggling to make repayments.
The opposition Barbados Labour Party (BLP) won a landslide victory in Barbados' general election, winning every seat and ushering in the country's first female prime minister, preliminary results showed on Friday.
Russia's second-biggest food retailer Magnit plans to expand its reach by opening shops in thousands of Russian Post offices, eyeing efficiency gains from sharing transport infrastructure, Magnit's chief executive told Reuters.
Customers of Britain's TSB bank complained on Friday they were unable to access its banking app, a little more than a month after the lender suffered one of the country's worst ever computer systems outages following a botched IT migration.