A standing guard soldier gets his sweat wiped off by his chief at the Mamayev Kurgan World War II memorial complex in Volgograd, Russia, on June 21.
Despite its convenience, the ride-share company Uber continues to be perceived as a threat to traditional taxi companies and local governments. Now banned in several European cities, Uber is expanding to launch JUMP, an electric bike sharing service.
After days of financial worry from investors over Italy's economy and relationship with the euro, the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League joined forces to establish Italy's new populist government and vowed to make sending migrants home a priority.
Pedro Sanchez is Spain's new prime minister after he unseated Mariano Rajoy from power in a no-confidence vote. Mr. Sanchez is a socialist, and held the vote after Mr. Rajoy's conservative party was convicted for significant corruption.