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EU Leaders Negotiating Common Position On Brexit

The Leaders of the 27 EU contries are meeting in Brussels to adopt a common position on conducting negotiations with Great Britain over its exiting the Bloc, BNR reported.

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Turkish Authorities Block Access to Wikipedia

Turkey on Saturday blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, an Internet monitoring group said, but it was not clear why the ban had been imposed.

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Germany Rejects Demands to Halt Turkey's Bid to Join the European Union

Germany rejected on Friday demands to halt Turkey's bid to join the European Union, even as some EU states said Ankara's membership dream was dead after Turks voted to grant President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers, Reuters reported.

World » EU | April 28, 2017, Friday // 14:44 | Viewed: 1499

Minimum Pension in Slovenia Reaches EUR 500

Slovenia’s Parliament adopted amendments to the Pension and Disability Insurance Act, according to which pensioners who meet all requirements would have a guaranteed pension of EUR 500, BNR reported.

World » EU | April 28, 2017, Friday // 10:11 | Viewed: 1757

Angry Nationalists Storm Macedonian Parliament

Violence broke out in Macedonia's Parliament on Thursday after an ethnic Albanian MP was elected speaker, sparking outrage from nationalists, CNN reported.

World » Southeast Europe | April 28, 2017, Friday // 10:04 | Viewed: 1900

Erdogan: ‘EU Cannot Question Our Democracy’

Turkey cannot allow other countries, “especially the European Union to question our democracy”, said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday, reported Anadolu Agency.

World » Southeast Europe | April 28, 2017, Friday // 08:21 | Viewed: 1702

Estonia says Russia May Put Troops in Belarus to Challenge NATO

Estonia's defense minister said on Thursday that Russia may use large-scale military exercises to move thousands of troops permanently into Belarus later this year in a warning to NATO, Reuters reported.

World » EU | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 14:03 | Viewed: 3103

Angela Merkel: 'EU-Turkey Ties 'Severely Hit' by Ankara Developments'

The relationship between the European Union and Turkey has been severely hit by actions taken by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, AFP reported.

World » EU | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 11:13 | Viewed: 1884

Trump Says He Won't Pull US Out of NAFTA

President Donald Trump has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, ABC News reports.

World | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 09:38 | Viewed: 1567

Large Blast and Fire at Damascus Airport: Syrian Observatory

A large explosion hit in the area of Damascus International Airport followed by a fire in the same place early on Thursday the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said, Reuters agency reports.

World | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 08:22 | Viewed: 1894

EU Launches Legal Action Against Hungary Over Education Law

The EU launched legal action against Hungary on Wednesday over a law that could shut a university founded by US billionaire George Soros, the European Commission said, AFP reported.

World » EU | April 26, 2017, Wednesday // 16:53 | Viewed: 3271

France Says Samples From April 4 Syria Chemical Attack Prove Government Used Sarin

Samples obtained by French intelligence show that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "undoubtedly" used sarin nerve gas in an April 4 attack in northern Syria, France's foreign minister said on Wednesday, citing a declassified report, Reuter

World » EU | April 26, 2017, Wednesday // 11:46 | Viewed: 2880

Sweden Releases Second Man Held Over Stockholm Attack: No Longer a Suspect

Sweden on Tuesday released a second suspect held in connection with the deadly Stockholm truck attack earlier this month, prosecutors said, The Local writes.

World » EU | April 26, 2017, Wednesday // 10:13 | Viewed: 1614

Theresa May to Meet EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier

The Prime Minister will host Michel Barnier and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker for a working dinner at Downing Street at 7pm on Wednesday, writes The Press and Journal.

World » EU | April 26, 2017, Wednesday // 08:20 | Viewed: 2809

Spain Arrests Moroccans Suspected of Links to Belgian Islamist Attacks

Spanish police arrested eight people and raided 12 properties in Barcelona, in an operation against suspected Islamist militants carried out in conjunction with Belgian police, police said on Tuesday, Reuters reported.

World » EU | April 25, 2017, Tuesday // 14:17 | Viewed: 3453

Le Pen Steps Aside as National Front leader

Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has announced that she is stepping aside as leader of her National Front (FN) party.

World » EU | April 25, 2017, Tuesday // 12:10 | Viewed: 3353

US Submarine Arrives in South Korea as Tensions Rise

A US submarine has arrived in South Korea, amid worries of another North Korean missile or nuclear test.

World | April 25, 2017, Tuesday // 11:47 | Viewed: 2912

Swedish Prosecutors Arrest Second Suspect in Truck Attack Probe

Swedish prosecutors have arrested a further suspect in connection with the investigation of the deadly truck attack in the Swedish capital earlier this month, police said on Monday, Reuters reported.

World » EU | April 24, 2017, Monday // 12:21 | Viewed: 57628

Le Pen Faces Macron in Final Round of French Presidential Election

Marine Le Pen stormed into the final straight of the French presidential election last night as mutinous voters humiliated the country’s two established parties, writes The Times.

World » EU | April 24, 2017, Monday // 09:02 | Viewed: 4131

Early French Vote Turnout Slightly Higher Than 2012

Turnout in the first round of the French presidential election at 1000 GMT on Sunday was slightly higher than at the same stage in 2012, the interior ministry said, reported AFP.

World » EU | April 23, 2017, Sunday // 14:03 | Viewed: 5017

Unidentified Gunman Opens Fire in FSB Office in Russia’s Khabarovsk

An unidentified gunman opened fire in the receiving office of the local branch of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) in the Far Eastern city of Khabarovsk on Friday, the FSB Public Relations Center told TASS.

World | April 21, 2017, Friday // 13:53 | Viewed: 3733
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