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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: 3834

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: 3729

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: 3242

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: 71638

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: 4510

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: 5401

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: 3853

French Police Hunting Second Suspect After Paris Attack

French police were on Friday hunting a second suspect in connection with the fatal shooting of a policeman in Paris, French Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre-Henry Brandet said, Reuters reported.

World » EU | April 21, 2017, Friday // 11:37 | Viewed: 5861

Gunman Kills Officer Before Being Shot Dead

A gunman has killed a police officer and seriously wounded two others before being shot dead in an attack on the Champs Elysees shopping district in the French capital, according to Paris police and the interior ministry, Aljazeera News Agency reported.

World | April 21, 2017, Friday // 02:19 | Viewed: 4976

Financial Support For Participants in Chernobyl Cleanup

The participants in the alleviation of consequences of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant accident and families of the dead participants will get lump sums of 1,000 lei in financial assistance.

World | April 20, 2017, Thursday // 13:59 | Viewed: 4592

N.Korea Warns of "Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike" as U.S. Plans Next Move

North Korean state media warned the United States of a "super-mighty preemptive strike" after U.

World | April 20, 2017, Thursday // 12:48 | Viewed: 3336

Greek Armed Forces Investigate Crash That Killed Four Officers

The Greek military on Wednesday was investigating the cause of a helicopter crash that killed four army officers and injured a fifth, prompting Defense Minister Panos Kammenos to declare three days of national mourning, Ekathimerini writes.

World » Southeast Europe | April 20, 2017, Thursday // 10:18 | Viewed: 5613

Macron Hangs on to Lead in French Election, Le Pen's Camp Rows With Brussels

Centrist Emmanuel Macron clung on to his status as favorite to win France's presidential election in a four-way race that is too close to call, as the camp of far-right challenger Marine Le Pen ramped up its eurosceptic rhetoric in a row with Brussels, Re

World » EU | April 20, 2017, Thursday // 09:28 | Viewed: 2164

Four Killed in Military Helicopter Crash in Central Greece

Military officials in Greece say four army officers have been killed and one injured in the crash of a border patrol helicopter in northern Greece, Ekathimerini writes, quoted by Focus News Agency.

World » Southeast Europe | April 19, 2017, Wednesday // 15:46 | Viewed: 6073

EU Says Brexit Negotiations Will Start After British Election

The European Union's "real political" negotiations on Britain's exit from the bloc will start after the snap British election in June, an EU spokesman said Wednesday, AFP reported.

World » EU | April 19, 2017, Wednesday // 14:01 | Viewed: 5621

Canada Lifts Visas For Some Bulgarians in May

The Embassy of Canada for Romania, Bulgaria and Moldova announced that from May 1, 2017, citizens of Bulgaria, who had a Canadian visa in the past 10 years of currently hold a valid non-immigrant US visa will be able to apply for an electronic travel auth

World | April 19, 2017, Wednesday // 13:54 | Viewed: 67114

Erdogan Suggests Trump Meeting

Unlike European leaders who expressed reservations about the referendum, US President Donald Trump telephoned Erdogan to congratulate him on his victory.

World | April 19, 2017, Wednesday // 12:23 | Viewed: 3566

Syria Evacuations Resume After Deadly Bombing

The evacuation of of civilians and fighters from besieged Syrian towns resumed on Wednesday after a weekend bombing killed 126 evacuees, 68 of them children, an AFP correspondent reported.

World | April 19, 2017, Wednesday // 11:07 | Viewed: 3070

North Korea Warns 'Thermonuclear War May Break Out at Any Moment'

A senior North Korean official has accused the US of turning the Korean peninsula into “the world’s biggest hotspot” and creating “a dangerous situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any moment”, The Guardian writes.

World | April 18, 2017, Tuesday // 14:42 | Viewed: 2035

Theresa May Calls Snap UK Elections for June 8

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World » EU | April 18, 2017, Tuesday // 13:42 | Viewed: 69672

Protests in Turkey After Referendum Criticism by Europe And Opposition

Protests broke out across Turkey as President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told a European observer mission to "know your place" after they criticised Sunday's constitutional referendum, according to Middle East Eye.

World | April 18, 2017, Tuesday // 11:27 | Viewed: 4156
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