Category: Europe

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staffOctober 8, 2018

France’s Sarkozy loses first appeal over corruption trial

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy Monday lost a first appeal against facing trial over influence peddling and corruption charges and ...

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staffOctober 7, 2018

Saudi writer ‘murdered’ in consulate

Fears are growing over the missing Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi, after Turkish officials said they believed he had been murdered. ...

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staffOctober 6, 2018

Pro-Russia party ahead in Latvia election

A pro-Russia party looks to have won the most votes in Latvia following Saturday’s general election. An exit poll put ...

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staffOctober 6, 2018

China silent as French police probe disappearance of Interpol chief

French police are investigating the disappearance of Interpol chief, Meng Hongwei, who was reported missing after travelling from France to ...

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staffOctober 6, 2018

Romanians vote on constitutional ban on same sex marriage

Romanians began voting on Saturday on whether to change the constitution to comprehensively ban same sex marriage in a two-day ...

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staffOctober 2, 2018

Putin and Saudi oil minister may talk this week: Kremlin

Russian President Vladimir Putin and Saudi Arabian Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih may talk this week on the sidelines of an ...

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staffOctober 2, 2018

Italy says won’t change deficit goal despite EU ‘threats’

Italy dug in its heels Tuesday over its budget deficit despite pressure from authorities in Brussels and its EU partners, ...

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staffOctober 2, 2018

France ramps up border controls in preparation for no-deal Brexit

France is hiring 700 additional customs officers and extra border control facilities in preparation for a potential no deal in ...

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staffSeptember 25, 2018

Austrian leader rejects far right’s plan to shut out media

Austria’s chancellor said Tuesday a proposal by his far-right coalition partners to shut out several newspapers was unacceptable, suggesting fresh ...

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staffSeptember 25, 2018

Spain’s Socialists see electoral support rise in official poll

Spain’s Socialists (PSOE) would win 30.6 percent of the vote if an election was held today, an official poll showed ...