Category: Europe

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staffOctober 9, 2018

Bulgaria radio says suspect arrested over journalist slaying

Bulgarian national radio reported Tuesday that a suspect had been arrested in connection with the slaying of television reporter Viktoria ...

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staffOctober 9, 2018

Romania aims to legalize same-sex civil union after failed vote

Romania’s ruling party aims to introduce legislation to legalize civil unions for same-sex couples, the state news agency quoted a ...

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staffOctober 9, 2018

Evacuation after Ukraine ammo dump blasts

Explosions and fire have hit an ammunition depot in Ukraine, officials say, leading to the evacuation of thousands of people. ...

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staffOctober 8, 2018

Jailed Chechen activist wins European rights award

Jailed Chechen activist Oyub Titiev won the Council of Europe’s Vaclav Havel prize Monday for defending human rights in the ...

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Oil cleanup begins after cargo ships collide off Corsica

French and Italian ships raced Monday to contain a spreading oil spill after two cargo ships collided off the Mediterranean ...

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Nationalist parties win Bosnia’s parliamentary vote, preliminary results show

Croat, Muslim and Serb nationalist parties won Bosnia’s parliamentary election, State Election Commission preliminary results showed Monday. The three parties ...

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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 ...