Category: Europe

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German prosecutors seek Puigdemont extradition to Spain

BERLIN – Germany’s federal prosecutors said Friday they have filed a formal request to extradite deposed Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont ...

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Czech parliament approves more troops in Afghanistan, Iraq

PRAGUE – Czech lawmakers have approved a government plan to increase the number of troops deployed in Afghanistan and other ...

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Mogherini – EU not at war with anyone on trade

BRUSSELS – EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Friday said the bloc was not in a trade war with ...

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Spanish PM faces defeat in no-confidence vote

Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is poised to be removed from office after the Basque Nationalist Party (PNV) gave its decisive ...

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New government agreed in Italy

A coalition government has been agreed in Italy, ending months of uncertainty in the EU’s fourth-biggest economy. Prime Minister-designate Giuseppe ...

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staffMay 31, 2018

Denmark passes law banning face veil in public spaces

Denmark has joined several other European countries in banning the full-face veil worn by some Muslim women in public spaces. ...

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Italy’s anti-establishment leaders meet for last-ditch talks to avert elections

Italy’s anti-establishment political leaders Matteo Salvini and Luigi Di Maio met on Thursday for last-ditch talks to resurrect a coalition ...

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staffMay 31, 2018

WTO chief Azevedo ‘agrees’ with Macron on need to reform organization

The head of the World Trade Organization (WTO) agreed Thursday with a call from French President Emmanuel Macron for reform, ...

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staffMay 31, 2018

Czech caretaker PM Babis says to be appointed again on June 6

Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis, ruling in a caretaker capacity, will be appointed government head again on June 6, he ...

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staffMay 31, 2018

Russian PM Medvedev in Tajikistan

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev arrived in Tajikistan’s capital of Dushanbe on Thursday, TASS reports. He is due to take ...