Category: Europe

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staffOctober 20, 2017

Thousands protest labor reform in Paris

Some 25,000 people turned up in Paris on Thursday to protest a controversial labor reform spearheaded by French President Emmanuel ...

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staffOctober 17, 2017

Russia artist held over Paris bank fire

A controversial Russian artist who was granted political asylum in France has been arrested after setting fire to a bank ...

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staffOctober 17, 2017

Catalan separatists in Spanish custody

A Spanish judge has jailed two key members of the Catalan independence movement. Jordi Sánchez and Jordi Cuixart, who lead ...

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staffOctober 16, 2017

Catalan leader seeking twomonth reprieve for talks with Spain

Catalonia’s separatist leader Carles Puigdemont on Monday told the central government he wanted to “suspend” initiating steps towards independence for ...

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staffOctober 16, 2017

Death toll from Portugal wildfires rises to 27

At least 27 people died in a massive wave of wildfires raging in central and northern Portugal on Sunday and ...

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staffOctober 16, 2017

May heads for Brussels after Brexit talks deadlock

Prime Minister Theresa May travels to Brussels on Monday for talks with EU chief Jean-Claude Juncker after the deadlock in ...

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staffOctober 12, 2017

Magnitude 5.0 earthquake rattles Sporades Islands in northern Aegean

According to the Greek Geodynamic Institute an earthquake struck in the early hours of Thursday between Skyros and Alonissos in ...

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staffOctober 12, 2017

Moscow MPs – West is threatening Russian sovereignty

The West is threatening Russia’s sovereignty by financing NGOs, encouraging young people to protest and using the media to shape ...

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staffOctober 10, 2017

France hit by major public sector strike

PARIS – French public services on Tuesday will see major disruption as millions of workers strike to protest government labor ...

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staffOctober 10, 2017

Turkish police seek 70 military officers over Gulen links

Turkish police launched an operation on Tuesday to arrest 70 soldiers accused of links to the U.S.-based Islamic preacher alleged ...