Category: Europe

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staffApril 28, 2017

German parliament approves partial burqa ban

Germany’s parliament passed a partial ban on women’s wearing of the full-face Islamic veil in selected professions. In a late ...

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staffApril 28, 2017

London police shoot woman, arrest six in counter-terror raid

London’s Metropolitan Police said it carried out a counter-terrorism raid in which officers arrested at least six people and shot ...

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staffApril 27, 2017

London police arrest knife-carrying man on suspicion of terrorism

London’s Metropolitan Police on Thursday said authorities arrested a 27-year-old knife-carrying man near the Houses of Parliament in Westminster on ...

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staffApril 25, 2017

Cyber firm: French candidate Macron hit by hackers possibly linked to Russia

Hackers with possible links to Russia unsuccessfully attacked French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron’s campaign, research by a cybersecurity firm indicates. ...

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staffApril 24, 2017

French voters send Macron, Le Pen to second round of presidential election

There were 11 candidates in France’s presidential election, but now there are only two. French voters sent Emmanuel Macron and ...

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staffApril 21, 2017

Police make new arrest in Dortmund team bus attack

German police have detained a man early in connection with last week’s attack on football club Borussia Dortmund’s team bus, ...

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staffApril 21, 2017

Paris shooting kills police officer, wounds 2; Islamic State claims credit

French authorities said a police officer was shot dead Thursday on one of the best-known streets in downtown Paris — ...

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staffApril 20, 2017

British Parliament backs PM’s call for June general election over ‘Brexit’

The British Parliament on Wednesday overwhelmingly backed Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for early elections on June 8, as Britain ...

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staffApril 17, 2017

Almost 8,300 asylum seekers rescued in Mediterranean

Nearly 8,300 asylum seekers were rescued from unseaworthy smugglers’ boats in the Mediterranean over the Easter weekend, according to NGOs ...

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staffApril 13, 2017

Russia failed to protect 330 in 2004 Beslan school siege, court rules

The European Court of Human Rights unanimously ruled Russia is guilty of failing to protect more than 330 people who ...