Category: Europe

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Spain’s Constitutional Court blocks Catalan referendum plans

Spain’s Constitutional Court blocked on Wednesday a resolution by the Catalan parliament to hold an independence referendum next September, in ...

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Kyrgyzstan votes in favor of constitutional amendments – preliminary results

The majority of people who voted in a Sunday referendum in Kyrgyzstan, support changes to the country’s constitution that seek ...

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Italy president mandates FM Paolo Gentiloni to form new govt

Italy’s president on Sunday gave Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni a mandate to try to form the country’s new government. Gentiloni ...

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Five killed in Bulgarian freight train explosion

Five people were killed after a train carrying liquid petroleum gas derailed and exploded in a Bulgarian village. Two of ...

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France extends state of emergency through July

The French government decided to extend until July 15 the country’s emergency anti-terrorism measures after some 17 attacks on the ...

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Pope compares disinformation in the media to fascination with feces

Pope Francis compared the media’s fascination with telling only part of a story to coprophilia, an interest in fecal matter, ...

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Italian prime minister to resign after voters reject referendum

Another European leader has gone down in the wave of populism washing over Europe as Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi ...

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Austria’s far-right Norbert Hofer concedes in election re-run

Far-right candidate Norbert Hofer conceded defeat against independent candidate Alexander Van der Bellen in a re-run election Sunday. Official results ...

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Islamic State leader killed in North Caucasus region, Russian security says

The leader of a branch of the Islamic State operating in the North Caucasus was killed, Russia security officials said ...

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Three women shot dead after leaving restaurant in Finland

Police in Finland said three women — a local politician and two journalists — were killed late Saturday by a ...