Category: Europe

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Record number of boat migrants reach Italy this year

The number of migrants who have reached Italy by boat from North Africa this year has already topped a previous ...

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France’s Fillon wins conservative primary

Former prime minister Francois Fillon has won the second round of the conservative primary race for next year’s presidential election ...

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Gas canisters detonated outside Italian police station

Italian authorities are investigating an explosion outside the Bologna station of the Carabinieri national police that damaged the building overnight, ...

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Refugee center pelted with Molotov cocktails in Austria

A refugee shelter in the town of Himberg, not far from Vienna, was pelted with beer bottles filled with flammable ...

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Swiss poised to reject nuclear phase-out – preliminary referendum results

Preliminary results of a referendum in Switzerland indicate that the suggested timetable for phase-out of its nuclear power plants has ...

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EU’s Juncker praises Renzi reforms ahead of Italy referendum – report

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker hopes Italians will not reject reforms sponsored by Prime Minister Matteo Renzi when they vote ...