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France on strike: Why the French doth protest

PARIS France has been in a near-constant state of protest for the last 14 months. From Yellow Vests to pension reform protesters, there has been little to no let up in...

France confirms 3 coronavirus cases

PARIS France has confirmed three cases of the new coronavirus from China, marking the spread of the deadly virus to Europe. In the Friday night’s news conference, France's Health Minister Agnès...

Should EU, littoral countries review policies in E Med?

ANKARA The discovery of rich hydrocarbon reserves under the Eastern Mediterranean Sea brought the attention of regional, global actors and energy giants to the region. It has surged tensions as not...

EU appoints first ambassador to UK

BRUSSELS  Portuguese diplomat Joao Vale de Almeida on Friday was appointed as the head of future EU diplomatic mission to the UK after Brexit, slated for Jan. 31. In a statement,...

6 killed in family shooting in Germany

BERLIN Six members of a family were killed and two others injured in a shooting in the southwestern German town of Rot am See on Friday. The gunman, a 26-year-old German...

Greece uneasy over not being part of Berlin conference

ANKARA Greek foreign minister has expressed the country's uneasiness over not being allowed to be part of the Berlin conference on Libya to be hosted on Jan. 19, according to...

Russia’s Putin warns of possible global war

MOSCOW The regional conflicts in the Middle East can transform into a global war, Russia’s President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. Addressing Russia's Federal Assembly in Moscow, Putin said there is...

Croatia holds second round of presidential elections

BELGRADE, Serbia  Croatian voters began heading to the polls on Sunday in a runoff presidential election that will shape the country for the next five years. Polls opened at 7 a.m....

UK issues travel advice against Iran, Iraq

LONDON The British Foreign Office issued Saturday advice against all but essential travel to Iran and Iraq in the wake of top Iranian general Qasem Soleimani’s killing in a U.S....

Assailant shot by police in Paris suburb knife attack

PARIS One person was killed and two others injured Friday in a knife attack in Paris, according to an official. The victim, 56, was a resident of Villejuif who was attempting...

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COVID-19: Spain’s daily death toll climbs to nearly 400

OVIEDO, Spain Coronavirus continues to devastate Spain, with the official death toll surging by nearly 400 on Sunday, according to new figures. In total, 1,720 people...

Bangladesh: Road crash claims 15 lives

DHAKA, Bangladesh The death toll from a head-on collision late Saturday between a truck and van in southeastern Bangladesh rose to 15 when three more...

China: Belgian football player positive for coronavirus

ISTANBUL Belgium international Marouane Fellaini has become the first football player in China with coronavirus. The 32-year-old tested positive for the virus, his Chinese Super League...

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