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UN decries Italy decision to turn away migrant boat

UN decries Italy decision to turn away migrant boat

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urged Europe to welcome migrants fleeing crisis abroad, telling reporters Monday he is concerned about a possible "shrinking" of protections on the continent after Italy turned away a boat carrying over 600 people. "I've always been extremely...

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EU Commission proposes $118B for research, innovation

EU Commission proposes $118B for research, innovation

The European Commission on Thursday proposed €100 billion ($118 billion) for research and innovation for the next long-term EU budget 2021-2027. In a statement, the commission said: "A new program - Horizon Europe - will build on the achievements and success of the previous research...

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US envoy upsets Germany with provocative remarks

US envoy upsets Germany with provocative remarks

The new US ambassador in Berlin has sparked controversy by openly criticizing the Merkel government and announcing support for anti-establishment populist movements across Europe. Ambassador Richard Grenell, known as President Donald Trump’s right-hand man in Europe, heavily...

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German police shoot man near Berlin Cathedral

German police shoot man near Berlin Cathedral

A German police officer on Sunday shot a man “rampaging” near Berlin Cathedral, according to local media reports. Citing a Berlin police statement, the media said the knife-wielding man, shot in the legs, was allegedly "causing a disturbance" in the city center. Speaking to...

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German nationalists march in Berlin, face counter-protests

German nationalists march in Berlin, face counter-protests

Supporters of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party marched through central Berlin to protest against Chancellor Angela Merkel's government Sunday, and were kept away from a raft of counter-demonstrations by a heavy police presence. Police said over 5,000 people turned out for...

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UK committee warns gov't of Russian 'money-laundering'

UK committee warns gov't of Russian 'money-laundering'

A U.K. parliamentary committee has said the British government is risking the country’s national security by allowing “kleptocrats and human rights abusers to use the City of London to launder their ill-gotten funds to circumvent sanctions.” The report -- titled Moscow's Gold:...

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Russia's RT faces three new impartiality investigations in Britain

Russia's RT faces three new impartiality investigations in Britain

Britain's media regulator Monday opened a further three investigations into Russian news channel RT to see whether it had breached impartiality rules in its reporting. Ofcom has previously warned that RT producer TV Novosti could lose its right to broadcast in Britain after it said it...

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Many jihadis from Germany have German citizenship: Report

Many jihadis from Germany have German citizenship: Report

(DW)- Over 1,000 Islamists have left Germany to aid terror groups in Syria and Iraq, a report cites the government as saying. And it says more than half of them hold German passports. The German government knows of more than 1,000 Islamists who have left Germany for Syria or Iraq to...

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Police kill 4 gunmen who raided Orthodox church in Chechnya

Police kill 4 gunmen who raided Orthodox church in Chechnya

Four gunmen attacked a Russian Orthodox church in the mostly Muslim Russian province of Chechnya, but were killed by security forces in a clash Saturday that also left two policemen and a churchgoer dead. The attack underscored security challenges in Russia as it prepares to host soccer's World...

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2 killed in shooting in southwestern Germany: Report

2 killed in shooting in southwestern Germany: Report

Two people were killed in a shooting near the southwestern city of Saarbruecken, German media reported Saturday. The Saarbruecker Zeitung newspaper reported that police have a suspect in custody. The newspaper reports the shooting was in the Fechingen area, southeast of the...

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Migrant girl died from 'bullet' after Belgium police chase

Migrant girl died from 'bullet' after Belgium police chase

A two-year-old girl of Kurdish origin who died after police gave chase to a van carrying illegal migrants in southern Belgium succumbed to a bullet wound, prosecutors said Friday. The police had opened fire to stop the van after a highway chase between Namur and Maisières, a suburb of...

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Macedonian PM sees solution to name dispute with Greece in June

Macedonian PM sees solution to name dispute with Greece in June

Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said Thursday an agreement between Skopje and Athens to settle a decades old name dispute could be reached before a European Union summit in June. Zaev met his Greek counterpart Alexis Tsipras on the sidelines of the EU-Western Balkans summit in...

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Bosnia says it will stop illegal migrant entry amid increase

Bosnia says it will stop illegal migrant entry amid increase

Bosnia says it wants to stop the illegal entry of migrants as the Balkan country struggles with a growing influx of people trying to reach Western Europe. Denis Zvizdic, the head of Bosnia's Council of Ministers, or the country's government, says police patrols will increase along the...

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Italy court lifts ban on Berlusconi running for public office: report

Italy court lifts ban on Berlusconi running for public office: report

An Italian court has lifted a ban on three-time former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi running for elected office, Italy's media reported Saturday, clearing the way for yet another political comeback. The decision comes as the leaders of the anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S)...

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Heads of Armenian security service, police dismissed at new PM's request

Heads of Armenian security service, police dismissed at new PM's request

Armenian President Armen Sarkissian has dismissed the head of the security service and the police chief at the request of newly elected Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan, the presidential press service said on Thursday. Opposition leader Pashinyan was elected Armenia's prime minister by...

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Armenian ruling party to vote for PM nominee: lawmaker

Armenian ruling party to vote for PM nominee: lawmaker

Armenia's governing Republican Party will provide the additional votes needed to elect a prime minister during a parliamentary vote Tuesday, a Republican Party lawmaker told Reuters. Opposition politician Nikol Pashinyan is the only nominee in the vote in parliament. "By the end...

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2 dead as trains collide in Germany

2 dead as trains collide in Germany

At least two people were killed and several others where hurt when two trains collided late Monday in Germany, the national rail company said. The Deutsche Bahn network operator said that a commuter service hit a freight train between Ingolstadt and Augsburg in Germany's southern...

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EU migration dispute heats up again before June summit

EU migration dispute heats up again before June summit

European Union states are wrestling over how to reform their broken migration and asylum system, pushing for a deal at a leaders' summit in June over the highly-politicised issue that has defied resolution for nearly three years. The dispute has divided the bloc between southerners on...

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