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August 10, 2017 12:14 pm gmt |
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French police have searched the apartment block of a suspect shot and arrested on Wednesday after he ‘deliberately’ rammed his car into a group of soldiers, injuring six of them, in an upmarket Parisian suburb. The assailant was unarmed when he was trapped by police late Wednesday some 260 km (162 mi...
In France
August 5, 2017 4:28 am gmt |
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Neymar insisted that money was not a motivation in deciding to join Paris Saint-Germain and said Friday that he would not be burdened by his 222 million-euro ($262-million) price tag. The Brazilian star flew in from Barcelona on a private jet for his official presentation, arriving in a city whose so...
In Europe
July 28, 2017 10:32 am gmt |
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An AtlasGlobal Airlines plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport on Thursday (July 27) after being hit by hailstones during a freak storm. Heavy damage could be seen to the plane’s nose and the cockpit windows were covered in debris caused by the severe ...
In Europe
July 28, 2017 9:41 am gmt |
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A freak storm swept through Istanbul on Thursday (July 27), unleashing heavy rain and hail that flooded roads, felled trees and brought air traffic and transport to a standstill. At least two people were injured when an old cemetery wall collapsed, the Daily Sabah newspaper reported. Flights from cit...
In Europe
July 28, 2017 9:24 am gmt |
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At least 48 people have been injured, five of them seriously, after a train crashed at a station in the Spanish city of Barcelona, officials say. The incident happened during the morning rush hour at the Francia station, in the city centre. Dozens of emergency personnel were sent to the station, with...
In Europe
July 23, 2017 12:42 pm gmt |
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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan rebuked Germany on Sunday (July 23), saying German politicians should not make threats based on “false news”, as a row between the two country escalates. Asked about a letter published in Germany’s Bild newspaper by Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel, E...
In Europe
July 23, 2017 6:52 am gmt |
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Tens of thousands of protesters gathered across Poland on Saturday (July 22), the fourth day of demonstrations and candle-lit vigils demanding that Polish President Andrzej Duda, veto the the bill overhauling the Supreme Court that its critics say will undermine judicial independence. Amid mass prote...
In Europe
July 21, 2017 11:54 am gmt |
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Hundreds of tourists were left stranded at the airport on the Greek island of Kos on Friday (July 21) after an earthquake caused delays in outgoing flights. Tourists waited in long queues, stretched out on benches or slept on the ground in the parking lot, as airport officials handed out bottles of w...
In Europe
July 21, 2017 10:44 am gmt |
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Turkey’s economy minister said on Thursday (July 20) German investments in Turkey were fully guaranteed by both the Turkish government and its laws, and denied reports Ankara gave Berlin a list of companies it was targeting for suspected links to last year’s coup attempt. In an interview ...
In Europe
July 21, 2017 10:42 am gmt |
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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan’s spokesman on Thursday (July 20) lashed out at Germany after Berlin threatened to end corporate investment guarantees, saying Ankara could not accept such a stance, escalating a row between the NATO allies. Germany warned its citizens on Thursday to exercise ca...
In Europe
July 14, 2017 10:32 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump was guest of honour at France’s annual Bastille Day commemorations in Paris on Friday (July 14). The occasion, which also marked 100 years since the United States entered World War One, followed a day of talks with French President Emmanuel Macron, a tour of Paris fo...
In Europe
July 12, 2017 2:37 pm gmt |
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Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Wednesday (July 12) ruled out an immediate end to the year-old state of emergency imposed after a failed coup. Earlier on Wednesday Turkish authorities detained 14 army officers and issued warrants for the detention of 51 people, including 34 former employees of st...
In Europe
July 7, 2017 10:46 am gmt |
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European Council President Donald Tusk on Friday (July 7) welcomed the support Donald Trump has offered to Transatlantic ties but voiced caution on whether they reflected a change in policy by the U.S. president. In Poland on Thursday ahead of the G20 summit in Germany, Trump said he stood firmly beh...
In Europe
July 7, 2017 10:31 am gmt |
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Police arrested several anti-G20 protesters as clashes erupted on Friday (July 7) shortly before the summit of world leaders kicked off in the German port town of Hamburg. Water cannons were used on protesters and police started to remove people from various protest sit-ins and blockades throughout t...
In Europe
June 20, 2017 12:57 pm gmt |
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The European Court of Human Rights ruled on Tuesday (June 20) that a Russian law banning the promotion of homosexuality breaches European treaty rules on freedom of expression and is discriminatory against gay people. Three Russian gay rights activists brought the case against the 2013 federal statut...
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June 17, 2017 12:08 pm gmt |
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday (June 17) that Pope Francis had encouraged her to fight for international agreements like the Paris climate accord, after U.S. President Trump announced the United States was pulling out of the global agreement to combat climate change. Merkel made the...
In Europe
June 11, 2017 10:03 am gmt |
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French voters headed to the polls on Sunday (June 11) for the first of two rounds of a parliamentary election expected to give new President Emmanuel Macron a solid majority that should allow him to carry out far-reaching reforms. Just a month after the 39-year old ex-banker defied the odds to be ele...
In Europe
June 11, 2017 9:58 am gmt |
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Environment ministers from the G7 group of industrialised nations on Sunday (June 11) gathered in the Italian city of Bologna for a two-day meeting. Discussions will inevitably involve the decision by U.S. President Donald Trump to pull his country out of the landmark Paris agreement with 195 countri...
In Europe
June 10, 2017 9:51 am gmt |
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Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto welcomed Chancellor Angela Merkel to Mexico City’s National Palace on Friday (June 09) in the second stop of her Latin America trip to talk up free trade deals between the EU and the region. Mexico is currently in talks with the European Union to finalise a ...