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Sweden probes European Parliament candidate over groping incident - 05/22/2019

Stockholm - A Swedish prosecutor on Wednesday launched a preliminary investigation against the top candidate for the populist right-wing Sweden Democrats for the European Parliament. The...

EU court rejects climate complaint brought by 10 families - 05/22/2019

Luxembourg - The European Union's General Court has dismissed a climate case against EU institutions brought by 10 families in Europe and other parts of the world, a court spokesman told dpa on...

Lebanese police disperse anti-austerity protesters in Beirut - 05/20/2019

Beirut - Lebanese police dispersed hundreds of anti-austerity protesters who attempted to storm the Lebanese Governmental House in downtown Beirut on Monday.   The protesters, mainly retired...

Merkel highlights Russia threat on visit to NATO high readiness force - 05/20/2019

Hanover -By Friedemann Kohler, - The NATO military alliance must turn its attention to securing its own territory in addition to focusing on its foreign missions, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said...

Italy's government 'paralysed' by infighting, key cabinet member says - 05/20/2019

Rome - Italy's government has been "paralysed" by infighting between coalition partners running rival campaigns for the European Parliament elections, a key cabinet member said in an interview...

German envoy for Afghanistan meets Taliban in Doha - 05/19/2019

Kabul - German Special Representative for Afghanistan Markus Potzel has met in Doha with the Taliban's deputy leader and co-founder, Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the militant group said on Sunday....

Sudan's military council to resume talks with opposition - 05/18/2019

Khartoum - Sudan's military council has said it will resume talks with members of the country's opposition on Sunday, paving the way for the two sides to iron out the final details of a power-sharing...

Report: US sailors on submarine allegedly created 'rape list' - 05/18/2019

New York (tca/dpa) - A new probe reveals that Navy submarine sailors compiled a list of female crew members that ranked them according to their attractiveness level. The "rape list" comprised female...

Council of Europe opens decisive session on Russia's membership - 05/17/2019

Helsinki - By Lennart Simonsson and Peter Spinella, - Top diplomats from the Council of Europe, a human rights organization comprising almost all European states, met on Friday for a session expected...

Three Filipinos, South Korean freed in Libya from captivity - 05/17/2019

Abu Dhabi (dpa) - Three Filipinos and a South Korean seized by armed groups in Libya last year have been freed due to efforts by the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the Gulf country said on Friday....
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