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Extremist plotted suicide attack on British PM
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Extremist plotted suicide attack on British PM

Britain Prime Minister Theresa May / AFP PHOTO / NIKLAS HALLE'N An extremist who plotted a suicide attack on British Prime Minister Theresa May wanted to decapitate her in a bomb and knife assault, a court heard Tuesday. Naa’imur Zakariyah Rahman, 20, allegedly wanted to make “big news” by storming […]

Merkel, Macron to talk EU reform in shadow of migrant crisis
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Merkel, Macron to talk EU reform in shadow of migrant crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron hold bilateral talks on June 19, 2018, at the Meseberg Palace, north of Berlin, during a ministerial conference to coordinate European reform proposals ahead of EU summit on June 28-29, 2018. German Chancellor Angela Merkel hosted French President Emmanuel Macron on […]

EU court confirms Le Pen must repay 300,000 euros to European Parliament
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EU court confirms Le Pen must repay 300,000 euros to European Parliament

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 17, 2017 French Front National (National Front – FN) far-right party's President, European MP and presidential candidate for the 2017 election Marine Le Pen (L) takes part in a plenary session of the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France. A top EU […]

IS-backing sword attacker hated British queen, court told
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IS-backing sword attacker hated British queen, court told

Buckingham Palace. PHOTO: en.wikipedia.org A man who attacked police with a Samurai sword outside Buckingham Palace hated Queen Elizabeth II, considering her among the “enemies of Allah”, a London court heard Monday. Mohiussunnath Chowdhury, 27, who supported terrorism by the Islamic State jihadist group, fought with officers who tried to […]

Finnish MP guilty of sex assault for ‘forcibly kissing’ colleague
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Finnish MP guilty of sex assault for ‘forcibly kissing’ colleague

Hakkarainen A Helsinki court on Monday found a lawmaker guilty of sexually assaulting and harassing a female member of parliament by “forcibly kissing” her after a Christmas party, media reported. Teuvo Hakkarainen, a member of the anti-immigration Finns Party, was fined 3,060 euros ($3,555). He kissed Veera Ruoho, a member […]

Greece, Macedonia sign historic deal to end name row
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Greece, Macedonia sign historic deal to end name row

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (R) and Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev raise their hands during a signing ceremony between officials from Greece and Macedonia at Prespes Lake on June 17, 2018. The foreign ministers of Greece and Macedonia on June 17, 2018 signed a historic preliminary accord to end […]

Russia overturns ‘not guilty’ verdict for gulag historian
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Russia overturns ‘not guilty’ verdict for gulag historian

A Russian Court A Russian court on Thursday overturned the “not guilty” verdict in the high-profile trial of a historian on child pornography charges, forcing a retrial, his lawyer told AFP. The supreme court of the Karelia northwestern region “annulled the verdict of acquittal” of Yury Dmitriyev, whose trial ended […]

Merkel under pressure in escalating row over immigration
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Merkel under pressure in escalating row over immigration

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrives for a meeting with her conservative Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party's leadership on June 14, 2018 in Berlin. Merkel is facing an escalating row within her conservative camp over the flashpoint issue of immigration that could threaten her political future. / AFP PHOTO / dpa […]

Don’t be stingy with EU reforms, minister warns Merkel
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Don’t be stingy with EU reforms, minister warns Merkel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends the German government's integration summit in the Chancellery in Berlin on June 13, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / dpa / Jens Büttner / Germany OUT German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas warned Wednesday that stinginess could end up costing his country and called for bold investments […]

Brexit law faces crucial UK parliament vote
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Brexit law faces crucial UK parliament vote

A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union (Brexit Minister) David Davis speaking in a debate on Brexit legislation in the House of Commons in London on June 12, 2018. British Prime Minister Theresa […]

EU tensions flare over migrants as Macron blasts Italy
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EU tensions flare over migrants as Macron blasts Italy

French President Emmanuel Macron presides the "prise d'armes" military ceremony on June 11, 2018 at the Invalides in Paris. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Ludovic MARIN French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday accused Italy of “cynicism and irresponsibility” over its refusal to take in hundreds of migrants stranded on […]

Merkel on tightrope over disputed migrant policy
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Merkel on tightrope over disputed migrant policy

German Chancellor Angela Merkel gives a joint press conference with chairmen of international economic and financial organizations at the Chancellery in Berlin on June 11, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / John MACDOUGALL German Chancellor Angela Merkel was fighting Tuesday to stamp out the first major row within her uneasy coalition, […]