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Thousands in Germany, France protest Turkish push into Syria Sat, 19 Oct, 2019

Thousands of people in the German city of Cologne and in the French capital demonstrated   against Turkey's offensive in northern Syria.
Spain jails Catalan separatist leaders for independence bid

Spain jails Catalan separatist leaders for independence bid Mon, 14 Oct, 2019

Thousands of angry protesters took to the streets of Barcelona after Spain's Supreme Court sentenced nine Catalan separatist leaders to between nine and 13 years in jail for sedition over the failed 2017 independence bid.
Macron, Merkel call for end to Turkish offensive in Syria

Macron, Merkel call for end to Turkish offensive in Syria Sun, 13 Oct, 2019

 France's President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel called  for an end to Turkey's offensive against Kurds in northern Syria, warning of dire humanitarian consequences and a boost for the Islamic State group.
Two killed in anti-Semitic attack in Germany

Two killed in anti-Semitic attack in Germany Wed, 09 Oct, 2019

 At least two people were shot dead in the German city of Halle   in an anti-Semitic attack as Jews marked the holy day of Yom Kippur, with the gunman filming the assault and posting a video online.
Europeans fear IS comeback after Trump pullback from Syria

Europeans fear IS comeback after Trump pullback from Syria Mon, 07 Oct, 2019

European powers  warned against a threatened Turkish offensive in northern Syria, saying the move, which has been facilitated by a US pullout, would boost the Islamic State group and spark a new refugee crisis.
Tens of thousands march for independence in Scottish capital

Tens of thousands march for independence in Scottish capital Sun, 06 Oct, 2019

Tens of thousands of Scottish independence supporters marched in Edinburgh, as calls grow for a fresh vote on Scotland breaking away from the United Kingdom with Brexit scheduled for within weeks.
UK calls for 'intensive negotiations' on new Brexit plans

UK calls for 'intensive negotiations' on new Brexit plans Sun, 06 Oct, 2019

Britain  urged the EU to intensify talks over London's latest Brexit proposals, despite European leaders warning it must revise the plans in order to conclude a deal this month.
Thousands protest Ukraine leader's peace plan

Thousands protest Ukraine leader's peace plan Sun, 06 Oct, 2019

 About 10,000 people including Ukraine's former president Petro Poroshenko gathered in central Kiev to protest a plan for broader autonomy for separatist territories ahead of a high-stakes summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
Ukraine, Russia eye revival of stalled peace talks

Ukraine, Russia eye revival of stalled peace talks Wed, 02 Oct, 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky could meet for the first time as early as this month, in talks aimed at ending the conflict in eastern Ukraine.
France sees one-month window for US and Iran to engage talks

France sees one-month window for US and Iran to engage talks Wed, 02 Oct, 2019

France's top diplomat judged   that Iran and the United States had just over a month to try to start a dialogue on easing tensions in the Middle East, before another expected move by Tehran to ramp up its nuclear activities.
Britain unveils new Brexit plan with warning of no deal

Britain unveils new Brexit plan with warning of no deal Wed, 02 Oct, 2019

Prime Minister Boris Johnson  published his "final" Brexit proposals, warning EU leaders that Britain will walk out without a deal on October 31 if they do not accept his terms.

UK PM loses fresh parliamentary vote as tensions rise Thu, 26 Sep, 2019

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suffered yet another setback  after MPs rejected a request to briefly suspend business for his party's conference, highlighting the hostility he faces in parliament just weeks before Brexit.
Former French president Chirac dies at 86

Former French president Chirac dies at 86 Thu, 26 Sep, 2019

Former French president Jacques Chirac, a colossal figure in France's politics for three decades, has died at the age of 86.
Children in Australia, Pacific launch global climate strike

Children in Australia, Pacific launch global climate strike Fri, 20 Sep, 2019

Children in Australia and the Pacific Islands kicked off a millions-strong global climate strike -- heeding the rallying cry of teen activist Greta Thunberg and demanding adults take action to stave off environmental disaster.
US sanctions Italy, Panama and Colombia firms over Venezuela ties

US sanctions Italy, Panama and Colombia firms over Venezuela ties Wed, 18 Sep, 2019

The United States  imposed sanctions on 16 companies linked to Colombian businessman Alex Nain Saab Moran, an associate of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro.
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