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Spain rescues over 200 migrants at sea

Spain rescues over 200 migrants at sea Sun, 29 Jul, 2018

Spain said it had plucked more than 200 migrants from the Mediterranean Sea on Sunday as the country's interior minister headed to Mauritania to try to boost cooperation in the fight against illegal immigration.
Blame game blows up over deadly Greek wildfires

Blame game blows up over deadly Greek wildfires Fri, 27 Jul, 2018

Grief and shock over Greece's deadliest wildfires were clouded Friday by a bitter debate over who was to blame, as the opposition rejected the government's suggestion that the blazes were started deliberately.
Google hit with record 4.3-bn-euro EU fine over Android

Google hit with record 4.3-bn-euro EU fine over Android Wed, 18 Jul, 2018

The European Union slapped Google with a huge 4.34-billion-euro fine for abusing the dominance of its Android operating system on Wednesday in the biggest antitrust penalty in the bloc's history.
Sweden struggles to contain ferocious wildfires

Sweden struggles to contain ferocious wildfires Wed, 18 Jul, 2018

Dozens of forest wildfires raged across Sweden Wednesday, prompting Stockholm to ask for emergency EU help to fight the blazes, which broke out during an extreme heatwave in the Nordic region.
Hardline eastern EU members crow victory over migrant deal

Hardline eastern EU members crow victory over migrant deal Fri, 29 Jun, 2018

Four eastern EU states which have all taken a tough anti-migrant stance crowed victory on Friday over a controversial deal dropping the bloc's mandatory quota system in favour of measures designed to stem the influx of asylum seekers.
Macedonia president refuses to sign Greece name deal

Macedonia president refuses to sign Greece name deal Tue, 26 Jun, 2018

Macedonia's president on Tuesday refused to sign a historic deal with Greece to rename his country the Republic of North Macedonia, after parliament ratified the accord.
Uber gets London licence back for 15 months

Uber gets London licence back for 15 months Tue, 26 Jun, 2018

Uber won a legal bid on Tuesday to restore its operating license in London after a judge overturned an earlier decision and granted the ride-hailing app a 15-month permit.
Turkey's Erdogan wins sweeping new powers after election victory

Turkey's Erdogan wins sweeping new powers after election victory Mon, 25 Jun, 2018

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan won sweeping new executive powers on Monday after his victory in landmark elections that also saw his Islamist-rooted AK Party and its nationalist allies secure a majority in parliament.
UK vows simple registration for EU citizens after Brexit

UK vows simple registration for EU citizens after Brexit Thu, 21 Jun, 2018

European Union citizens living in Britain can begin registering from this autumn for a post-Brexit settlement scheme, ministers said Thursday as they vowed to make the process as simple as possible.
Italy bans more migrant rescue boats

Italy bans more migrant rescue boats Sat, 16 Jun, 2018

Italy's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Saturday warned another migrant rescue mission off the Libyan coast that it would not be allowed to land its "human cargo" at an Italian port.
Russia thump Saudi Arabia to launch World Cup in style

Russia thump Saudi Arabia to launch World Cup in style Thu, 14 Jun, 2018

Russia kicked off their World Cup in style on Thursday, thumping Saudi Arabia 5-0 in front of an ecstatic crowd in Moscow after President Vladimir Putin officially opened the tournament.
DNA leads to breakthrough in grisly French cold case

DNA leads to breakthrough in grisly French cold case Thu, 14 Jun, 2018

Police investigating a three-decade-old murder that mystified France said Thursday they had finally identified a four-year-old girl whose mutilated body was found by a motorway and arrested her parents on suspicion of killing her.
New Italian govt vows to create jobs, deport migrants

New Italian govt vows to create jobs, deport migrants Sat, 02 Jun, 2018

Italy's new populist leaders commemorated the founding of the Italian republic by attending a pomp-filled military parade Saturday — and then promised to get to work creating jobs and expelling migrants.
Spanish gov't falls, Socialist opposition leader takes power

Spanish gov't falls, Socialist opposition leader takes power Fri, 01 Jun, 2018

Spain's parliament on Friday ousted Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy in a no-confidence vote sparked by fury over his party's corruption woes, with his Socialist arch-rival Pedro Sanchez automatically taking over.
US to impose steel, aluminum tariffs on EU, Canada, Mexico

US to impose steel, aluminum tariffs on EU, Canada, Mexico Thu, 31 May, 2018

The United States said Thursday it will impose stiff tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from the European Union, Canada, Mexico, reviving fears of a trade war with angry allies and trading partners.
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