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Venice underwater as exceptional tide sweeps through canal city

VENICE: Venice was hit by the highest tide in more than 50 years late Tuesday, with tourists wading through flooded streets to seek shelter as…

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Spanish king, Cuban president meet in Havana

HAVANA: Spanish King Felipe VI and Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel met on Tuesday at the start of the first modern state visit to Cuba by…

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Impeachment witness: Ukrainians asked about holdup of aid

WASHINGTON: Transcripts in the newest batch from testimony in the House impeachment hearings are chipping away at a key Republican defense of President Donald Trump….

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Vox Popular: Far-right rises in Spain

MADRID: With its hard line against Catalan separatism, immigration and feminism, far-right party Vox was the big winner of Spain’s repeat general election on Sunday,…

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Belarus leader defends rights record during Austria visit

VIENNA: Belarus’s leader Alexander Lukashenko defended his isolated country’s human rights during a visit to Austria Tuesday, as he seeks closer ties with the European…

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Turkey’s Erdogan says talks with EU may end over Cyprus sanctions

ANKARA: President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday the European Union’s decision to sanction Turkey over drilling off the coast of Cyprus could disrupt talks with…

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Belarus leader visits Austria, seeking closer EU ties

VIENNA: Belarus’s isolated leader Alexander Lukashenko on Tuesday visits Austria, marking his first trip to an EU member in more than three years as he…

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Kazakh former president says in talks to arrange Putin-Zelenskiy summit

NUR-SULTAN: Kazakhstan’s former president, Nursultan Nazarbayev, is trying to arrange a one-on-one meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, Nazarbayev…

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Turkey deports US jihadist: interior ministry

ISTANBUL: Turkey has deported an American jihadist, and seven more from Germany are to be expelled later in the week, an interior ministry spokesman said…

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Spain faces more uncertainty after inconclusive election

MADRID: Spain’s looks to set to face months more political uncertainty after the country’s fourth elections in as many years further complicated an already messy…

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