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3 countries to assess new info about 1994 ferry sinking

STOCKHOLM: The governments of Sweden, Finland and Estonia said Monday they will jointly assess what that they called “new significant information” in connection with one…

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Navalny says Merkel visited him in Berlin hospital

MOSCOW: Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said on Monday that German Chancellor Angela Merkel visited him at a Berlin hospital where he was treated after…

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Turkey seeks new life for submerged tourist town

HASANKEYF, Turkey: Just two roofs poke through the vast expanse of an artificial lake that has swallowed a Turkish town whose caves and pre-Ottoman ruins…

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Belarus rallies continue as Macron says prez must go

French President Emmanuel Macron said it’s clear that Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko has to step down, as protests over his disputed re-election continued for a…

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‘It is clear Lukashenko has to go’: Emmanuel Macron

PARIS: French President Emmanuel Macron said Belarus’s leader Alexander Lukashenko has to step down, in comments to a French weekly published on Sunday. “It’s clear…

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Free movement at risk in heart of Europe as Swiss vote

GENEVA: The Swiss were voting Sunday on limiting immigration from the European Union, which, while not expected to pass, has sparked fears a shock “yes”…

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Belarus president sworn in at unannounced inaugural ceremony

KYIV: President Alexander Lukashenko of Belarus was sworn in Wednesday to his sixth term in office at an inaugural ceremony that was not announced in…

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Italy’s coronavirus Patient No. 1 takes part in long-distance relay race

CODOGNO (Italy): Italy’s coronavirus Patient No. 1, whose case confirmed one of the world’s deadliest outbreaks was underway, is taking part in a 180-kilometer (112-mile)…

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Paris cleaver attack suspect says acted over Charlie Hebdo cartoons

PARIS: A man suspected of wounding two people with a meat cleaver near the former Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine has admitted staging the…

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Paris stabbing suspect wasn’t on police radar, minister says

PARIS: A young man stabbed two people on Friday outside the former Paris offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, where 12 people were killed in…

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