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  • The collapse of the Turkish currency lira amid Ankara’s diplomatic standoff with the U.S. had a cascading effect on the global markets as it weighed down the euro to a one-year low on Monday.

    (Source: https://bitcoinist.com)
    LAST UPDATE : Aug 13, 2018, 7:01 AM EDT
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  • U.S. President Donald Trump called on bloc members to double Nato defense spending to 4% of their GDP.

    A day after U.S. President Donald Trump poured scorn on allies over failing to meet their commitments for Nato military spending, the leaders plan to shift focus to the Afghan conflict on the second day of the summit.

    LAST UPDATE : Jul 12, 2018, 6:27 AM EDT
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  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel admitted the EU leaders are divided over migration issue.

    The leaders agreed to share out migrants on a voluntary basis and to shoulder the burden of Italy, which prior to the deal, had threatened to veto the summit’s entire agenda.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 29, 2018, 7:46 AM EDT
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  • German Chancellor Angela Merkel is under immense pressure at home over her migrant policy.

    In an impassioned appeal in the parliament, German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged the EU leaders to come together on the “make-or-break” issue of irregular migration.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 29, 2018, 7:27 AM EDT
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  • Turkey’s leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan will enjoy sweeping executive powers.

    Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been re-elected as the country's president, a victory that hands him sweeping powers to control the cabinet, make judicial appointments and issue decrees with the force of law.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 25, 2018, 8:02 AM EDT
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  • Outgoing Spanish PM Mariano Rajoy defended his tainted party earlier on Thursday.

    Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy was ousted from office after he lost a no-confidence vote on Friday, as various small parties joined hands to unseat the leader whose party has been implicated in a corruption scandal.

    LAST UPDATE : Jun 01, 2018, 7:43 AM EDT
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  • (Source: https://www.gettyimages.in)

    Belgium’s Interior Minister, Jan Jambon, revealed that Benjamin Herman, the gunman who shot dead two police officers and a civilian in the city of Liege on Tuesday, had killed another person the night before.

    LAST UPDATE : May 30, 2018, 7:30 AM EDT
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  • Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella may appoint a stopgap prime minister.

    Calls to impeach Italy’s President Sergio Mattarella erupted after he vetoed the nomination of the Eurosceptic Paolo Savona for finance minister, citing investors' concerns and economic risks.

    LAST UPDATE : May 28, 2018, 7:56 AM EDT
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  • (Source: https://www.mprnews.org)

    Rescuers toiled hard overnight to dig out mountains of debris, extracting victims and locating the survivors after the Morandi bridge in Italy’s Genoa collapsed on Tuesday, leaving at least 37 people dead.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 15, 2018, 7:29 AM EDT
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