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  • French railway network crippled on the opening day of a wave of strikes as the staff at SNCF staged “Black Tuesday” protests against President Emmanuel Macron’s plans to revamp labor laws.

    Street protest against French President Emmanuel Macron’s overhaul of labour laws in 2017.
    LAST UPDATE : Apr 03, 2018, 6:56 AM EDT
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  • Over 20 nations have stood in solidarity with the U.K. over claims that Russia ordered Skripal attack.

    Russia has vowed to retaliate against the collective expulsion of its 100 diplomats by the U.S. and the EU states in a coordinated response to the nerve agent attack on an ex-spy in the U.K., allegedly ordered by Moscow.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 27, 2018, 7:24 AM EDT
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  • British PM Theresa May accused Russia of subverting democratic institutions in the Western countries.

    The White House said that the U.S. “stands in solidarity” with British Prime Minister Theresa May’s decision to expel 23 Russian diplomats in response to a nerve agent attack on an ex-spy in the U.K.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 15, 2018, 6:45 AM EDT
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  • Italy's former prime minister Silvio Berlusconi's rightest alliance bagged lion share of votes.

    Italy is faced with an intricate process of coalition-building after the voters delivered a hung parliament on Sunday’s election, as they sidelined traditional parties and backed the Eurosceptic Five Star Movement.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 05, 2018, 6:09 AM EST
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  • Salah Abdeslam, the only surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks.

    Salah Abdeslam, the only surviving suspect in the 2015 Paris attacks, has maintained a stoic silence as a Belgian court opened trial on charges related to a shootout with police officers shortly before his arrest in 2016.

    LAST UPDATE : Feb 05, 2018, 6:28 AM EST
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  • (Source: Aleteia Image Department/flickr)

    Pope Francis appealed to Roman Catholics to welcome migrants, as he compared refugees to Biblical Mary and Joseph who wandered fruitlessly from Nazareth to Bethlehem in pursuit of shelter.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 25, 2017, 6:44 AM EST
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  • (Source: thierry ehrmann/flickr)

    The pro-independence parties in the Spanish region of Catalonia secured a slim majority in snap elections, a development that deals a several blow to Madrid that sought to snuff out the secessionist drive with the polls.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 22, 2017, 5:24 AM EST
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  • The development puts Chancellor Angela Merkel's fourth term in doubt.

    Germany faces the prospects of fresh election as coalition talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU bloc, the pro-business FDP and the Greens crumbled following four weeks of negotiations on Sunday.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 20, 2017, 5:27 AM EST
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  • Former Russian spy Sergei Skripal was targeted in nerve agent attack in Salisbury.

    In a move that could mark a new low in the ties between London and Moscow, British Prime Minister Theresa May is likely to name Russia as responsible for a nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Salisbury.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 12, 2018, 7:43 AM EDT
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