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  • Street protest against French President Emmanuel Macron’s overhaul of labour laws in 2017.

    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.

    LAST UPDATE : Apr 03, 2018, 6:56 AM EDT
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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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  • 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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    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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  • Germany faces the prospects of fresh elections after exploratory talks between Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU bloc, the Greens and the pro-business FDP crumbled following four weeks of intense negotiations on Sunday.

    LAST UPDATE : Nov 20, 2017, 5:16 AM EST
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