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UN: Global warming carries life-or-death warning

Preventing an extra single degree of heat could make a life-or-death difference in the next few decades for multitudes of people and ecosystems on this fast-warming planet, an international panel of scientists reported Sunday. But they provide...
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Foreign Affairs Council to discuss Macedonia referendum and BiH elections

The Foreign Affairs Council will hold a meeting in Luxembourg on Monday, discussing current affairs and the outcome of the 73rd UN General Assembly held in September. Ministers may also refer to the results of the consultative referendum in...
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UK provides £2m to stem human trafficking in Albania

A £2m boost to deliver work in Albanian human trafficking hotspots was announced few days ago by British Minister for Crime, Safeguarding and Vulnerability Victoria Atkins. The programme will help tackle the flow of modern slavery to the UK...
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Kammenos: Countries should sign deals to ensure regional security

Greek Defense Minister Panos Kammenos has proposed that countries in the region should sign security agreements to solve regional problems and ensure regional stability. Following his recent meeting with U. S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis...
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Suspect arrested over journalist slaying

Bulgarian national radio reported Tuesday that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the slaying of television reporter Viktoria Marinova, whose body was found dumped after she highlighted possible government corruption, AP reports. Tuesday’s...
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Croatia will not get involved in the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue

Serbia and Kosovo should be supported on their path to the European Union, said Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Monday. “Croatia will not get involved in the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue, but will monitor and encourage it,”...
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Romania referendum to ban gay unions fails

A referendum to establish a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage in Romania has failed – after only a fifth of voters bothered to turn out, the BBC reported. Romanians were being asked whether they wanted the constitution changed to...
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Bulgarians mourn murdered journalist, EU calls for fast inquiry

Leading EU politicians and media activists urged Bulgaria on Monday to conduct a fast investigation into the murder of journalist Viktoria Marinova, as mourners planned vigils across the Balkan country, Reuters reported. Marinova’s body was...
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Kosovo visa liberalization decision in December

Kosovo Minister of European Integration, Dhurata Hoxha, has said that the issue of visa liberalization is in the hands of the European Union, expecting a decision in December, MIA reports from Pristina. Minister Hoxha told daily “Zeri”...
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Pro-Russian Serb leader claims victory in Bosnia-Herzegovina (video)

Nationalist leader Milorad Dodik is leading in the race for the Serb seat of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s three-member presidency. His victory is a blow to the fragile unity of the country created after the brutal civil war, Deutsche Welle reports. With...