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Greek government expects decisive step from Zaev

The ball is in the neighbor’s court and we are waiting for them to make the decisive step towards a solution, says Greek government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos in an interview with Greek TV station Kontra. “We expect the political...
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Guatemala volcano: Dozens die as Fuego volcano erupts (video)

Guatemala’s most violent volcano eruption in more than a century has killed at least 25 people, BBC reports. The Fuego volcano, about 40km (25 miles) south-west of the capital Guatemala City, spewed rock, gas and ash into the sky on Sunday. Fast-moving...
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One in two Greeks says name solution is required: survey

A little less than half of respondents (48.3%) agree that the Greek government should work towards a solution in the name issue, show results of the public opinion survey by agency Rass for the Greek TV station Action24, MIA reports from Athens. Asked...
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Hieronymos: Name issue is parliament’s job, not the church

We are not giving up on our name, but this is a job for the parliament not the church, says Archbishop of the Orthodox Church of Greece, Hieronymos, MIA reports from Athens. Hieronymos attended an opening of an exhibit in town Avlonas, where...
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PM-designate Conte names key ministers in Italy’s new populist government

Italy’s prime minister-designate Giuseppe Conte announced Thursday his ministerial line-up after being handed a mandate for a second time to form a new populist government, AFP reports. Far-right League leader Matteo Salvini was named...
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Denmark passes ban on niqabs and burkas

Denmark has passed a ban on full-face veils, the BBC reports. It becomes the latest in a number of EU countries to pass such a ban, which mainly affects Muslim women wearing a niqab or burka. The law was passed by 75 votes to 30 in parliament...
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EU to impose measures against ‘unacceptable’ US metal tariffs

The European Union (EU) will impose “counter-balancing measures” after the United States announced tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from the Canada, Mexico and the EU, the European Commission chief said. The tariffs, which...
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Trump says North Korea talks positive, expects Kim letter

U.S. President Donald Trump said talks with North Korea in New York have been very positive and he is expecting the delegation from Pyongyang to travel to Washington on Friday to deliver a letter to him from leader Kim Jong Un, Reuters reports. “I...
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European court: Romania, Lithuania hosted CIA secret jails

The European Court of Human Rights ruled Thursday that Romania and Lithuania allowed the detention and abuse of a Saudi and a Palestinian at secret U.S. prisons, The Associated Press reports. The Strasbourg, France-based court said Thursday...
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Dacic: Kosovo movement accusing Serbs of raping 20,000 Albanian women

There’s a movement going on in Kosovo to accuse Serbs of allegedly raping 20,000 Albanian women in 1998 and 1999, Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic told Serbian daily Telegraf. “A lobby group, that is, a marketing agency, has started...