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Montenegro police source: US embassy attacker an ex-soldier

The man who hurled a bomb into the U.S. embassy compound in Podgorica, Montenegro’s capital, and then killed himself, was an ex-soldier decorated by former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic after NATO’s bombing of Serbia and...
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Thaci: If Russia were to recognize Kosovo, Belgrade would be able to step out of the false mythology

Hashim Thaci says Russia could play “a very positive role for the peace process” if it were to recognize Kosovo, b92.net reports. If that happened, the Kosovo president told the German daily Die Tageszeitung, Belgrade “would...
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Court considers banning diesel cars in German cities

A German court began considering Thursday whether authorities should ban diesel cars from cities in order to lower air pollution, a move that could have drastic consequences for the country’s powerful auto industry, ABC News reports. The...
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Pavlopoulos calls again for name without irredentist claims, change of Macedonian constitution

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos during Thursday’s meeting with President of Ireland Michael Higgins said that if Macedonia wants to integrate into NATO and EU it needs to change the constitution highlighting that whatever name is chosen...
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EU court says Poland broke air quality laws

The EU’s top court on Thursday found Poland guilty of violating air quality laws, in the latest clash between the bloc’s authorities and the rightwing government in Warsaw, AFP reports. The European Court of Justice urged Poland...
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Greek parliament decides to probe politicians in alleged drug bribery case

Greece’s parliament voted early on Thursday to set up a committee that will investigate politicians, including former prime ministers, over allegations of bribery by the Swiss drugmaker Novartis, Reuters reports. Court officials say staff...
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Kammenos: I will do everything in my power to prevent ceding the term Macedonia

Panos Kammenos, the leader of Greece’s junior coalition partner Independent Greeks, said on Wednesday that he disagrees with the leftist-led government’s handling of ongoing name talks with the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM),...
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Trump considers arming teachers as students hold protest

Students galvanized by the deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school confronted lawmakers on Wednesday with demands to restrict sales of assault rifles, while President Donald Trump suggested arming teachers as a way to stop more U.S. rampages,...
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Explosive device thrown at U.S. embassy building in Montenegro

An unknown person threw an explosive device, probably a hand grenade, at the United States embassy building in Podgorica, the capital of Montenegro, before blowing himself up, the government said on Thursday, Reuters reports. Messaging in English...
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European cities need to adapt now to future drought, floods, researchers say

European cities in the second half of the century may face significantly worse heatwaves, deepening drought, and more river floods if global temperatures continue to rise – something they need to begin preparing for now, researchers said...