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Samaras files suit against Tsipras over Novartis bribery claims

Former conservative prime minister Antonis Samaras has filed a suit against current Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras, accusing him of being behind a plot to tarnish opposition politicians by implicating them in the Novartis bribery claims, daily...
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Athens mayor says Boutaris is true patriot

Thessaloniki Mayor Yiannis Boutaris who was widely criticised after suggesting that Thessaloniki should think about renaming its “Makedonia” airport, has received support from his counterpart in Athens Giorgos Kaminis, who described his...
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Australia PM bans ministers from sex with staff

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Thursday banned sex between ministers and staff and rounded on his deputy for a “shocking error of judgment” by having an affair with a press secretary, Reuters reports. Deputy Australian Prime...
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Florida shooting: At least 17 dead in high school attack

At least 17 people are dead after a 19-year-old man opened fire at a high school campus in Parkland, Florida, police have said, BBC reports. The suspect has been named as Nikolas Cruz, a former student at the school who had been expelled. As...
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Serbia must accept Kosovo independence to join EU: German foreign minister

Serbia will need to accept the independence of Kosovo, its former province, in order to join the European Union, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said in Pristina late on Wednesday, Reuters reports. Kosovo declared independence 10 years...
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NATO chief urges defense budget hike amid command expansion

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on Wednesday urged European allies and Canada to keep ramping up defense spending, as the alliance expands its command headquarters in response to a more assertive Russia, The Associated Press reports. Only...
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Kosovo president slams international war crimes court

Kosovo’s president on Wednesday called an international war crimes court with jurisdiction over potential Kosovar suspects a “historical injustice,” adding his government only reluctantly accepted it as the “price for...
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Kuwait says $30 billion pledged to rebuild Iraq

A total $30 billion in pledges were made Wednesday at a donor conference for Iraq’s reconstruction after the country’s devastating war with the Islamic State group, falling well short of the $88.2 billion Baghdad is seeking, The...
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Greek government believes in a possibility of finding mutually acceptable name solution – spokesman

Greek government spokesman Dimitris Tzanakopoulos is optimistic with regard to a possibility of finding a mutually acceptable solution to the name dispute. The name negotiations are resuming after yesterday’s round within the frame set...
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At least one injured, suspect in custody after NSA shooting

Police responded to a shooting Wednesday outside the National Security Agency campus at Fort Meade in Maryland, where authorities surrounded a handcuffed man after a black SUV ran into a barrier, The Associated Press reports. Fort Meade garrison...