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156 kilos of marijuana found floating in Adriatic Sea

Packages of marijuana drenched in sea water were found floating off Orebic, Korcula and Mljet in southern Croatian Adriatic area on Friday and Saturday, the Dubrovnik-Neretva police reported on Sunday, HINA reports. The police found the packages...
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‘Total disaster’ as Italy storms kill at least 30

Floods killed 12 people on the island of Sicily, including nine members of a single family, pushing Italy’s week-long storm toll beyond 30, rescuers said Sunday, AFP reports. After a river burst its banks, the bodies of the family including...
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US unleashes sanctions on Iran, hitting oil, banking and shipping

The US unleashed its “toughest ever” sanctions against Iran on Monday, a move that has already sparked mass protests in the oil-rich nation, BBC reports. The Trump administration reinstated all sanctions removed under the 2015 nuclear deal,...
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Japanese island disappears, without anyone noticing

Japan could see its territorial waters shrink near its maritime border with Russia after a tiny island off its north-east coast “disappeared”. The uninhabited islet, called Esanbe Hanakita Kojima, is thought to have slipped beneath the...
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Trump: ‘When I can, I tell the truth’

President Donald Trump, whose time in office has been defined in large part by his frequent falsehoods and misleading statements, claimed Wednesday he tries to be truthful. “I remember, you remember well in the campaign, you made a promise....
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Ryanair makes second change in a year to hand-baggage rules

Passengers flying with Ryanair will have to dig a little deeper into their pockets from today if they want to take a suitcase with them. The Irish airline has just brought in a new baggage policy that obliges all passengers to pay for cases,...
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Borissov to host quadrilateral summit in Varna

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov will host a quadrilateral summit of Bulgaria, Greece, Romania and Serbia in Varna on Friday. Prime Ministers Boyko Borissov, Alexis Tsipras and Viorica Dancila and Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic...
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Greek diplomat: Prespa deal could face obstacles in the UN

Dimitris Moschopoulos, a retired Greek diplomat and former ambassador to Kosovo believes that the Prespa agreement, even if it is ratified in the parliaments of Greece and Macedonia, could face obstacles in the United Nations. As Skopje...
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Britain welcomes the global cannabis revolution

The British government has added cannabis to the pharmacopoeia of medicines available to patients on the National Health Service, CNN reported. As of November 1, “patients can be prescribed medicinal cannabis by specialist doctors,”...
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Bulgaria charges senior state official in passport scam

Bulgarian prosecutors said on Wednesday they had charged a senior state official as part of an investigation into a document scam they said had enabled foreigners to obtain Bulgarian passports and travel freely in the European Union, Reuters...