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World less peaceful than a decade ago, global index shows

The world is less peaceful than a decade ago, mostly due to conflict in the Middle East and Africa that is costing the global economy trillions of dollars, an international index showed on Wednesday, Reuters reports. “There’s been a gradual...
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EU warns UK-centered China import scam may shift to Europe’s ‘Silk Road’

European Union anti-fraud investigators suspect Greece and Hungary may have become the main EU centers of a multi-million-euro scam involving imports of Chinese clothing and footwear that uses the infrastructure of China’s new “Silk Road”,...
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Protests over ‘Greek character of Macedonia’ across Greece

Protests over “the Greek character of Macedonia” will take place in 13 cities across northern Greece on Wednesday, aimed at sending a message that Macedonia is one and Greek, MIA reports from Athens. The Committee for the Greek Character...
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Macron says calls with Trump like sausages: better not know what’s inside

French President Emmanuel Macron said on Tuesday his phone calls with U.S. President Donald Trump and other world leaders were just like sausages: better not explain what’s inside, Reuters reports. During a news conference with Israeli Prime...
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Theodorakis: Ecumenical Patriarch wants to solve Skopje church issue

Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew is working intensively behind the scenes and is committed to close the Skopje church issue, says Stavros Theodorakis, leader of Greek party Potami. In an interview with Greek radio Alpha 989, Theodorakis says...
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UN office calls on US to stop separating families at border

The United Nations human rights office called on the Trump administration Tuesday to “immediately halt” its accelerating policy of separating children from their parents after they cross the US border with Mexico, insisting there’s...
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Apostolova: Belgrade-Pristina dialogue remains most complicated Balkan process

Normalizing relations between Kosovo and Serbia is “the most complicated process in the Balkans at the moment,” Natalya Apostolova, the head of the EU’s office in Pristina, said in an interview for Euractiv. Both sides, according...
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EU nations split over asylum; 112 migrants die in shipwreck

European Union countries remained deeply divided Tuesday over how to reform EU rules for managing the influx of refugees and migrants, as U.N. agencies reported that an estimated 112 people died over the weekend when a smuggler’s boat...
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Kosovo’s government withdraws Platform on Dialogue with Serbia

Skender Reçica, Kosovo’s Minister for Labor and Social Welfare, requested of Kosovo’s Parliament on Tuesday to withdraw the Platform on the Dialogue with Serbia, MIA’s Pristina correspondent reports. “On behalf of Prime...
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Albania tightens border control to tackle increased illegal migrants

Albanian border police have taken additional measures along the border with Greece to stop the illegal migrants whose number has increased significantly, Albanian local media report, cited by Xinhua. In Devoll area, southeastern Albania, the...