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Tsipras says Greece leaving recessionary programmes behind

The vision on which this summit is based is becoming more and more accepted and significant, not only for our region but more widely throughout Europe, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said in his speech at the opening of the 3rd Euro-Arab...
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Germany’s Merkel prepares to give up party job: reports

Angela Merkel told her conservative party on Monday that she is prepared to step down as its leader but remain Germany’s chancellor following a pair of state election debacles, German media reported. Merkel, 64, had previously indicated that...
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Far-right Bolsonaro rides anti-corruption rage to Brazil presidency

Far-right lawmaker Jair Bolsonaro won Brazil’s presidential election on Sunday, promising to clean up politics, shrink the state and crack down on crime, in a dramatic swing away from the left in the world’s fourth-largest democracy, Reuters...
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Indonesia Lion Air flight with 189 on board crashes into sea

A Lion Air plane carrying 189 people crashed into the sea just minutes after taking off from Indonesia’s capital on Monday in a blow to the country’s aviation safety record after the lifting of bans on its airlines by the European Union...
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Turkey to unveil giant new Istanbul airport (video)

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was on Monday due to inaugurate Istanbul’s new international airport, which his government claims will become the world’s largest, AFP reports. The airport, one of a number of mega-projects under Erdogan’s...
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Katrougalos: I have no doubt that Prespa Agreement will be ratified in the Greek Parliament

Until March 2019, and provided that the revisionist process is completed in Skopje, as all things indicate, the Prespa Agreement will come to Greek Parliament in order to be ratified. I have no doubt that it will be passed, Alternate Minister...
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Pavlopoulos: Greece supports NATO, EU membership only after name issue is settled

We strive for cordial and good neighborly ties and in practice, we have been demonstrating that we support membership into NATO and the EU, but first the name issue must be settled according to international law and history, Greek President...
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Strike at Brussels airport leaves hundreds stranded

Hundreds of passengers have been left stranded at Brussels international airport after luggage handlers went on strike over workload and pay demands. Overnight, several hundred passengers had to spend the night in the airport after their planes...
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China kindergarten stabbing: Woman slashes at least 14 children

A woman wielding a kitchen knife has attacked at least 14 children at a kindergarten in Chongqing in central China, local police said Friday, CNN reported. Chongqing City Banan District police said the children were slashed as they walked...
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Muslims ‘uneasy’ with growing Islamophobia in Europe

Muslims are annoyed by growing Islamophobia, especially in Europe, head of Turkey’s Religious Affairs Directorate said on Thursday. “The blaze of Islamophobia needs to be reduced especially in the European countries. As Muslims, we are...