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Same-sex spouses have EU residence rights, top court rules

The European Union’s top court has ruled in favour of a Romanian gay man’s right to have his US husband live with him in Romania, BBC reports. The country, which does not recognise same-sex marriage, had argued that the American...
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Maroš Šefčovič enters race to become European Commission president

Maroš Šefčovič, Slovakia’s European Commissioner and vice president in charge of the energy union, signaled Monday that he wants to become the next European Commission president, politico.eu reports. At a political meeting in Bratislava...
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NATO starts Montenegro air patrols

NATO Allies Italy and Greece begin NATO air patrols over Montenegro Tuesday, the Alliance has said. Montenegro joined NATO in June last year. As the country does not have its own fighter planes, it has asked Allies to help secure its airspace....
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Kotzias: Time has come for the big ‘yes’ or the big ‘no’

I believe the time is coming for the big “yes” or the big “no”, says Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias regarding the latest developments in the Macedonia-Greece name talks, MIA reports from Athens. “I have a...
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Kotzias: Name and negotiations not in jurisdiction of Greek church

The name is not in the jurisdiction of the Holy Synod of the Greek Orthodox Church and it would be helpful if it did not interfere, says Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias. “They are concerned as citizens, but the issue is not in their...
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At least 69 dead after Guatemala’s volcanic eruption

Rescue workers pulled more bodies Monday from under the dust and rubble left by an explosive eruption of Guatemala’s Fuego volcano, bringing the death toll to at least 69, AFP reports. Of them, 17 have been identified so far, said Fanuel...
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Turkey, U.S. agree roadmap to avert crisis in Syria’s Manbij, few details

Turkey and the United States on Monday endorsed a roadmap for the northern Syrian city of Manbij and underlined their mutual commitment to its implementation following a meeting of their foreign ministers in Washington, according to a joint...
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Trump: I have ‘absolute right’ to pardon myself

US President Donald Trump says he has the “absolute right” to pardon himself in the Russia inquiry, while insisting he has done nothing wrong. He echoed the argument his lawyers made in a January memo to the US special counsel leading...
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Greek PM Tsipras, Patriarch Bartholomew call for ironing differences towards cooperation

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew has a 80-minute meeting Monday, tackling inter alia the ecclesiastical aspect of Athens-Skopje dispute, MIA reports from Greece’s capital. PM Tsipras welcomed the efforts...
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Anti-migrant party tops Slovenia election

The anti-immigration party of veteran leader Janez Jansa has emerged as the largest party in Slovenia’s parliamentary election on Sunday, another right-wing movement riding Europe’s populist wave, but will likely struggle to command...