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Shooting in north France, one dead

January 3, 2020 admin 0

A man opened fire at an official at Dreux city hall in northern France before killing himself, local media reported on Friday. Citing the prosecutor Remi Coutin, BFMTV news channel reported a man armed with […]

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Britain braced for first winter snowfall

January 2, 2020 admin 0

British people are facing plunging temperatures after a unusually warm December, with the first snow of the new year expected this week in the country, weather forecasters said Thursday. While Britain enjoyed above-average temperatures in […]

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Guinea-Bissau’s election results welcomed in Portugal

January 2, 2020 admin 0

Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva on Wednesday welcomed Guinea-Bissau’s election results and expressed his country’s intention to work with the president-elect for stronger bilateral ties, Lusa News Agency reported. Provisional results published Wednesday by […]

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Deadly year on Irish roads, 148 deaths

January 2, 2020 admin 0

A total of 148 people were killed on Irish roads in 2019, up by six more deaths or over 4 percent compared with the 2018 figure, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) of Ireland revealed on […]

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Croatia takes helm of EU

January 2, 2020 admin 0

Croatia began to preside over the Council of the European Union (EU) on Wednesday, the first time since its EU accession in July 2013. In his New Year’s message, Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic mentioned […]

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New government formed in Austria

January 2, 2020 admin 0

Austria’s conservatives and the Greeens agreed to form a coalition government on Wednesday, ending almost three months of negotiations. The agreement means Austria will have the left-wing Greens in government for the first time. “We […]

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New President of the Swiss Confederation

January 1, 2020 admin 0

Simonetta Sommaruga of the Swiss Social Democratic Party took office on Wednesday as President of the Swiss Confederation. Sommaruga, who is also Minister of the Environment, Transport, Energy and Communications of Switzerland, was elected president […]