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Pomp, punk and the pandemic see Angela Merkel out of office in Germany

One week before she steps aside, outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel was treated to a traditional sendoff Thursday, involving a military ...

NATO threatens Moscow with sanctions if Russian troops invade Ukraine

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken threatened Moscow with heavy economic sanctions if President Vladimir Putin attacks Ukraine, insisting that ...

‘An act of kindness’: Long-lost Yugoslav artworks returned to Bosnia by a Serbian collector

A collection of artworks by a distinguished Yugoslav artist – lost in a northwestern Serbian town for 30 years after being looted during the war ...

Colombia seizes over 300 spiders and scorpions being smuggled to Europe

Authorities in Colombia have seized over 300 spiders, scorpions, and cockroaches that were being smuggled to Europe. The animals were found in ...

A Double Resignation Shakes Austrian Politics in Aftermath of Scandal

BRUSSELS — Hours after the scandal-tainted former chancellor of Austria, Sebastian Kurz, announced on Thursday that he was leaving politics ...

US warns Russia about war threats in Ukraine as Blinken meets Lavrov

The U.S. issued a strong warning to Russia Thursday, calling for it to stay away from Ukraine. U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken told ...

Germany Shuts Unvaccinated People Out of Much of Public Life

BERLIN — Germany announced tough new restrictions on Thursday to exclude unvaccinated people from much of public life, seeking to break a soaring ...

Cyprus vows to protect schools after overnight bomb attack in Limassol

Cyprus has pledged to increase protection for schools after an overnight bomb attack in Limassol. A makeshift explosive device went off in the ...

Belarusian KGB used fake accounts to stir border tensions with Poland, says Meta

Meta says it has removed networks of fake accounts stirring tensions at the border between Poland and Belarus. A number of fake profiles were ...

COVID-19: Norway on guard over Omicron as dozens test positive after Christmas party

Norway has announced new restrictions to contain COVID-19 in Oslo and the surrounding region after an outbreak of infections linked to a ...

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