Tag Archives: western Europe

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Obama heads to Paris with hope for climate change deal

US President Barack Obama left Washington for Paris Sunday to take part in a United Nations climate summit aimed at reaching a deal to curb global warming. Air Force One,…

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Conditions worsen for migrants denied passage across the Balkans

By Kole Casule GEVGELIJA, Macedonia (Reuters) – Conditions for hundreds of migrants stuck on Balkan borders worsened on Sunday as temperatures dropped & a first smattering of snow fell. Countries…

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Hungary PM: Shut Greek Border To Stop Migrants

Hungary’s Prime Minister has said the best solution to the migrant crisis in Europe would be to seal off the Greek border. Viktor Orban was speaking ahead of an EU summit…

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Eddie Redmayne is named new Into Film ambassador

Oscar-winning actor Eddie Redmayne has revealed how Sir Ian McKellen inspired him to become an actor, as he was named the new ambassador of the film education charity Into Film….

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French teen finds 560,000 year-old tooth

A 16-year-old French volunteer archaeologist has found an adult tooth dating back around 560,000 years in southwestern France, in what researchers hailed as a "major discovery" Tuesday. "A large adult…

Balkan drug lord gets 20 years for cocaine smuggling

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A Serbian court has sentenced a Balkan drug lord to 20 years in prison for smuggling 5.7 tons of cocaine from South America to Europe. Darko…