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Chancellor Merkel said Jan. 23 she wanted Greece to 'remain part of our story', ahead of elections this weekend which could sweep the anti-austerity Syriza party to power and determine whether the country stays in the eurozone
ATHENS - Reuters
Greek leftist leader Alexis Tsipras told thousands of people gathered in Athens that an end to "national humiliation" was near
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
The city of Paris said Jan. 20 it plans to sue US chain Fox News for reports that there were "no-go zones" in the French capital that police and non-Muslims avoid.
ROME / ISTANBUL
A Turkish doctoral student studying in Pisa has been deported from Italy after allegedly saying in emails that he wanted to blow up an embassy
France unveiled a raft of measures Jan. 21 to curb radicalisation and better monitor jihadists two weeks after an Islamist killing spree in Paris that sent shockwaves across Europe.
BERLIN - The Associated Press
The leader of a German organization against the perceived "Islamization" of Europe stepped down after online posts surfaced in which he used derogatory language to refer to refugees and posed looking like Adolf Hitler.
PARIS - Reuters
Deadly shootings by homegrown Islamists have cast a light on France's "geographical, social and ethnic apartheid", Prime Minister Manuel Valls said on Jan. 20 in one of the starkest indictments of French society by a government figure.
Twelve Turkish mountain climbers have been reported missing in the Pierian Mountains of Greece. A Turkish diplomat said the group might include Bulgarians and could be in Bulgaria
ATHENS - Agence France-Presse
A 33-year-old Algerian man with suspected links to the jihadist cell dismantled by Belgian security forces last week agreed on Jan. 20 to be extradited from Greece, a justice source said.
A group of pro-Syrian regime hackers briefly took over the Twitter account of France's Le Monde newspaper early Jan. 21, tweeting several messages including one reading "Je ne suis pas Charlie"
Last-minute preparations are underway at the Swedish Embassy in Ankara to celebrate 50 years of migration from Turkey to the Nordic state with various cultural activities, which were kicked off with a classical music concert in Ankara.
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