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A Montenegrin prosecutor said on Feb. 19 that some “Russian state bodies” were involved in a coup attempt during October’s election last year, with the aim of stopping the Balkan country from joining NATO
The worldwide arms trade has risen to its highest level since the Cold War over the last five years due to demand from the Middle East and Asia, a study said on Feb. 20
SOFIA - Reuters
Bulgaria’s interim government said on Feb. 15 it would step up surveillance at the border with Turkey to prevent an increase in the number of migrants crossing
One soldier has been killed and another wounded in eastern Ukraine, the army said on Feb. 20, as it accused rebels of breaking a new truce deal announced at the weekend and which took effect as of Feb. 20
German police on Feb. 15 raided the apartments of four imams suspected of conducting espionage on behalf of the Turkish government against followers of U.S.-based Islamic preacher Fethullah Gülen, which Ankara accuses of organizing the failed coup attempt on July 15, 2016.
A Belgian court sentenced on Feb. 20 outlawed Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C) militant Fehriye Erdal to 15 years in jail and deprived her of civil and political rights for 10 years in absentia for crimes committed in Turkey
BRUSSELS – Agence France-Presse
A Belgian court on Feb. 13 sentenced a jihadist to 28 years in jail for committing murder in Syria, the Belga news agency said, adding that it was the country’s first such conviction
A truce between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine will come into force on Feb. 20, Moscow and Kiev said, though some separatists were already labelling it unfeasible.
BUCHAREST - The Associated Press
The Munich Security Conference has started in Munich on Feb. 17 with top world leaders, diplomats and defense officials getting their first opportunity to meet with members of the U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration amid concerns over the new president’s commitment to NATO and posture toward Russia.
MADRID - The Associated Press
Authorities in Gibraltar say they have seized one of the largest and most advanced superyachts in the world over an unsettled bill dispute between its owner and its German builder.