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Portugal's ruling centre-right coalition won a general election Oct.4 seen as a referendum on its austerity policies, although it may not hold onto its absolute majority in parliament, near-complete results showed.
A leftist moderate promising to press for a peace deal in ethnically-split Cyprus swept to victory in the presidential election run-off in the TRNC
GENEVA – Reuters
The United Nations welcomed on April 24 the European Union’s plan to triple the size of its naval search mission in the Mediterranean, but said the key test was whether lives were saved and those fleeing war had a chance of gaining asylum
MOSCOW - Agence France-Presse
Taking care of pensioners who are his bedrock of support has been a key feature of President Vladimir Putin’s rule, but as crisis bites, the Russian government is mooting an idea that has been taboo for 80 years: Raising the retirement age.
SKOPJE - The Associated Press
At least 14 migrants believed to be from Afghanistan and Somalia were killed by an express train as they walked along the tracks in central Macedonia at night, police said April 24
A Russian court has sentenced three young women to up to 15 days imprisonment after they performed a dance with "twerk" moves in front of a war memorial and posted a video online.
CATANIA, Italy - Reuters
The presumed captain of a migrant boat that sank off Libya with the loss of more than 700 lives appeared before an Italian judge on April 24 after prosecutors asked that he be charged with homicide and people-trafficking
DARMSTADT, Germany – Agence France-Presse
An 18-year-old defendant apologised April 24 for the death of a young German-Turkish woman who became a national symbol of courage for giving her life trying to protect two teenage girls
THE HAUGE - The Associated Press
A Dutch expert helping to identify victims from last year’s MH17 airliner crash in Ukraine has been fired after showing photographs of the dead at a public lecture, the government said on April 23
MINEO - The Associated Press
Silla Zelia, a 23-year-old from Ivory Coast, is stuck in Italy’s largest migrant center with nowhere to go after her asylum application was twice rejected and she lost contact with her family in Abidjan
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
British Labour party leader Ed Miliband is to vow to end the country's "small-minded isolationist" attitude to Europe if he becomes prime minister after an election in two weeks' time
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