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Austrian police found the decomposing bodies of up to 50 migrants in an abandoned truck on Aug. 27, sparking a cross-border hunt for the people-smugglers responsible for the latest tragedy in Europe's migrant crisis.
AMSTERDAM - Reuters
Dutch voters headed to the polls on March 18 in local elections that look set to deal a blow to Prime Minister Mark Rutte by indirectly undermining his center-right government in the upper house of parliament
ATHENS - Agence France-Presse
Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has brought forward to April a visit to Russia, officials said March 17, as Greece faced mounting pressure from its European creditors and a cash shortage.
Anti-capitalist protesters clashed with riot police near the new headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt on March 18 and set fire to barricades and cars, casting a pall over the ceremonial opening of the billion-euro skyscraper
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
France insisted March 16 that a solution to the crisis in Syria could only come through a "political negotiation between different Syrian parties" but reiterated that President Bashar al-Assad "cannot" be one of them.
Police raids across Greece last week smashed an international people trafficking ring that made $8 million in profit from smuggling Syrian migrants via maritime routes from Turkey to Greece
BIELEFELD - The Associated Press
Yassin Musharbash, a leading German journalist with Jordanian roots, pulls out some recent "fan mail" and starts reading on the stage.
BELGRADE - Agence France-Presse
Serbian police on Wednesday detained seven people suspected of taking part in the 1995 Bosnian Srebrenica massacre, in the first arrests by Serbian authorities over mass killings during the atrocity.
ANKARA – Anadolu Agency
Turkish fighter jets intercepted a Russian plane which was flying parallel to Turkish air space over the Black Sea on March 15
ISTANBUL – Doğan News Agency
Rather than drawing closer together, the EU and Turkey are drifting apart, non-governmental organization the Independent Turkish Commission warned
SEVASTOPOL - Agence France-Presse
Crimea kicked off celebrations Monday to mark one year since a controversial vote that led to Russia's annexation of the peninsula, a historic shift blasted by the West and Ukraine as an illegal takeover.
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