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Sweden beefed up its military presence in the Stockholm archipelago on Saturday to scour its waters for "foreign underwater activity", a mobilisation of Swedish ships, troops and helicopters unseen since the Cold War.
BILBAO - Reuters
Tens of thousands of protesters marched through the streets of Bilbao in Spain's northern Basque Country on Saturday in support of jailed members of the Basque separatist group ETA, defying a court ban from Madrid.
ATHENS - Reuters
Unidentified attackers opened fire on the German ambassador's residence in Athens with an assault rifle on Monday, but no one was hurt in the early morning attack, police said.
BUCHAREST - Agence France-Presse
Former Romanian prime minister Adrian Nastase was sentenced to four years in jail on Monday for taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to appoint a businesswoman to a senior government post.
MADRID - Reuters
Jailed members of Basque separatist group ETA said on Saturday they would recognise Spain's criminal justice system
STOCKHOLM - The Associated Press
Swedish police have opened a hate-crime investigation after swastikas were spray-painted on the entrance of a mosque in downtown Stockholm.
MADRID - Agence France-Presse
Bangladesh police fired water cannon and shotguns at opposition protesters in the capital
Crisis-hit Greece on Jan. 1 took over the six-month rotating EU presidency from Lithuania
ROME - Reuters
The Italian navy has rescued 233 mostly African migrants from a 10 metre boat in Mediterranean waters south of Sicily
Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu expressed hope that Greece would continue to support Turkey’s membership bid and that new chapters would be opened during its presidency
PRAGUE - The Associated Press
The Palestinian ambassador to Prague was killed in an explosion at his residence on Wednesday that Czech authorities believe was probably an accident.
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