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The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) on Dec. 6 ruled in favor of Turkey over a landmine explosion that injured a young shepherd in 2003, saying there was no violation of his right to life.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi formally resigned Dec. 5 after a crushing referendum defeat that has sent shockwaves around Europe - though his departure will be delayed by a final task, passing a budget.
VIENNA - Reuters
Austrian voters roundly rejected on Dec. 4 a candidate vying to become the first freely elected far-right head of state in Europe since World War Two, halting at least temporarily the wave of populism sweeping Western democracies.
PARIS – Agence France-Presse
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve was appointed as the new prime minister on Dec. 6 after Manuel Valls resigned to seek the Socialist nomination in the presidential election, the presidency said.
Germany has detained a suspected member of the outlawed Revolutionary People’s Liberation Party/Front (DHKP/C) in Hamburg, officials said on Dec. 3
A Greek court on Dec. 5 ruled against the extradition of three Turkish soldiers out of eight who fled to the country one day after the failed July 15 coup attempt, state-run Anadolu Agency has reported
Demark announced on Dec. 2 that it would not extend a six-month mission for seven F-16 jets deployed at the İncirlik Air Base in the southern Turkish province of Adana, currently participating in the U.S.-led coalition’s fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)
Britain’s Supreme Court began an historic hearing Dec. 5 to decide whether parliament must approve the government’s Brexit negotiations, in a highly-charged case that could delay the country’s EU exit.
French President Francois Hollande dramatically announced Dec. 1 he would not seek re-election next April at the end of his five-year term as he bowed to historic low approval ratings.
Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi announced his resignation on Dec. 5, hours after it was confirmed he had suffered a crushing defeat in a referendum on constitutional reform that has sparked fresh jitters about the fate of a united Europe.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Dec. 1 discussed negotiations between Ankara and Brussels on the migrant crisis, as well as the latest developments in the Cypriot peace process, Turkish presidential sources have stated.