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Lithuania’s center-right opposition Peasants and Greens party declared victory after a second round of voting in a general election on Oct. 23 and said it would start negotiations with the Homeland Union and Social Democrats over forming a coalition government.
A reconnaissance plane working for the French Defense Ministry crashed in a ball of flames at Malta's international airport on Oct. 24, killing all five people on board, three of them being French Defense Ministry officials
One suspect was detained in France’s northwestern province of Rennes on Oct. 15 on accusations of financing the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), the French newspaper Daily Ouest-France has reported.
Serkan Demirtaş - ANKARA
Turkey and the European Union need to work together more than ever to save lives amid historic challenges, France’s top diplomat has said, admitting the bloc must help Turkey’s development, modernization and democratization even if the road will be long
BRUSSELS - Reuters
Turkey has fired hundreds of senior military staff serving at NATO in Europe and the United States following the failed July 15 coup, documents seen by Reuters show.
The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has ruled in favor of a 32-year-old sexual assault victim who alleged that she was raped in 2002 by her stepfather, who was later acquitted by a Turkish court.
A year after Germany’s mass influx of refugees peaked, many remain in limbo, hoping for a brighter future but forced to endure frustrating waits and crushing boredom.
BRUSSELS – Anadolu Agency
The European Union announced on Oct. 17 the dispersal of 467 million of 3 billion euros in aid that has been pledged for over 3 million refugees living in Turkey.
VIENNA - Agence France-Presse
The house in Austria where Adolf Hitler was born is to be torn down to stop it from becoming a neo-Nazi shrine, authorities said Monday after years of bitter legal wrangling
Güven Özalp – BRUSSELS
The immunities of Turkish lawmakers should be reinstated after they were lifted in a June decision, the Council of Europe’s Venice Commission has said in a report on the implications of Turkey’s decision to lift the immunities of 139 deputies.
A Turkish university student who was an intern on a Turkish-flagged cargo ship off Italy has been in jail for 19 months after police raided the ship and seized tons of drugs last year, daily Sabah reported on Oct. 12