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Hitler birth house in Austria to become police station after legal battle

The house where Adolf Hitler was born will be turned into a police station, Austria's interior ministry announced Tuesday, after years of legal wrangling as the government looks to prevent the building from becoming a neo-Nazi shrine.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/20 18:48:40

UK's two leaders go head-to-head in televised election battle debate

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Labour's Jeremy Corbyn faced a national audience on Tuesday night in the first ever televised head-to-head clash between the country's two top political leaders.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/20 11:25:59

Feminism on a rise in the UK

The majority of young women in England and Wales now identify as feminists, according to a study on Tuesday, with researchers attributing a rise in the past year to the #MeToo movement and the failure to stop discrimination at work.
Source: Reuters | 2019/11/19 18:13:43

Italy on the move to help floods-hit Venice

The northern Italian city of Venice is entering its second week being battered by the worst floods which have never been seen over the past more than 50 years, as the whole country is on the move to help the lagoon city.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 10:46:08

Brexit dominates UK election campaign

As Brexit headlines continue to dominate British politics and the election campaign as the United Kingdom (UK) heads for a general election in December, business leaders say that the vote must break the Brexit gridlock in Parliament.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/19 7:52:09

Catalan region president goes on trial for 'disobedience'

The president of Catalonia's regional government went on trial in Barcelona on Monday for “disobedience” after refusing to remove separatist symbols from public buildings, amid heightened tensions in the Spanish region.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/18 21:48:40

Greek police arrest 28 at demonstration marking anti-junta uprising

Greek police said they have arrested 28 people for violence that followed a large demonstration in Athens to mark the anniversary of a 1973 anti-junta uprising.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/18 17:58:39

Int'l charity bazaar held in Dublin with heavy Chinese presence

An international charity bazaar organized by the diplomatic corps in Ireland in partnership with local communities was held here on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/18 15:18:49

Exotic Animals Fair held in Warsaw, Poland

Exotic Animals Fair held in Warsaw, Poland
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/18 11:14:27

Fresh "Yellow Vests" violence erupts in Paris despite Macron's economic reforms

Fresh "Yellow Vests" violence erupts in Paris despite Macron's economic reforms
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/18 8:43:26

UK PM says every Conservative election candidate vows to back Brexit deal

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has revealed that every Conservative Party candidate standing in the country's general election on Dec. 12 has personally pledged to back his Brexit deal.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/18 8:41:00

Prince Andrew under fire

Britain's Prince Andrew has "categorically" denied having sex with an alleged teen victim of disgraced US financier Jeffrey Epstein, who claims she was forced to sleep with the royal, in an extraordinary interview broadcast on UK television.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/17 21:08:39

British man jailed for sending MP death threat

A man who posted a death threat to a British lawmaker was on Friday jailed for a year, the public prosecutor announced, as it published a safety guide for general election candidates.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/17 18:03:39

Yellow vests, police clashes escalate on anniversary of demonstrations

French police fired tear gas and water cannon to disperse stone-throwing "yellow vest" protesters in Paris Saturday, on the first anniversary of the movement challenging President Emmanuel Macron's policies.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/17 17:58:39

Two suspects arrested for planning to attack French president: media

Two men close to the ultra-right were indicted for "terrorist criminal conspiracy" and placed in pre-trial detention, as part of the investigation of a bombing project against French President Emmanuel Macron, reported Franceinfo, a French domestic rolling news channel, on Saturday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/16 21:32:29

Russian stealth submarine takes part in Black Sea drills

The project 636.3 diesel-electric Novorossiysk submarine has taken off for drills in the Black Sea, TASS news agency reported Friday.
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/16 7:19:48

3 people in France infected with Zika virus: ECDC

Three cases of Zika virus infection have been discovered in France, Swedish Television (SVT) reported on Friday, quoting the Stockholm-based European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC).
Source: Xinhua | 2019/11/16 7:06:34

Floods threaten UNESCO site

People walk across the flooded St. Mark's Square of St. Mark's Basilica on Friday in Venice, two days after the city suffered its highest tide in 50 years. Italy declared a state of emergency for the UNESCO city where perilous deluges have caused millions of dollars' worth of damage.
Source: AFP | 2019/11/15 21:58:40