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Tsunami alert after New Caledonia earthquake

A 7.5 magnitude quake has struck close to New Caledonia in the Pacific, with a tsunami alert issued for coasts within 1,000km, BBC reports. Tsunami waves have now been observed, monitors reported. The quake struck at a depth of 10km at 04:18...
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Salvini: EU dream is on verge of being destroyed, but we’ll save it

Italian Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini sees himself as the savior of Europe, according to Politico. “I’m a normal person,” Salvini told the political news site in an interview in which he spoke of the importance of the bloc and...
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EU court adviser says Britain can stop Brexit

A top official at the European Union’s highest court is advising that Britain can unilaterally change its mind about leaving the EU, AP reports. Advocate General Manuel Campos Sanchez-Bordona has told the European Court of Justice that a...
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EU official calls on Kosovo to revoke tariff on Serb goods

The European Union official who oversees the process for admitting new member countries has urged Kosovo’s government to rescind a recently imposed 100 percent tariff on goods from Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. EU Enlargement Commissioner...
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France to suspend fuel price hike amid Yellow Vest protests

French President Emmanuel Macron plans to reverse course and suspend a planned fuel tax that has sent as many as 300,000 protesters into the streets for three weekends in sometimes violent clashes, according to Agence France-Presse. Prime Minister...
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Croatia orders detention of MOL’s CEO, being tried in absentia

A Croatian court ordered on Monday the detention of the head of Hungarian energy group MOL, Zsolt Hernadi, who is being tried in Croatia in absentia for allegedly bribing the country’s former prime minister, Reuters reports. Last month, international...
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NATO chief says Bosnia set for new move on membership path

Bosnia-Herzegovina is likely to take a major step this week in its ambition to join NATO, the military alliance’s secretary-general, Jens Stoltenberg, said Monday. NATO foreign ministers are expected Wednesday to activate Bosnia’s Membership...
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Trump wants talks with Putin, Xi to end ‘uncontrollable arms race’

US President Donald Trump on Monday proposed talks with the leaders of China and Russia aimed at halting what he described as an “uncontrollable” arms race, AFP reports. Trump’s comment follows an October announcement in which he said...
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Petition calling for a final say on Brexit handed to UK parliament

A petition demanding a final say on the terms the UK leaves the EU has been delivered to UK parliament, Euronews reported on Monday. More than one million people have signed the campaign, which was launched by the editor of The Independent. The...
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Protestors ‘impose visa’ on EU Commissioner Hahn

Through a symbolic activity, citizens in the center of Prishtina ‘requested a visa’ from European Commissioner Johannes Hahn, referencing visa requirements for Kosovo citizens in the Schengen area. “Welcome to Kosovo, Mr. Hahn. We apply...