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  • Turkey: Arrest of Civil Society Leader Arbitrary, Punitive

    Turkey: Arrest of Civil Society Leader Arbitrary, Punitive

    Expand Osman Kavala. © 2017 Anadolu Kültür (Istanbul) – An Istanbul court decision on November 1, 2017, to imprison a businessman and civic lead…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Whose Bastille Day?

    Whose Bastille Day?

    President Emmanuel Macron is hosting President Donald Trump for Bastille Day to commemorate the one hundredth anniversary of the entry of the United States into World War I. The invitation is highly symbolic and ironic: the NATO- and EU-bashing Trump…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • France is addicted to the state of emergency. Put an end to it, Mr. President

    France is addicted to the state of emergency. Put an end to it, Mr. President

    “This bill will be the last one. The first and the last one.” That is how Emmanuel Macron answered the question I had just asked him: “What would happen, Mr. President, if France were hit by another terrorist attack in the coming months? Would…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • What Do the UK Party Manifestos Say About Human Rights?
    Human rights have so far barely featured in the British election campaign. Yet in their manifestos theConservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats as well as the Scottish National Party have set out distinctive positions on a range of rights iss…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Military Might Alone Won’t Pull Mali From Quagmire

    Military Might Alone Won’t Pull Mali From Quagmire

    Expand French soldiers from Operation Barkhane stand outside their armored personnel carrier during a sandstorm in Inat, Mali, May 26, 2016. © 2016 Reuters…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • The Struggle for LGBT Rights in France

    The Struggle for LGBT Rights in France

    “Today, in France, we still cannot live and love freely just as we are,” said Joël Deumier, president of the association SOS Homophobie. In its annual report published May 10, 2017, the organization stated it received 1,575 testimonies of anti-L…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Let's Rise Up For Our Rights!
    By Bénédicte Jeannerod, France Director at Human Rights Watch and Camille Blanc, President of Amnesty International France.Published on Mediapart's website (in French)Human Rights principles were proclaimed universal almost 70 years ago. They wer…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • France Should Confront China on Rights

    France Should Confront China on Rights

    French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault will arrive in China tomorrow for what will be his last official visit in this country. But he can make it much more than that: it’s an opportunity to publicly express his concern about the serious attack o…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • France: the Human Rights Implications of the Presidential Campaign

    France: the Human Rights Implications of the Presidential Campaign

    #UrgenceDroitsHumains 11 questions to the candidates for human rights to be at the heart of the presidential campaign.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • France: Put Rights at Heart of Presidential Campaign

    France: Put Rights at Heart of Presidential Campaign

    (Paris) – Human Rights Watch has sent 11 key questions about human rights that France’s next president will face to all candidates for the May 2017 presidential election. At a time when universal human rights and the principles of the rule of law…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Europe

IBT: Europe

  • newAirlander 10: World's Longest Aircraft Rips Apart, Collapses At UK Airfield
    The world's longest aircraft, dubbed the Airlander 10, had broken in two at a Cardington airfield in Bedfordshire, United Kingdom. One person was injured and the incident is being investigated, according to reports.
    - 8 hours ago, 19 Nov 17, 1:37pm -
  • Single Dog Owners Live Longer, Study Finds
    If you want to live longer, adopt a dog from a hunting breed — especially if you are single.Results from a study in Sweden show that people with dogs are less likely to die of cardiovascular disease and have an overall lower risk of mortality. The…
    - 2 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 11:58am -
  • Near-Earth Antimatter Not From Nearby Pulsars, Could Have Dark Matter Origins
    Even though the total amount of antimatter in the universe today is far less than the amount of matter (if they were the same, the universe wouldn’t exist), antimatter particles in Earth’s vicinity are far more than expected. And of the two types…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Nov 17, 12:37am -
  • Fireball Seen From Space: Astronaut Shares Video Of Bright Meteor From ISS
    Fireballs seem intense when you are standing on Earth, but the perspective from above could not be more different. Video footage taken from the International Space Station of a fireball that screeched through the sky on a recent night shows that ever…
    - 3 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 11:43am -
  • What Is Dark Matter? Another Candidate Particle Ruled Out By Researchers
    Everything we can see — from our own reflection in the mirror to the farthest reaches of the universe glimpsed by our telescopes — makes up only a mere 15 percent of the observable universe’s total mass. The remaining 85 percent is made up of t…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 4:16am -
  • British Judge Rules Pedophile Dwarf Too Short For Prison
    A 26-year-old from Wales, U.K., was spared from jail due to his small stature. Bryan Anthony Bowen, who is a dwarf, was kept out of jail despite pleading guilty to two counts of inciting a child to carry out a sex act.Reports said Bowen had approa…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Nov 17, 2:09am -
  • Zimbabwe News: Coup Rumors Against Robert Mugabe Swirl As Military Enters Capital
    In the early hours on Wednesday, Zimbabwe was in high tension as soldiers marched into the capital Harare and took control of the state broadcaster, Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC). This incident took place after President Robert Mugabe’s…
    - 5 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 11:39pm -
  • Tourists Arrested In Kazakhstan For Wearing 'Borat' Style Mankinis
    Six Czech tourists were arrested Friday in Kazakhstan for wearing mankinis, similar to those worn by comedian Sacha Baron Cohen in the 2006 film “Borat,” Kazakhstan news website informburo.kz reported Monday.
    - 5 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 4:38pm -
  • North Korea Violated South Korea Armistice, Arrested US Citizen After Trump’s Visit
    The United Nations announced an investigation would be launched into an incident, which involved a North Korean soldier being shot at multiple times while defecting to South Korea on Monday.The soldier, who was shot at by North Korean military, was…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 6:37am -
  • Australian Man Dies After Being Pulled Into Woodchipper
    An Australian man was killed after he fell into a woodchipper while clearing branches from someone's property north of Brisbane. According to the police, the man was found with critical injuries on the property, north-east of Gympie, Sunday night. H…
    - 6 days ago, 14 Nov 17, 5:20am -
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L.A. Times: Europe

PBS: Europe

  • Airstrike hits Doctors Without Borders hospital in Afghanistan
    A fire is seen after an apparent US airstrike hit a hospital run by Doctors without Borders in Kunduz, Afghanistan on Oct. 03, 2015. Photo by MSF/Pool/Anadolu Agency/Getty ImagesAn apparent U.S. airstrike wreaked havoc in the embattled Afghan city o…
    - 3 Oct 15, 5:18pm -
  • Wildfires in Russia scorch world’s largest freshwater lake
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioSTEPHEN FEE: On the shores of Lake Baikal, in Russian Siberia, unusually warm temperatures and dry conditions made for dangerous wildfire conditions this summer.At least 1,500 square miles of forest burned until the…
    - 3 Oct 15, 5:13pm -
  • Aid group calls for investigation after hospital hit by apparent U.S. airstrike
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: The seizure of Kunduz, Afghanistan’s sixth largest city, was the Taliban’s biggest tactical victory since 2001.And fighting with government troops has escalated ther…
    - 3 Oct 15, 3:40pm -
  • News Wrap: Hurricane Joaquin batters the Bahamas
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: In other news, the economy turned in a subpar showing for September. The Labor Department reported today that employers added 142,000 jobs, less than expected, as oil drillers and others cut back on hir…
    - 2 Oct 15, 6:45pm -
  • Free Syrian Army fighters say Russia is punishing Assad opponents
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Russia again launched airstrikes in Syria today in a bid to bolster the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. But, in Washington, President Obama said the U.S. will not cooperate with the Russian campai…
    - 2 Oct 15, 6:35pm -
  • How long can Germany stay welcoming to refugees?
    Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Refugees from across the Middle East continue to flee civil wars and the threat of ISIS. Germany, among the European nations, has been welcoming them. But in this report from Munich, currently in the m…
    - 2 Oct 15, 6:30pm -
  • Photos: Children are most vulnerable in the refugee crisis
    Migrants stand in a field as they wait for buses to take them to shelters after they crossed the border from Serbia, near Tovarnik, Croatia, on Sept. 24, 2015. Photo by Marko Djurica/ReutersAs countries bordering Syria reach capacity, more and more…
    - 2 Oct 15, 5:07pm -
  • I was a refugee. I’m haunted by today’s images of child refugees
    Rusul Alrubail, left, with her sister and cousin in Baghdad around 1990. Alrubail and her family were forced to flee Iraq when she was in the first grade. Photo courtesy of Rusul AlrubailI was born in Baghdad. My family was well off and we lived in…
    - 2 Oct 15, 4:36pm -
  • Quiz: Taliban takeover to lunar eclipse, test your world news know-how
    The week started with an unusual celestial event and ended with airstrikes in Syria. In between were speeches from world leaders gathered at the U.N. General Assembly in New York. Take our five-minute quiz on these international events and more.Fol…
    - 2 Oct 15, 10:51am -
  • WATCH LIVE: 2015 U.N. General Assembly speeches
    Watch heads of state speak at the 70th session of the U.N. General Assembly starting at 9 a.m. EDT each day this week. We’ll update this post with highlights.More than 150 world leaders are gathering at U.N. headquarters in New York this week wit…
    - 2 Oct 15, 9:00am -

The Economist: Europe

The Guardian: Europe News

  • Portugal v Iceland: Euro 2016 – live!
    Euro 2016 Group F updates from the 8pm BST kick-off in Saint-EtienneFootball, fire and ice: the inside story on the rise of IcelandInteractive guide: every squad and player analysedgregg.bakowski@theguardian.com on email or tweet @GreggBakowski 9.50p…
    - 14 Jun 16, 4:50pm -
  • Indiana man headed to LA pride with weapons in car charged with felonies
    James Wesley Howell, who was arrested with weapons and explosive materials in car he drove from Indiana, told police he was headed to gay pride event in LAAn Indiana man has been charged with felony weapons violations after California authorities say…
    - 14 Jun 16, 3:56pm -
  • In France we’ve lost our joie de vivre | Agnès Poirier
    Terrorist attacks, strikes, floods and Euro 2016 violence have taken their toll. We are exhaustedThe writer Samuel Beckett, based in Paris, talked about “the siege in the room”. He was referring to intense periods of writing, when nothing else ma…
    - 14 Jun 16, 3:42pm -
  • Andy Murray wins at Queen’s in first match since reuniting with Ivan Lendl
    • Murray beats Nicolas Mahut in straight sets• Stan Wawrinka loses to Fernando Verdasco in two setsIt was good to have Old Stoneface back. On a crisp, sunny evening at Queen’s, Ivan Lendl lifted the gloom as only he can, chin still stuck to his…
    - 14 Jun 16, 3:05pm -
  • The Guardian view on the leave campaign: anatomy of another elite | Editorial
    The loudest voices being raised for Brexit are rallying against the establishment. But look at their camp more closely, and you’ll spot vested interest and privilege demanding the right to run Britain to suit itself“They’re the rabble army, the…
    - 14 Jun 16, 3:04pm -
  • Russian government hackers steal DNC files on Donald Trump
    Hackers lurked in systems since at least last summer but only recently exfiltrated files on his business dealings and past political statements, investigators saidHackers linked to the Russian government stole research files on Donald Trump from the…
    - 14 Jun 16, 2:41pm -
  • No 10 mulls last-ditch attempt to revisit free movement negotiations
    Downing Street considers move as Labour changes policy on free movement amid growing fears that voters will back Brexit next week Downing Street is considering a last-ditch attempt to revisit a deal on the free movement of workers before next week’…
    - 14 Jun 16, 2:38pm -
  • Led Zeppelin in court as Stairway to Heaven plagiarism trial begins
    Lawsuit alleges Led Zeppelin lifted their 1971 song’s famous opening riff from Spirit, a psychedelic band they shared concert billings with in the late 1960sLed Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page and Robert Plant appeared in a Los Angeles court on Tuesday to…
    - 14 Jun 16, 2:26pm -
  • Juror in Stanford sexual assault case says judge made 'mockery' of justice
    Scathing letter saying ‘punishment does not fit the crime’ comes after judge was scrutinized for giving Brock Turner a significantly lenient sentenceA juror in the Stanford sexual assault case said the “punishment does not fit the crime” in a…
    - 14 Jun 16, 2:17pm -
  • Obama takes on Trump: 'Are we going to start treating all Muslim Americans differently?'
    President makes strongest rebuke of ‘loose talk’ after Orlando attackHillary Clinton paints rival as ‘conspiracy theorist’Barack Obama has launched a stinging rebuke to Donald Trump’s response to the Orlando massacre, accusing the presumpti…
    - 14 Jun 16, 2:15pm -

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