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Italy court rules migrant ship captain's arrest not warranted

Rome - Italy's highest court on Friday agreed that Carola Rackete, the German captain of a migrant rescue ship, should not have been arrested for forcibly docking in Sicily."This is an important verdict for all sea rescue activists!" Rackete said on Twitter.

Lack of transparency in China's Belt and Road projects: EU firms

Bejing - A lack of information and transparency are top barriers for European companies seeking involvement in China's Belt and Road Initiative, according to a survey published Thursday by the European Union Chamber of Commerce in China.

Police bust ring smuggling Moroccans to Spain via Gibraltar

Madrid - Police in Spain and Gibraltar have smashed an unusual migrant-smuggling network which flew Moroccans into the tiny British territory then sneaked them over the border to Spain, arresting 47 people.

Eleven migrants die after boat sinks off Turkey

Istanbul - Eleven migrants died on Saturday, including eight children, when their vessel sank in the Aegean Sea off the coast of Turkey, state news agency Anadolu reported.

Baby born then dies on migrant boat bound for Canary Islands

Madrid - A baby that was born aboard a makeshift boat carrying migrants from Africa to the Canary Islands did not survive the journey, Spanish rescuers said on Wednesday after picking up the rickety vessel.

300 migrants rescued off Spain over two-day Christmas period

Madrid - Around 100 migrants were rescued off the coast of Spain on Thursday, adding to around another 200 plucked off makeshift boats on Christmas Day, Spain's maritime rescue service said.

Putin accuses Poland of colluding with Hitler

Moscow - President Vladimir Putin upped the ante in a war of words with Europe on Tuesday, accusing Poland of colluding with Hitler and of anti-Semitism.

Death toll in Europe from storm rises to nine

Madrid - The death toll from storms that have battered Spain, Portugal and France rose to nine on Sunday as the region braced for more violent winds and heavy rain.

Death toll in Europe from storm rises to 7

Madrid - The death toll from a storm that battered Spain, Portugal and France rose to seven on Saturday as the region braced for more violent winds.

Trump approves Russia-Europe gas pipeline sanctions

Washington - President Donald Trump on Friday signed off on US sanctions against companies building a Russian natural gas pipeline to Germany that Congress fears will give the Kremlin dangerous leverage over European allies.

Storm Elsa batters parts of Europe, five dead

Lisbon - Violent winds and torrential rain battered Spain, Portugal and France overnight leaving at least five people dead, rescuers said Friday, as the region braced for another storm.

Trade war hangover: Spirits industry tries to avoid tariff crossfire

New York - Bourbon from Kentucky and Scotch whisky have already been targeted. What's next? French cognac?

Europe's exoplanet hunter reaches orbit around Earth

Paris - Europe's CHEOPS planet-hunting space telescope left Earth on Wednesday and moved into orbit, a day after its lift-off was delayed by a technical rocket glitch during the final countdown.

Europe's exoplanet hunter set for blast-off from Earth

Paris - Europe's CHEOPS planet-hunting satellite was set to leave Earth Wednesday a day after its lift-off was delayed by a technical rocket glitch during the final countdown.

US Congress approves Russia-Europe gas pipeline sanctions

Washington - The US Senate voted Tuesday to slap sanctions on companies working on Russia's Nord Stream pipeline, sending a bill to President Donald Trump that is sure to antagonize European nations counting on the project's natural gas.

Bosnia closes 'jungle' migrant camp

Sarajevo - Bosnia on Wednesday dismantled tents at the makeshift migrant camp known as the "jungle" for its harsh conditions, after transferring hundreds of people who were living at the site to Sarajevo.

Dozens of migrants drown as boat sinks off Mauritania

Nouakchott - At least 62 migrants travelling on a makeshift boat have drowned off the coast of Mauritania, in the worst loss of life this year along the increasingly travelled western Atlantic migration route to Europe.

Italy authorises arrival of two ships carrying rescued migrants

Rome - Italy authorised the arrival of two charity ships carrying more than 100 migrants rescued in the Mediterranean, under the terms of an agreement with other EU countries, the interior ministry said late Tuesday.

Bosnia should close 'unacceptable' migrant camp: Council of Europe

Sarajevo - Bosnia should urgently close a temporary migrant camp or people will "start to die" during the winter period, a European human rights official warned Tuesday.

German rescue ship asks Italy to take in migrants

Berlin - A German charity on Monday said its rescue ship was heading to Italian shores with 69 migrants on board, hoping they will be allowed to disembark.

113 Syrian refugees welcomed in Italy

Rome - More than a hundred Syrian refugees arrived in Rome on Wednesday, the latest wave of refugees from the war-torn country to be escorted to safety in Europe.

'Don't move!' Greek coastguards rescue migrants in Aegean

S - "Sit down! Don't move! Be quiet!" The crew of the Greek coastguard patrol boat jumps to life as they pull nearly 50 migrants from a rubber dinghy close to the island of Samos.

Migrants lose in futile game on Hungary-Serbia frontier

Subotica - Asurma Arab and her family spent more than two years waiting in Serbia for their chance to cross the steel fence that Hungary erected along its border to keep out migrants.Little did the Afghan family know, their asylum plea was already a lost cause.

Two Greek towns protest migrant transfers

Athens - Protesters in two towns in northern Greece took to the streets Sunday to rally against the transfer of migrants from the Greek islands to sites on the mainland."They should leave.

Turkey will be sending captured Jihadist fighters home

Ankara - The Turkish government announced it would send foreign Islamic State fighters captured in Syria back to their countries of origin, despite the unwillingness of many European states to take them in.

Migrants on Greek islands 'on edge of catastrophe': Council of Europe

Athens - The situation for migrants in camps on Greek islands is "explosive" and "on the edge of catastrophe", the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights said Thursday.

Migrants on Greek islands 'on edge of catastrophe': Council of Europe

Athens - The situation for migrants in camps on Greek islands is "explosive" and "on the edge of catastrophe", the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights said Thursday.

Paris, Berlin and Rome to take 194 migrants rescued from Med

Rome - Nearly 200 migrants pulled from the Mediterranean in the last two weeks by two humanitarian rescue boats will be taken in by France, Germany and Italy, in line with a European deal agreed in September.

Idol winners David Cook and Kris Allen to tour Europe in 2020

On October 21, "American Idol" winners David Cook and Kris Allen announced on social media that they will be touring Europe in 2020.

European rights court rejects bid to halt Franco's exhumation

Strasbourg - The European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) denied a bid Thursday to halt the Spanish government's plans to exhume the remains of dictator Francisco Franco from a grandiose mausoleum.
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