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Spain crisis gives way to new battles for PM

Madrid (AFP) - When conservative political survivor Mariano Rajoy takes control of Spain once again this week he will be faced with unprecedented opposition as he grapples with painful economic reforms and resurgent Catalan separatism.
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Pro-Russian candidate to face second round in Moldova presidential vote

CHISINAU (Reuters) - Moldova's presidential election will go to a second round, preliminary results showed early on Monday, after a pro-Russian socialist candidate fell short of winning sufficient support to achieve all-out victory....
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Hollande says UK must take share of responsibility for Calais minors

DOUE-LA-FONTAINE, France (Reuters) - French President Francois Hollande said on Saturday he had spoken with British Prime Minister Theresa May to convey the message that Britain should take its share of responsibility for minors from the "Jungle" migrant camp of Calais....
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Georgia's governing party seeks constitutional majority

TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — The governing party in the former Soviet republic of Georgia aimed to win a constitutional majority of parliament seats in the second round of national voting Sunday, which was marked by low turnout....
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Turkey parliament to consider death penalty for coup plotters: Erdogan

Istanbul (AFP) - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday said his government would ask parliament to consider reintroducing the death penalty as a punishment for the plotters behind the July coup bid....
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French president vows to clear Paris streets of migrant camp

PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande vowed Saturday to shut down a bulging migrant camp in Paris, after his government moved 5,000 people from a camp in northern France in an overdue effort to tackle the migrant crisis....
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In Germany, Syrians find mosques too conservative

Hani Salam escaped civil war in Syria and survived the journey from Egypt to Europe. But when he saw men with bushy long beards at a mosque near his current home in Cologne last November, he was worried....
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Pirates aim for gains as Icelanders choose new government

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — Icelanders are voting Saturday in a national election, with the anti-authoritarian Pirate Party hoping to unseat the center-right government amid public discontent at traditional elites....
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More migrants pitch tents on Paris streets as Calais camp shuts

PARIS (Reuters) - The number of migrants sleeping rough on the streets of Paris has risen by at least a third since the start of the week when the "Jungle" shanty town in Calais was evacuated, officials said....
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France clears out Calais migrant camp

CALAIS, France (AP) — The Latest on the influx of asylum-seekers and migrants to Europe (all times local):...
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