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Sunday, February 7, 2016
Gunmen disguised as police opened fire Friday on boxing fans at a Dublin hotel, killing one man and wounding two others in an attack that could reflect tensions within Ireland's criminal underworld.
Saturday, February 6, 2016
Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch to meet
Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic step to heal the 1,000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West, both churches announced Friday.
Julian Assange claims vindication with UN panel ruling
A United Nations human rights panel has sided with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in his long-running battle with Swedish and British authorities, saying he should be freed immediately and compensated for the years he has lost.
Activists denounce abuse of authority after Paris attacks
French police have rounded up hundreds of suspects and searched more than 3,000 homes under a state of emergency since the November extremist attacks on Paris -- but much of the action involves drug cases or similar crime, not terrorism.
Denmark's minister for justice says a U.S. government airplane parked at Copenhagen's airport in June 2013 was waiting to fly former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden to the United States.
Protests, EU demands add pressure on Tsipras
Tens of thousands joined anti-government protests across Greece Thursday as the country was crippled by a general strike against painful pension reforms demanded by bailout lenders.
Man admits to killing Dutch ex-minister
A man accused of killing a former Dutch health minister admitted the slaying at a court hearing Thursday, claiming it was an "order from God" because she was responsible for the Netherlands' euthanasia law.
Friday, February 5, 2016
Pope, Russian Orthodox patriarch meet in historic step
Pope Francis and the leader of the Russian Orthodox Church will meet in Cuba next week in a historic step to heal the 1,000-year-old schism that divided Christianity between East and West, both churches announced Friday.
NATO chief meets EU defense ministers to discuss cooperation
NATO's chief met Friday with European Union defense ministers to discuss boosting cooperation between the military alliance and the 28-nation bloc to tackle looming threats to the region.
Sporadic clashes broke out in central Athens Thursday as tens of thousands marched to the Greek Parliament during a general strike called to protest planned pension reforms that are part of the country's third international bailout.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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