Category: Europe

Striking protesters disrupt roads, trains in Catalonia

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Demonstrators block a highway during a general strike in Borrassa, near Girona, Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. A worker’s union has called for a general strike Wednesday in Catalonia. The regional government was sacked by Madrid and many of its members jailed in a rebellion probe after pushing ahead with secession from Spain. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)

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22 injured as blast rocks London Underground in terror attack

Armed British police officers stand on duty outside Parsons Green underground tube station in west London on September 15, 2017. (AFP/Daniel Leal-Olivas)

Armed British police officers stand on duty outside Parsons Green underground tube station in west London on September 15, 2017. (AFP/Daniel Leal-Olivas)

Eyewitnesses report chaotic scenes at Parsons Green station after explosion on train, apparently by improvised device; none of injuries serious or life-threatening

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Shouting ‘Allahu Akbar,’ unarmed man attacks 7 in Toulouse

French police arrest a man who shouted 'Allahu Akbar' and attacked seven people  in Toulouse, September 13, 2017. (Screenshot)

French police arrest a man who shouted ‘Allahu Akbar’ and attacked seven people in Toulouse, September 13, 2017. (Screenshot)

Suspect punches four bystanders, three policemen; police say he suffers from mental illness

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France: North Korea could nuke US, Europe ‘within months’

People watch a television news screen showing file footage of a North Korean missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul on August 29, 2017. AFP PHOTO / JUNG Yeon-Je)

People watch a television news screen showing file footage of a North Korean missile launch, at a railway station in Seoul on August 29, 2017. AFP PHOTO / JUNG Yeon-Je)

Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian calls situation ‘extremely serious,’ says it could quickly become ‘explosive’

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3 children pulled from rubble on quake-hit Italian island

Firefighters and rescuers pull out a boy, Mattias, from the collapsed building in Casamicciola, on the island of Ischia, near Naples, Italy, a day after a 4.0-magnitude quake hit the Italian resort island, Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017. irefighters freed a 7-month-old baby and an older brother from rubble of a house some seven hours after the quake, and are continuing work on rescuing another brother who remained trapped. (Italian Carabinieri, HO/ANSA via AP)

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Following attack, Barcelona’s chief rabbi says his community is doomed

People leave the Plaza de Catalunya after observing a minute of silence for the victims of the Barcelona attack on August 18, 2017, a day after a van ploughed into the crowd, killing 13 persons and injuring over 100 on the Rambla in Barcelona.o / AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE

People leave the Plaza de Catalunya after observing a minute of silence for the victims of the Barcelona attack on August 18, 2017, a day after a van ploughed into the crowd, killing 13 persons and injuring over 100 on the Rambla in Barcelona.o / AFP PHOTO / LLUIS GENE

‘Europe is lost,’ says Rabbi Meir Bar-Hen. ‘I tell my congregants: Don’t think we’re here for good, and I encourage them to buy property in Israel’

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