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A Death in Kosovo Stokes Fears and Threatens Peace

Advertisement MITROVICA, Kosovo — The challenge for President Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia was steep: Visiting a neighboring country whose sovereignty he does not recognize, addressing a group of people deeply distrustful of his intentions and talking about an assassination that ...

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Angela Merkel Inches Closer to Germany Coalition Government

Advertisement BONN, Germany — In the latest episode of Germany’s agonizing political uncertainty, Chancellor Angela Merkel inched a step closer to forming a new government on Sunday after a party congress of the Social Democrats voted in favor of entering ...

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On Paris’s Icy Streets, Migrants Wait for Word on Refuge

Advertisement PARIS — Jibran tells of escaping Taliban attackers who killed three of his brothers. He survived crossing into Europe in a refrigerated truck, he says, and persuaded the French authorities to grant him asylum. But the 25-year-old Afghan is ...

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Anti-Corruption Protest Draws Tens of Thousands Across Snowy Romania

Advertisement Large crowds rallied on Saturday in Bucharest, Romania’s capital city, the latest in ongoing mass demonstrations against revisions to the country’s corruption laws that have gripped the country since last year. Braving snowy conditions and freezing temperatures, protesters gathered ...

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