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Five people killed in building fire in Strasbourg

Five people died after a fire broke out in a building in Strasbourg in northeastern France, local firefighters said. Firefighters said in a statement that seven people have also been taken into emergency care. They added that …

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Numerous cars burned during New Year’s Eve in France

Vandals in Strasbourg, France, marked the start of 2020 by setting countless vehicles on fire. Police have not disclosed how many cars were torched, but a source told AFP that the figure was larger than the previous year. A number of …

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Pashinyan preparing for PACE spring session

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan will fly to Strasbourg tomorrow for a two-day working visit, the Armenian National Assembly's press office reported. On April 11, Pashinyan will attend the opening …

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ISIS says Strasbourg shooter was its soldier

The terrorist group ISIS (outlawed in Russia) said the man who killed three people in Strasbourg was one of its soldiers, the group’s Amaq news website said, although it provided no evidence for the claim. An online statement …

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Strasbourg to hold Georgian alphabet exhibition

The exhibition titled "living culture of three writing systems" will open in the Council of Europe's building in Strasbourg on January 24. The exhibition will last for week, Sputnik Georgia reported. The …

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Russian church to be opened in European capital

Central tent, cylinder and golden domes with crosses were set up on a Russian church of All Saints in Strasbourg, which is expected to be opened in 2018, the parochial press service reports.  They were made in Moscow and brought to …

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Mammadyarov leaves to France for working visit

Azerbaijan’s Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov has left for France to take part in the meeting of the Council of Europe Committee of Ministers, AzerNews reported citing Trend. The 1263rd meeting of the Council of …

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Kurds in Strasbourg demand that Ocalan be freed

Today about 15 thousand Kurds took part in a demonstration in Strasbourg, demanding the release of PKK leader Abdullah Ocalan, who has been serving a life sentence in a Turkish prison since February 1999. The …

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Pedro Agramunt becomes new PACE chairman

Spanish lawmaker Pedro Agramunt has replaced incumbent Anne Brasseur as the president of PACE at the PACE winter session in Strasbourg today. Agramunt worked as a co-rapporteur of the PACE Monitoring …

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