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Earthquake in Albania leaves 14 dead, over 600 injured; rescue crews use excavators to look for survivors
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Earthquake in Albania leaves 14 dead, over 600 injured; rescue crews use excavators to look for survivors

The quake in Albania collapsed at least three apartment buildings while people slept, and rescue crews were working to free people believed trapped.

Macedonia, Greece sign agreement to resolve decades-long dispute over former's name amid protests
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Macedonia, Greece sign agreement to resolve decades-long dispute over former's name amid protests

The foreign ministers of Greece and Macedonia signed an agreement to resolve a dispute over the Macedonia name in a signing ceremony amid protests in Bitola and Pissoderi in Greece

Macedonia name row: Greeks hold massive rally to protest govt's attempts at reaching compromise with neighbouring country
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Macedonia name row: Greeks hold massive rally to protest govt's attempts at reaching compromise with neighbouring country

Tens of thousands of Greeks staged a mass rally in Athens on Sunday, urging the government not to compromise in a festering name row with Macedonia.

Ana Brnabic to become Serbia's first female and openly gay prime minister
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Ana Brnabic to become Serbia's first female and openly gay prime minister

Serbia's president on Thursday named an openly gay woman as the next PM, a milestone move for the deeply conservative country and the wider Balkan region.

Radovan Karadzic slams guilty verdict, calls UN court judgement 'monstrous'
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Radovan Karadzic slams guilty verdict, calls UN court judgement 'monstrous'

Radovan Karadzic urged the court to free him to prepare for his appeal against last month's judgement.

Merkel fumes over Balkans migrant route closure; EU divisions deepen
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Merkel fumes over Balkans migrant route closure; EU divisions deepen

The German and Greek leaders blasted Balkan countries for shutting their borders to migrants ahead of an European Union ministers meeting on Thursday, with Greek Premier Alexis Tsipras warning that the EU "has no future if it goes on like that"

India is the only country that can prevent the probable Third World War: Tarek Fatah
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India is the only country that can prevent the probable Third World War: Tarek Fatah

"India is the only country that can prevent this crisis because it is the country in which people of all religions are together — Christians, Muslims etc. Asia is where wheat grows along with rice and even mustard. India has mountains, rivers," Tarek says and adds somewhat sharply, "It has oranges and bananas too, everything is here but if you want Norway to solve these problems, that cant happen."