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Several people were stabbed in the southwestern Finnish city of Turku on Aug. 18, police said after shooting and arresting a suspect
A Turkish citizen was among those injured in the deadly Barcelona terror attack on Aug. 17, the Turkish Embassy in Madrid stated on Aug. 18
A 13-year-old girl was killed and 12 others were injured when a man drove his car into the outdoor terrace of a pizzeria east of Paris, officials said late Aug. 14
Spain launched a sweeping anti-terrorism operation on Aug. 18, shooting dead five would-be attackers after a suspected jihadist drove a van into crowds in Barcelona, killing 14 people and wounding many more
It is becoming more difficult to fight Islamophobia in Europe, as mainstream political parties compete for votes with the far-right and this is further exacerbated by a huge population movement toward Europe, which came just after a harch economic crisis, UN official Gün Kut tells HDN
LONDON - Agence France-Presse
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban for advocating education for girls in her native Pakistan, announced on Aug. 17 she has won a place to study at Oxford University.
BERLIN - Agence France-Presse
The German aid group Sea Eye on Aug. 13 said it was suspending its migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean, citing security concerns after Libya barred foreign vessels from a stretch of water off its coast.
LONDON - Reuters
There should be no border posts between Ireland and the British province of Northern Ireland after Brexit, Britain said in an early attempt to resolve one of the most complex aspects of its European Union exit.
LONDON – Reuters
A former British spy chief said on Aug. 11 that encryption of online communications was “very positive” for the country’s national security interests despite the difficulties that it poses for security services attempting to tackle militants.
Economic pressure on Turkey “is working,” German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel has said, commenting on ongoing tensions between Berlin and Ankara.
BERLIN – Reuters
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, about to return from holiday, has seen her popularity fall by 10 points just six weeks before an election in which she hopes to win a fourth term.