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  • French Socialists win majority in parliamentary vote
    June 18, 2012, by VOANews

    French President Francois Hollande’s Socialist Party has taken a solid majority in Sunday’s runoff parliamentary elections. Partial polling results show the Socialists’ bloc taking up to 320 seats in the […]

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    First court sentences for Euro 2012 hooligans
    June 15, 2012, by The Warsaw Voice

    Fast-track courts in Warsaw have handed out 23 sentences so far to hooligans following clashes that broke out ahead of a tense Poland-Russia Euro 2012 match this week. Police detained […]

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    Greece ponders second election in six weeks
    June 15, 2012, by Dominic Laurie of VOANews

    Greeks vote for a government for the second time in six weeks on Sunday. The last election, in May, gave no conclusive outcome. And tempers are rising as politicians from […]

  • Polish authorities apologize over Euro 2012 hooligans
    June 14, 2012, by The Warsaw Voice

    Polish authorities apologized Wednesday for hooligan violence that broke out in Warsaw ahead of a tense Poland-Russia Euro 2012 match and called for those involved in clashes to be severely […]

  • Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi starts tour of Europe
    June 14, 2012, by VOANews

    Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has arrived in Switzerland at the start of a historic European tour, which will see her accept the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to […]

  • Czech MP faces trial after corruption immunity lifted
    June 14, 2012, by The Budapest Times

    Czech MPs stripped a leading politician of his parliamentary immunity on Tuesday in one of the country’s most high-profile corruption cases. David Rath, a former health minister, former governor of […]

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    Euro zone crisis expected to dominate G20 Summit
    June 14, 2012, by Kent Klein of VOANews

    Much of President Barack Obama’s attention at next week’s Group of 20 economic summit in Mexico’s Pacific resort of Los Cabos may be focused on trying to help Europe solve its money […]

  • Joint tourism project underway in SEE
    June 13, 2012, by The Sofia Globe staff

    Bulgaria’s government has approved the memorandum of understanding signed in February 2012 regarding the project Cultural and Tourist Route ‘On the Road of Roman Emperors’, informs the Focus news agency. […]