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November 3, 2017, by VOANews

A court in Macedonia on Thursday convicted 33 people of planning terrorist attacks as members of an ethnic Albanian militant group. Heavy security, including helicopters flying overhead, protected the court […]

Nato challenges Russia on scope of war games

October 27, 2017, by VOANews

Nato has accused Russia of misleading the Western military alliance about the military exercises it held last month with Belarus. “There is a di ...

Aid group halts sea rescues in Mediterranean

October 26, 2017, by VOANews

The international aid group Save the Children is suspending its efforts to rescue migrants making the dangerous Mediterranean Sea crossing from Libya. ...

UN to decide next month on fate of ‘Butcher of Balkans’ Mladic

October 19, 2017, by VOANews

United Nations judges will decide next week on a verdict in the trial of former Bosnian Serb army leader Ratko Mladic, who is accused of war crimes st ...

  • Conservative Kurz declares victory in Austrian general election
    October 15, 2017, by VOANews

    Sebastian Kurz, the 31-year-old charismatic conservative party leader, has declared victory in Austria’s general election – putting him on track to be Europe’s youngest leader. Observers say Kurz has succeeded […]

  • EU court criticises Russian ‘gay propaganda law’
    June 21, 2017, by VOANews

    The European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday criticized a Russian law banning homosexual “propaganda.” The law, which effectively bans most public mentions of homosexuality, was introduced at regional levels […]