Europe

Indian hockey team beat Austria 4-3 to end Europe tour on a high

AMSTELVEEN (NETHERLANDS): Ramandeep Singh and Chinglensana Singh Kangujam struck twice to guide the Indian men’s hockey team to a sensational 4-3 win over Austria in their final encounter of the Europe Tour here. Double goals from Ramandeep (25th minute, 32nd) and Chinglensana (37th, 60th) helped India end the tour with three wins and two loses. For Austria, Oliver Binder (14th), ...

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Angela Merkel plays for her place in history — and Europe’s future – POLITICO

Angela Merkel’s return for a fourth term as German chancellor seems such a foregone conclusion, given her conservatives’ wide lead in opinion polls, that interest is mostly focused on who her coalition partner will be after the September 24 federal election. More than ever, Europeans are looking to Berlin for a lead following Britain’s vote to leave the European Union ...

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Holiday threat: Anti-tourism protests spread in Europe with ALCOHOL & SELFIE STICK bans | World | News

Spain has felt the brunt of the anti-tourism anger, with protests seen in holiday hotspots across the country including Barcelona, Palma and Bilbao. Hooded protestors vandalised the Basque country tourist board’s headquarters in Bilbao last week, covering it in bright red paint and anti-tourism slogans – while furious Barcelona residents descended on a local beach at the weekend, armed with ...

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Al Qaeda’s propaganda magazine calls for train attacks in US, Europe – Story

FOX NEWS – The new edition of Al Qaeda’s online propaganda magazine, known as Inspire, calls on its followers to target trains in the US and Europe, identifying three methods of attack: the train’s compartments, derailments or assaults on stations. However, a Department of Homeland Security bulletin reviewed by Fox News indicates there is no credible or imminent threat. “…the ...

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European Shares Rebound As Geopolitical Tensions Ease

Shutterstock photo (RTTNews.com) – European stocks rebounded from sharp losses seen last week as tensions on the Korean peninsula eased slightly after days of verbal sparing between the United States and North Korea. Senior U.S. national security officials said Sunday that the nation is not on the brink of nuclear war with North Korea, but the danger is ...

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Cruises, tours to Europe, exotic places in demand, Singapore News & Top Stories

What travellers want this year: cruises, tours to Europe and exotic destinations like Turkey and Egypt, and customised trips. These travel packages were much in demand at the 51st National Association of Travel Agents Singapore (Natas) fair, which wrapped up yesterday, said major travel agencies at the event. Hong Thai Travel said the trends are an extension of last year’s. ...

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Italy’s Midsummer Dream: Shaking Off Sick Man of Europe Label

Italy is working hard to shake off the sick man tag. Through government tensions, bank rescues and a migrant crisis, business sentiment has improved and the economy managed to maintain consistent growth after multiple false dawns. A report on second-quarter economic expansion this week is expected to top off a streak of encouraging numbers ranging from the labor market to exports. ...

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Europe’s tainted egg scare reaches Spain

Liquid egg products tainted by fipronil were discovered at a food company in northern Spain, authorities said Saturday, the first time the chemical that has caused a Europe-wide crisis has been detected in the country. Fipronil, which can harm human health, has been discovered in eggs in 16 European countries since the scandal came to light on August 1 and ...

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Contaminated eggs scandal spreads from Europe to Asia | World

Eggs are pictured at an egg farm in Gaesti on August 11, 2017. AFP/Daniel Mihailescu BRUSSELS: A scandal involving eggs contaminated with insecticide spread to 15 EU countries, Switzerland, and as far away as Hong Kong on Friday as the European Commission called for a special meeting on the growing crisis. Ministers and food safety chiefs from around the European ...

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