Europe


Macron Tells IMF: Europe Doesn’t Need You

French President Emmanuel Macron said Thursday that the International Monetary Fund should step back from its role in European bailouts — breaking with a widely accepted policy adopted when Greece…

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EU Court: Eastern States Cannot Refuse to Take Refugees

The European Union’s top court roundly dismissed complaints on Wednesday by Slovakia and Hungary about EU migration policy, upholding Brussels’s right to force member states to take in asylum seekers.…

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France Holds Migrant Summit Seeking European Unity

Getting Europe’s migrant crisis under control will be the main focus of a summit of Europe’s “big four” continental powers, hosted on Monday by French President Emmanuel Macron, who has…

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Prewar Mikvaos Found Near Vilna’s Great Synagogue

An international team of archaeologists from Israel, Lithuania and America, recently discovered two prewar mikvaos in the city of Vilna, Lithuania. Last year, a study showed evidence of underground spaces…

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Wealth Tax Under Attack as Norway Prepares to Vote

Taxing the rich has become a political hot potato ahead of Norway’s election next month. On Tuesday, the country’s biggest business group weighed in, saying the opposition Labor Party’s plan…

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Ongoing Heat Wave Stifles Large Swath of Europe

A relentless heat wave that gripped parts of Europe this week has sent temperatures soaring to record highs for several days, causing at least two deaths and prompting authorities to…

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