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Eight arrested after climate activists breach German airport

Eight arrested after climate activists breach German airport

German police arrested eight climate activists who breached the grounds of Munich airport on Saturday, briefly causing the airport to close and leading to around 60 flight cancellations during a busy holiday weekend. Six of the activists glued themselves to a runway, a police spokesperson said, ad


Slovak PM Fico stable but in serious condition

Slovak PM Fico stable but in serious condition

The condition of Slovak Prime Minister Robert Fico has stabilised but remains serious, the country's health minister said on Saturday, following Wednesday's assassination attempt against the central European leader. Slovakia's deputy prime minister also said the transfer of Fico to the capital Bra

French police kill man who set fire to Rouen synagogue

French police kill man who set fire to Rouen synagogue

French police shot dead an armed man who set fire to a synagogue in the northwestern city of Rouen on Friday and threatened police with a knife, the local prosecutor said. The synagogue suffered extensive damage from the fire, but no one else was harmed, said Rouen mayor Nicolas Mayer-Rossignol, a

Russian refinery catches fire after drone attack

Russian refinery catches fire after drone attack

A refinery got on fire in southwestern Russia following a Ukrainian drone crash on it in the early hours on Sunday, reports Xinhua citing local authorities. The blaze at the Volgograd Oil Refinery was extinguished with no casualties after the Russian air defense repelled the drone attack, said And