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Several soldiers killed in Tunisia barracks shooting

ImageSeveral Tunisian soldiers have been killed after one of their colleagues opened fire at an army barracks in the capital, Tunis. The Defense Ministry has described it as an "isolated incident."

Greek crisis

Greece to repay creditors 'as long as it can'

ImageThe announcement from the government spokesperson comes days after the Greek interior minister warned his country would not be able to make debt repayments to the IMF due next month without more aid from foreign lenders.


N. Ireland government leader Peter Robinson hospitalized

ImageFirst Minister Peter Robinson, the Protestant head of Northern Ireland's power-sharing government, is in hospital after a suspected heart attack, his party has announced.


At runoff polls, Poles vote for Duda over Komorowski

Andrzej Duda has won Poland's presidential runoff. The right-winger trumped the incumbent centrist, Bronislaw Komorowski, with promises of change and generous social spending.


Taliban attack wounds 73 in southern Afghanistan

A Taliban bomber exploded his truck loaded with explosives Monday outside a government complex in southern Afghanistan, wounding 73 people.


'Indignados' have their day, spanking PP across Spain

Spain's "Indignados" have battered the ruling right-wingers and the second place centrists. Protest factions topped the vote in Barcelona and shattered the Popular Party's majority in Madrid.


Reports of Syrian airstrikes on 'Islamic State' in Palmyra

Government aircraft have reportedly launched airstrikes in Palmyra, following the ancient city's fall to "Islamic State" (IS) fighters last week. Some of the strikes were apparently near world heritage sites.


25.5.1907: Women in the Finnish parliament


1892: Josip Tito

Days to remember

1895: Trial against Oscar Wilde