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Belgian deal paves way for EU-Canada free trade pact
BRUSSELS (AP) -- A landmark free trade agreement between the European Union and Canada could be signed within days after the Belgian government overcame an impasse with its regional authorities on Thursday....
Lufthansa cancels 100s of flights at budget unit Eurowings
BERLIN (AP) -- German airline Lufthansa canceled hundreds of flights Thursday at its budget unit Eurowings, affecting some 40,000 passengers, because of a strike by cabin crew....
Romania: man asks court to recognize his same-sex marriage
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- A Romanian man has asked his country's Constitutional Court to recognize his marriage to a U.S. man, in a case that has pitted the conservative majority against those who seek closer integration into the European mainstream....
Belgian government: deal reached to back the EU-Canada free trade deal
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Belgian government: deal reached to back the EU-Canada free trade deal ....
EU lawmakers: 2 Yazidi women win EU human rights prize
BRUSSELS (AP) -- Two Yazidi women who survived sexual enslavement by the Islamic State before escaping and becoming advocates for their people have won the EU's Sakharov Prize for human rights....
Spain: Rajoy faces 1st confidence vote in bid to form govt
MADRID (AP) -- Spain's parliament is wrapping up a debate before a first vote of confidence to allow conservative leader Mariano Rajoy to form a minority government and end a 10-month political impasse....
After high court defeat, Greek government criticizes judges
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece's left-led government is pledging to honor a high court rejection of its attempted shakeup of private TV broadcasting, but its strong criticism of the ruling has drawn a sharp rebuke from the judiciary....