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JERUSALEM | Israel avoids early elections as coalition is kept intact

JERUSALEM — Israel avoided early elections after a key coalition partner in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s government said on Monday that he would not withdraw his party, keeping the coalition intact despite a crisis triggered by a violent flare-up with Gaza militants. Education Minister Naftali Bennett said his hard-line, pro-settler Jewish Home party would give … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israel avoids early elections as coalition is kept intact

BUCHAREST, Romania | Romanian minister: Hundreds involved in riot police attack

BUCHAREST, Romania — Romania’s interior minister says hundreds of protesters attacked riot police during an anti-corruption demonstration that left 450 people injured. Speaking for the first time since the Aug. 10 protest, Carmen Dan said Sunday the ministry had identified up to 1,000 people who committed acts of violence during the protest. Citing a 90-page … Continue reading BUCHAREST, Romania | Romanian minister: Hundreds involved in riot police attack

BUCHAREST, Romania | Romanian expats stage huge anti-govt protest in Bucharest

BUCHAREST, Romania  — Tens of thousands of Romanians flocked to an anti-government protest from places near and far as local residents joined a demonstration organized by expatriates Friday, urging the left-wing government to resign and call an early election. The expatriates supporting the event in Bucharest, some of whom drove across Europe to attend, said … Continue reading BUCHAREST, Romania | Romanian expats stage huge anti-govt protest in Bucharest