Category: Europe

Police shoot dead 5 suspects in 12 hours

Barcelona (CNN)The perpetrators of the terror attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils originally planned to use explosive devices to wreak greater devastation but were apparently thwarted because their materials detonated prematurely, police said Friday. ‘);$vidEndSlate.removeClass(‘video__end-slate–inactive’).addClass(‘video__end-slate–active’);}};CNN.autoPlayVideoExist = (CNN.autoPlayVideoExist === true) ? true : false;var configObj = {thumb: ‘none’,video: ‘world/2017/08/18/witnesses-on-the-scene-of-barcelona-van-terrorist-attack-orig.cnn’,width: ‘100%’,height: ‘100%’,section: ‘international’,profile: ‘expansion’,network: ‘cnn’,markupId: ‘body-text_3’,adsection: ‘const-article-inpage’,frameWidth: ‘100%’,frameHeight:

Several dead as van plows into crowd of people in Barcelona

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UK seeks interim Brexit deal to avert trade chaos

Britain wants to keep existing customs rules with Europe for about two years after Brexit as it tries to protect manufacturing exports and jobs. With a third round of Brexit negotiations due later this month, the U.K. is under growing pressure to clarify its plans for trade and immigration once it leaves the European Union

NGOs halt missions in Mediterranean because of Libyan coast guard

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