Nationalism

March 26, 2017 - 1:11 am
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarians are heading to the polls for the third time in four years in a snap vote that could tilt the European Union's poorest member country closer to Russia. Polls on Sunday opened at 7 a.m. (0400GMT) and first results from exit polls are expected shortly after they close...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker signs a declaration during an EU summit meeting at the Orazi and Curiazi Hall in the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. European Union leaders were gathering in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead following the decision of Britain to leave the 28-nation bloc. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
March 25, 2017 - 3:14 pm
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 8:10 p.m. Rome police say officers seized sharpened iron bars, clubs and knives in a crackdown aimed at preventing violence during anti-EU marches. Hours before the marches' started Saturday, police checked the occupants of cars...
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A European Union supporter shows a victory sign, with the EU flag behind as thousands march through the downtown in a show of support for the union in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, March 25, 2017, as leaders in Rome mark the 60th anniversary of its founding treaty The rally which is being held under the slogan "I Love You, Europe," also comes as an expression of disapproval for the country's nationalist government. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
March 25, 2017 - 12:21 pm
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Thousands of Poles marched through Warsaw and other Polish cities Saturday, waving European Union flags in a show of support for the troubled European project as leaders in Rome marked the 60th anniversary of its founding treaty. The rallies, held under the slogan "I Love You...
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Supporters of the European Union crack down a symbolic wall during a rally marking the 60th anniversary of signing the Treaty of Rome, in Berlin, Saturday, March 25, 2017. The posterat center reads 'More heart for Europe' and and at center left 'With more courage for a solitary and sustainable Europe'. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
March 25, 2017 - 10:40 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 3:40 p.m. Denmark's prime minister says the European Union is a success and singled out one example: roaming costs. Lars Loekke Rasmussen said in Rome that Europeans abroad can call home "or be streaming films at affordable...
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March 25, 2017 - 10:17 am
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — Bulgarian nationalists kept up their protests at the Turkish border Saturday against Bulgarian citizens living permanently in Turkey who are coming in to vote in Bulgaria's election. The border blockade reflects rising tensions between the two countries over Turkey's open...
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Supporters of the European Union crack down a symbolic wall during a rally marking the 60th anniversary of signing the Treaty of Rome, in Berlin, Saturday, March 25, 2017. The posterat center reads 'More heart for Europe' and and at center left 'With more courage for a solitary and sustainable Europe'. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
March 25, 2017 - 9:33 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 2:30 p.m. Several thousand people have demonstrated in Berlin in favor of European unity, and organizers have symbolically demolished a wall made from cardboard boxes at the spot where the city was once divided. Demonstrators on...
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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker signs a declaration during an EU summit meeting at the Orazi and Curiazi Hall in the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. European Union leaders were gathering in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead following the decision of Britain to leave the 28-nation bloc. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
March 25, 2017 - 7:59 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 12:55 p.m. Thousands of Poles are rallying in Warsaw, waving European Union and Polish flags in a show of support for the union as leaders in Rome mark the 60th anniversary of its founding treaty. The rally in Warsaw, which is...
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From left, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni and European Council President Donald Tusk wait for the start of a meeting in the Orazi and Curiazi Hall at the Palazzo dei Conservatori during an EU summit in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. European Union leaders were gathering in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead following the decision of Britain to leave the 28-nation bloc. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
March 25, 2017 - 6:23 am
ROME (AP) — The Latest on the European Union summit (all times local): 11:20 a.m. Italy's premier says that European Union leaders must earn the support of their half-billion citizens and fend off rising nationalism on the continent by creating jobs and eliminating social inequality. Paolo...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 24, 2017. Le Pen has made multiple visits to Russia, as have her father, niece and other members of the National Front, often meeting with Russian legislators. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
March 24, 2017 - 3:05 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin made his preferences in the French presidential election clear Friday by hosting far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at the Kremlin, but analysts are skeptical about Russia's ability to sway the outcome of the vote. Embracing Le Pen is part of Russia's...
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 24, 2017. Le Pen has made multiple visits to Russia, as have her father, niece and other members of the National Front, often meeting with Russian legislators. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
March 24, 2017 - 2:19 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin made his preferences in the French presidential election clear Friday by hosting far-right candidate Marine Le Pen at the Kremlin, but analysts are skeptical about Russia's ability to sway the outcome of the vote. Embracing Le Pen is part of Russia's...
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