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Moldova calls early election as President Dodon suspended from office

A court in Moldova has suspended the country's President Igor Dodon from office to allow holding an early election as political parties have failed to form a government for months. Thousands of protestors have rallied in the capital, Chisinau.

Cleaning up Mt. Everest: 11 tonnes of waste and 4 bodies found

In a special expedition organized by the Nepalese government four unidentified bodies were found and more than 11 tonnes of waste was collected from Mount Everest.

Grab your binoculars and watch out for Jupiter and its moons

«Look up!» is the slogan the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) used to announce a grand event event. On 10 June, Jupiter – the largest planet in the Solar System – will be clearly visible from Earth, CBS News reports.

Chinese tech giant Huawei to develop 5G network in Russia

Chinese technology giant Huawei, which is suspected of creating threats to national security in several western nations, has signed a contract with Russian telecommunications company MTS for the development of a 5G network in the country, BBC reports.

Poland to not support Lithuania’s president as Tusk’s successor in European Council

Poland has announced that it will not support Lithuania’s President Dalia Grybauskaitė as a candidate for the post of president of European Council, Polish newspaper Rzeczpospolita reports.

Thousands of Czechs take it to streets, requesting prime minister’s resignation

120 000 people have filled Prague’s streets, demanding Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babiš resignation following accusations of fraudulent use of EU finances, BBC reports.

Russia demands Tinder to share user data

Russian authorities have announced that online dating app Tinder needs to comply with the country’s demands to provide access to users’ photos and messages, BBC reports.

Anti-migration promises pave way for Denmark’s social democrats’ victory

Successfully manoeuvring between left-wing politicians’ positions in welfare and right-wing politicians in immigration affairs may pay off for Denmark’s Social Democrats, who have hopes to return to power after parliamentary elections in the country on 5 June.

While Latvia enjoys summer heat, Australia hit by snowfall out of nowhere

Australia’s eastern parts have been hit by unusual weather conditions, as snow falls in sub-tropical Queensland, BBC reports.

Ship crash in Venice prompts discussions for cruise ship ban

Following the crash of a cruise ship in Venice, discussions regarding ban of large ships in the famous tourist destinations have reignited with a new flame, BBC reports.

Angela Merkel promises stability in spite of Social Democratic Party losing their leader

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says the government coalition will continue working in spite of the fact that Social Democratic Party’s leader Andrea Nahles has decided to step down, BBC. reports.

Captain arrested over Budapest ship collision as search for victims continues

Hungarian authorities have arrested the captain of the tourist ship that sunk in Danube river with 33 people on board, while divers searched for the victims.

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Tragic boat collision in Budapest takes tourist lives

In the Hungarian capital Budapest, a riverboat used for tourism turned over with 34 people on board, taking the lives of at least seven people.

Ukraine eying new IMF aid programme following snap parliamentary election

Ukraine agreed with the International Monetary Fund on a new aid programme to be finalised following Ukraine’s parliamentary election due in July.

Huawei in U.S. courts challenging Washington’s sanctions against it

As Washington has effectively prohibited American firms to sell its technology to Huawei without government approval, the Chinese company has filed lawsuits in the U.S. challenging what it sees as selective punishment against the firm.

Latvia’s prime minister to lead discussions on high-rank EU candidates

Centre-right European People’s Party has picked Latvia’s Prime Minister Krišjānis Kariņš and Croatia’s Prime Minister Andrej Plenković as the party’s official discussion leaders in European Parliament discussions regarding candidates for the highest ranking posts in the European Union.

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