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♦ [Pib Pbbss Association.] London. Jane 16. The publication of the result of the, interview between General Boulanger and a representative of the " Figaro " newspaper, respecting the secret equipment of the French Army m connection with the Schnabell incident, is causing a good deal of sensation m political circles Jrath m Paris and Berlin. London, Jano 16, Government has given large orders for war material to Birmingham manufacturers. It is understood that the well known Central Asian traveller, Arminius Vaoibcry, who has been on a special mission to Turkey, waa assured by the authorities at Constantinople that the, Porte would remain neutral m the case ] of a rupture between England and Russia. BtroHABEST, Jane 16. Roumania bag officially declared that she will take up a neutral attitude m case of war between Austria and Russia. Constantinople, June 15 Artin Effendi Dadian, the Christian Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs, who holds the rank of Vizier, states that if vassal States are attacked the Porte would remain neutral, unless an integral part of Turkey was invaded. St. Pbtebsbubo, Juae 15. His Majesty the Czsar has declined to visit Berlin on the pretext tbat he fears an attempt will be made on his life by Nihilists. Si. Pbtebbbobg, Jane 16. The "Journal de St Petersburg" says the war panic which is arising is groundless, ang that Russia has none but pacific intentions. Belgrade, Jane 15. A revolt m favor of Prince Peter Karageorgeovitoh is imminent m Servia. BiLOttADB, June 16. The Servian official press declare the story of the convention between Servia and Russia is a pure invention. OoNSTANTINOPLB, JanO 16. Montenegro has demanded satisfaction (from Turkey for loss inflicted Jby Albanian raids across the frontier * St. Pbtkbsbubg, June 17. The Russian Government officially denies that any convention has been entered into with Servia. London, June 17. It is considered that Austria is not likely to invade Servia this summer, however provoking the behaviour of the Regent* may be, but that she will bold herself m readiness next spring, when war with Russia is fully expected. Germany, Russia, Austria, and Italy, have sent a joint demand to the Swiss Government to restrict the right of anarchists to make the Cantons an asylum. The ..Republic is disposed to agree with the request. It is expected that the outbreak of war wil( be deferred till spring. Bblobaob, Jane 17. The Press re« affirm the statement that Russia and Servia have come to a seoret agreement, bat that the Servian Premier has denied the existence of any such contract. Bbbxin< Jane If. It is denied that the visit of the Oar to this city has been abandoned. WahsaW, June 17' Fifty foreigners have been ejected from Warsaw, Pabis, June 17. Ex-President Grevy partially confirms Boulanger's statement as to the secret equipment of a French Army Reserve Corps during the tichnabell incident.

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THE EUROPEAN SITUATION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2151, 18 June 1889

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THE EUROPEAN SITUATION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2151, 18 June 1889