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WAR IN EUROPE.

THE STRUGGLE AT THE FRONT

GERMAN ATTACKS FAIL.

London, January 11

Tbe High Commissioner reports :— "Paris reports that at Cbompaigne the German counter attacks north of Perthes and north of Beausejour were repulsed. In the Argonne district two small German attacks at Fontaine Madaine and Saint Hubert failed.

There is a lively fusillade, at West Bourseilles and on Teurisson' B stream. Tbe remainder is quiet."

BBESLAU DAMAGED.

RUSSIAN FLEET'S SUCCESS, '; London, January 10. It 13 announced that the Russian Black Sea fleet fought tbe Bresiau and Hamidieb on the 6th insfc. (Wed. nesday), inflicting sericus damage upon them. It also destroyed a num ber of the enemys steamers and sailing : vessels at Sinope, Trebizond and elsei where. On the Bth (Friday) it bombarded Ivbopah where it is reported that the gunboat Peikishevfcet was badly damaged. j SWEDEN'S POSITION.

A PLOT THAT FAILED. London, January 9. The "Daily Mail's" Copenhagen ( correspondent; states that indignation >is growing in Sweden because three i Swedish steamers were blown up in ■ the Gulf of Finland through striking mines which the Germans had laid j with the intention of provoking ! Sweden against Russia. Since the [ meeting of Scandinavian kingstafc Malno j Swalfeross antagonism towards Russia : : has disappeared. ! THE SOISSONS REGION. ENEMY HELD BACK. j London, January 10. Notwithstanding numerous attack?, tbe enemy was unable to recapture j the trenches which he bad lost in the ! > c oissons region. The enemy again bombardod Soissons. ■ Our artillery had a great effect on : tbe German fcrenphes from Rbeims tc the Arg(jnne, dispersing parties of marksmen. A counter attack west of Perthes west of: Bpau3jour and seized a redoubt north of Beaupjour. Tbe enemy bombarded the Four de Paris region. We rallied, destroying a blockhouse and repulsing attacks in the Apremont Forest, also in ike Tbajm region

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WAR IN EUROPE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3469, 12 January 1915

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WAR IN EUROPE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3469, 12 January 1915

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