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The Latest: German politician criticized over migration pactA contender for the leadership of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right party is drawing criticism for suggesting a U.N. global migration pact should be put to party members and Germany could delay approving it
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
French drivers block oil depots to protest fuel price hikesFrench drivers are blocking oil depots as they try to keep up pressure on the government to abandon fuel tax hikes
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UK's May on collision course with party rebels over BrexitBritish Prime Minister Theresa May is aiming to win business support for her Brexit deal with the European Union, but remains on a collision course with a group of lawmakers who are seeking to unseat her
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
Turkish coast guard rescues 40 migrants stuck on islandTurkey's coast guard says it rescued 40 migrants stuck on an island after they attempted the crossing to Greece.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Protesters bloc the traffic on on the place de la Concorde to protest fuel taxes in Paris, France, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. France is bracing for a nationwide traffic mess as drivers plan to block roads to protest rising fuel taxes, in a new challenge to embattled President Emmanuel Macron. Placard read, "get upset, lot much taxes, to much suicide, to much homeless people, wake up". (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Scattered tax protests persist in France; injuries up to 409Grassroots protests over hikes in taxes on diesel fuel and gasoline have continued in France, though on a far smaller scale than ones a day earlier that paralyzed traffic around the country
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this July 16, 2018 file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump, left, talks with Finnish President Sauli Niinisto as they pose for a photo in Helsinki, Finland. Niinisto said in an interview published on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018 that he briefed Trump in the wake of the California wildfires on how the Nordic country effectively monitors its substantial forest resources with a well-working surveillance system. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Finland's president rakes memory for source of Trump remarkFinland's president isn't sure where U.S. President Donald Trump got the idea that raking leaves is part of his country's routine for managing its substantial forests
The Associated Press15 hours ago
A man is detained after protesting against a far-right rally in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. Hundreds of people nostalgic for Spain's fascist past held a rally on Sunday to mark the 43rd anniversary of dictator Francisco Franco's death. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Feminist activists interrupt Franco memorial event in MadridSpanish police have intervened to keep trouble from erupting at a rally marking the anniversary of military dictator Francisco Franco's death after feminist protesters interrupted the event
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 file photo, the empty space where Henri Matisse' painting "La Liseuse en Blanc et Jaune" was hanging, right, is seen next to a painting by Maurice Denis, center, and Pierre Bonnard, left, at Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Romanian prosecutors are investigating if a painting by Pablo Picasso taken from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago has turned up in Romania it was reported on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. Four Romanians were convicted of stealing Picasso's "Tete d'Arlequin" and six other valuable paintings from the Kunsthal gallery. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
Painting found in Romania studied as possibly stolen PicassoRomanian prosecutors are investigating whether a painting by Pablo Picasso that was snatched from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago has turned up in Romania
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 file photo, Ali Karimli, the then leader of Azerbaijan's opposition party Musavat, speaks to reporters during a news conference in the party's headquarters in Baku, Azerbaijan. Ali Karimli, the head of Azeri opposition party Popular Front faces legal action after authorities arrested him in Baku on Saturday Nov. 17, 2018, for attempting to lead an unsanctioned demonstration. (AP Photo/Manoocher Deghati, File)
Azeri opposition leader faces charges after illegal rallyThe head of Azeri opposition party Popular Front faces legal action after authorities arrested him in Baku for attempting to lead an unsanctioned demonstration
The Associated Press20 hours ago
FILE - In this March 2, 2018 file photo, former Ukraine President Viktor Yanukovych gestures as he speaks at a news conference in Moscow. A lawyer representing Yanukovych said on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018, that his client will be unable to appear before a Kiev court because of injuries sustained on a Moscow tennis court. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)
Ukraine ex-president Yanukovych to miss treason hearingA lawyer representing former Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych says that his client will be unable to appear before a Kiev court on Monday because of injuries sustained on a Moscow tennis court
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Turkey keeps 1 activist under arrest, releases 12 othersTurkey's official news agency says one person has been arrested in an investigation over allegations of supporting mass anti-government protests in 2013 with links to a prominent philanthropist.
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Greece: Police, anarchists mark 1973 uprising with clashesGreek police say clashes have broken out between police and anarchists in Athens and Thessaloniki on the anniversary of a 1973 student uprising against the military regime that ruled Greece
The Associated Press1 day ago
FILE - In this Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014 file photo, people displaced by violence walk amongst makeshift shelters in a section of a sprawling camp abutting Mpoko Airport, in Bangui, Central African Republic. Alfred Yekatom, a commander in a Central African Republic militia has been arrested and turned over to the International Criminal Court to face charges that include murder and torture, the court announced Saturday Nov. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)
C. African Republic militia leader turned over to tribunalThe International Criminal Court says a commander in a Central African Republic militia has been arrested and turned over to the court to face charges that include murder and torture
The Associated Press1 day ago
Chechen official says only bomber dies in checkpoint attackChechen official says woman detonated explosive vest outside capital, no one else killed or injured
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Czechs rally against PM on Velvet Revolution anniversaryThousands of Czechs have used the anniversary of their country's 1989 anti-communist Velvet Revolution to rally against Prime Minister Andrej Babis
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