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Konrad Kogler Director General for Public Security in Austria speaks during a press conference about the results of the investigations after the arrest of a  radical suspect in Vienna on Friday,  in Vienna Monday, Jan. 23, 2017.  Another suspect thought linked to the Austrian is in German custody after his arrest Saturday. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)
Austrian official: suspect potentially dangerous radicalAustrian police are urging Vienna residents to be on heightened alert for suspicious objects and activities as they hunt for possible associates of a suspected Islamic radical who they say might have been planning a bomb attack
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Romanian president calls for referendum on prisoner pardonsRomania's president has called for a referendum on a government proposal to pardon thousands of prisoners, which critics say could weaken the anti-corruption fight
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UN, Nordic groups meet at Finland humanitarian aid to SyriaAs talks between the Syrian government and rebel factions continue in Kazakhstan, Nordic and UN aid groups discuss plight of civilians in the war that has killed hundreds of thousands and displaced half the country's population
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Sinn Fein chooses new leader O'Neill for Northern IrelandMichelle O'Neill has been named as the new leader of the Sinn Fein party in Northern Ireland
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A firefighter pats one of the three puppies that were found alive in the rubble of the avalanche-hit Hotel Rigopiano, near Farindola, central Italy, Monday, Jan. 22, 2017. Emergency crews digging into an avalanche-slammed hotel were cheered Monday by the discovery of three puppies who had survived for days under tons of snow, giving them new hope for the 23 people still missing in the disaster. (Italian Firefighters via AP)
3 dogs give avalanche rescuers hope but 22 people missingItalian emergency crews pulled three wiggling, white sheepdog puppies out Monday from under tons of snow and rubble at an avalanche-struck hotel, lifting spirits even as the search for 22 people still missing dragged on five days after the disaster
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Russian Defense Ministry says its warplanes have flown first combat mission in Syria with U.S.-led coalition aircraftRussian Defense Ministry says its warplanes have flown first combat mission in Syria with U.S.-led coalition aircraft
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Greek island mayors say refugee overcrowding too highThe mayors of five eastern Greek islands used to limit the movement of refugees and migrants have called on the European Union to ease the restrictions amid continued problems created by winter weather and overcrowding
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FILE - In this May 18, 2016 file picture the head of the Alternative for Germany party, AfD,  in Thuringia, Bjoern Hoecke, speaks during a rally in Erfurt, eastern Germany. The AfD said Monday, Jan. 23, 2017  it will take "internal measures" against the  prominent member for his comments suggesting ending the country's tradition of acknowledging and atoning for its Nazi past, but stopped short of expelling him from the party.  (AP Photo/Jens Meyer,file)
German populists to discipline member for Holocaust remarksThe nationalist Alternative for Germany party says it will take "internal measures" against a prominent member for his comments suggesting ending the country's tradition of acknowledging and atoning for its Nazi past
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People watch the ceremonial hoisting of the national flag and then lowering it on half-mast in front of the Parliament building to mark the day of mourning observed for victims of the crash of a Hungarian bus in Italy, in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. A bus carrying Hungarian secondary school students on a ski trip returning from France to Hungary crashed on a highway near Verona last Friday night, killing more than a dozen. (Tamas Kovacs/MTI via AP)
Hungary: Teacher hailed for saving lives in fiery bus crashA Hungarian teacher who pulled some students out of a fiery bus in Italy despite getting burned and losing his own two children in the crash was being hailed as a hero as Hungary held a national day of mourning for the 16 victims
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UK's Theresa May was briefed on nuclear missile system testOfficials say British Prime Minister Theresa May was told about the June test of Britain's nuclear deterrent system when she took office last year
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European police arrest 245 for arms traffickingSpanish police say a pan-European a crackdown on illegal arms trafficking has resulted in 664 guns being seized and 245 people arrested in 11 countries
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FILE--In this Dec. 16, 2016 file photo people demonstrate outside the Parliament building in Warsaw. Prosecutors  began questioning 21 anti-government protesters of the Dec. 16 demonstration, Monday Jan. 23, 2017, whose images have been posted by police on allegations they violated “legal order.” (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski, file)
Protesters who blocked Polish premier's car being questionedProsecutors in Poland began questioning 21 anti-government protesters whose images have been posted by police on allegations they violated "legal order."
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2nd victim linked to suspect in German freezer killingBerlin police say a man suspected of killing an elderly man and collecting his pension for a decade before police found his body in a freezer may have had a second victim
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European dairy farmers spray the EU Council building with milk powder to protest the crisis in their sector, in Brussels on Monday, Jan. 23, 2017. The sector has been hit with sagging prices and production costs squeezing profits to the extent that has driven many farmers to the brink of bankruptcy. The EU's executive Commission has approved some support measures over the past year, but the farmers fear that releasing more milk powder on the market would further complicate their plight. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Dairy farmers spray EU HQ to push demands for better pricesDairy farmers from across the European Union sprayed the European Union's headquarters with milk powder to protest the crisis in their sector
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Dutch populist anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders leaves he stage after his speech at a meeting of European Nationalists in Koblenz, Germany, Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Fight for the right: Dutch PM says integrate or leaveDutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is making a pitch to win over supporters of nationalist lawmaker Geert Wilders, as campaigning for March 15 national elections heats up
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