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Putin Critic Freed From Jail. Then Arrested on His Way OutPresident Vladimir Putin's most visible critic was released from a Russian jail on Monday only to be immediately arrested again and thrown back in. Alexei Navalny served a 30-day sentence on charges he staged an unsanctioned protest before being re-arrested on charges he staged a rally that caused bodily harm...
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South Africa President Cyril Ramaphosa, left, and United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres shake hands after the unveiling ceremony of the Nelson Mandela Statue which was presented as a gift from South Africa, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018, at United Nations headquarters. (Angela Weiss/Pool Photo via AP)
Mandela's widow urges world: put egos aside and end violenceNelson Mandela's widow challenged world leaders celebrating his life on Monday to put their egos and partisan politics aside and honor his legacy by ending the "senseless violence" plaguing too much of the world
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FILE In this file photo taken on Monday, May 9, 2016, Russian the S-300 air defense missile systems drive during the Victory Day military parade marking 71 years after the victory in WWII in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. Moscow will supply the Syrian government with modern S-300 missile defense systems following last week’s downing of a Russian plane, the Russian Defense Minister announced on Monday Sept. 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
US warns Russia over missile defense for SyriaThe Trump administration is warning Russia that supplying Syria with an advanced missile defense system would be a 'major mistake' should be reconsidered
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Actress Shailene Woodley leaves a photocall before Christian Dior's Spring/Summer 2019 ready-to-wear fashion collection presented in Paris, Monday, Sept.24, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Dior and Gucci theatrically kick off Paris Fashion WeekDance and theatricality were at the heart Paris Fashion Week's first day of spring shows, as American stars Blake Lively and Shailene Woodley gushed over Dior's balletic Monday presentation at the famed Longchamps race-course
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FILE In this file photo taken on Monday, May 9, 2016, Russian the S-300 air defense missile systems drive during the Victory Day military parade marking 71 years after the victory in WWII in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. Moscow will supply the Syrian government with modern S-300 missile defense systems following last week’s downing of a Russian plane, the Russian Defense Minister announced on Monday Sept. 24, 2018.(AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
Russia to provide Syria with new S-300 air defense missilesRussia to send newer, S-300 missile defense systems to Syria after last week's downing of Russian plane
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017 file photo, President Emmanuel Macron of France addresses the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters. Macron is expected to be a key voice joining secretary-general Guterres in speaking out against the current trend of rising populism in the world and supporting multilateralism as key to promoting peace. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
The Latest: Greek minister denies claims over migrant fundsGreece's defense minister is denying newspaper allegations his ministry mismanaged European Union funds for improving living conditions of migrants trapped in the country
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FILE  - In this Sept. 21, 2009 file photo, boats are seen on Ammoudi Bay near seaside tavernas on the island of Santorini, Greece. Tax authorities say they have used surveillance drones in Greece for the first time to spot violations on Santorini, where tourists were allegedly being taken on boat tours of the island's sea-filled volcanic crater without getting receipts. Greece's Independent Authority for Public Revenue says that the one-day operation last week involved surveillance of nine tour boats, and that the violations recorded in a follow-up inspection were worth 25,000 euros ($29,400) in lost revenue. (AP Photo/Michael Virtanen, File)
Greece: Drones used to spot tax cheats on SantoriniTax authorities say they have used surveillance drones in Greece for the first time to spot violations on Santorini, where tourists were allegedly being taken on boat tours of the island's sea-filled volcanic crater without getting receipts
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Palau's President Thomas Remengesau Jr. addresses the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit in the United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters, Monday, Sept. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
As Trump arrives at UN, world leaders honor MandelaWorld leaders have kicked off their annual gathering at the United Nations by honoring a global icon of peace and reconciliation
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ECB chief: Wage growth pushing up inflation in euro areaEuropean Central Bank head Mario Draghi says he expects inflation to strengthen in the 19 countries that use the euro as a stronger job market pushes up wage growth
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FILE - In a Aug. 15, 2018 file photo, the Aquarius rescue ship enters the harbor of Senglea, Malta. Spain’s maritime rescue service said Sunday, Sept. 23, 2018 that it rescued more than 400 people from 15 small boats, most of them off the country’s southern coast, while humanitarian groups lamented that the sole private rescue boat operating near the deadly central Mediterranean human trafficking route risked being put out of action by Italy’s anti-migrant leaders. (AP Photo/Rene Rossignaud, File)
Charities operating migrant rescue ship ask Europe for helpHumanitarian groups operating the sole private rescue ship near the deadly central Mediterranean human trafficking route have asked French authorities to allow 58 refugees to disembark in the southern port of Marseille
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Russian national held in Norway suspected of spyingA Russian national has been arrested in Norway on suspicion of spying after he attended a conference on strengthening cooperation between Europe's parliamentary administrations, according to this lawyer
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Greek police arrest 8 over attack on government lawmakerGreek police say they have arrested eight people on suspicion of involvement in a mob attack by alleged far-rightists on a lawmaker with the governing Syriza party
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