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US demands more security on international flights to US

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The Homeland Security Department is set to announce new security for international flights bound to the United States. More>>

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Companies, governments assess damage from latest malware

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New, highly virulent malware apparently seeded in Ukraine wreaks global disruption. More>>

Correction: Google-Europe story

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The European Union's competition watchdog has slapped a record 2.42 billion euro ($2.72 billion) fine on internet giant Google for breaching antitrust rules with its online shopping service. More>>

The Latest: Maersk's terminals still crippled in cyberattack

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Work at an Indian container port has been stalled by malicious software that is crippling computers globally. More>>

Blame game in Portugal over wildfire that killed 64 people

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Portugal's prime minister has appeared to lose his patience with journalists' questions as accusations flew about who might be to blame for the deaths of 64 people in a recent wildfire. More>>

Experts encourage more public awareness of Russian meddling

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International elections experts are warning that the United States will get hit again by Russian cyberattacks if the country doesn't pay closer attention and work more closely with European allies who are also victims. More>>

Activists who probed Ivanka Trump supplier freed in China

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Chinese authorities have released on bail three activists who had been detained after investigating labor conditions at a factory that produced shoes for Ivanka Trump and other brands. More>>

Intel report: Kremlin sees US urging regime change in Russia

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U.S. intelligence report: Kremlin leaders are convinced America is intent on regime change in Russia. More>>

Venezuela: Helicopter strafes court in 'terrorist attack'

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A stolen police helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court and Interior Ministry in what President Nicolas Maduro said was a thwarted "terrorist attack" aimed at ousting him from power. More>>

North Korea warns US it will keep building nuclear arsenal

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North Korea's U.N. ambassador is warning the United States and the rest of the world that it will keep building up its nuclear arsenal regardless of sanctions, pressure or military attack. More>>

South Korean leader vows to stand with Trump on NKorea

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South Korea's new leader is coming to Washington on a visit aimed at reconciling differences with President Donald Trump. More>>

UK charges 6 in Hillsborough stadium tragedy that killed 96

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U.K. prosecutors are set to announce whether they plan to lay charges in the deaths of 96 men, women and children in the Hillsborough stadium crush in 1989. More>>

Travel ban a blow to Sudan refugees awaiting US resettlement

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Dozens of Sudanese activists living in Egypt as refugees, many of whom fled fundamentalist Islamic militias and were close to approval for resettlement in the United States, now face legal limbo after President Donald Trump's travel ban was reinstated. More>>

South Africa approves export of 800 lion skeletons this year

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South Africa approves export of 800 lion skeletons this year, alarming some conservationists. More>>

The Latest: Syrian fire hits Golan during Netanyahu visit

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Activists say a cluster bomb attack on an Islamic State-held village in eastern Syria has killed at least 15 people, including women and children. More>>

Pound jumps on Carney remarks about timing of rate hike

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Pound jumps on Bank of England chief's remarks about timing of rate hike. More>>

Airstrike kills at least 15 in eastern Syria

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Turkey's military says it has returned fire after a cross-border attack by Syrian Kurdish forces. More>>

From destruction to cholera, Yemen war brings disasters

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More than two years of civil war have led to continually compounding disasters in Yemen, from stalemated fighting and international intervention to near famine and a deadly cholera outbreak. More>>

Security remains a stumbling block in Cyprus peace talks

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A new round of U.N.-sponsored peace talks between Turkish Cypriot and Greek Cypriot leaders has opened in a Swiss Alpine resort aimed to reunify their Mediterranean island after a decades-long split. More>>

Russia scraps plans to ban Telegram messaging app

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Russian authorities have ditched plans to ban a messaging app after its owner agreed to Russian registration. More>>

Italy threatens to close ports to NGO migrant rescue ships

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Italy is seeking increased support from the European Union as it deals with a huge wave of migrant arrivals, including a reported proposal to limit the types of ships that can offload migrants in Italian ports. More>>

UK's weakened government passes first vote since election

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Britain's Conservative minority government is facing its first test in Parliament since the June 8 election, as lawmakers prepare to vote on an opposition demand for an end to public spending cuts. More>>

Police detain 6 IS suspects in Spain, Britain and Germany

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Spain's Interior Ministry says police have arrested six suspected members of the Islamic State armed group, four of them in Spain and one each in Britain and Germany. More>>

Pope gives prestigious red hats to 5 new cardinals

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Pope Francis is leading a ceremony to give the Catholic church 5 new cardinals, including one from Africa, Asia and Latin America. More>>

Stabbed London Bridge officer tells of fighting attackers

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A British Transport Police officer who fought off three extremists in London's Borough market with only a baton says he thought he was going to die after being stabbed multiple times. More>>

Trump compliments Irish reporter on her 'nice smile'

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President Donald Trump interrupted a call with Ireland's prime minister to compliment an Irish journalist on her "nice smile.". More>>

Police raise likely death toll in London high-rise blaze

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Prime Minister Theresa May says 120 tower blocks in 37 parts of Britain have failed fire-safety tests _ a 100 percent failure rate. More>>

Targeted Shiites take their protest to Pakistani capital

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Battered by bombings that have killed scores of people, Pakistan's Shiite Muslims on Wednesday took their protests to the Pakistani capital. More>>

One Hong Kong, two sentiments after 20 years of Chinese rule

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As Hong Kong marks 20 years under China's rule, many young people chafe at life under Beijing's tightening grip. More>>

Right-wing basks, leftists regroup after local vote in Italy

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Italy's ruling center-left Democratic Party is picking up the pieces after a weekend drubbing in local elections while former Premier Silvio Berlusconi is basking in his latest political rebound and alliance with the anti-immigrant right. More>>

Hamas to create buffer zone with Egypt to improve ties

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Hamas says bulldozers in Gaza are creating a buffer zone along the Egyptian border as part of the Islamic militant group's efforts to combat extremists and improve ties with Cairo. More>>

The Latest: 6-month-old baby among London fire dead

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British police say that 80 people are dead or presumed dead in London's Grenfell Tower fire disaster. More>>

Macron's government kicks off controversial labor reform

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President Emmanuel Macron's government is launching an effort to redesign French labor rules, one of the most important and divisive promises of his presidency. More>>

Serbia's next premier: EU membership, modernization priority

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Serbia's prime minister designate says her future government's goal is membership in the European Union along with modernization of the troubled Balkan country. More>>

New leftist govt named in Romania, many ministers keep posts

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The chairman of Romania's ruling Social Democratic Party names the new leftist government after the previous Cabinet was ousted in a no-confidence vote. More>>

Ex-CIA agent plans return to Italy to serve kidnap sentence

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A former American CIA agent says she is returning to Italy this week to serve a three-year sentence for taking part in the kidnapping of a Muslim cleric in Milan 14 years ago. More>>

Paddington bear creator Michael Bond dies at 91

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Publisher HarperCollins says Michael Bond, creator of globe-trotting teddy Paddington bear, has died aged 91. More>>

Iran says US travel ban is 'racist' and 'unfair'

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Iran says the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to reinstate parts of a travel ban applied to six Muslim-majority countries is "racist" and "unfair.". More>>

EU prolongs Russia economic sanctions by 6 months

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The European Union has officially extended economic sanctions against Russia by 6 months for destabilizing Ukraine. More>>

European court refuses to intervene over sick British baby

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The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that a British hospital can end life support for a terminally ill baby whose parents waged a legal battle to take him to the U.S. for experimental treatment. More>>

'Embarrassing' Berlin police removed from G20 security duty

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A group of Berlin police officers sent to Hamburg to help with security ahead of next week's Group of 20 summit has been sent home after some reportedly partied excessively at the barracks where they were staying. More>>

Bulgaria, Romanian leaders: we're not opposed to Russia

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The presidents of Bulgaria and Romania insist they don't oppose Russia, despite both Eastern European countries being members of NATO and the European Union. More>>

Pentagon: 'active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack

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The White House issued a stern warning to Syrian President Bashar Assad on Monday night as it claimed "potential" evidence that Syria was preparing for another chemical weapons attack. More>>

NATO chief: US allies to spend $12 billion more this year

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NATO's chief says U.S. allies are projected to spend around $12 billion more on defense this year, after President Donald Trump berated them for failing to boost their military budgets. More>>

US envoy: China should allow Nobel laureate treatment abroad

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The newly arrived U.S. ambassador to Beijing says Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo should be allowed to receive treatment outside China after being diagnosed with late-stage cancer in prison. More>>

The Latest: Hillsborough: May: families feel mixed emotions

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British prosecutors have charged six people over the 1989 Hillsborough stadium disaster in Sheffield, in which 96 soccer fans were crushed to death. More>>

'Farm boy' from Iowa tasked with bridging US-China divisions

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A self-described "farm boy from Iowa" has arrived as the new U.S. ambassador to China at a time of greater unpredictability in American foreign diplomacy under President Donald Trump. More>>

Greek garbage collectors reject compromise as trash piles up

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Greece's municipal garbage collectors are extending an 11-day protest that has left mounds of festering refuse piled up across Athens amid high summer temperatures. More>>

German Parliament set to vote Friday on gay marriage

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German Parliament is set to vote this Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage _ only days after Chancellor Angela Merkel backed off her conservatives' long-standing refusal to budge on the issue. More>>

US envoy: China should allow Nobel laureate treatment abroad

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The new U.S. ambassador in Beijing says Peace Prize laureate Liu Xiaobo should be allowed to get treatment outside China after he was diagnosed with late-stage cancer while imprisoned for subversion. More>>

Biggest South African airport probes possible insider crime

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South African authorities are investigating whether any workers at Johannesburg's main international airport have helped robbers who follow arriving travelers to their homes before mugging them. More>>

The Latest: Pennsylvania health company restoring network

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Ukraine's prime minister says that a cyberattack affecting his country is "unprecedented," but "vital systems haven't been affected". More>>

Iran accuses US of 'brazen' plan to change its government

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Iran is accusing US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of "a brazen interventionist plan" to change the current government that violates international law and the UN Charter. More>>

Maduro says helicopter fired on Venezuela's Supreme Court

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President Nicolas Maduro says a helicopter fired upon Venezuela's Supreme Court in a confusing incident that he said was part of a conspiracy to destabilize his socialist government. More>>

Brazil's president says corruption charge is 'soap opera'

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Uncertainty looms in Brazil after President Michel Temer was formally accused of taking bribes. More>>

New cyberattack wallops Europe; spreads more slowly in US

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Hackers have caused widespread disruption across Europe, hitting Ukraine especially hard. More>>

The Latest: Venezuela minister says chopper fired 15 shots

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Venezuelan Information Minister Ernesto Villegas says that a stolen helicopter fired 15 shots against the Interior Ministry as a reception was taking place for 80 people. More>>

Colombia takes big step to peace as rebels lay down guns

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Colombia is taking a big step toward peace as members of the country's largest rebel group lay down their guns. More>>

Romania: police find 91 migrants from Syria, Iraq in truck

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Romanian border police have found 91 migrants from Iraq and Syria hidden away in a truck transporting auto parts. More>>

House votes overwhelmingly to back NATO mutual defense pact

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The House has unanimously approved a resolution reaffirming the U.S. commitment to NATO's mutual defense accord. More>>

The Latest: Vetted refugees can come to US through July 6 Video included

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Iranians at Tehran's international airport say they don't expect to encounter any difficulties traveling to the United States despite the Supreme Court's partial reinstatement of President Donald Trump's travel ban. More>>

New Trump rules on Cuba travel leaves winners and losers

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The Trump administration's new policy on travel by Americans to Cuba is creating winners and losers. More>>

Macron invites Trump to Bastille Day to honor US WWI troops

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President Emmanuel Macron has invited President Donald Trump to the Bastille Day fete next month when France will celebrate the arrival 100 years ago of American troops to fight with the French during World War I. More>>

Mossad launches fund to invest in firms developing spy tech

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Israel's Mossad is launching an investment fund for start-ups developing "groundbreaking" technologies that could be used by the spy agency. More>>

The Latest: US warns Syria against chemical attack

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A Syrian minister has dismissed a White House statement alleging that President Bashar Assad's government is preparing a new chemical weapons attack, saying Damascus has not and will not use such arms. More>>

US commerce secretary: US, Europe should have trade accord

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U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is saying that the United States and the European Union should have a free trade agreement. More>>

"Explicit" show at South African prison ignites scandal

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AT least 13 South African officials face possible suspension after photos showing scantily clad female entertainers with inmates at a Johannesburg prison circulated on social media. More>>

Scottish leader puts second independence referendum on hold

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Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon puts second independence referendum on hold. More>>

Mali bishop pledges to make cardinal's ceremony amid scandal

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A Mali archbishop facing allegations of financial impropriety has assured the Vatican he plans to show up at St. Peter's Basilica to be made a cardinal by Pope Francis. More>>

Portugal airline chief fears increasing drone near-misses

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The head of Portugal's national airline says he is considering asking authorities to order that all drones in the country be grounded, following a series of near-misses with commercial aircraft. More>>

Eclipse chasers blaze trail to Oregon for view of a lifetime

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In the shadow of the moon: The first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse to cross the continental United States in 99 years will first be visible in Oregon, and Madras is predicted to be among the country's best viewing spots. More>>

At least 13 killed in violence in southeast Turkey

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Turkey's military says 10 Kurdish militants have been killed in aerial operation in southeast Turkey. More>>

Amnesty International won't comply with Hungary NGO law

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Amnesty International says it will not comply with new, mandatory reporting rules for foreign-funded civic groups in Hungary. More>>

British leader seeks fire inquiry; German building evacuated

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British police have formally identified a 5-year-old boy as a victim in London's Grenfell Tower fire tragedy. More>>

German museum presents artworks from collector's trove

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A small number of artworks from a reclusive German collector's trove have been presented in Bonn in preparation for a wider exhibition. More>>

Trump organization ends management of Toronto tower

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A high-end hotel and condominium tower in Toronto will no longer bear the Trump brand name. More>>

Road bomb in Kenya's Lamu County kills 8, including 4 kids

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Road bomb in Kenya's Lamu County kills 8, including 4 children; Islamic extremists suspected. More>>

UN: Colombia disarmament process for individual arms ends

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The United Nations says it has concluded the disarmament process for individual arms as part of a peace deal between Colombia's leftist rebels and the government. More>>

IS counterattacks in retaken parts of Mosul stall Iraq push

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Iraqi officer: IS counterattacks on western edge of Mosul stall Iraqi forces' push in Old City, IS last stronghold. More>>

German city evacuates apartment block over insulation worry

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A western German city has decided to evacuate an 11-story apartment block because of concerns over exterior insulation similar to that of London's Grenfell Tower. More>>

UN: More than 200,000 suspected cholera cases in Yemen

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THE UN's health agency and their children's fund say the number of suspected cases in a Cholera outbreak in war-torn Yemen now exceeds 200,000, many of them children. More>>

Haley says warning to Syria also aimed at Russia and Iran

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The US ambassador to the United Nations says a warning from the White House to Syrian President Bashar Assad about another possible chemical weapons attack was also aimed at two of Assad's key backers. More>>

Dutch government partially liable in 300 Srebrenica deaths

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A Dutch appeals court has ruled that the government was partially liable in the deaths of around 300 Muslim men killed by Bosnian Serb forces in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre. More>>

Modi meets Trump with his usual greeting _ bear hugs

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President Donald Trump should have been ready for a bear hug from Narendra Modi. More>>

France's new lawmakers open first parliament session

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France's newly elected lawmakers, most of them from President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party, are gathering for their first parliament session. More>>

AP Explains: Who is Salahuddin, rebel named terrorist by US?

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A Kashmir rebel leader who was designated a terrorist by the U.S. is considered a hero in his home territory. More>>

Merkel ally becomes governor of most populous German state

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A senior member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party has been elected governor of Germany's most populous state following an election last month that produced an unexpected center-right majority. More>>

Treasury chief says UK wants economy 'anchored' in Europe

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Britain's Treasury chief has told a German audience that his country wants to keep its economy "anchored" in the European mainstream as it leaves the European Union. More>>

UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts

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British officials are investigating a cyberattack on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts.". More>>

'Like bombs': Bankrupt company's air bags still out there Video included

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Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. files for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overcome by lawsuits and recall costs. More>>

Openly gay Serbia premier-designate to head pro-Russia gov't

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Serbia's prime minister-designate, Ana Brnabic, has proposed a staunchly pro-Russian official as the defense minister, damping hopes in the West that her nomination signals the country's shift away from Moscow's influence. More>>

Car bomb kills senior Ukrainian intelligence officer in Kiev

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A Ukrainian serviceman has been killed in a car bomb in the country's capital Kiev. More>>

2 leopard cubs make public debut in Germany, names sought

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Two Amur leopard cubs have made their public debut at the zoo in the German city of Leipzig. More>>

The Latest: Scottish leader delays second independence vote

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Scottish leader Nicola Sturgeon has delayed legislation that would have sought a second independence referendum. More>>

Spain wildfire that threatened national park 'under control'

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Officials in Spain say that firefighters are working to fully extinguish a wildfire that threatened Donana National Park, a renowned conservation wetland and home to the endangered Iberian lynx. More>>

51 migrants presumed dead after abandonment in Niger desert

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The International Organization for Migration says 51 migrants are presumed dead in the Sahara desert in Niger after smugglers abandoned them during their journey north to Libya. More>>

China hits back at US on human trafficking downgrade

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China has pre-emptively hit back at the United States for speaking "irresponsibly" ahead of an expected Trump administration move to name China among the world's worst human trafficking offenders. More>>

The Latest: May calls for major investigation of cladding

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British Prime Minister Theresa May has told her Cabinet that "a major national investigation" should take place into the use of cladding panels fitted onto buildings across the country. More>>

Ultra-Orthodox lawmaker: Reform Jews don't believe in Temple

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A senior ultra-Orthodox lawmaker says protestations of liberal Jews over alternative access to Jerusalem's Western Wall are merely provocation since they don't even believe in the sanctity of the site. More>>

Correction: Britain-London Fire story

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American cladding maker Arconic says it is discontinuing global sales of one type of composite paneling for use on high-rise buildings following the deadly fire at a London apartment tower. More>>

Questions raised about Liu Xiaobo's prison medical treatment

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As recently as February, Liu Xiaobo's brother dismissed reports that the Nobel Peace laureate might be ill in Chinese prison. More>>

Top Russian and US diplomats discuss cease-fire for Syria

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The top diplomats of Russia and the United States have focused on the Syrian crisis in a phone call. More>>

Germany: Merkel's challenger sees quick vote on gay marriage

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Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-left rivals say they will seek a parliamentary vote this week on legalizing gay marriage. More>>

Spain: Poor English may have caused bungee-jumping death

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A Spanish court says a bungee jumping instructor's poor English may have led a 17-year-old Dutch woman to jump to her death before being connected by rope to a viaduct in northern Spain. More>>

Questions raised about Liu Xiaobo's prison medical treatment

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As recently as February, Liu Xiaobo's brother dismissed reports that the Nobel Peace laureate might be ill in Chinese prison. More>>

Albania Socialists win polls, can govern without partner

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Nearly complete election results show that Albania's left-wing Socialist Party has secured a second mandate. More>>

GOP senator to block arms sales over crisis with Qatar

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An influential Republican senator says he'll withhold approval of U.S. weapons sales to several Middle Eastern allies until there is a clear path for settling a diplomatic crisis with Qatar. More>>

AP sources: US to say China among worst on human trafficking

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AP sources: Trump administration plans to downgrade China in its latest report on human trafficking, putting the Asian power in the same category as North Korea, Zimbabwe and Syria. More>>

German leaders, lawmakers pay tribute to Kohl at Berlin Mass

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German leaders and lawmakers are paying tribute to ex-Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who spearheaded the country's reunification during 16 years at the helm, in a requiem Mass at Berlin's Roman Catholic cathedral. More>>

Poll: Scant global confidence in Trump on foreign affairs

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A new Pew Research Center survey finds few outside the U.S. expressing confidence in President Donald Trump's ability to do the right thing on international affairs. Most also disapprove of some of Trump's major policies. More>>

Swedish government announces release of hostage in Mali

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The Swedish government has announced that a man held by Islamic extremists in northern Mali for 6 years has been released. More>>

China's jailed Nobel Peace laureate given medical parole

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Jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate and dissident Liu Xiaobo has been released on medical parole after his May 23 diagnosis of late-stage liver cancer. More>>

London's fire symptomatic of larger safety issues globally

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London's fire disaster is symptomatic of larger safety issues globally as regulations fail to keep up with changing materials and budget cuts. More>>

Trump and Modi exchange hugs, herald stronger US-India ties

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President Donald Trump will welcome India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House. Modi is expected Monday afternoon for meetings with Trump. More>>

Serena Williams has no interest in John McEnroe's take

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John McEnroe says Serena Williams would be "like 700" in the world tennis rankings if she played on the men's tour. More>>

Prosecutors use Joe Arpaio's immigration talk against him Video included

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Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio is going on trial in Phoenix on a criminal charge stemming from immigration enforcement actions that are similar to the rhetoric and crackdowns pushed by President Donald Trump. More>>

5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey

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Turkish media reports say five people _ three of them children _ were electrocuted at a water park pool in northwest Turkey and have died. More>>

Jewish groups cancel meetings with Netanyahu in protest

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Jewish group cancels event with Netanyahu to protest decision to scrap plans for mixed-gender prayer area at Western Wall. More>>

Brazil's crisis deepens as president accused of corruption

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President Michel Temer is expressing defiance in the face of possible corruption charges, the lowest approval rating for a Brazilian leader in a generation and calls for his resignation. More>>

World Food Prize goes to African Development Bank president

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The son of a Nigerian farm laborer who rose out of poverty to earn graduate degrees in agricultural economics and spent his career improving the availability of seed and fertilizer for African farmers is the winner of this year's World Food Prize. More>>

UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but critics abound

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The leader of a Northern Ireland-based party has struck a 1.5 billion pound ($1.9 billion) deal with British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives to support her minority government in a crucial vote on her legislative package later this week. More>>

UN: Colombian rebels have handed over almost all weapons

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The United Nations say that leftist rebels in Colombia have turned over almost all of their fighters' individual weapons as part of a historic peace deal reached with the government last year. More>>

The Latest: Brazil's attorney general formally accuses Temer

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President Michel Temer is expressing defiance in the face of possible corruption charges, the lowest approval rating for a Brazilian leader in a generation and calls for his resignation. More>>

9 still missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia Video included

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Scuba divers are continuing to search for bodies in a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin where a tourist boat packed with more than 150 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized, leaving at least six people dead and 15 missing. More>>

Dali's bones to be exhumed in Spain for paternity test

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A Spanish judge has ordered the remains of artist Salvador Dali to be exhumed following a paternity suit by a woman. More>>

Merkel: Gay marriage could get 'question of conscience' vote

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel for the first time seems to have softened her previous opposition toward legalizing same-sex marriages. More>>

Woman leads UK Changing of the Guard ceremony

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A Canadian soldier has made history as the first woman to lead the Changing of the Guard ceremony at London's Buckingham Palace. More>>

Coal on the rise in China, US, India after major 2016 drop

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China, the United States and India have been ramping up coal mining in 2017, making an abrupt departure from last year's record global declines for the heavily-polluting fuel. More>>

Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

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British Prime Minister Theresa May tried Monday to reassure European Union citizens living in Britain that their lives and those of their family will not be disrupted when Britain leaves the EU in 2019. More>>

The Latest: UK leader tries to ease anxiety over Brexit

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A Northern Ireland-based party has struck a deal with British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives to support the prime minister in a crucial vote on the government's legislative package later this week. More>>

Albania's governing Socialists far ahead in early vote count

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Albania's left-wing Socialist Party appeared headed for a new governing mandate based on preliminary election results from an election seen as crucial to the country's bid to launch membership negotiations with the European Union. More>>

Zimbabwe pastor and government critic arrested after speech

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Zimbabwe police arrest a popular pastor and government critic after he addressed protesting university students. More>>

Romania president, ruling party chief in talks over new PM

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Romanian President Klaus Iohannis is meeting Liviu Dragnea, the powerful leader of Romania's biggest political party, before formally nominating a new prime minister after the previous government was dismissed by the ruling party. More>>

44 people detained during Istanbul's banned LGBT pride event

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Turkey's official news agency says 44 people were detained during a march for LGBT rights that the governor of Istanbul had banned. More>>

China sentences 16 from Australia's Crown Resorts to prison

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Crown Resorts employees are standing trial in a Chinese city in a gambling case that highlights the sensitivity of doing certain businesses in China. More>>

Witnesses face panel in Poland property restitution probe

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A Polish commission investigating alleged irregularities in the restitution of property seized by the state during World War II tried to determine the role of Warsaw's mayor in the process as it questioned its first witnesses. More>>

At least 9 dead in Boko Haram attacks in northeast Nigeria

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Authorities in northeast Nigeria say at least nine people have been killed by suicide bombers after a series of attacks in the area. More>>

Polish protesters demand halt to logging in primeval forest

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Hundreds of people have marched in central Warsaw to protest widespread logging in Europe's last large primeval forest, one of the most controversial steps taken by Poland's conservative government. More>>

Toll from oil tanker fire in Pakistan climbs to 157

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Pakistan death toll from massive fuel truck fire rises to 157; many still in critical condition. More>>

Battle resumes to extinguish fire near Spain national park

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Spanish authorities are hopeful that dropping temperature and favorable winds will help firefighters battling to extinguish a forest fire on the fringes of the Donana National Park. More>>

Back to Switzerland for Cyprus peace deal talks

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It's back to Switzerland for Cyprus peace talks. More>>

Rhino breeder in South Africa plans online auction of horn

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A rhino breeder in South Africa is planning an online auction of rhino horn, capitalizing on a court ruling that opened the way to domestic trade despite concerns about poaching. More>>

Vatican worries about 'forcibly removed' bishop in China

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The Vatican is expressing "grave concern" for a Chinese bishop who was "forcibly removed" from his office some weeks ago. More>>

Greece: Garbage piles mount in capital as heatwave looms

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Greece's government is urging striking garbage collectors to return to work after a 10-day protest has left huge piles of trash around Athens and public health concerns. More>>

Dozens missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia Video included

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Authorities in Colombia said a rescue operation is under way to attend to an emergency following the sinking of recreational boat near Medellin with around 150 people on board. More>>

Lanvin fuses sartorial and street to cap Paris menswear week

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VIP guests looked on as Lucas Ossendrijver's passion for hybrid high- and low-styles found its voice on the catwalk for Lanvin at Paris Fashion Week. More>>

Attention on Supreme Court as justice weigh Trump travel ban

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The focus is on the Supreme Court as the high-stakes legal fight over President Donald Trump's travel ban awaits action by the justices. More>>

Center-right set to win top race in Italian mayoral runoffs

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Italian towns are holding mayoral runoffs after the 1st round of voting saw populist candidates eliminated in the main cities. More>>

South Sudan censors newspapers, hampers press in civil war

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South Sudan censors newspapers, restricts both foreign and domestic journalists in covering civil war amid charges of sexual and ethnic violence. More>>

UK: All samples from high-rise towers fail fire safety tests

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Britain's government is urging local officials across the country to submit samples of tower block cladding "as a matter of urgency" after tests found that all cladding samples so far have failed fire safety tests. More>>

The Latest: 3 Australian Crown Resorts employees sentenced

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Australian and Chinese employees of a casino company have pleaded guilty to charges relating to gambling in a Chinese court, an Australian official says. More>>

Italy giving 5.2B euros in resources to keep 2 banks open

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The Italian government is making 5.2 billion euros ($5.8 billion) of resources available to keep operative two banks that the European Central Bank last week had deemed "failing or about to fail," sending them into insolvency procedures. More>>

Scores missing in massive China landslide; 10 bodies found

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Chinese crews have recovered nine bodies and are still searching for 109 others about 30 hours after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in the southwestern province of Sichuan. More>>

Options for Supreme Court on Trump travel ban

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The Supreme Court is expected to decide in the next few days whether the Trump administration can enforce a ban on visitors to the United States from six mostly Muslim countries. More>>

Turkey rejects Arab terms to Qatar, US urges sides to talk

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Turkey's president says he will not pull Turkish troops from its base in Qatar, rejecting a demand by major Arab states that it do so to end the ongoing crisis with the small Gulf country. More>>

Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan

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A Pakistani official says more than 100 people have been killed after an oil tanker overturned and burst into flames. More>>

Vietnamese dissident recounts forced deportation to France

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A Vietnamese dissident who says he was arrested at his home in southern Ho Chi Minh City and forcibly exiled to France said Sunday he is determined to continue his activity as a pro-democracy blogger. More>>

Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city

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The Philippine military began observing an eight-hour halt in its air and ground offensive against Islamic militants in southern Marawi city to allow residents to celebrate the end of the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. More>>

The Latest: 153 killed in Pakistan tanker fire

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A rescue official says the death toll from an oil tanker fire in Pakistan has risen to 148, with dozens more in critical condition. More>>

Japan marks 75 years of Vatican ties with Noh theater show

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Japan has marked the 75th anniversary of diplomatic ties with the Holy See with a Noh performance of ancient traditional theater. More>>

The Latest: 9 dead, 28 missing after boat sinks in Colombia Video included

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The head of the disaster response agency in Colombia's Antioquia state says that nine people are dead and around 28 missing after a multi-story tourist boat capsized near the city of Medellin. More>>

Activists kept from gathering en masse for Istanbul Pride

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Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex rights activists say they will march for Pride in Istanbul, despite a ban by the governor's office. More>>

Forest fire in Spain threatens renowned national park

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Spanish authorities say a forest fire has forced the evacuation camp sites and houses in a wooded area near a national park famous for its biodiversity on Sunday. More>>

Iran's president condemns 'siege' of Qatar by Arab nations

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Iran's president Hassan Rouhani has told the Qatari Emir that the "siege of Qatar is not acceptable for us," according to the office of the presidency's website. More>>

Norwegians collect money to fix penis-shaped rock formation

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Norwegian activists collect money to fix vandalized penis-shaped rock formation near Stavanger. More>>

Israel strikes targets in Syria for 2nd day

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The Israeli army says several projectiles fired from Syria have landed in the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights for a second consecutive day. More>>

Low turnout expected in Albanian election key to EU bid

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Albanians have started to cast ballots in a general election that follows a landmark agreement between the two biggest parties to further efforts for the country to eventually join the European Union. More>>

The Latest: Panels on 60 UK buildings fail fire safety tests

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Britain's government says the list of high-rise apartment towers fitted with external cladding that failed fire safety tests has grown to 60. More>>

The Latest: 34 UK high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests

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A local council in London says it evacuated some 650 homes overnight after inspectors found fire safety issues in four public housing towers. More>>

In about face, Israel freezes Western Wall mixed prayer plan

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An Israeli official says the government has frozen a long-overdue plan to open a mixed-gender prayer area at Jerusalem's Western Wall. More>>

Jeremy Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury Festival

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Britain's famed Glastonbury music festival has embraced an unlikely headline act: Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. More>>

In Moscow, 1 million people visit relics of popular saint

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Over 1 million people have visited relics of Saint Nicholas, one of the Russian Orthodox Church's most revered figures, since they arrived in Moscow last month on loan from Italy. More>>

The Latest: Tear gas, checkpoints greet LGBT pride in Turkey

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Turkish police have prevented people from gathering in large numbers for LGBT pride in Istanbul as small groups continue to make ad hoc demonstrations despite a ban issued by the governor. More>>

UK: 6 hurt as car strikes people at Muslim celebration

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British police say they have arrested a woman after a car collided with pedestrians outside a Newcastle sports center, injuring five people. More>>

Merkel challenger calls Trump 'will-o-the-wisp' president

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Martin Schulz, the center-left challenger of Chancellor Angela Merkel, has vowed to get his Social Democratic party into power at Germany's national election in September. More>>

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