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Danish royals attend private funeral for Prince HenrikPrivate funeral of Denmark's late Prince Henrik held at Copenhagen chapel with some 60 invited guests in simple church ceremony
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People stand beside the caskets of victims who died when a migrant boat capsized off the Libyan coast earlier this month, at a cargo area of the Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Pakistan's foreign ministry said the bodies of 11 Pakistanis who drowned have arrived on a special plane. The bodies were later handed over to their relatives for burial. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
EU border chief warns migrant pressures will stay highThe head of the European Union's border agency says the number of migrants trying to reach Europe through the Mediterranean will remain high this year, with more expected to arrive through Spain
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
Russia's Foreign Ministry says "several dozens" of Russians hospitalized after being injured in fighting in Syria.Russia's Foreign Ministry says "several dozens" of Russians hospitalized after being injured in fighting in Syria.
The Associated Press46 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 24 , 2017 file photo, a bison stands among fir trees that have been logged, in the Bialowieza Forest, Poland. The European Union’s top advocate says Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018, that Poland has infringed environmental laws with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe’s last pristine forests. (AP Photo/Adam Bohdan, File)
EU advocate says Poland broke law by logging in forestEuropean Union's top advocate says that Poland has broken EU environmental law with its massive logging of trees in one of Europe's last pristine Bialowieza Forest
The Associated Press49 minutes ago
German Social Democrats voting on coalition pact with MerkelMembers of Germany's center-left Social Democratic Party have started voting whether to accept the coalition agreement negotiated by their leaders with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc on forming a new government
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Report: EU would squeeze US juice, whiskey in trade spatA German newspaper reports that the European Union is drawing up a list of U.S. products to target _ including orange juice and Kentucky bourbon _ if Washington goes ahead with proposals to restrict imports of aluminum and steel
The Associated Press58 minutes ago
Britain's top Brexit official David Davis speaks in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. Davis is touring European capitals as Britain tries to persuade EU leaders to strike new deals on trade and security with the U.K. (Roland Schlager/Pool Photo via AP)
Road warrior David Davis says UK won't have 'Mad Max' BrexitBritain's top Brexit official says his country wants to lead a "race to the top" in global standards, in a speech aimed at allaying European fears of a deregulated, laissez-faire U.K. economy
The Associated Press1 hour ago
17 Turks reach Greek island, to apply for asylum in GreeceGreek authorities say 17 Turkish nationals who reached a Greek island by dinghy from Turkey are seeking political asylum in Greece
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Eurogroup President Mario Centeno, right, speaks with Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos during a meeting of the eurogroup in extended format at the EU Council building in Brussels on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018. Ireland is withdrawing its candidate, Philip Lane, for European Central Bank vice president, making it almost certain that Spain's finance minister, Luis de Guindos, will get the job. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Greece: Markets shrug off delay in rescue loan payoutInvestors in Greece have shrugged off a delay in the payout of a rescue loan installment.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Lawyers for Hariri assassination suspect calls for acquittalLawyers for 1 of 4 alleged Hezbollah members accused of involvement in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri calls on U.N.-backed tribunal to acquit him, saying prosecutors have not presented enough evidence to convict him
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Sunday, July 13, 2007 file photo, Governor of the Bank of Latvia Ilmars Rimsevics speaks during an interview with The Associated Press in Riga, Latvia. Latvia's state broadcaster said Saturday Feb. 18, 2018, that the national anti-corruption agency raided the office and a property of the head of the country's central bank, Ilmars Rimsevics. (AP Photo/Roman Koksarov, File)
Latvian banking chief won't resign, rejects bribes reportThe head of Latvia's central bank says he will not resign following an investigation into suspected bribery and an Associated Press report on allegations that he sought bribes from a local bank
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Turkey considers chemical castration for pedophilesThe Turkish justice minister says the government is considering introducing chemical castration for child abusers, following a series of reports of sexual assault on children
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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018 in Belgrade, Serbia, Marina Stevanov, 25, vascular surgeon, packs her caricature in preparation to leave for an elite hospital in Graz, Austria, where she was offered a job. Rampant unemployment, low wages, corruption and the lack of professional career prospects are driving thousands of young and highly educated people to emigrate from Serbia and the other Balkan nations. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Brain drain leaves Balkan nations on more uneven footingRampant unemployment, low wages and corruption are driving thousands of educated young adults to abandon Europe's Balkan nations.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Latvian central bank chief says he will not resign following AP report on allegations he sought bribes from bankerLatvian central bank chief says he will not resign following AP report on allegations he sought bribes from banker
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this April 7, 2016 file photo, Anna Gabriel, deputy of anti-capitalist Candidatura d’Unitat Popular (CUP) speaks wearing a t-shirt that reads in Catalan: “Without Fear, We disobey for the independence” during a debate of the plenary of the Parliament of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain. Anna Gabriel, the leader of the anti-establishment Catalan CUP party, is vowing to carry on advocating for Catalan independence from her current base in Switzerland where she is evading a Spanish judicial probe for her role in last year's illegal secession attempt. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez, File)
Seeking Swiss safety, Catalan activist snubs Spanish probeA leading Catalan politician is vowing to carry on advocating for Catalan independence from her current base in Switzerland where she is evading a Spanish judicial probe for her role in last year's illegal secession attempt.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
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