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Leader of the Five Stars Moviment, Beppe Grillo performs on the stage during a meeting in Rimini, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 (Alessandro Di Meo/ANSA via AP)
Italy: 5-Stars open new phase, pick candidate for premierItaly's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement opened a new phase in its quest for the country's premiership by choosing its candidate and party leader to take the reins from founder Beppe Grillo
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FILE -  In this Monday, May 16, 2016 file photo, actor Colin Firth poses for photographers upon arrival at the screening of the film Loving at the 69th international film festival, Cannes, southern France. British actor Colin Firth says he has taken Italian citizenship as a "sensible" move amid global political uncertainty. Firth, who is married to environmentalist Livia Giuggioli, says he has become a dual U.K.-Italian citizen, and his wife is applying for British nationality. Their two sons already have dual citizenship.  (AP Photo/Joel Ryan, File)
Colin Firth takes Italian citizenship after Brexit decisionBritish actor Colin Firth says he has taken Italian citizenship as a "sensible" move amid global political uncertainty
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Russian oppositionist Udaltsov detained before Moscow rallyRussian news reports say a prominent opposition figure who was recently released after serving more than four years in prison has been detained at an unsanctioned rally in Moscow
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Turkish Chief of Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar, left, and his Iraqi counterpart Gen. Othman Ali al-Ghanimi inspect an honour guard at the Turkish military headquarters in Ankara, Turkey, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017.(Pool Photo via AP )
Turkey OKs military intervention, warns Iraqi Kurds on voteThe Turkish parliament renewed Saturday a mandate allowing the military to intervene in Iraq and Syria, as officials continued to press Iraqi Kurdish leaders to call off an upcoming independence referendum.
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A ship moored to the dock of Barcelona's port to house police reinforcements is seen in Barcelona, Spain, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. Unions representing Spanish security forces say authorities have hired three ferries to accommodate some of the additional police officers dispatched to Catalonia for the Oct. 1 independence referendum. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Spain, Catalonia tussle over who controls the Mossos policeSpain's central government and regional Catalan authorities tussled Saturday over who controls the regional police force that is considered key to the success of a planned Oct. 1 independence vote for the northeastern region
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German chancellor Angela Merkel arrives at the harvest festival in Lauterbach, Germany on the Baltic Sea island of Ruegen, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, one day ahead of the German Federal elections on Sunday. (Jens Buettner/dpa via AP)
In final push, Merkel seeks to reach undecided German votersGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is handing out coffee to campaign workers in Berlin, urging them to keep up the momentum in the final hours before the country votes
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Right wing demonstrators light flares during a protest against the Oct. 1 referendum vote in Barcelona, Spain Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Dozens of anti independence people demonstrate waving Spanish flags and shouting slogans against the Oct.1 vote in front of Catalan National Assembly ANC, an organization that seeks the political independence of Catalonia from Spain. (AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti)
The Latest: Catalonia refuses to give police over to SpainCatalonia's top security official says the regional government is refusing to hand over control of a regional police force to Spanish central authorities who are trying to stop a referendum on independence
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Montenegro: Gay pride event urges less violence, more rightsAbout 200 people have gathered at an LGBT pride event in conservative Montenegro urging more rights and zero tolerance for violence against gay people in the Balkan country
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A strong aftershock hits Mexico City, residents feel buildings swayA strong aftershock hits Mexico City, residents feel buildings sway
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Istanbul police detain 36 suspected Islamic State militantsTurkey's official news agency says Istanbul police have detained 36 people as alleged members of the Islamic State group
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Spain saves 64 migrants from 2 boats crossing MediterraneanSpain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 64 migrants from two small boats trying make the perilous crossing from Africa to Europe
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Move over, Bud: Czech firm makes DIY backyard breweriesA Czech firm is selling professional beer-making sets that fit in a backyard but can produce commercial quantities of brew
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Danes arrest man for allegedly sending drones, cameras to ISA Copenhagen court has jailed a man for 25 days under Denmark's anti-terror laws for allegedly shipping drones, components for unmanned aerial vehicles and infrared cameras intended for the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq
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Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim speaks to the media in Ankara, Turkey, Friday Sept. 22, 2017. Yildirim said Friday his country will never accept a separate Kurdish state in neighboring Iraq and would not refrain from taking steps to prevent it. Binali Yildirim again called on Iraqi Kurdish leaders to abandon plans for a referendum on independence, saying it was not too late for them to turn away "from this adventure." (Turkish Prime Ministry, pool photo via AP)
Turkey says it won't accept Kurdish independence voteTurkey's political and military leaders are set to meet to mull over possible sanctions and other measures against Iraq's Kurdish region if it goes ahead with a referendum on independence
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Turkish medics carry a survivor from a capsized ship to a hospital in Kocaeli, Turkey, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. A fishing boat carrying migrants sank off Turkey's coast in the Black Sea early Friday, killing more than 10 and leaving others missing, the Turkish coast guard said. At least 40 migrants were rescued by coast guard boats and commercial ships, the Coast Guard Command said in a statement. (DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
21 migrants dead, 5 missing after boat sinks in Black SeaA fishing boat carrying migrants has sank off Turkey's Black Sea coast, killing at least 21 people and leaving up to five others missing
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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