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Hungary summons US diplomat over negative comments on mediaHungary's foreign ministry says it has summoned the top United States diplomat in Hungary over comments he made about the country's "negative trends" for press freedom
The Associated Press1 hour ago
CORRECTING SPELLING OF LAST NAME TO AZIRI - Zoulika Aziri the mother of the Merah brothers leaves the courthouse in Paris, France, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. The mother of Islamic extremist Mohammed Merah testifies in the trial into the 2012 killings of Jewish schoolchildren and soldiers in southern France. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Mother's testimony at France terror trial angers relativesA lawyer for the older brother of a French extremist who killed seven people in 2012 told a judge and a jury of magistrates that testimony given by the men's mother is unreliable
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Retired major general facing court-martial on rape chargesA retired major general is facing a court-martial on charges alleging he raped a child over a six-year period while on active duty in the 1980s
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5 dead in Ukraine after vehicle plows into sidewalk crowdUkrainian police say five people are dead after a vehicle plowed into a crowd on a sidewalk in the city of Kharkiv
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin leaves his and Croatia's President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic their joint news conference following their talks in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool)
Russian TV star Sobchak declares her presidential bidFamous Russian TV host Ksenia Sobchak has declared herself a candidate for Russia's presidential race
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France to create new police unit focusing on daily lifeFrench President Emmanuel Macron has announced a new police unit that will focus on routine crime and security problems
The Associated Press4 hours ago
EU switches summit venue over fumes in new Europa buildingThe European Union made a last-minute switch to the venue of a two-day summit opening because of sickening fumes in the recently-opened Europa building in Brussels.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Police officers stand in front of the entrance of the Church of Scientology of Budapest headquarters in Vaci Road in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Hungarian police say they are carrying out a search at the church. Police said the search by members of the National Investigation Bureau is related to an investigation into the suspected misuse of personal information and other crimes, but will not be releasing more information because the inquiry was ongoing. (Zoltan Mihadak/MTI via AP)
Hungary: Police search Scientology center in BudapestHungarian police say they are carrying out a search at the Church of Scientology's main center in Budapest
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Kidnapped Italian priest released in Nigeria with 2 othersItaly's foreign minister says that an Italian priest kidnapped last week in Nigeria has been freed, and is in good shape
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends the wreathlaying ceremony at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, during his official visit. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
Turkey's top diplomat won't buckle to US 'impositions'Turkey's foreign minister says the country won't buckle under U.S. "impositions" as officials from both countries held discussions to try and resolve a dispute over visas
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Hungarian who helped Jews flee Holocaust honored in BudapestA memorial plaque has been unveiled for a Hungarian printer who made thousands of unauthorized Swedish safety passes for Jews during the Holocaust
The Associated Press5 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron delivers a speech on security to representatives of French national police, gendarmes and "Sentinelle" security plan soldiers at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. Macron is expected to launch a new police unit that would focus on daily life especially in working-class neighborhoods. (Philippe Wojazer/Pool Photo via AP)
France: Security law that replaces state of emergency passesFrance's Parliament has adopted a sweeping counterterrorism law that replaces a 2-year-old state of emergency and is meant to give police more tools to fight violent extremism
The Associated Press6 hours ago
From left: Thomas Kreuzer, faction leader of the Christian Social Union party, CSU, in the Bavarian parliament, Free Democratic party, FDP, chairman Christian Lindner, FDP member Alexander Graf Lambsdorff, Peter Altmaier chief of staff at the chancellery, Bavarian governor and CSU head,  Horst Seehofer,  Secretary General of the CSU, Andreas Scheuer stand on the balcony of a parliament building in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is meeting members of three smaller political parties to sound out their red lines ahead of formal talks on forging a coalition government. Merkel's Union bloc is holding separate talks Wednesday with the free-market FDP and the environmentalist Greens. (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP)
German parties meet for initial talks on forming coalitionAngela Merkel met Wednesday with the leaders of three smaller parties for preliminary talks on forming a new government, amid mounting pressure on the German chancellor from within her own party following its poor result in last month's election
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Pink diamond that was a French crown jewel to be auctionedChristie's says a legendary 19-carat pink diamond that once was among France's crown jewels is going up for auction for the first time in 130 years
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Talk of 'no deal' Brexit rises as divorce negotiations stallAs Brexit negotiations between Britain and the European Union stutter and stall, one nagging question looms larger and larger: What if there is no deal?
The Associated Press7 hours ago
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