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A child jumps next to a pro Europe street art painting in the European quarter in Brussels, Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Brexit champion Boris Johnson won the contest to lead Britain's governing Conservative Party on Tuesday and will become the country's next prime minister, tasked with fulfilling his promise to lead the U.K. out of the European Union. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
The Latest: Boris Johnson to lead Britain into BrexitBoris Johnson, Britain's blustering Brexit campaigner, has been chosen as the U.K.'s next prime minister, with a resounding mandate from the Conservative Party but conflicting demands from a politically divided country
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Iran's government spokesman Ali Rabiei speaks in his regular news briefing, Monday, July 22, 2019. Ali Rabiei said that there are diplomatic solutions to the current crisis, but he also defended Iran's actions, three days after Iran's Revolutionary Guard seized a British-flagged oil tanker called Stena Impero, and two weeks after the seizure of an Iranian oil tanker by Gibraltar, a British overseas territory off the southern coast of Spain. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)
France seeks European surveillance to secure Gulf trafficFrance's foreign minister says his country is working with European partners on an observation mission to ensure maritime security in the Persian Gulf, where tensions have climbed with Iran's seizure last week of a U.K.-flagged oil tanker
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FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 file photo British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has his tie straightened by his Australian counterpart Foreign Minister Julie Bishop in his office at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in London. (Jack Taylor/Pool Photo via AP)
Boris Johnson's chaotic path to power finally pays offBoris Johnson aspires to be a modern-day Winston Churchill
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks to the media at his party's headquarters after a parliamentary election in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, July 21, 2019. Zelenskiy's party took the largest share of votes in the country's snap parliamentary election, an exit poll showed Sunday. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
Ukraine president's party gets solid parliament majorityUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's party has won a commanding majority of seats in the national parliament election, near-complete results showed Tuesday
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A firefighter hoses down a wildfire in the town of Rafina, near Athens, on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. A forest fire outside Athens is threatening homes on the anniversary of a deadly blaze in the same area that claimed more than 100 lives. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Greece fire contained a year after blaze killed at least 100Firefighters have contained a wildfire outside Athens on the anniversary of a blaze in the same area that claimed more than 100 lives
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Demonstrators commemorate slain Russian LGBT activistDozens of demonstrators have held solo pickets in St. Petersburg to commemorate a political and LGBT rights activist who was killed over the weekend
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French government reports clear ex-minister of over-spendingTwo reports have cleared the former No. 2 in the French government of excessive spending a week after Francois de Rugy resigned as environment minister
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Anti-Brexit protestors in London, Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Brexit champion Boris Johnson was announced Tuesday as winner in the contest to lead Britain’s governing Conservative Party, and to become the country’s next prime minister. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Boris Johnson chosen as new UK leader, now faces Brexit testBoris Johnson has been chosen as Britain's next prime minister, with a resounding mandate from the Conservative Party but conflicting demands from a divided country
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FILE - This Jan. 10, 2017 file photo shows British Airways planes parked at Heathrow Airport in London. On Saturday, July 20, 2019, British Airways said it is canceling flights to Cairo for a week for unspecified security reasons. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
BA fails to win injunction against pilots on strike actionBritish Airways has failed to win a temporary injunction from a UK court to halt strike action by pilots demanding a better pay package
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Trees are seen burnt following a fire near Roda, in central Portugal on Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Emergency services in Portugal have brought under control a huge wildfire which raged for four days and injured 39 people. Civil Protection Agency commander Luis Belo Costa says around 1,000 firefighters are watching out for smoldering hotspots amid temperatures close to 40 degrees Celsius and gusting winds. (AP Photo/Sergio Azenha)
Portugal: Major wildfire declared under controlFirefighters in Portugal have brought a huge wildfire under control after the blaze raged for four days and injured 39 people
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Austria: McDonald's to paste over slogan in Italy flapThe Austrian branch of McDonald's says it will paste over a slogan that drew the ire of Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on posters in an Italy-themed ad campaign
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Kosovo prime minister who resigned heads to war crimes courtThe recently resigned prime minister of Kosovo has left for The Hague to be questioned by a court investigating alleged crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after Kosovo's 1998-99 war
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct., 26, 2010 file photo Boris Johnson, then Mayor of London center, and four of the 49ers cheerleaders Deanna Ortega, left, Morgan McLeod, Alexis Kofoed and Lauren Riccaboni, right, pose for the media as the Mayor holds a team shirt with his name on at City Hall in London. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
5 things you may not know about Boris Johnson, UK's next PMHere are 5 things you may not know about the man set to become Britain's next prime minister, Boris Johnson
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Spain's caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez speaks at the Spanish parliament in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Spain's caretaker prime minister is facing the first of two opportunities to win the endorsement of the national Parliament needed to form a government. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Acting Spain PM fails in first chance to form governmentSpain's caretaker prime minister has failed on the first of two opportunities this week to win the endorsement of the national Parliament to form a government
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In this photo provided by Russian Emergency Situations Ministry for the Khabarovsk Region Press Service, officials inspect a tent camp after fire near Solnechny village, Khabarovsk Region, Russia, Thursday, July 23, 2019. Russian authorities say three children have died in a fire at the tent camp in a ski area in the Khabarovsk region about 6,000 kilometers (3,700 miles) east of Moscow, that housed some 189 people at the time of the fire, news reports said.  (Ministry of Emergency Situations for Khabarovsk Region Press Service via AP)
Tent camp fire in Russia kills 4 children; owner detainedRussian authorities say four children have died in a fire at a tent camp in the country's Far East
The Associated Press8 hours ago
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