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French President Emmanuel Macron waits for the arrival of European Council President Charles Michel prior to their meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. The two men discussed Europe's plans for Brexit, European efforts against climate change and this week's European Union summit in Brussels. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
France postpones summit on military involvement in AfricaFrench President Emmanuel Macron has agreed with Niger to postpone a key summit focusing on France's military operation in Africa's Sahel region until the beginning of next year
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Diver dressed as a Santa Claus feeds a fish during amedia event at the Seal Life aquarium in Berlin, Thursday, Germany, Dec. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Ray of festive cheer: Santa feeds the fish in BerlinSanta has taken a dive in Berlin
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Ex-Turkish prime minister forms party challenging ErdoganA former Turkish prime minister is forming a new political party in a challenge to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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Anti-government protesters gather in Tahrir Square during ongoing protests in Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Ali Abdul Hassan)
Officials: Protesters hang gunman in Baghdad squareIraqi health and security officials say a gunman shot dead six people, including four anti-government protesters, provoking demonstrators to disarm and hang him in a central Baghdad square
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Krispy Kreme Owners Do Something About 'Disgusting' PastIn March, it was reported that ancestors of the Reimann family—whose JAB Holding Co. owns a controlling stake in Krispy Kreme, Panera Bread, Pret a Manger, and other well-known brands—had used French POWs and Russian civilians as forced laborers under the Nazi regime. Now the family, one of...
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2 Teen Volcano Victims DieA risky mission to retrieve the bodies of eight people believed to have been killed in the White Island eruption will begin at first light Friday, authorities in New Zealand say. "We have a plan," says Police Deputy Commissioner Mike Clement: Eight people, including military personnel and police specialists, will...
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Climate activist Greta Thunberg takes part in a news conference at the COP25 climate summit in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. Thunberg is in Madrid where a global U.N.-sponsored climate change conference is taking place. (AP Photo/Andrea Comas)
Trump criticizes teen climate activist after magazine honorPresident Donald Trump says it's “ridiculous” that Time named 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg as its Person of the Year
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It's a Huge Day for Britain's FutureBritish voters go to the polls on Thursday, and if that sounds familiar, it's because this is the third general election in less than five years, notes the BBC . This particular vote, however, is considered one of the nation's most important since World World II, reports the AP . And, yes,...
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FILE - In this Oct. 2, 2019, file photo, people watch a TV showing a file image of an unspecified North Korea's missile launch during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea. On Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, North Korea accused the United States of “hostile provocation” on Thursday for criticizing its ballistic missile tests during a United Nations Security Council meeting and warned that the Trump administration may have blown its chance to salvage nuclear negotiations. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon, File)
North Korea berates US for criticizing its missile tests North Korea has accused the United States of “hostile provocation” for criticizing its ballistic missile tests during a United Nations Security Council meeting and says the Trump administration may have blown its chance to salvage nuclear negotiations
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In this Friday, June 17, 2011 file photo the sun lights the concrete slabs of the Holocaust Memorial in central Berlin, Germany. One of Germany's richest families, the Reimann family, which owns Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Pret A Manger, Peet's Coffee and other famous international brands is giving millions to support Holocaust survivors. The family has established the Alfred Landecker Foundation in Germany to oversee the efforts, named after a German Jew who was killed by the Nazis either in Sobibor or at the Belzec Nazi death camp. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file)
Wealthy German family gives millions to Holocaust survivorsOne of Germany’s richest families is giving millions to support Holocaust survivors with critical needs as it seeks to atone for its use of forced laborers during the Nazi era and its enthusiastic support of Adolf Hitler
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Thousands welcome Ethiopian leader after Nobel Peace PrizeTens of thousands of Ethiopians on Thursday have lined the streets of the capital, Addis Ababa, to welcome Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed upon his return from receiving the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo, Norway
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Protesters leave the Mediterranean port city in Marseille, southern France, after tensions Thursday, Dec.12, 2019. Unions have flatly rejected fresh proposals by the government of pro-business President Emmanuel Macron to stagger the roll-out of a plan that would require France's youngest workers - people born after 1974 - to stay on the job until the age of 64 to get full pensions instead of age 62. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
French union warns pension reform strike could hit ChristmasParis commuters crammed into the city's sole two fully working Metro lines as labor strikes over pension reforms crippled the nation's train services for an eighth day
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