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In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019 a man cries as he hugs a crew member after disembarking from the Open Arms rescue ship on the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, southern Italy. An Italian prosecutor ordered the seizure of a rescue ship and the immediate evacuation of more than 80 migrants still aboard, capping a drama Tuesday that saw 15 people jump overboard in a desperate bid to escape deteriorating conditions on the vessel and Spain dispatch a naval ship to try to resolve the crisis. (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
The Latest: NGO: migrants need access to safe Europe portsDoctors Without Borders is calling on Europe to urgently find a solution to the repeated stand-offs barring humanitarian rescue ships carrying migrants from the nearest safe ports
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Polish judges want lawmakers to probe hate campaignPoland's judges are calling on lawmakers to investigate an online hate campaign against some of them that was apparently encouraged by a deputy justice minister who has resigned over the allegations
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China says British consulate staffer detained 15 daysChina says British Hong Kong consulate staffer given 15 days of administrative detention in Chinese city of Shenzhen
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Germany seeks more active role in Arctic amid climate changeGermany plans to take a more active role in Arctic affairs, citing the far north's growing ecological, political and economic significance as a result of climate change
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Spanish navy ship to remain ready to take migrants in ItalySpain's Deputy Prime Minister Carmen Calvo says a navy ship will stay close to an Italian island in case a group of migrants disembarked there need to be transported to Spain in coming days
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German authorities find 46 guns linked to politician's deathGerman authorities say they have found 46 guns in the possession of three men suspected in the killing of a regional official from German Chancellor Angela Merkel's party
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Strike by Ryanair cabin crew in Portugal has little impactA strike by Portuguese cabin crew working for budget airline Ryanair is causing little impact, with only some minor delays reported
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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 31, 2019 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the first meeting of the National Policing Board at the Home Office in London. A key part of the divorce proposals between the EU and Britain centers on keeping the island of Ireland free of physical borders between EU-member Ireland and the Northern Ireland, which is part of the United Kingdom. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, file)
Merkel to host Johnson in Berlin amid growing Brexit dramaGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is hosting British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Berlin as Britain and the European Union are hurtling toward a costly no-deal Brexit in October
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A quarter of people living in Germany have foreign rootsA quarter of all people living in Germany have a migrant background _ the highest figure yet recorded in the country of 83 million
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In this Aug. 16, 2019, photo, Mugu Utuaq, left, reloads his rifle as he rides with other boats hunting whales near Kulusuk, Greenland. Summer in 2019 is hitting the island hard with record-shattering heat and extreme melt. Scientists estimate that by the end of the summer, about 440 billion tons of ice, maybe more, will have melted or calved off Greenland's giant ice sheet. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Danish royal palace 'surprised' by Trump canceling tripA spokeswoman for Denmark's royal palace says U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to postpone a visit to Denmark next month was "a surprise."
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Spain: Island wildfire eases, lets evacuees return homeFirefighters progress in battling Canary Islands fire allows evacuees return home
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Over 1,900 Berlin police conduct human trafficking raidsMore than 1,900 police officers are searching premises in the German capital in connection with a human trafficking investigation
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis in the Oval Office of the White House, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Trump cancels Denmark visit because Greenland isn't for salePresident Donald Trump says he's canceling an upcoming trip to Denmark because its prime minister isn't interested in selling Greenland to the U.S.
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Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte, right, shares a word with Deputy-Premier Matteo Salvini before addressing the Senate in Rome, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. The political showdown on Tuesday was triggered two weeks ago by hard-line Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, known across Europe for his tough stance against migrants, when he pulled the plug on the shaky populist coalition forged only 14 months earlier between his right-wing League and the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
What to expect as Italy's looks to a new governmentCaretaker government, "Ursula" coalition or new elections? Possible outcomes of Italy's political crisis
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Italian Deputy-Premier Matteo Salvini kisses a rosary as Premier Giuseppe Conte addresses the Senate in Rome, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019. The political showdown on Tuesday was triggered two weeks ago by hard-line Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, known across Europe for his tough stance against migrants, when he pulled the plug on the shaky populist coalition forged only 14 months earlier between his right-wing League and the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Italian premier's resignation could bring elections in fallItaly could see elections as early as this fall after Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte resigned amid the collapse of the 14-month-old populist government
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