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The League's candidate Lucia Borgonzoni speaks during a press conference after polls closed in a regional election for the region of Emilia Romagna, in Bentivoglio, near Bologna, Italy, late Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. Nearly complete results Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, of balloting for the governorship of the prosperous Emilia-Romagna region had the League's candidate some 8 percentage points behind the 51.4 percent garnered in Sunday's balloting, by the incumbent governor, of the center-left Democrats.  (Stefano Cavicchi/LaPresse via AP)
Italy's regional voters thwart hopes of right-wing forcesItalian voters have thwarted right-wing opposition leader Matteo Salvini's hopes of turning an election in a key northern region into a springboard for regaining national power
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Rescue workers carry a wounded man that was found alive in the rubble of a building destroyed on Friday's earthquake in Elazig, eastern Turkey, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020.  Rescue workers were continuing to search for people buried under the rubble of apartment blocks in Elazig and neighboring Malatya. Mosques, schools, sports halls and student dormitories were opened for hundreds who left their homes after the quake.(Depo Photos via AP)
Turkish rescuers drill into rubble to seek quake victimsRescuers in Turkey are searching for the last two missing people believed trapped beneath the rubble of a building that collapsed after a powerful earthquake hit eastern Turkey
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Survivors and their relatives walk through the gates of the Auschwitz Nazi concentration camp to attend the 75th anniversary of its liberation in Oswiecim, Poland, Monday, Jan. 27, 2020. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Survivors return to Auschwitz 75 years after liberationSurvivors of the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp are gathering for commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the camp by the Soviet army
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Duchess of Cambridge takes images for Holocaust Memorial DayThe Duchess of Cambridge is participating in Holocaust Memorial Day observances with photographs she took of survivors for an exhibition marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekley session of Prime Ministers Questions in Parliament in London, Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK introduces new fast-track visa to attract scientistsBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson has introduced a new fast-track visa to attract more of the world’s best scientists to the U.K. in hopes of creating a global science “superpower
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, shake hands during their meeting in Jerusalem, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Oded Balilty,pool)
Zelenskiy marks Auschwitz anniversary honoring survivorsUkrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has paid tribute to Holocaust survivors, telling them on the eve of the 75th anniversary of the death camp's liberation that they are an example to humanity
The Associated Press14 hours ago
France reports 27% increase in anti-Semitic actsFrance's interior minister says that anti-Semitic acts rose by 27% between 2018 and 2019, in an “intolerable” syndrome of hate that also affects Muslims and Christians
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A boy, wearing a Jewish skullcap, or kippa, walks away after putting a stone on the "Auschwitz Never Again" monument, after the National Holocaust Commoration in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. The commemoration marked the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz concentration and extermination camp. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Dutch premier issues historic apology at Holocaust memorialThe Dutch prime minister has apologized for the failure of officials in the Nazi-occupied country during World War II to do more to prevent the deportation and murder of just over 100,000 Jews
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Israeli Naama Issachar gestures during an appeal hearings in a courtroom in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019. An Israeli backpacker serving prison time in Russia on a drug conviction is appealing her case and says she was wasn't provided a translator or lawyer after being detained at a Moscow airport. She was arrested in April in Moscow's Sheremetyevo Airport, where she was transferring flights en route from India to Israel. More than nine grams of hashish were found in her luggage. She was later sentenced to 7 1/2 years. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr.)
Israeli backpacker jailed in Russia files for pardonAn Israeli woman jailed in Russia on drug charges has submitted a petition to be pardoned by President Vladimir Putin
The Associated Press18 hours ago
An ambulance drive in to the Bichat hospital in Paris, Saturday Jan. 25, 2020. France has announced three confirmed cases of the deadly new virus from China, the first cases in Europe and the first outside Asia and the United States. One of people who caught the virus is hospitalized in the southwestern city of Bordeaux. The others are in Paris. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
France to repatriate citizens from Wuhan as virus spreadsFrance will repatriate up to hundreds of its citizens from the Chinese city of Wuhan as the new deadly virus spreads in the area
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Pope Francis looks at balloons released by a child during the Angelus noon prayer at the Vatican, Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Pope on Holocaust atrocities: Let's all say never againPope Francis is inviting prayers and reflection about the “atrocity” of the Holocaust, urging people to vow in their heart “never again
The Associated Press19 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, March 17, 2013 filer, Pope Francis is flanked by Gonzalo Aemilius as he greets faithful at the Vatican. Pope Francis has chosen a Uruguayan priest who has worked with street children to be one of his two personal secretaries.  The Vatican said on Sunday that Francis has known the Rev. Gonzalo Aemilius since 2006 when the pontiff was then archbishop of Buenos Aires. (AP Photo/Antonello Nusca, File)
Pope's new aide is priest who worked with street kids Pope Francis has chosen a Uruguayan priest who has worked with street children to be one of his two personal secretaries
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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas arrives for a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the Europa building in Brussels, Monday, Jan. 20, 2020. EU foreign ministers meet in Brussels on Monday to discuss the situation in Libya and Venezuela, the deteriorating security and humanitarian situation in Sahel, and climate diplomacy. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Germany urged to fight anti-Semitism to avoid Jewish exodusGermany's foreign minister is calling for strengthened efforts against anti-Semitism to ward off the possibility of many Jews deciding to leave the country
The Associated Press21 hours ago
The European Union flag, right, and Britain's Union flag hang above the European Parliament Liaison Office in London, Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2020. Britain will leave the European Union on Jan. 31.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Ringing in Brexit? Plans to celebrate UK exit divide countryWith Britain due to leave the European Union next week, the country is divided over how to mark a historic moment that some are relishing but others are dreading
The Associated Press21 hours ago
CORRECTS HER NAME AND FILM - Belen Cuesta poses with her trophy after wining the best leading actress award for "La trinchera infinita" during the Goya Film Awards Ceremony in Malaga, southern Spain, early Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. The annual Goya Awards are Spain’s main national film awards. (AP Photo/Manu Fernandez)
Almodóvar, Banderas triumph with “Pain and Glory” at GoyasPedro Almodóvar’s “Pain and Glory” has swept the top prizes at the Spanish Film Academy's Goya Awards
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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