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17 Turks reach Greek island, to apply for asylum in GreeceA group of 17 Turks who reached a Greek island by dinghy from Turkey are seeking political asylum in Greece, authorities in Athens said Tuesday
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FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017 file photo, Britain's Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn delivers a speech prior to a meeting of European Socialists prior to an EU summit in Brussels. The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party has said on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 a claim that he gave information to a Czechoslovak spy during the Cold War is "a ridiculous smear." Jeremy Corbyn says claims in British newspapers "are increasingly wild and entirely false." (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert, file)
UK Labour chief says Communist spy claims 'ridiculous smear'The leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party says a claim that he gave information to a Czechoslovak spy during the Cold War is "a ridiculous smear."
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This photo dated Aug. 22 2010, obtained by The Associated Press shows Ilmars Rimsevics, the head of Latvia’s central bank, second left in blue, and Dmitry Pilshchikov, at 3rd left, who was then the head of the Russian arms company Research Institute of Information Technology.  Ilmars Rimsevics, the country’s top banking official and a key member of the European Central Bank was detained Saturday Feb. 17, 2018, amid swirling accusations of bribery and money laundering schemes in Latvia that reach to Russia. (AP Photo)   An international complaint filed by a Latvian bank alleges years of attempted extortion and abuse of power by an individual whose identity they left anonymous. (AP Photo)
Latvian ECB official won't resign, rejects bribes reportLatvia's official on the European Central Bank's main policymaking council refused Tuesday to heed calls to resign
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Romanian museum defends screening of AIDS film amid protestA Romanian museum has defended its screening of French AIDS drama "120 Beats Per Minute" amid protests over gay themes which feature in the film
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Ukraine's president signs bill on Russia-backed regionsUkraine's president has signed a bill aimed at reintegrating the territories in the country's east that are controlled by Russia-backed separatists
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Kosovo president Hashim Thaci, right, and Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj participate in a Kosovo Security Force military and police force parade in capital Pristina on Sunday Feb. 18, 2018, marking the 10th anniversary of the country's independence. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)
Kosovo to vote on revised demarcation deal with MontenegroKosovo's Cabinet has asked parliament to vote later this week on a revised version of a border demarcation deal with Montenegro
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In this image taken from video, Mark Goldring, CEO of Oxfam GB, gives evidence before the Commons Development Committee at Portcullis House, London, Tuesday Feb. 20, 2018. British lawmakers are set to question officials of two anti-poverty charities Tuesday amid concern sex predators are targeting aid organizations because of the chaotic environments in which they work. (PA via AP)
Oxfam apologizes over handling of Haiti abuse scandalBritish lawmakers grilled the leadership of the anti-poverty charity two anti-poverty charities Tuesday amid concern sex predators are targeting aid organizations because of the chaotic environments in which they work
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Police reject German nationalists' criticism over marchBerlin police have dismissed a nationalist party's claim that officers failed to protect participants in a weekend protest march
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Woman in burqa attacked, abused in BerlinGerman police say a Muslim woman wearing a veil covering her entire face and body was attacked inside a Berlin store
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People stand beside the caskets of victims who died when a migrant boat capsized off the Libyan coast earlier this month, at a cargo area of the Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Pakistan's foreign ministry said the bodies of 11 Pakistanis who drowned have arrived on a special plane. The bodies were later handed over to their relatives for burial. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
The Latest: Greece jails Palestinian over migrant smugglingA Greek court in the northern city of Thessaloniki has convicted a Palestinian man of running a major migrant-smuggling ring and sentenced him to 13 years in prison
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Greece : 2 ex-ministers sue witnesses in pharma bribe caseTwo former Greek government ministers have filed criminal lawsuits against witnesses who allegedly implicated them and other former officials in a pharmaceuticals scandal
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3 detained in southern France over 2017 Barcelona attacksThe French prosecutor's office says three people have been detained in France in connection with August's deadly attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils
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Fire closes Malta's only airport, flights diverted to SicilyA fire in the arrivals lounge has forced the temporary closure of Malta's only airport
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People stand beside the caskets of victims who died when a migrant boat capsized off the Libyan coast earlier this month, at a cargo area of the Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. Pakistan's foreign ministry said the bodies of 11 Pakistanis who drowned have arrived on a special plane. The bodies were later handed over to their relatives for burial. (AP Photo/Anjum Naveed)
EU border chief warns migrant pressures will stay highThe head of the European Union's border agency says the number of migrants trying to reach Europe through the Mediterranean will remain high this year, with more expected to arrive through Spain
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Danish royals attend private funeral for Prince HenrikPrivate funeral of Denmark's late Prince Henrik held at Copenhagen chapel with some 60 invited guests in simple church ceremony
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