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Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy attends a meeting with the lawmakers in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Ukraine's new president on Tuesday ordered the dissolution of the nation's legislature and called a snap election in two months, hoping to ride the wave of his electoral success to get his supporters into parliament. (Ukrainian Presidential Press Office via AP)
Ukraine's president calls new parliamentary electionUkraine's new president has formally ordered Ukraine's parliament to dissolve and has called an early election for July
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
Thousands of people attend a demonstration against Prime Minister Andrej Babis and the new Justice Minister Benesova in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday May 21, 2019. The protesters say the minister might compromise the legal system at a time when prosecutors have to decide whether to indict Prime Minister Andrej Babis over alleged fraud involving European Union funds. (Michal Kamaryt/CTK via AP)
Tens of thousands of Czech protest, demand minister quitsTens of thousands Czechs are rallying in Prague as the protests demanding the resignation of the new justice minister intensify
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Poland's ruling party lawmaker Arkadiusz Mularczyk talks to The Associated Press in the parliament building in Warsaw, Poland, on Tuesday, May 21, 2019, about a report that assesses Poland's World War II losses and that, he says, will be given to German government. Contrary to Germany claims, Mularczyk says there are no documents or records suggesting that Poles has ever renounced its right to seek reparations from Berlin.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Official: Poland entitled to seek German WWII reparationsA Polish official says there exist no documents or records to show that Poland ever renounced its right to seek World War II reparations from Germany
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Actor Leonardo DiCaprio, left, and director Quentin Tarantino pose for photographers upon arrival at the premiere of the film 'Once Upon a Time in Hollywood' at the 72nd international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
With Brad and Leo, Tarantino debuts a fairy tale in CannesTwenty-five years after premiering 'Pulp Fiction' in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino debuted 'Once Upon a Time in ... Hollywood,' with Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt, at the French film festival
The Associated Press5 minutes ago
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz, of the Austrian People's Party, OEVP, walks down stairs after a meeting at the Hofburg palace in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called for an early election after the resignation of his vice chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache from the Freedom Party spelled an end to his governing coalition. (AP Photo/Michael Gruber)
Austrian chancellor set to face confidence vote next weekAustrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz is set to face a no-confidence vote in parliament next week after his governing coalition collapsed over a corruption scandal
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
6 Russian planes intercepted by US off Alaska coastU.S. military officials say four Russian bombers and two fighter jets were intercepted off Alaska's western coast by U.S. aircraft but had not entered U.S. or Canadian air space
The Associated Press1 hour ago
A pilot in a F-35B aircraft waves after landing at Akrotiri Royal air forces base near coastal city of Limassol, Cyprus, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, the jets first training deployment outside of the UK. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias, Pool)
F35-B fighters land in UK's Cyprus base for training, testsSix F35-B Lightning warplanes, the U.K.'s newest fighter, has arrived at a British air base on Cyprus for training and a systems test in the aircraft's first overseas deployment
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech in London, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. The British government is discussing how to tweak its proposed European Union divorce terms in a last-ditch attempt to get Parliament's backing for Prime Minister Theresa May's deal with the bloc. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, pool)
Seeking Brexit support, May offers vote on new referendumU.K. Prime Minister Theresa May has offered lawmakers the chance to vote on whether to hold a new Brexit referendum
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Dutch minister quits over asylum seeker crime statisticsA Dutch junior justice minister has quit after his department published statistics about criminality among asylum seekers that categorized hundreds of serious offenses including attempted murder and sexual assaults under the heading "others."
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Matteo Salvini and Marine Le Pen, Leader of the French National Front, attend a rally organized by League leader Matteo Salvini, with leaders of other European nationalist parties, ahead of the May 23-26 European Parliamentary elections, in Milan, Italy, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Macron says Bannon, Russians eroding Europe ahead of EU voteFrench President Emmanuel Macron is accusing former Trump strategist Steve Bannon and Russian oligarchs of conspiring with Europe's nationalists to dismantle the European Union
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Incubators with one of the sextuplets, believed to be Poland's first ever and said to be doing fine, that have all been placed in incubators to assist their development at the University Hospital in Krakow, Poland, on Tuesday, 21 May 2019. The babies were born Monday in the 29th week of pregnancy through caesarean section.(AP Photo/Beata Zawrzel) Poland Out
Poland's sextuplets doing fine as mom visits her newbornsThe 29-year-old mother of Poland's new-born sextuplets has been able to visit her babies in hospital, and all are doing fine despite being born weeks early.
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Tourists look the red paint on the wall of the Parliament building in Athens, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. A group of about 10 people threw red paint at parliament and set off a smoke bomb as Greece's Supreme Court heard an appeal against the denial of a temporary leave of absence from prison of a hunger striking extremist serving multiple life sentences for the killings of 11 people by the country's deadliest far-left group. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Greece: Supreme court hears appeal for far-left killerGreece's supreme court examines the rejection of a furlough request by a hunger-striking extremist serving multiple life sentences for the killing of 11 people by Greece's deadliest militant organization
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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