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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police ordersRussian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders
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Spain court opens 1st European case against Syrian officialsA Spanish National Court judge has ordered an investigation into the role of nine Syrian officials in the alleged disappearance a man in 2013, in what is the first criminal case against President Bashar al-Assad's regime in a European court
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster, right, speaks to the media at Stormont in Belfast, flanked by Deputy DUP leader Nigel Dodds , left, as the deadline for restoring powersharing in Northern Ireland runs out later on Monday March 27, 2017. The British government faces a deadline on whether to extend negotiations on Northern Ireland's political future or renew direct control from London. Northern Ireland's latest unity government collapsed in January amid deepening disputes between the British Protestants of the Democratic Unionist Party and the Irish Catholics of Sinn Fein, (Niall Carson/PA Wire(/PA via AP)
UK faces government decision on deadlocked Northern IrelandThe British government faces a deadline on whether to extend negotiations on Northern Ireland's political future or renew direct control from London
The Associated Press42 minutes ago
Police: 2 killed when train hits car on rail crossingPolice say two people have been killed when a train hit a car at a rail crossing in the northern Netherlands
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Parody politician is new star in Serbia's presidential raceA parody politician has emerged as a true star of Serbia's presidential race ahead of Sunday election
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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny  gestures as he appears in court in Moscow in this image taken from video Monday March 27, 2017.  Navalny's appearance in court comes a day after being detained at a major opposition rally against government corruption that he led the previous day. The Kremlin, meanwhile, has lashed out at protest organizers, blaming them for putting lives at risk by inviting people to unsanctioned demonstrations. (AP Photo)
Russian protest leader hit with comparatively light fineRussian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who organized a wave of nationwide protests that rattled authorities, has been fined 20,000 rubles ($340) by a Moscow court
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE -- This undated file photo released by the Metropolitan Police, shows Khalid Masood, who authorities identified as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament March 22, 2017, in London. Masood, the British man who killed several people in a rampage in London last week made had three trips to Saudi Arabia in his lifetime. Though millions of foreigners from around the world live and work in the kingdom,Masood’s time there immediately raised questions about whether the country’s ultraconservative brand of Islam impacted his worldview. (Metropolitan Police via AP, File)
The Latest: Family honors American killed in London attackThe family of an American man killed last week in the London attack has offered tribute to his generosity and say they are grateful for the help and support so many have shown during a horrible time
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Germany renews call for access to journalist held in TurkeyGermany says it will keep calling for access to a detained German-Turkish journalist detained in Istanbul since January on charges of terrorist propaganda and incitement to hatred
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Nigeria and Poland seek to develop economic, military tiesThe foreign minister of Nigeria is in Poland in an effort to develop economic, military and security ties with the fast-growing economy in central Europe
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Swiss, Turks open probes over 'Kill Erdogan' protest bannerSwiss and Turkish prosecutors have opened investigations after protesters against Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Switzerland's capital hoisted a banner showing a gun pointed an image of his face next to the words "Kill Erdogan."
The Associated Press1 hour ago
From left, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, European Parliament President Antonio Tajani, European Council President Donald Tusk and Malta's Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, right, applaud after Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, center, delivered the opening address during an EU summit meeting at the Orazi and Curiazi Hall in the Palazzo dei Conservatori in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. European Union leaders were gathering in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead following the decision of Britain to leave the 28-nation bloc. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Poland questions legality of Tusk's EU re-electionPoland's foreign minister has challenged the legality of Donald Tusk's re-election to a top European Union job, saying the vote was "fake" and that it exposed the EU as having "double standards."
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In this photo provided by Evgeny Feldman, Alexei Navalny is detained by police in downtown Moscow, Russia, Sunday, March 26, 2017. Russia's leading opposition figure Alexei Navalny and his supporters aim to hold anti-corruption demonstrations throughout Russia. But authorities are denying permission and police have warned they won't be responsible for "negative consequences" or unsanctioned gatherings. (Evgeny Feldman for Alexey Navalny's campaign photo via AP)
The Latest: Russian opposition leader Navalny gets jail termRussian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been jailed for 15 days for resisting police orders
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Russia opposition leader Navalny fined $340 on one charge; still awaiting ruling on other chargesRussia opposition leader Navalny fined $340 on one charge; still awaiting ruling on other charges
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Italian police investigate body found in floating suitcasePolice are investigating the discovery of a woman's body stuffed in a suitcase that was found floating at a marina in the Adriatic port of Rimini
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The sun sets over some towers of the banking district in Frankfurt, Germany, Sunday, March 26, 2017.(AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Supervisor: UK banks need solid EU roots to access blocA top banking supervisor says that British banks must put down solid roots if they want European banking licenses to keep access after the UK leaves the European Union
The Associated Press1 hour ago
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