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Former Italian Premier Matteo Renzi celebrates after winning the Democratic party's primary elections, in Rome, Sunday, April 30, 2017.  Italians voted for a new leader of the Democratic Party in a primary expected to give Matteo Renzi a fresh mandate. Challenging him in the primary are Justice Minister Andrea Orlando and Michele Emiliano, who is governor of the southern region of Puglia. (Giuseppe Lami/ANSA via AP)
Italy's Renzi easily in Democratic Party primaryFormer Italian Premier Matteo Renzi has regained the Democratic Party leadership with an easy win in a primary that he hopes will bolster the center-left's ability to counter growing support for populist politicians
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Bag with 2 embryos in jars found outside Greek cemeteryA black bag left outside a village cemetery in northern Greece contained two jars, each contained an embryo in formaldehyde, police say
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European Council President Donald Tusk speaks with the media as he arrives for an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Saturday, April 29, 2017. EU Council President Donald Tusk says that Britain will face a united bloc of 27 EU nations in the two years of divorce negotiations and said the welfare of citizens and families living in each other's nations will be the priority once the talks start. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Polish official suspended over image of Tusk as SS officerPoland's Foreign Ministry has suspended one of its honorary consuls in the U.S. after the woman allegedly posted a digitally-altered image showing European Council President Donald Tusk dressed as a Nazi German SS officer
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Albanian opposition given time to register for June 18 pollsAlbania's election authorities have extended for a few days the registration period for candidates for the June polls in an attempt to get participation from the opposition.
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Social Democrat party’s vice president Radmila Sekerinska has her hair violently pulled, as supporters of the country's dominant conservative party invaded parliament, in Skopje, Macedonia, Thursday April 27, 2017. Police said over 100 people were injured during the Thursday night violence inside and outside parliament that followed the election of a new parliament speaker. Sekerinska said she required three stitches and injured her neck when two individuals attacked her inside parliament. Television footage from Thursday night showed a man grabbing her by the hair and twisting her around violently during the melee. “We were more shocked than afraid. I cannot forget the faces of those who attacked me,” Sekerinska told The Associated Press Friday. (Radio Free Europe via AP)
15 charged in attack on Macedonian parliament that hurt 100Macedonian police said Sunday they have filed criminal charges against 15 people to main Prosecutor's office, suspected of being involved in a violent attack in the parliament three days ago.
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German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere poses for the media prior to a press conference on the crime statistics 2016 in Berlin, Germany, Monday, April 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Merkel ally: 'Enlightened patriotism' part of German cultureA senior member of Angela Merkel's party says "enlightened patriotism" should be part of Germany's national culture
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UK: Police arrest woman who was shot during police raidBritish police say they have arrested a woman who was shot and seriously injured during a counter-terrorism raid in London earlier this week
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Turkey arrests Iranian, seizes anti-tank missile partsTurkish authorities have arrested an Iranian national who they say tried to smuggle in parts of a Russian-made anti-tank missile system with the suspected aim of delivering them to a terror organization
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Report: Swiss man held in German was spying on tax officialsGermany's Welt newspaper reports that a Swiss man arrested for espionage Friday in Frankfurt may have been spying on German tax officials
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Hobby-horsing craze in Finland manifestation of girl powerThousands of young women in Finland are taking up hobby-horsing, a sport performed with homemade stuffed horse heads on wooden sticks
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Spanish, Moroccan police arrest 30 hashish smugglersSpanish police say 30 drug smugglers have been arrested in raids carried out in cooperation with Morocco to bust a ring that introduced hashish across the Strait of Gibraltar
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Belarus opposition leader jailed before planned protestThe wife of a leading opposition figure in Belarus says he has been arrested and jailed on the eve of a planned protest
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Kate and Gerry McCann, whose daughter Madeleine disappeared from a holiday flat in Portugal ten-years ago, react during a BBC TV interview in Loughborough, England, Friday April 28, 2017.  The parents of Madeleine McCann have vowed to do "whatever it takes for as long as it takes" to find her as they prepare to mark the tenth anniversary of her disappearance on the evening of 3 May 2007, from her bed in a holiday apartment in Praia da Luz resort in the Algarve, Portugal. (Joe Giddens/Pool via AP)
Parents of missing UK girl still hopeful she's 'out there'The parents of Madeleine McCann, the British 3-year-old who vanished during a family vacation to Portugal in 2007, say they are still hopeful they will one day be reunited with their daughter
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Parents of missing UK girl still hopeful she's 'out there'The parents of Madeleine McCann, the British three-year-old girl who vanished during a family vacation to Portugal in 2007, say they are still hopeful they would one day be reunited with their daughter
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This Friday, April 28, 2017 still taken from video, shows U.S. forces patrolling on a rural road in the village of Darbasiyah, in northern Syria. U.S. armored vehicles are deploying in areas in northern Syria along the tense border with Turkey, a few days after a Turkish airstrike that killed 20 U.S.-backed Kurdish fighters, a Syrian war monitor and Kurdish activists said Friday. (AP Photo via APTV)
Tensions rise between Turkey, US along Syrian borderTensions rose Saturday along the Turkish-Syrian border as both Turkey and the U.S. moved armored vehicles to the region and Turkey's leader once again demanded that the United States stop supporting the Syrian Kurdish militants there
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