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FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Dec. 16, 2016, AfD (Alternative for Germany) chairwoman Frauke Petry arrives for a news conference in Berlin, Friday, Dec. 16, 2016.  Germany's most prominent nationalist politician Frauke Petry has held talks with Russian lawmakers, including senior members of President Vladimir Putin's United Russia party, to discuss cooperation between German and Russian regional assemblies, according to a party statement issued Monday Feb. 20, 2017.(AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, FILE)
German nationalist Petry met with Putin alliesGermany's most prominent nationalist politician has held talks with Russian lawmakers including senior members of President Vladimir Putin's United Russia party
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Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, left, is talking with the EU Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici prior to a round table meeting of Eurogroup finance ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. The eurozone's 19 finance ministers will be looking to defuse the risk of another Greek crisis as they try to agree Monday on what reforms Greece must still take to qualify for more loans. (AP Photo/Thierry Monasse)
Bailout negotiators get go-ahead to return to GreeceGreece and its European creditors agreed Monday to resume talks on what economic reforms the country must make next in order to get the money it needs to avoid bankruptcy and a potential exit from the euro this summer
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Bianca Jagger speaks during a rally in London, Monday Feb. 20, 2017, in Parliament Square opposing U.S. President Donald Trump as Members of Parliament debate his planned state visit to the United Kingdom. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
Amid protests, UK lawmakers debate downgrading Trump visitProtesters against U.S. President Donald Trump have rallied outside Britain's Parliament, while opposition lawmakers inside urged the government to rescind its offer to the president of a state visit stamped with pomp, pageantry and royal approval
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United States Vice President Mike Pence, left, and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg address a media conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. U.S. Vice President Pence is currently on a one-day visit to meet with EU and NATO officials. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, Pool)
Pence tries to reassure European leaders shaken by TrumpU.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Monday vowed to stand with the European Union and the NATO military alliance, but was met with some skepticism from leaders shaken by President Donald Trump's more critical comments
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UK's May says Lords must respect people's will on BrexitBritain's House of Lords has launched a bid to gain a greater say for Parliament over the terms of Britain's European Union exit, as Prime Minister Theresa May warns that Parliament must not hold up "what the British people want"
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Poland tells EU: We value democracy, respect our sovereigntyPoland's Foreign Ministry says it has written to the European Union in response to the bloc's recommendations on rule of law in the country
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In this Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 file photo, former Montenegro's Prime Minister and long-ruling Democratic Party of Socialists leader Milo Djukanovic, center, speaks in his headquarter, in Podgorica, Montenegro. Montenegro's special prosecutor  Milivoje Katnic, has accused Russia and its secret service operatives of plotting a coup attempt that included plans to kill the small Balkan country's former prime minister, Milo Djukanovic, following an investigation.  (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File)
Montenegro accuses Russia over alleged coup plotMontenegro's prosecutor has accused Russia and its secret service operatives of planning a coup attempt that included plans to kill the small Balkan country's former prime minister
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7 killed in airstrikes on Syrian capitalAt least seven people have been killed in airstrikes on the Syrian capital, Damascus, as activists reported a third straight day of escalations by pro-government forces against opposition-held areas inside and around the capital
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In this photo taken on Feb. 15, 2017, a large yacht floats anchored in the port of Gibraltar after being seized. Authorities in Gibraltar say they have seized one of the largest and most advanced superyachts in the world over an unsettled bill dispute between its owner and its German builder. The Gibraltar Chronicle newspaper reports that shipbuilder Nobiskrug claims 15.3 million euro ($16.2 million) in overdue payments for the 143-meter (468-foot) - long Sailing Yacht A.  (AP Photo/David Parody)
Sleek superyacht seized in Gibraltar over $16.2M debt claimAuthorities in Gibraltar say they have seized one of the largest and most advanced superyachts in the world over an unsettled bill dispute between its owner and its German builder
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Portugal repays half of IMF loan, calls it sign of healthPortugal's government says it has paid back to the International Monetary Fund half the money it received from the institution as part of a bailout in 2011, and says the early repayment is evidence the country is financially healthy again
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A 16-year-old South Korean covers his face in a court room in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. He is the main suspect accused of murder following the death a 41-year-old woman in an apparent exorcism ritual in a room in a Frankfurt hotel. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Germany: 5 South Koreans convicted in fatal exorcism caseA court in Germany has convicted five South Korean citizens in the death of a relative in an exorcism ritual at a Frankfurt hotel in 2015
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Head of Nobel Peace Prize awards committee dead at 65Norwegian Nobel officials say the head of Norwegian Nobel Committee, Kaci Kullmann Five, has died at age 65
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Czech PM fires industry minister who said roaming is luxuryCzech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka has fired his minister of industry and trade over his resistance to work to lower telephone and mobile data tariffs
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Germany returns Menzel drawing sold under Nazi persecutionGermany's culture minister has handed over an Adolph von Menzel drawing found in the massive trove of a reclusive collector to its rightful owner's descendants
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United States Vice President Mike Pence, left, shakes hands with EU Council President Donald Tusk as he arrives at the European Council building in Brussels, Belgium, on Monday, Feb. 20, 2017. Pence is currently on a one day trip to Brussels to meet with EU and NATO officials. (AP Photo/Thierry Monasse)
Trans-Atlantic relations put to test in Trump's first monthAfter President Donald Trump's raucous first month in office, Europeans have reacted with demonstrations, counter-barbs and sheer angst that a century of trans-Atlantic friendship may be sinking
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