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Warsaw lists properties that pre-WWII owners can reclaimThe city of Warsaw has begun publishing a list of properties that can be legally claimed by their pre-World War II owners _ among them Holocaust survivors and their families _ but only if they act quickly
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017 file photo, Far-right leader presidential candidate Marine Le Pen gestures as she speaks during a conference in Lyon, France. If Marine Le Pen has her way, the French will soon pay for their baguettes with francs, not euros. The presidential candidate from the anti-EU, anti-immigration National Front party is all about national sovereignty and independence. She wants France to take control of its money, subject to a referendum that would lead France out of the European Union and its shared currency. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, file)
France: Le Pen aide charged in parliament jobs probeA top aide of French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has been handed preliminary charges in an investigation into money spent on her party's European Parliament assistants.
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An elderly woman stands at in a car park near the Ledras street checkpoint by the UN controlled buffer zone in Nicosia, Cyprus, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. A spokesman for the government of Cyprus says a scheduled meeting between the ethnically split island's rival leaders that aimed to nudge peace talks forward has been called off. Spokesman Nicos Christodoulides expressed regret that breakaway Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci won't attend Thursday's meeting. The latest setback further erodes confidence in the 22-month peace process to reunify Cyprus. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Cyprus peace process falters after latest talks called offTalks to reunify ethnically split Cyprus suffered another blow after the leader of the island's breakaway Turkish Cypriots backed out of a scheduled meeting
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FILE-In this  Dec. 21, 2016, file photo, Jaroslaw Kaczynski, chairman of the ruling Law and Justice party, speaks during a press conference in Warsaw,Poland. Kaczynski faced accusations on Wednesday of sing offensive and divisive language for saying that members of his ruling party are "benevolent masters," contrasting them with oppositions politicians whom he described as not being "masters" at all. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, file)
Polish leader sparks outcry with 'humane masters' claimThe leader of Poland's ruling party is facing accusations that he used offensive and divisive language when he said that members of his ruling party are "humane masters."
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Romania: president fails to overturn property ownership caseRomania's president has lost a bid to overturn a ruling on a property he lost ownership of, following an 18-year court case
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Vatican abuse probe of Guam archbishop heads to mainland USVatican officials prosecuting Guam's archbishop for alleged sex abuse have moved their investigation from the territory to Hawaii and now the mainland U.S. so they can interview potential witnesses
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UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria Staffan de Mistura arrives to inform the media one day before the resumption of the negotiation between the Syrian government and the opposition, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017. Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
UN Syria envoy not expecting breakthrough at Geneva talksThe U.N. envoy for Syria says he's not expecting any breakthroughs in the first intra-Syrian peace talks under U.N. supervision in 10 months, hoping instead to build "momentum" for an eventual peace after nearly six years of war
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Turkey military allows Islamic headscarves for officersTurkish defense officials say Turkey's military has changed its regulations to allow women officers to wear Islamic-style headscarf on duty
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German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, left, is talking with the EU Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici, center, and the Italian Finance and Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan 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)
Italy faces potential sanction from EU for rising debtItaly's government was put on notice that it may be sanctioned from the European Union for not getting the country's debt levels down
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Bomb explodes outside Northern Ireland policeman's homeA booby-trap bomb has exploded outside the home of a Northern Ireland policeman, injuring nobody but underscoring the continued threat from IRA splinter groups
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Police, coast guard, fire service unions protest in GreeceAbout 1,200 uniformed Greek police, coast guards and firefighters are holding a protest in central Athens against funding, pay and hiring cuts linked with the country's bailout program
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Want to run for French president? Join the crowdMore and more people want to join France's unpredictable presidential race, hopefuls who might never win _ but could garner enough votes to tilt the outcome
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FILE - In this Thursday Nov. 1, 2007 file photo, Deputy Assistant Commissioner Cressida Dick, center, of London's Metropolitan Police leaves the Central Criminal Court in London, following the verdict that London's police force was found guilty of endangering public safety during an anti-terrorist operation that led to the shooting death of a Brazilian man Jean Charles de Menezes. The British government says senior officer Cressida Dick will be the next commissioner of London’s Metropolitan Police - the first woman to lead Scotland Yard in its 188-year history. The Home Office announced the appointment of 56-year-old Dick on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017.  (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, file)
UK appoints 1st female Scotland Yard chief in 188 yearsThe British government says senior officer Cressida Dick will be the next commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police _ the first woman to lead Scotland Yard in its 188-year history
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Romanian premier nominates former judge as justice ministerRomania's prime minister has nominated a former judge for justice minister after the previous minister resigned over massive anti-corruption protests sparked by a decree that would have diluted the anti-graft fight
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New trauma unit to help former Islamic State sex slavesA new psychological trauma institute is being established at the university of Dohuk in Iraq, the first in the entire region
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