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Night voyages across the Channel: Frigid water, flimsy boatsOne migrant family's night voyage across the English Channel ended an hour after it began, back on a beach in northern France after their children fell into the frigid water
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Russian jets collide over Sea of Japan; 2 dead, 1 missingTwo Russian fighter jets collide during a training mission over the Sea of Japan, leaving two crewmembers dead and another one still missing
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Germany's Foreign Minister Heiko Maas attends a joint news conference after his talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow, Russia, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Germany's foreign minister has urged Russia to save a key arms treaty with the U.S. to prevent a new arms race. (AP Photo)
Russia warns US missile defense plans will fuel arms raceRussia says the Pentagon's new missile defense strategy will trigger an arms race in space and further erode global stability
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Social Democrat leader Stefan Lofven, centre left, receives the Prime Minister Mandate from Speaker Andreas Norlen after being voted back as prime minister on Friday Jan. 18, 2019, ending a 131-day political deadlock.  Lofven passed Friday's vote after he secured the support of the Centre and Liberal parties, forming a government without the Sweden Democrats, which has neo-Nazi roots. (Jessica Gow / TT via AP)
Incumbent Lofven chosen to lead new govt in SwedenSwedish lawmakers have approved a center-left minority government led by caretaker Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, ending a four-month political deadlock
The Associated Press6 hours ago
On the shop floor, workers wonder what Brexit will bringThe anxiety over Brexit is palpable at Clarity-The Soap Co., a small business that has been forced to redirect time and energy to understand what could happen to its operations in case of a chaotic exit from the EU.
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Macedonia seeks help in catching safe deposit box theftsMacedonian authorities are seeking cross-border help to gather evidence on a 1.7-million euro theft from local bank safe deposit boxes by an international gang in 2017
The Associated Press9 hours ago
2 purloined penguins returned to UK zoo; both are fineNottinghamshire Police have located and returned two purloined penguins missing from a local zoo since November
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE -- In this Saturday, April 22, 2017 photo then co-leader Frauke Petry, left, talks to then board member Alexander Gauland at a party convention of Germany's Alternative for Germany party, AfD, in Cologne, Germany. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner, file)
German far-right party angered by leaked report on extremismThe far-right Alternative for Germany party is criticizing the leak of a report by German security officials examining extremist tendencies within the party
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Police officers secure an area next to the Saint Wenceslas statue at upper part of Wenceslas Square in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Jan. 18, 2019. Officials say a man has tried to burn himself at Prague’s downtown square amid commemorative events to remember a student who burned himself to death 50 years ago to inspire resistance against the 1968 Soviet-led invasion of Czechoslovakia. (Vit Simanek/CTK via AP)
Man sets himself on fire amid Czech commemoration eventCzech officials say a man has been seriously injured after he set himself on fire in downtown Prague amid commemorative events to remember a student who burned himself to death 50 years ago
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Mayor Pawel Adamowicz's coffin lies in state in the European Solidarity Centre in Gdansk, Poland, Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. Residents of a Polish city are paying respects at the coffin of the longtime mayor who was killed in a stabbing attack. Gdansk Mayor Pawel Adamowicz will lie in state until Friday at a museum is devoted to the history of Poland’s anti-communist Solidarity movement, which started in the city. (AP Photo/Wojciech Strozyk)
Tens of thousands honor stabbed Polish mayor on burial eveChurch bells tolled as tens of thousands in Poland's northern city of Gdansk walked in a procession Friday bringing the coffin of the city's slain mayor to a basilica on the eve of his burial
The Associated Press7 hours ago
North Korean diplomat arrives for meeting in SwedenA North Korean diplomat has arrived in Sweden to take part in an unannounced meeting in Stockholm, officials said Friday
The Associated Press10 hours ago
ICC judges: Former Ivory Coast president must remain jailedICC judges say ex-Ivory Coast president must stay in custody at least until Feb. 1 hearing
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Norway investigates supermarket stabbing as terror attackPolice in Norway say the stabbing of a woman in a supermarket is being investigated as a terror attack
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Danish newspaper, chief editor fined for ex-spy boss bookA Danish court has fined a major newspaper and its chief editor 150,000 kroner ($22,900) for publishing a book based on interviews with Denmark's former domestic intelligence agency chief that the spy service had claimed could contain secrets
The Associated Press11 hours ago
France's Macron debates with mayors amid protestsFrench President Emmanuel Macron was meeting Friday with mayors of southwestern France as part of a national debate aimed at appeasing the yellow vest movement, as protesters are calling for a new round of actions this weekend
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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