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Warsaw city mayor candidate in the upcoming local elections Patryk Jaki, left, from the Law and Justice party meets supporters during campaigns in the last minutes in Warsaw, Poland, Friday, Oct. 19, 2018. Poland's ruling conservative Law and Justice party, whose policies have drawn massive street protests and repeated clashes with its European Union partners, faces a major test of support in Sunday's local elections, the first in a string of votes that can strengthen or chip its firm grip on power.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Local vote in Poland tests support for ruling nationalistsPolish voters are casting ballots in local elections that are the first nationwide test of support for the conservative ruling party, whose policies have produced street protests and repeated clashes with European Union leaders
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Most UK firms to trigger Brexit safety plans 'by Christmas'A leading lobby group for British businesses says a majority of firms are ready to put in place contingency plans, including job cuts and relocating activities overseas, by Christmas if there is no greater clarity over Brexit
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Royal Navy's 932-foot HMS Queen Elizabeth visits New YorkThe largest ship ever built for Great Britain's Royal Navy is visiting New York for a week
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, May 23, 1997,  Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok in the western Dutch beach resort of Noordwijk, Netherlands. Former premier Wim Kok, a trade unionist-turned-politician who inspired a new breed of pragmatic Social Democratic leaders in Europe, has died Saturday Oct. 20, 2018, at age 80. (AP Photo/Dave Caulkin, FILE)
Former Dutch PM Wim Kok dies at 80, haunted by SrebrenicaFormer Dutch Prime Minister Wim Kok, a trade unionist-turned-politician who inspired a new breed of pragmatic Social Democratic leaders who swept to power in Europe in the 1990s, has died at 80.
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Russian deputy foreign minister denounces US trolling caseA top Russian diplomat says that the U.S. allegation that a Russian woman helped oversee a social media effort to influence the American midterm elections is shameful
The Associated Press15 hours ago
The Latest: Group: Malta finally allows rescue ship to leaveA humanitarian group says its migrant rescue ship has been cleared to leave Malta for repairs, after being prevented from doing so for months by the island's authorities
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Moscow blocks commemoration of Stalin victims at city squareMoscow authorities have refused permission for an annual commemoration of Stalin-era political repression victims to be held in Lubyanka Square outside the former KGB headquarters and the event's organizers have objected to a proposed alternative site
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Head of Turkish-Arab media group calls for punishment for "authority that gave the orders" in killing of Saudi writerHead of Turkish-Arab media group calls for punishment for "authority that gave the orders" in killing of Saudi writer
The Associated Press20 hours ago
3 charged in southern France extremist attackThree people have been charged in France over an Islamic extremist's shooting rampage and supermarket hostage-taking earlier this year
The Associated Press20 hours ago
Cyprus takes in 29 Syrian migrants departing from LebanonCypriot police say most of the 29 Syrian migrants who arrived to the Mediterranean island nation after setting sail from Lebanon told authorities they have relatives living on Cyprus
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Turkish ruling party official says Turkey "will never allow a cover-up" in case of killed Saudi writer Jamal KhashoggiTurkish ruling party official says Turkey "will never allow a cover-up" in case of killed Saudi writer Jamal Khashoggi
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Pastor talks of breakdown in Turkey, but also forgivenessThe American pastor who was recently released from Turkey says he suffered a breakdown during his time in prison and put on anti-anxiety medication
The Associated Press1 day ago
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