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French far-right presidential hopeful gives Trump gold starFrench far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has nothing but praise for U.S. President Donald Trump, saying on Thursday that she thinks his actions so far are good for France
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin at a meeting with Russian seamen in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Putin is voicing hope for the success of a political settlement in Syria, saying it will help defeat the "terrorist malaise." (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Rich in symbols, short on substance, UN resumes Syria talksSyria's opposing sides are meeting face-to-face for the first time in U.N. mediation in three years
The Associated Press6 hours ago
The Latest: Syria opposition says Iran obstacle in conflictA senior member of the Syrian opposition delegation in Geneva has singled out Iran as the biggest obstacle to settling the conflict in Syria
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, March 11, 2002, German artist Fritz Koenig stands next to his bronze sculpture "The Sphere" after a dedication ceremony in New York.  Koenig who's artwork "The Sphere" became a symbol of resilience after the 9/11 attacks in New York, died Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017 aged 92, according to news reports and Bavaria state's Ministry of Culture. (AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser, FILE)
Fritz Koenig, sculptor whose art withstood 9/11 attack, diesFritz Koenig, a German sculptor whose work "The Sphere" became a symbol of resilience after the 9/11 attacks in New York, has died
The Associated Press8 hours ago
A woman's hair flies as strong winds hit Frankfurt, Germany, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. Wind and storms are predicted  for the next two days in Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Strong gales batter northern Europe, killing 1 in UKPowerful winds battered parts of northern Europe Thursday, disrupting transport and killing a woman who was hit by flying debris in central England
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Low-cost Norwegian Air promises bargain flights to EuropeLow-cost carrier Norwegian Air Shuttle is starting service to Europe this summer from Rhode Island, Connecticut and New York
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Austria pressing fraud charges against Airbus over fightersAustria's defense minister says that state prosecutors have begun preliminary proceedings on suspicion of fraud against Airbus and an affiliated company over his country's purchase of 15 combat aircraft
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Bosnia appeals UN ruling that cleared Serbia of genocideBosnia formally asks the United Nation's top court to reconsider its 2007 ruling that cleared Serbia of genocide during the 1992-95 Bosnian war
The Associated Press10 hours ago
African refugees and migrants, mostly from Sudan and Senegal, rest aboard Golfo Azurro, the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue ship, after being rescued from a boat out of control at 25 miles north of Sabratha, off the Libyan coast, early in the morning on Thursday Feb. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
The Latest: Hungary to erect second fence to deter migrantsThe Hungarian government says it start building a new fence on the border with Serbia in the spring because of the risk that large numbers of migrants may try to enter the country
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Carnival kicks off in Germany; Trump costumes popularGermans are braving rain, high winds and tight security to celebrate this year's Carnival season
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 3, 2017 file picture Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban arrives for an EU summit, in Valletta, Malta. The decision late Wednesday Feb. 22, 2017  to withdraw Budapest’s bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics is the third political defeat for Hungary’s populist prime minister in less than a year. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia,file)
Olympic bid withdrawal new setback for Hungarian leaderThe decision to withdraw Budapest's bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympics is the third political defeat for Hungary's populist prime minister in less than a year
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Iraq hopes to reclaim heritage lost to Islamic State groupIraqi officials are calling for international help to reclaim archaeological sites and other heritage destroyed by Islamic State extremists
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Dutch lawmaker suspends campaigning due to security scandalAnti-Islam Dutch lawmaker Geert Wilders on Thursday suspended open campaigning for next month's parliamentary election in the wake of a scandal centering on a security official who is on the team giving him round-the-clock protection
The Associated Press10 hours ago
At least 19 injured in series of explosions in Czech plantOfficials say a series of explosions in a Czech machinery plant have injured at least 20 people
The Associated Press11 hours ago
A woman from Ivory Coast suckles her baby aboard Golfo Azurro, the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue ship, after being rescued from a boat out of control at 25 miles north of Sabratha, off the Libyan coast, early in the morning on Thursday Feb. 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
Over 1,000 migrants rescued in 48 hours from MediterraneanMore than 1,000 migrants have been rescued in the Mediterranean Sea during several operations since Wednesday, and many more are expected to attempt the perilous journey as winter ends
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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