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Bulgarian former Prime Minister Boiko Borisov, leader of the center-right GERB party, exits a voting cabin in Sofia, Bulgaria, Sunday, March 26, 2017. Bulgarians are heading to the polls for the third time in four years in a snap vote that could tilt the European Union's poorest member country closer to Russia as surveys put the GERB party neck-and-neck with the Socialist Party. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Center-right party tops Bulgaria election; Socialists yieldThe center-right party of former Prime Minister Boiko Borisov took the lead in Bulgaria's parliamentary election, a pair of exit polls showed, a result that if confirmed by official returns indicates support for the country keeping its European identity
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Pope's sex abuse board vows to go on without survivor memberMembers of Pope Francis' sex abuse advisory board are vowing to press ahead with their work even with no survivors in their ranks following the resignation of Irish survivor Marie Collins
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Islamic State warns Syrian dam at risk, evacuates residents
US-backed forces capture Syrian air base from ISU.S.-backed Syrian Kurdish forces say they captured a strategically important air base from Islamic State militants in north Syria in the first major victory for the group since the U.S. airlifted the forces behind enemy lines four days ago
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Bulgarian former Prime Minister Boiko Borisov, leader of the center-right GERB party, exits a voting cabin in Sofia, Bulgaria, Sunday, March 26, 2017. Bulgarians are heading to the polls for the third time in four years in a snap vote that could tilt the European Union's poorest member country closer to Russia as surveys put the GERB party neck-and-neck with the Socialist Party. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
The Latest: Bulgaria's Socialist leader concedes electionThe leader of Bulgaria's Socialists has conceded defeat after exit polls showed her party placing second in the parliamentary election held Sunday
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The Latest: US claims Tabqa dam is not in danger of burstingU.S.-led coalition forces say the Tabqa Dam in northern Syria is structurally sound
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File -- In this Jan. 22, 2017 file photo, workers carry material at a construction site in the West Bank settlement of Maaleh Adumim. Yaakov Katz, a prominent West Bank settler, said Sunday, March 26, 2017, that the number of Israelis living in the West Bank has soared by nearly one quarter over the past five years to over 420,000 people. Katz says the rapid growth means the internationally backed idea of a two-state solution between Israel and the Palestinians is now impossible. (AP Photo/Mahmoud Illean, File)
Settler leader: Population growth is end of 2-state solutionA prominent West Bank settler says the number of Israelis living in the West Bank has soared by nearly one quarter over the past five years to over 420,000 people
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Christian Democratic top candidate Saarland governor Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, right, and the top candidate of the Social Democratic party Anke Rehlinger attend a TV debate after the state election in German state of Saarland in Saarbruecken, Sunday, March 26, 2017. Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative party easily won an election in Germany’s western Saarland state on Sunday, an unexpectedly strong performance. (Uwe Anspach/dpa via AP)
Merkel party wins state vote as election year startsChancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party has easily won an election in Germany's western Saarland state, an unexpectedly strong performance as Merkel prepares to seek a fourth term in a national vote later this year
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A man holds a poster with a yellow duck toy in downtown Moscow, Russia, on Sunday, March 26, 2017. The protests Sunday focused on reports by Navalny's group claiming that Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has amassed a collection of mansions, yachts and vineyards. The alleged luxuries include a house for raising ducks, so many placards in Sunday's protests featured mocking images of yellow duck toys. Poster reads: "How Much Did it Cost You? [Medvedev]" (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Nationwide protests bring thousands to Russia's streetsRussia's opposition, often written off by critics as a small and irrelevant coterie of privileged urbanites, put on an impressive nationwide show of strength with scores of protest rallies spanning the vast country
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A man walks by the pictures of the French former soccer player and administrator Michel Platini in a museum owned by Philippos Stavrou Platini, who legally adopted his sports hero's surname, dedicated to Michel Platini, in Mosfiloti, Cyprus on Sunday, March 26, 2017.  A Cypriot fan Michel Platini is renewing a bid to be entered in the Guinness Book of World Records for the biggest collection of Plantini memorabilia. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Ooh la la! Cypriot renews Platini memorabilia record bidA Cypriot fan of former soccer player and administrator Michel Platini is renewing a bid to be entered in the Guinness Book of World Records for the biggest collection of Platini memorabilia
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6 aid workers killed in South SudanSix aid workers were ambushed and killed in South Sudan on Saturday, the deadliest attack on humanitarian workers since the East African nation's civil war began in 2013
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People place flowers outside Britain's parliament in London, Saturday March 25, 2017, for the victims of the Westminster attack on Wednesday. Khalid Masood killed four people and left more than two dozen hospitalized, including some with what have been described as catastrophic injuries. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK: Attacker used WhatsApp, firm must help police get accessA top British official says Westminster Bridge attacker Khalid Masood sent a WhatsApp message that cannot be accessed because it was encrypted by the popular messaging service
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Iran strikes back at US with 'reciprocal' sanctionsIran has sanctioned what it described as 15 American companies that support Israel's occupation of land Palestinians want for a future state
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