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Merkel, Abu Dhabi crown prince discuss Libya ahead of summitGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel's office says she has discussed the need to end foreign interference in Libya with Abu Dhabi's powerful crown prince
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2019 file photo, Charlotte Charles, mother of Harry Dunn, who died after his motorbike was involved in an August 2019 accident in Britain with Anne Sacoolas, wife of an American diplomat, speaks at a news conference joined by family members in New York. A British police chief on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 is requesting an urgent meeting to discuss road safety with the U.S. military after more reported incidents in the area where a British teen was struck and killed by a car driven by the wife of U.S. diplomat in August. Harry Dunn's parents Charlotte Charles and Time Dunn have travelled to Washington and met with President Donald trump in a bid to force Sacoolas to return to Britain to face trial. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, file)
Wrong-side drivers near air base used by US worry UK policeA British police chief has requested an urgent meeting with a U.S. military commander after learning of two more traffic incidents in the area where a teenage motorcyclist died in a collision with a car driven by an American diplomat's wife
The Associated Press9 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday May 8, 2019 file photo Britain's Prince Harry and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, leave after a photo call with their newborn son, in St George's Hall at Windsor Castle, Windsor, south England. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle are to no longer use their HRH titles and will repay £2.4 million of taxpayer's money spent on renovating their Berkshire home, Buckingham Palace announced Saturday, Jan. 18. 2020. (Dominic Lipinski/Pool via AP, File)
Harry, Meghan to quit royal jobs, give up 'highness' titlesBuckingham Palace says Prince Harry and his wife, Meghan, will no longer use the titles "royal highness" or receive public funds for their work under a deal that allows them to step aside as senior royals
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Sweden summons Chinese envoy over 'lightweight boxer' remarkSweden's government has summoned the Chinese ambassador in Stockholm to discuss his comparing Swedish media coverage of China to a lightweight boxer who “provokes a feud” with a heavyweight
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Scores of people pick free tulips on Dam Square in front of the Royal Palace in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, on national tulip day which marks the opening of the 2020 tulip season. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
Away winter blues! Netherlands marks National Tulip DayTulip growers in the Netherlands have beaten back winter, if only for a day, with a riotous explosion of color in an Amsterdam square
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Rare coin of Britain's King Edward VIII fetches record $1.3MA rare gold coin bearing the image of Britain's King Edward VIII before his love-inspired abdication has sold for 1 million pounds ($1.3 million), a new record for a British coin
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Poland: Far-right party chooses presidential candidatePoland's far-right Confederation party has chosen a lawmaker who previously led an ultra-nationalist youth organization as its candidate in the country's spring presidential election
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, visits the exhibition - 'Memory speaks. The road through the war' in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. Putin attended events marking the 77th anniversary of the break of Nazi's siege of Leningrad. The Red Army broke the nearly 900-day blockade of the city on January 19, 1943 after fierce fighting. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Russia's Putin says he opposes unlimited presidential term Russian President Vladimir Putin says he opposes the idea of the country's leader being able to serve an unlimited time in office like the Soviet Union allowed
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Britain's Prime Boris Johnson leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly Prime Ministers' Questions session in parliament in London, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Contenders to lead UK Labour Party stress unity after lossBritish politicians vying to replace Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the opposition Labour Party have held their first campaign event in Liverpool
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Striking opera musicians wave to the crowd after performing outside the Palais Garnier opera house, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020 in Paris. As some strikers return to work, with notable improvements for train services that have been severely disrupted for weeks, more radical protesters are trying to keep the movement going. Musicians, singers and other members of the striking Paris Opera drew a crowd with a free concert in front of the Palais Garnier opera house. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Splits in France's strike movement trigger fears of violenceAs some French workers return to their jobs after six weeks of strikes, more radical groups are trying to keep a protest movement against proposed pension changes going
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Farmers drive past the Reichstag building with their tractors in Berlin, Saturday, Jan.18, 2020. On the occasion of the Green Week agricultural and food fair, people in Berlin demonstrate for more environmentally friendly agriculture. (Christophe Gateau/dpa via AP)
Protesters in Berlin support environment-friendly farming Demonstrators in Berlin have called for more environment-friendly agricultural practices at a protest in Berlin, among them farmers with more than 150 tractors
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks to the media after Friday prayers, in Istanbul, Friday, Jan. 17, 2020.  Erdogan expressed doubt that Khalifa Hifter, the head of the self-styled Libyan National Army, would abide by the cease-fire. "This man is not a trust-worthy man," he told reporters in Istanbul, " yesterday, they continued to bomb Tripoli." (Presidential Press Service via AP, Pool)
Turkey's Erdogan: Europe must back Libyan govt in TripoliTurkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says European Union must support the internationally recognized Libyan government in Tripoli
The Associated Press17 hours ago
File---Picture taken July 2, 2018 shows German Interior Minister and chairman of the German Christian Social Union (CDU), Horst Seehofer, speaking as he arrives for a meeting with German Chancellor and chairwoman of the German Christian Democratic Union (CDU), Angela Merkel, in Berlin, Germany. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Minister: Germany needs China's Huawei to build 5G networkGermany's interior minister is suggesting that his country can't build a 5G mobile network without Chinese tech giant Huawei, at least for now
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Anti Brexit pro-Europe campaigners demonstrate outside Parliament with the Latin phrase "horrible year" on the banner, in London, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2020. Britain is due to leave the European Union on Jan. 31. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK treasury chief: Some businesses may hurt after BrexitThe British government is planning celebrations to mark the U.K.'s delayed departure from the European Union on Jan. 31 but the country's treasury secretary has warned that some businesses will be hurt post-Brexit
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Russian President Vladimir Putin attends a wreath laying commemoration ceremony for the 77th anniversary since the Leningrad siege was lifted during the World War Two at the Piskaryovskoye Memorial Cemetery, where hundreds of thousands of siege victims are buried, in St.Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020. (Alexei Danichev, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Putin's moves leave Russian opposition with few optionsRussian President Vladimir Putin has announced what many see as a strategy for staying in power well past the end of his term in 2024
The Associated Press21 hours ago
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