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Smoke rises as a fire set up by penitentiary staff outside the prison in Vendin le Vieil, northern France, Tuesday, Jan.16, 2018. Protesting French prison guards have pushed back against riot police and shouted down the justice minister amid demonstrations at several prisons over violent inmates and overcrowding. (AP Photo/Michel Spingler)
French prison guards protest, 2 attacked by inmatesThe French justice ministry says two prison guards have been attacked in Corsica by inmates amid widespread national protests by guards over working conditions
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo taken in Milan, Italy, on Jan. 26, 2011, Holocaust survivor Liliana Segre attends a news conference on the occasion of an Holocaust remembrance. President Sergio Mattarella’s office on Friday, Jan. 19, 2018 said he was making Liliana Segre senator-for-life because she had made the nation proud. For decades, Segre, now 87, was reluctant to discuss her time in Auschwitz. But in the 1990s, she began speaking to schoolchildren throughout Italy about the Holocaust. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Italian who survived Auschwitz as a child given top honorA Jewish woman, one of the few Italian children to survive deportation to Nazi death camps, has been made senator-for-life in Italy
The Associated Press7 hours ago
In this Friday Jan. 19, 2018 photo children from Eritrea rest on board the Spanish NGO Proactiva Open Arms rescue ship as the vessel heads to the Italian port of Pozzallo, in Sicily. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
European watchdog: More migrants heading to Spain by seaEurope's border watchdog says that flows of migrants and asylum seekers are likely to keep increasing in the Western Mediterranean route this year, after 2017 closed with more than twice the traffic seen the previous year
The Associated Press9 hours ago
France's President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel, prior to a meeting, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
Merkel, Macron hopeful about German coalition talksGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is expressing optimism that a weekend congress by the rival center-left Social Democrats will lead to coalition talks that could help end months of tense political limbo in Europe's leading economy
The Associated Press9 hours ago
High school students in Hungary rally for modern educationSeveral thousand high school students in Hungary are holding a rally outside the national parliament in demand of modern education system which prepares them for the challenges of the times without overburdening them
The Associated Press10 hours ago
France: Unions approve 1,300 job cuts at Peugeot maker PSAUnions at Peugeot maker PSA Group have agreed to 1,300 job cuts made possible by new French labor rules imposed by President Emmanuel Macron
The Associated Press12 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron reviews an honor guard upon his arrival on board the the Dixmude, an amphibious assault ship, docked in the French Navy base of Toulon, southern France, before delivering a speech to present his New Year's wishes to the French Army, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, Pool)
France's Macron pledges big increase in defense budgetFrench President Emmanuel Macron has pledged an "unprecedented" hike in defense spending in the coming years to guarantee France's security within its borders and fight extremism abroad
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Czech Republic's Prime Minister Andrej Babis attends a parliament session in Prague, Czech Republic, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. Lawmakers in the lower house of Parliament have agreed to lift the immunity from prosecution for billionaire Andrej Babis over an alleged fraud involving EU subsidies. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Czech lawmakers lift immunity for PM Babis over fraud claimsLawmakers in the lower house of Parliament have agreed to lift the immunity from prosecution for billionaire Andrej Babis over an alleged fraud involving EU subsidies
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Olympics organizer to AP: 'More exciting initiatives' promoting North Korea-South Korea unity to be announced SaturdayOlympics organizer to AP: 'More exciting initiatives' promoting North Korea-South Korea unity to be announced Saturday
The Associated Press13 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron reviews an honor guard upon his arrival on board the the Dixmude, an amphibious assault ship, docked in the French Navy base of Toulon, southern France, before delivering a speech to present his New Year's wishes to the French Army, Thursday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Claude Paris, Pool)
France's Davos? Macron hosting 140 CEOs in investment pushFrench President Emmanuel Macron is hosting more than 100 CEOs of major world companies at the chateau of Versailles to try to persuade them to invest _ and especially hire _ in France
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Officials: Fugitive Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to leave Belgium, travel to Denmark for university forum next weekOfficials: Fugitive Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont to leave Belgium, travel to Denmark for university forum next week
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Protesters with a Ukrainian national flag burn tires while clashing with police during a rally outside the Supreme Rada in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018.  At least one policeman has been injured and several protesters have been detained during scuffles outside the Ukrainian parliament to protest a new law governing the areas in the country's east under separatist control. (AP Photo/Andrew Kravchenko)
Belarus bristles at Kazakhstan's offer to host Ukraine talksBelarus has mocked Kazakhstan's suggestion that it could serve as a new venue for Ukraine peace talks previously hosted by Minsk
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Teen denies responsibility in London subway bomb attackAn 18-year-old has denied responsibility for an explosion on a London subway station that injured 30 people
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this July 23, 2016 file photo people gather to mourn with flower tributes near to the Olympia shopping center where a shooting took place leaving nine people dead the day before in Munich, Germany. A man who sold the pistol used by a teenager in the deadly 2016 shooting rampage in Munich has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and other offenses and sentenced to seven years in prison, Friday, Jan. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer, file)
Seller of pistol used in Munich rampage sentenced to 7 yearsA man who sold the pistol used by a teenager in a deadly 2016 shooting rampage in Munich has been convicted of involuntary manslaughter and other offenses and sentenced to seven years in prison
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Montenegro presidential election set for April 15Montenegro's parliament speaker has set new presidential election for April 15, the third such vote since the tiny Balkan state became independent in 2006
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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