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People cover their faces from the smoke that fills the sky near Kineta, west of Athens, after roads were blocked due to forest fires Monday, July 23, 2018. Residents were fleeing their homes Monday as a swift-moving fire blazed through a mountainous pine forest west of Athens and churned out smoke that turned the sky orange over the Greek capital. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
2 major forest fires rage near Athens; residents fleeTwo major forest fires were raging out of control on either side of the Greek capital Monday, burning houses, prompting residents to flee and turning the sky over Athens a hazy orange from the smoke
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Car transport ship runs aground off Sweden's east coastSwedish officials say a Panama-flagged cargo vessel has run aground on the country's east coast en route to the port of Sodertalje south of Stockholm with reported minor oil leakage
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Germany: Intruders cut through perimeter at US air baseThe German military says seven people were detained after cutting through a fence surrounding a U.S. air base that peace activists claim holds nuclear weapons
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FILE- In this file photo dated Friday, March 30, 2018, a Kurdish security officer escorts Alexanda Kotey, left, and El Shafee Elsheikh, who were allegedly among four British jihadis who made up a brutal Islamic State cell dubbed "The Beatles," at a security center in Kobani, Syria. According to leaked documents revealed Monday July 23, 2018, British officials are not requiring their U.S. counterparts to provide assurances that Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee Elsheikh, will not be executed if convicted in U.S.. Britain typically does not send prisoners to other countries if they face possible execution. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla, FILE)
UK silent on US death penalty concerns for alleged jihadisLeaked documents show that British officials are not requiring U.S. counterparts to provide assurances that two alleged British jihadis will not be executed if put on trial
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Tactical police officers walk along Danforth Avenue at the scene of a shooting in Toronto on Monday, July 23, 2018. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
The Latest: Girl, 10, and woman, 18, dead in Toronto rampageToronto's police chief says a 10 year-old girl and a 18 year-old woman were killed in the mass shooting in the city's Greektown neighborhood.
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Croatian police deny using violence against migrantsCroatian police have denied reports that their border guards are using violence against migrants attempting to enter the country from neighboring Bosnia
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Toronto Mayor John Tory speaks to the press following a mass shooting in Toronto on Monday, July 23, 2018. (Christopher Katsarov/The Canadian Press via AP)
Man firing into Toronto cafes shoots 14 people, killing 2Authorities in Toronto say a man walked along a street firing a handgun into restaurants and cafes, shooting 14 people and killing two before dying after an exchange of gunfire with police
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FILE - In this Wednesday April 26, 2017 file photo, Emmanuel Macron, right, is flanked by his bodyguard, Alexandre Benalla, left, outside the Whirlpool home appliance factory, in Amiens, northern France. Investigators have detained for questioning on Friday, July 20, 2018 one of President Emmanuel Macron's top security aides caught on camera beating a protester in May, a turn of events now evolving into a major political crisis for the president. The presidential Elysee Palace said it is taking steps to fire Alexandre Benalla, who was identified earlier this week by the newspaper Le Monde for beating a young protester during May Day protests while wearing a police helmet (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
Not my job: minister defends himself in row over Macron aideFrance's interior minister has insisted that it wasn't for him to inform judicial officials of violence by a presidential security aide against a May Day protester even though he was informed the following day.
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Mother and children shelter from the sun at St James's Park in London, as the hot weather continues across the country, Monday July 23, 2018. A public health warning has been issued for parts of England this week parts of the country braces itself for the predicted hottest day of the year. (Kirsty O'Connor/PA via AP)
Britain on heatwave alert as rare hot spell continuesBritain is experiencing a severe heatwave which has prompted its national weather service to issue an alert for people to 'stay out of the sun'
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 14, 2017, file photo, provided by the Syrian Civil Defense group known as the White Helmets, shows civil defense workers carrying children after airstrikes hit a school housing a number of displaced people, in the western part of the southern Daraa province of Syria. The Israeli military said Sunday it had rescued members of a Syrian volunteer civil organization, known as White Helmets, from the volatile frontier area and evacuated them to a third country, the first such Israeli intervention in Syria's lengthy civil war. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP, File)
Syria blasts evacuation of White Helmets as 'criminal'Syria's Foreign Ministry has called the evacuation of members of the White Helmets to Jordan a "criminal process" that revealed the role of Israel, the United States and other western allies in propping up a "terrorist group."
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UN envoy Jane Holl Lute arrives at the presidential palace for a meeting with Cyprus' president Nikos Anastasiades in the divided capital of Nicosia, Cyprus, Monday, July 23, 2018. Lute holds talks with ethnically divided Cyprus' rival leaders to gauge prospects for a resumption of the moribund reunification talks.  (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
UN envoy gauges chances for Cyprus peace talks resumptionA United Nations envoy has sounded out the rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus to see whether conditions are ripe for a resumption of reunification talks
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures during his third State of the Nation Address at the House of Representatives in Quezon city, Manila, Philippines Monday, July 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Chaotic congress row delays Duterte speech, rebel dealA leadership row has erupted in the Philippine House of Representatives, delaying President Rodrigo Duterte's delivery of his annual state of the nation address and passage of a crucial Muslim rebel autonomy deal
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