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Members of the media look over the 2019 Volkswagen Jetta at the North American International Auto Show, Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Jose Juarez)
European car sales at highest level in 10 yearsCar sales in Europe rose for the fourth straight year in 2017, topping 15 million units for the first time in a decade
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Reports: Turkish military training plane crashes, killing 3Turkish media reports say a military training plane has crashed in southwestern Turkey, killing three people on board
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US presses Kosovo against amending war crimes court lawThe United States ambassador to Kosovo says the country still needs an outside mechanism like the special war crimes court as its system is not yet capable of administering high-case profiles and witnesses are subject to intimidation
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Thousands pay respects to slain Kosovo Serb leaderThousands of people in a northern Kosovo town paid their respects on Wednesday to the Serb politician who was gunned down in an attack that has raised fears of instability in the Balkans
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 file photo, backdropped by the Sultan Ahmed Mosque, better known as the Blue Mosque in the historic Sultanahmet district of Istanbul, a police officer secures the area after an explosion, that killed several people. Turkey is set to extend Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, a state of emergency for the sixth time since it was imposed following failed 2016 coup attempt, worrying government opponents and allies who fear the emergency powers are thrusting Turkey toward an increasingly authoritarian direction. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
Turkey to extend state of emergency amid freedom concernsTurkey is set to extend a state of emergency for the sixth time since it was imposed following failed 2016 coup attempt
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
German, Polish police bust people smuggling ringGerman and Polish police have carried out raids against suspected people-smugglers who helped Syrians travel to Germany illegally
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Former UKIP leader and current MEP Nigel Farage, right, shakes hands with European Union chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, eastern France, Wednesday, Jan.17, 2018. Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar addresses European leaders on the "Future of Europe" with Varadkar the first leader to make such an address. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
EU maintains offer to keep Britain in despite vote to leaveEuropean Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has maintained the offer for Britain to remain in the EU even after both sides have entered the second phase of Brexit negotiations
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Norwegian Borge Brende President, Member of the Managing Board of the World Economic Forum, WEF, gestures during a press conference, in Cologny near Geneva, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. The World Economic Forum today unveiled the program for its Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland, including the key participants, themes and goals. (Laurent Gillieron/Keystone via AP)
Conflict among world powers a growing concern, experts sayThe World Economic Forum says a new survey found more than nine in 10 experts are expressing concerns about worsening economic or political confrontation between world powers in 2018
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This undated image provided by the Mairie de Bayeux (Bayeux city hall), Normandy, France, shows a section from the Bayeux tapestry. French officials are considering loaning the historic 70-meter-long Bayeux Tapestry to Britain for the first time. (Stéphane Maurice/Mairie de Bayeux via AP)
France considers loaning Britain historic Bayeux TapestryFrench officials are considering loaning the historic Bayeux Tapestry to Britain for the first time
The Associated Press1 hour ago
UK citizens ask Dutch court to protect post-Brexit EU rightsA group of British citizens who live in the Netherlands has gone to a Dutch court in a bid to retain their EU citizenship rights after Britain completes its divorce from the bloc
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Police mobilize against protesters in French airport disputePolice are deploying extra forces to western France as the government prepares to decide whether to build an airport that has mobilized nearly a decade of sometimes violent protests
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This photo released on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018 by the YPG press office of the Kurdish People's Protection Units shows French national Emilie Konig in a video. Konig is one of two notorious French Islamic State members with roots in Europe’s networks of violent extremists are appearing on video with nearly identical messages, insisting they insisting they are being treated well by the Kurdish forces jailing them. (YPG press office via AP)
Families of captive French jihadis sue to bring them homeThe families of French Islamic State followers being held by Kurdish forces are suing to bring the women and children home, saying they have no hope of fair treatment in a place where their captors aren't even recognized as a government
The Associated Press1 hour ago


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