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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)
Spain rescues 56 migrants crossing Mediterranean SeaSpain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 56 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean from African to European shores
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Rescue workers attend the scene after a bus, carrying mostly holiday-makers on a skiing trip, crashed into trees on the side of a road, killing some 11 passengers and injuring at least 44 others, in Eskisehir, Turkey, Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018.  The bus was travelling from the capital Ankara to the western city of Bursa, when it crashed on a road in Eskisehir province early on Saturday, according to information from government's Ozdemir Cakacak.(DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
Turkish ski bus accident kills 11, injures 44Turkish officials say a passenger bus, carrying mostly people going on a skiing trip, crashed into trees on the side of a road, killing 11 people on board and injuring 44 others
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Serbian president visits Kosovo after politician's slayingSerbia's president is visiting Serb-dominated areas in Kosovo days after a moderate politician was gunned down in an attack that fueled concerns of instability in the volatile Balkans
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In this Jan. 18, 2018 file photo Martin Schulz, chairman of the Social Democratic Party, SPD, watches the plenary meeting of the German Bundestag in Berlin, Germany. Leaders of Germany’s Social Democrats are making their final push to try and convince party members to approve opening talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservatives on forming a new government. (Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa via AP)
Germany's Social Democrats consider opening govt talksLeaders of Germany's Social Democrats are making their final push to try and convince party members to approve opening talks with Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives on forming a new government
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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 Press16 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
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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 Press18 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 Press18 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 Press19 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 Press21 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 Press22 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 Press22 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 Press22 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 Press23 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
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