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Renamed Adrian Aryra 1 super tanker is seen in background as people cool-off in the water in the British territory of Gibraltar, Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019. Authorities in Gibraltar on Sunday cleared the way for an Iranian supertanker to sail to an undisclosed location after rejecting the United States' latest request not to release the vessel. (AP Photo/Marcos Moreno)
Iranian tanker sought by US heads to unknown destinationAn Iranian supertanker hauling $130 million worth of light crude oil that the U.S. suspects to be tied to a sanctioned organization lifted its anchor and begun moving away from Gibraltar late on Sunday
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Canada 'disappointed' by British decision on Jihadi JackCanada said Sunday it is disappointed the United Kingdom has decided to "off-load their responsibilities" after its close ally revoked the citizenship of a British-Canadian man who is imprisoned in Syria
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Marine traffic monitoring site shows Iranian tanker suspected of breaching US sanctions to be moving away from GibraltarMarine traffic monitoring site shows Iranian tanker suspected of breaching US sanctions to be moving away from Gibraltar
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Migrants stand on the deck of the Open Arms Spanish humanitarian boat off the coast of the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, Sunday, Aug.18, 2019. An Open Arms spokeswoman tells The Associated Press that the humanitarian group is not willing to sail to Spain's southernmost Algeciras port given the emergency situation that they are experiencing inside the boat. (AP Photo/Francisco Gentico)
Migrants jump off rescue boat to try to reach Italian islandItalian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini is telling a Spanish humanitarian rescue boat with 107 migrants to go to Spain, not Italy
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Migrants stand on the deck of the Open Arms Spanish humanitarian boat off the coast of the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, Sunday, Aug.18, 2019. An Open Arms spokeswoman tells The Associated Press that the humanitarian group is not willing to sail to Spain's southernmost Algeciras port given the emergency situation that they are experiencing inside the boat. (AP Photo/Francisco Gentico)
The Latest: Slovakia police detain 30 migrantsSlovakia police say they have detained a group of 30 migrants who attempted to get to the country from neighboring Hungary hidden under a freight train
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In this photo issued by the Guardia Civil, an officer looks at a forest fire in Gran Canaria, Spain, on Saturday Aug. 11, 2019. Spanish authorities say a wildfire on the Canary Island of Gran Canaria has burned 1,000 hectares (2,470 acres) and has forced the evacuation of 1,000 residents. (Guardia Civil Via AP)
Wildfire forces 4,000 to evacuate in Spain's Canary IslandsAuthorities on Spain's Canary Islands say around 4,000 people have been evacuated due to a wildfire that has ravaged more than 1,700 hectares (4,200 acres) since it broke out a day ago
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British journalist says he was victim of planned assaultA well-known left-wing British journalist says he was pushed to the ground and kicked in the head in what he described as a "blatant premeditated assault."
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Russian opposition figure re-arrested upon jail releaseA prominent Russian opposition figure has been detained by police immediately after leaving a jail where he had served two sentences connected to protests in Moscow
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Gibraltar authorities are rejecting a renewed US request that the UK territory not release an Iranian oil tankerGibraltar authorities are rejecting a renewed US request that the UK territory not release an Iranian oil tanker
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Migrants disembarked from the Open Arms Spanish humanitarian boat arrive in the harbor of the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, southern Italy, Saturday, Aug.17, 2019. Italy’s hard-line interior minister buckled under pressure Saturday and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant rescue ship after two weeks at sea, temporarily easing a political standoff that has threatened the viability of the populist government. (Concetta Rizzo/ANSA Via AP)
Italy's Salvini agrees to let 27 minors off migrant shipItaly's hard-line interior minister has buckled under pressure and agreed to let 27 unaccompanied minors leave a migrant ship after two weeks at sea, temporarily easing a political standoff that has threatened the viability of the populist government
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2 die in knife attack at German train stationGerman police say a man and a woman were fatally stabbed at a crowded train station in the town of Iserlohn in what was described as an "act of relationship violence."
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Small plane makes emergency highway landing in CroatiaA small plane has made an emergency landing on a main highway in Croatia, surprising drivers but causing no injuries
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A view of the Grace 1 supertanker stands off the coast of the British territory of Gibraltar, Friday Aug. 16, 2019.  The lawyer representing the captain of the Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff said Friday that the captain no longer wants to be in command of the ship, which is in need of repairs that could prevent its immediate departure from Gibraltar. (AP Photo/Marcos Moreno)
Iranian tanker to leave Gibraltar soon despite US pressureThe shipping agent for an Iranian supertanker caught in a diplomatic standoff says the vessel is ready to depart Gibraltar in "24 to 48 hours," despite a last-minute effort by the United States to seize it again
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EU Commission chief to have emergency gallbladder operationEuropean Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has had to cut short his summer holiday and be rushed to his home nation of Luxembourg where he will undergo a gallbladder operation
The Associated Press1 day ago
Rainstorm floods markets, underpasses in Istanbul; 1 deadMedia reports say heavy rains have hit Istanbul, flooding streets and basements, stranding drivers and disrupting rail and ferry services
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