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FILE - In this Tuesday, May 9, 2017 file photo, smoke rises during heavy fighting between Islamic State militants and Iraqi special forces in the industrial area of west Mosul, Iraq. In Mosul, Iraqi forces are steadily closing in on remaining pockets of territory held by IS, but unlike past urban battles against them in Iraq, the militants still hunkered down in the city are mounting a stiff resistance, and the more the battle stretches out, the greater the risk for civilians remaining behind.  (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo, File)
Iraq paramilitaries reach Iraq's border with SyriaIraq's mostly Iran-backed Shiite paramilitary forces reached the border with Syria Monday after security villages and supply lines west of Mosul.
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FILE - In this April 27, 2017 file photo, President of the European Central Bank Mario Draghi attends a news conference in Frankfurt, Germany. The head of the European Central Bank says while the economy of the 19-nation eurozone is improving, it still needs substantial stimulus. At a parliamentary hearing Monday, May 29, 2017 in Brussels, Mario Draghi said "the economic upswing is becoming increasingly solid and continues to broaden across sectors and countries." (AP Photo/Michael Probst, file)
Eurozone's top banker: stimulus needed despite higher growthThe head of the European Central Bank says that while the economy of the 19-country eurozone is improving, it still needs substantial stimulus
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Albanians NGO files lawsuit against park hydropower projectAlbanian residents and a non-governmental organization have filed a lawsuit against the government for giving a permit to build a hydropower station in a protected valley
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A view of Terminal 5 check in desks, at London's Heathrow airport after flights were canceled due to the airport suffering an IT systems failure, Saturday, May 27, 2017.  British Airways canceled all flights from London's Heathrow and Gatwick airports on Saturday as a global IT failure upended the travel plans of tens of thousands of people on a busy U.K. holiday weekend. (AP Photo /Jo Kearney)
BA travel problems enter 3rd day as most services resumeTravelers with British Airways airlines face a third day of delays and cancellations, mainly on short-haul routes and in smaller numbers than over the weekend, when the company suffered a colossal IT failure
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FILE - This Thursday, March 9, 2017 file photo shows Paris mayor, Anne Hidalgo, speaking to media after a meeting with French president Francois Hollande, at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, France. Paris' mayor Anne Hidalgo has strongly criticized a black feminist festival in Paris that bans non-black people in large parts of the event, saying she might prosecute its organizers on grounds of discrimination. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
Paris mayor pans black feminist event over white exclusionThe mayor of Paris has strongly criticized and is threatening to cancel an upcoming festival for black feminists where four-fifths of the event space will be open exclusively to black women
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With white flags to indicate they are non-combatants, displaced residents continue to flee to safer areas as government troops battle with Muslim militants Monday, May 29, 2017 in Marawi, southern Philippines. Philippine forces say they now control most of the southern city where militants linked to the Islamic State group launched a bloody siege nearly a week ago. Presidential Spokesman Ernesto Abella said Monday that only small areas of Marawi are under militants' control. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
Philippine forces make gains in southern city under siegeOfficials say Philippine forces control most of a southern city where militants linked to the Islamic State group launched a bloody siege nearly a week ago, as the army launches airstrikes and goes house-to-house to crush areas of resistance
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Greek air force fighter jet crashes, pilot safely ejectsGreek authorities say an air force Mirage 2000 fighter jet has crashed into the Aegean Sea during a training flight, but the pilot was rescued after ejecting safely
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FILE - In this Tuesday Feb. 7, 2017 file photo, Polish Prime Minister Beata Szydlo arrives at a press conference. Poland’s Prime Minister Beata Szydlo has attended the first Roman Catholic Mass that her older son celebrated as priest, Sunday May 28, 2017. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz, File)
Poland gathers data on foreigners in the countryPoland's deputy defense minister has cited security concerns in Europe as he tries to justify a move to gather data on foreign nationals in Poland
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French President Emmanuel Macron and his Russian counterpart President Vladimir Putin arrive at the Palace of Versailles, near Paris, France, Monday, May 29, 2017. Monday's meeting comes in the wake of the Group of Seven's summit over the weekend where relations with Russia were part of the agenda, making Macron the first Western leader to speak to Putin after the talks. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, pool)
Putin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with WestPutin visits France, hopes to mend strained ties with West
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A woman holds banner as people gather across the Ledras main crossing point inside the U.N buffer zone, to call to the rival leaders of the two communities to "Unite Cyprus Now" in divided capital Nicosia, Cyprus, Saturday, May 27, 2017. United Nations envoy called off meditation efforts with the island's Greek Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci after failing to find "common ground" on convening a final summit to aim for an overall reunification deal. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
UN: Cyprus still 'very close' to deal despite halt in talksA U.N. official says that ethnically divided Cyprus remains "very, very close" to an agreement to reunite the island despite a breakdown in talks last week between the Greek Cypriot president and Turkish Cypriot leader
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11 migrants detained near Romania-Hungary borderRomanian border police say they have questioned 11 Syrian and Iraqi migrants who are suspected of trying to illegally cross the border and reach the Schengen zone
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German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere, left, listens to German domestic intelligence chief Hans-Georg Maassen during a symposium in Berlin, Germany, Monday May 29, 2017. Maassen said he hopes cooperation with the U.S. won’t become more difficult under President Donald Trump, arguing that the Americans also need information from European agencies. (Bernd von Jutrczenka/dpa via AP)
German security chiefs upbeat on intel cooperation with USSenior security officials in Germany said Monday they are optimistic about intelligence sharing with the United States and Britain, despite friction in other policy areas highlighted by Chancellor Angela Merkel in a speech over the weekend
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