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Turkish court frees 1 journalist from prison, orders 4 heldTurkey's state-run news agency says a court in Istanbul has ordered a columnist for Turkey's main opposition newspaper released from prison pending the conclusion of his trial
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this Sept. 22, 2017 photo, people hold a Polish national flag and candles as they demonstrate in front of the presidential palace to remind President Andrzej Duda he promised to make changes to controversial legislation, in Warsaw, Poland. Duda on Monday Sept. 25, 2017 proposed his own changes to the nation's top judicial bodies and the constitution in a dispute that is at the heart of a standoff with the European Union. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
Polish president sets out judicial plan as party alternativePoland's president has proposed changes to the laws regulating top judicial bodies in a bid to prevent a power grab of the courts by the nation's ruling party
The Associated Press6 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes Lebanese President Michel Aoun at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Lebanon's president says Syrian refugees must return homeThe Lebanese president says he wants some 1.5 million Syrian refugees living in his country to henceforth start returning to their homes, voluntarily or not
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Policeman Karsten Hilse of Alternative for Germany (AfD), who won the Bautzen seat for the German Bundestag in the parliament election, gestures in front of his election poster in Hoyerswerda, eastern Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
German nationalists' triumph rooted in eastern discontentLeaders of the anti-migrant nationalist Alternative for Germany pledged Monday to use their strong third-place finish to form a robust but "constructive" opposition, and sought to allay fears raised by Jewish groups and others
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Accused leaker asking again for pre-trial release from jailAttorneys for woman accused of leaking classified U.S. report asking again for pre-trial release from jail
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos, right, speaks to Dutch Finance Minister and chair of the Eurogroup Jeroen Dijsselbloem during a press conference with Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos in Athens, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. Dijsselbloem is in Greece on a one day official visit. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Top eurozone official: Greece needs 'clean' bailout exitThe eurozone's top official says that Greece and its European creditors are on a good path to completing bailout talks, with a view to a "clean exit" from strict fiscal supervision
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Frauke Petry, co-chairwoman of the AfD, right, stands with top candidates Alexander Gauland, left, and Alice Weidel, center, prior to a press conference of the Alternative for Germany, AfD, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, the day after the nationalist party was elected first time into the German parliament. Petry declared later that she won't be part of the party's faction and left the press conference after the statement. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
The Latest: Israel premier congratulates Merkel, ignores AfDIsrael's prime minister has congratulated Chancellor Angela Merkel on securing a fourth term while not mentioning the rise of a far-right party in Germany's election
The Associated Press9 hours ago
EU ramps up pressure on UK at new round of Brexit talksThe EU is ramping up pressure on Britain in the latest round of Brexit talks, ruling out any broadening of the negotiations any time soon and warning that time is running out for Prime Minister Theresa May to clinch a deal
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Student Lavinia Woodward arrives at Oxford Crown Court to be sentenced,  in Oxford, England, Monday Sept. 25, 2017. An Oxford University student who stabbed her boyfriend with a bread knife will be able to avoid prison after receiving a suspended sentence.  Woodward was given a 10-month suspended sentence. (Andrew Matthews/PA via AP)
Oxford student who stabbed boyfriend gets suspended sentenceAn Oxford University student who stabbed her boyfriend with a bread knife will be able to avoid prison after receiving a suspended sentence
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Turkey sees high stakes in Iraqi Kurds' independence voteTurkey sees high stakes in to referendum Iraqi Kurds are holding on whether their semi-autonomous region should seek independence from Baghdad
The Associated Press10 hours ago
One of four defendants, center, waits in the higher regional court in Stuttgart, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25 2017.  Four asylum-seekers have gone on trial in Germany accused of executing 36 members of the Syrian security forces while they were members of the Nusra Front extremist group. Prosecutors say the four men killed their victims _ police officers, security officials and soldiers _ at a garbage site in the Syrian city of Tabqa in March 2013. The defendants appeared before Stuttgart’s regional court Monday on charges of war crimes, murder and membership in a foreign terrorist organization.  (Sebastian Gollnow/dpa via AP)
4 men accused of killings in Syria go on trial in GermanyFour asylum-seekers have gone on trial in Germany accused of executing 36 members of the Syrian security forces while they were members of the Nusra Front extremist group
The Associated Press10 hours ago
German chancellor Angela Merkel attends a party meeting at  the party's headquarters, in Berlin, Germany, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017, after Sunday's parliament elections. (Michael Kappeler/dpa via AP)
Germany: Merkel faces thorny task in building new governmentGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel defended an election campaign that left her conservative bloc in first place but significantly weakened as she embarked Monday on what could be a lengthy quest to form a new government
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Who gives the orders? Spain, Catalonia both claim policeCatalan police say upcoming independence vote divides their loyalties
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 file photo, Italian Police's seals are placed on the shut gate of the photo studio, where according to investigators, Lukasz Pawel Herba kidnapped model Chloe Ayling in Milan, Italy. A lawyer representing a suspect accused of kidnapping a British model has said on Monday, Sept. 25, 2017 the entire case may have been fabricated as a publicity stunt. The case involves British model Chloe Ayling, who said in August she had been lured to Milan for a phony photo shoot, then drugged, stuffed into a suitcase and held by criminals who offered to auction her online unless her agent payed a hefty ransom. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni, file)
Lawyer for man accused of kidnapping UK model: case a 'sham'A lawyer representing a suspect accused of kidnapping a British model says the entire case may have been fabricated as a publicity stunt
The Associated Press11 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron, left, welcomes Central African Republic President Faustin Archange Touadera at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, Monday, Sept. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
French govt official: Senate elections 'failure' for MacronFrench government spokesman Christophe Castaner says Senate elections have been a "failure" for President Emmanuel Macron's centrist party
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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