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Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, and French President Emmanuel Macron greet journalists 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/Alexander Zemlianichenko, pool)
The Latest: Putin to meet press in vast Versailles hallRussian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in France for talks with newly-elected French President Emmanuel Macron. Macron greeted Putin with a firm handshake on a red carpet leading into the Versailles palace before both men walked inside
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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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Croatia in talks to save country's biggest private companyThe Croatian government is in talks to save retailer Agrokor, the country's biggest private company and employer, from facing bankruptcy
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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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EU approves Areva-EDF nuclear reactor combinationThe European Union has approved the takeover of the reactor business of Areva by nuclear giant EDF in an all-French transaction, arguing it will not affect healthy competition in the sector
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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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Montenegro official prevented from transiting through MoscowMontenegro has strongly protested "inappropriate" conduct by Russian authorities against a senior ruling party leader who was prevented from changing planes at a Moscow airport
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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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FILE -  A Thursday, March 30, 2017 file photo of Finnish President Sauli Niinisto attending a session of the International Arctic Forum in Arkhangelsk, Russia. Finland's president has announced he will seek re-election next year for another six-year term as the Nordic country's head of state. Niinisto said in a televised statement Monday, May 29, 2017, that he will run as an independent candidate in the January election. (Sergei Karpukhin/Pool photo via AP, File)
Finland's president to seek re-election in 2018Finland's president has announced he will seek re-election for another six-year term as the Nordic country's head of state next year
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Moldova's Liberals quit ruling coalition after mayor arrestMoldova's pro-European Liberal Party quits the ruling coalition following the arrest of the mayor of Chisinau, but it looks like the government can keep its majority
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Hungarian Minister of Human Resources Zoltan Balog, right, and Archbishop of Erbil, Bashar Warda exchange documents after signing a supporting document of 145 million Hungarian forint (US dollar 525,000) donation to St. Joseph's Hospital in Erbil, Iraq, which provides services for mainly Christian refugees living in the city, in Budapest, Hungary, Monday, May 29, 2017. The donation is meant to cover the clinic’s medicinal supplies for six months. (Tibor Illyes/MTI via AP)
Hungary signs accord with archbishop to support Iraqi clinicThe Hungarian government is donating 145 million forints ($525,000) to Saint Joseph's Clinic in Erbil, Iraq, which provides services for mainly Christian refugees living in the city
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel lifts a glass of beer during an election campaign of her Christian Democratic Union, CDU, and the Christian Social Union, CSU, in Munich, southern Germany, Sunday, May 28, 2017. A poll of German voters shows Chancellor Merkel's conservative bloc's lead widening as the main challenger Social Democrats continue to lose support. (Matthias Balk/dpa via AP)
Merkel spokesman: Germany still seeking stronger US tiesChancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman says Berlin is still committed to strengthening trans-Atlantic relations after Merkel suggested Europe can no longer entirely rely on the U.S.
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