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Polish parliament meets 1st time since populists reelectedPoland's newly elected parliament is inaugurating its four-year term with a ceremonial sitting Tuesday, after elections last month gave a second term to the populist conservative Law and Justice party
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
French President Emmanuel Macron waves to the media as he walks in to the the Elysee Palace in Paris, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, to host. Head of States and officials gathering in Paris for the Peace Forum which starts tomorrow Nov. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Trump, Macron to meet after French president criticized NATOFrench President Emmanuel Macron says he will meet with U.S. President Donald Trump ahead of the Dec. 3-4 NATO summit in London
The Associated Press31 minutes ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2019 file photo, Turkey's Interior Minister Suleyman Soylu speaks on the phone in Ankara, Turkey.  A U.S. national who is a member of the Islamic State group has been deported home on Monday, Nov. 11, 2019, a Turkish official said, and Interior Minister Soylu has said Turkey which holds about 1,200 foreign IS fighters in Turkish prisons, will start repatriating captured foreign IS fighters as of Monday.(AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici, File)
Turkey starts returning IS fighters; deports US nationalTurkey says US national sent home as Ankara begins repatriating captured IS fighters
The Associated Press9 hours ago
After boost from Perry, backers got huge gas deal in UkraineUkraine awarded a potentially huge oil and gas contract to two political supporters of Energy Secretary Rick Perry just weeks after he recommended one of them as an adviser to Ukraine's new president
The Associated Press11 hours ago
European Union Foreign Policy chief Federica Mogherini talks to journalists as she arrives to an European Foreign Affairs Ministers meeting at the Europa building in Brussels, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. European Union foreign ministers are discussing ways to keep the Iran nuclear deal intact after the Islamic Republic began enrichment work at its Fordo power plant. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
UN reports increasing violations of Iran nuclear dealThe U.N. atomic energy watchdog says it has confirmed a litany of violations by Iran of the 2015 nuclear deal
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Banners of Spain's far-right Vox party candidate Santiago Abascal, right, and Spain's caretaker Prime Minister and socialist candidate Pedro Sanchez are displayed in Torre-Pacheco, Spain, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. The farming town of Torre-Pacheco, heavily reliant on foreign workers, voted in droves for Vox, which has vowed to build walls to contain migrants and prioritize the needs of Spaniards. (AP Photo/Sergio Rodrigo)
Spain's reinvigorated far right makes its presence feltThe nationalist Vox party has emerged as a political force in Spain, even though the country has long perceived itself as being immune to the populist wave sweeping Europe in recent years
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio, right, greets his Luxembourg counterpart Jean Asselborn an European Foreign Affairs Ministers meeting at the Europa building in Brussels, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. European Union foreign ministers on Monday debated ways to keep the Iran nuclear deal intact after the Islamic Republic began enrichment work at its Fordo site in a fresh act of defiance that seems likely to spell the end of the painstakingly drafted international agreement. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
EU unveils sanctions plan to hit Turkey over Cyprus drillingThe European Union has unveiled a system for imposing sanctions on Turkey over its unauthorized gas drilling in Mediterranean waters off Cyprus but no Turkish companies or officials have yet been targeted
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Brexit party leader Nigel Farage speaks during an event as part of the General Election campaign trail, in Hartlepool, England, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Britain goes to the polls on Dec. 12. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
Brexit Party shifts tactics, won't challenge Tories in voteIn a major shift, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage says his party will not run against Conservative candidates in almost half of the U.K. seats in Britain's Dec. 12 election
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Italian Foreign Minister Luigi Di Maio arrives to an European Foreign Affairs Ministers meeting at the Europa building in Brussels, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. European Union foreign ministers on Monday debated ways to keep the Iran nuclear deal intact after the Islamic Republic began enrichment work at its Fordo site in a fresh act of defiance that seems likely to spell the end of the painstakingly drafted international agreement. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)
The Latest: Iran says working with IAEA to answer questionsIran's deputy U.N. ambassador has responded to new concerns about the country's nuclear activities saying it "continues to cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency to answer questions raised by it."
The Associated Press13 hours ago
People take part in the March of Independence organized by far right activists to celebrate 101 years of Poland's independence in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
In Poland, thousands join nationalist Independence Day marchTens of thousands of Poles have joined in a yearly Independence Day march organized by nationalist groups, an event that has grown over the past decade as the far right across Europe has strengthened and gained a degree of social acceptance
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this image taken from file video, showing James Le Mesurier, founder and director of Mayday Rescue, talks to the media during training exercises in southern Turkey, March 19, 2015.  Turkey's state-run news agency report Monday Nov. 11, 2019, that a former British army officer who helped found the "White Helmets" volunteer organisation in Syria, has been found dead in Istanbul. (AP Photo, FILE)
Briton who helped found Syria's White Helmets dies in TurkeyTurkey's state-run news agency says a former British army officer who helped found the "White Helmets" volunteer organization in Syria, has been found dead in Istanbul
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Lavrov: Armenia to grant Russia access to biological labsRussian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Russia and Armenia have finalized talks on cooperation in biological security
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Pro-Catalan independence demonstrators block a major highway border pass between France and Spain near La Jonquera, Girona, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. Protesters following a call to action by a secretive pro-Catalan independence group have closed off both sides of the AP7 highway at the major transportation hub of La Jonquera between France and Spain. (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Poll brings Spain no respite from political uncertaintyA general election called to end political deadlock in Spain has only deepened uncertainty about the future of the European Union's fifth-largest economy
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Santiago Abascal, leader of Vox Party attends a press conference in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Nov. 11, 2019. The far-right Vox party is poised to become the country's third political force, more than doubling its presence in the parliament's lower house from 24 to 53 deputies only six months after its debut. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue)
The Latest: Vox leader says no to helping form governmentThe leader of the far-right Vox party that made huge gains in Spain's elections says he has no intention of helping incumbent Socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez form a new government
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Russia-backed separatist rebels' unit walk to take their position at the new line of contact outside Petrivske, Ukraine, Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019. The Saturday pullback in the Petrivske area follows two similar movements in eastern Ukraine, where Russia-backed rebels and Ukrainian forces have been fighting since 2014. The pullbacks are seen as a significant step that could lead to a summit of Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany on ending the conflict. (AP Photo/Alexei Alexandrov)
Ukraine, rebels say pullback in the east is completedUkrainian and rebel officials say that both sides have completed a pullback of troops and weapons from an area in eastern Ukraine embroiled in a separatist conflict that has killed more than 13,000 people
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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