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Engineers surveying the damage after a landslide near the Bosnian town of Kakanj, 50 kms north of Sarajevo on Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. More than 150 people have been forced to evacuate their homes in central Bosnia due to a major landslide at a nearby open pit coal mine that has threatened to bury their villages. ( AP Photo/Amel Emric)
Lake created by coal waste landslide floods Bosnian highwayFlooding from a new lake created by a landslide in central Bosnia has shut down one of the country's main highways
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, left, meets with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, at Tahrir Palace in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
Group urges UK envoy to raise human rights issues in EgyptThe Human rights organization Reprieve is urging Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to raise "appalling" human rights abuses in Egypt during a weekend meeting with President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi
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Germany: Man hits 3 with car and flees, is shot by policeGerman police say a man apparently drove a vehicle into people in a central square in the city of Heidelberg, injuring three people, then fled and was shot after being tracked down by officers
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Marine Le Pen, French far-right 2017 presidential candidate of the Front National party, participates to the Construction Forum debate "Reinvest France" ("Reinvestissons la France") at Carrousel du Louvre in Paris, Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
France charges 2nd person tied to National Front in probeA contractor for France's National Front party who's close to far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has been handed preliminary charges in an investigation into the financing of political campaigns in 2014 and 2015
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Albanian police sue opposition leader, say he urged violenceAlbanian police have sued the leader of the country's opposition Democratic Party for allegedly inciting calls for violence
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Azerbaijani soldiers are killed in Karabakh fightingAzerbaijan said Saturday that several of its soldiers were killed during fighting in the disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region as Armenia and Azerbaijan blamed each other for an outbreak of violence
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Merkel formally nominated for German election runAngela Merkel's conservatives have formally nominated the German chancellor as her party's top candidate for the September parliamentary election in the region where she has her political base
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Romania: thousands attend pro-government rallyThousands of people have joined a pro-government rally in southern Romania, hoping to boost the popularity of the center-left government following massive anti-corruption protests that rocked the country
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Turkish PM launches 'yes' campaign over Erdogan powersTurkey's prime minister has officially launched his ruling party's campaign for a "yes" vote in a referendum on ushering a presidential system, which critics fear will concentrate too many powers in the hands of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel waits for the arrival of the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani for talks at the chancellery in Berlin, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Germany's Merkel: keep working on 2-state Mideast solutionGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is stressing the need to work for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict after President Donald Trump signaled that he could accept a different outcome
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Italian Government Undersecretary Maria Elena Boschi talks to reporters during her visit to Taormina, Italy, the host town of the upcoming May 26-27 G-7 summit, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Italy still needs to build two helicopter landing pads and repave miles of road, but Boschi promised Friday that everything will be ready for the summit being held in the stunning Sicilian town overlooking the sea. (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
Italy vows to be ready in time to host G-7 in Sicilian townItaly is promising all be ready for the G-7 summit, to be held in the stunning setting of Sicily in late May, even as construction awaits its start
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FILE - In this file photo dated Monday, Aug. 8, 2016, Ukrainian lawmaker and former prisoner of war Nadiya Savchenko speaks through a loudspeaker against the background of portraits of prisoners of war at a rally near the President's Office in Kiev, Ukraine. According to reports Friday Feb. 24, 2017, Savchenko has visited a prison in the rebel-held eastern Ukrainian city of Makiivka to meet with Ukrainian prisoners there, a trip that has irked many in Ukraine. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, FILE)
Ukrainian lawmaker visits rebel east, urges prisoner releaseA Ukrainian lawmaker has visited the rebel east to meet with Ukrainian war prisoners
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French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon delivers a speech during a campaign meeting in Maisons-Alfort, outside Paris, France, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. The French financial prosecutor's office has decided to open a judicial inquiry into the allegedly fake parliamentary aide jobs that conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon gave to his wife and two of his children. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
France opens full fake jobs inquiry into candidate FillonThe French financial prosecutor's office has decided to open a judicial inquiry into the case of allegedly fictive jobs dogging conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras speaks during a Parliament session about bailout negotiations in Athens, Friday, Feb. 24, 2107. Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says an agreement with European creditors under which the country will make further reforms in 2019 is a positive one and will mark an end to austerity. Tsipras' left-led coalition government, trailing in polls, has been at pains to paint a positive picture of the deal for austerity-weary Greeks hammered by seven years of a financial crisis that has wiped a quarter off the economy. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)
Greece's Tsipras: the era of austerity is overPrime Minister Alexis Tsipras paints a positive picture of future reforms Greece has agreed to take after its current third international bailout ends, insisting they mark an end to austerity
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Doubts grow over stock market's Trump-inspired surgeAfter driving stocks higher on expectations that a Trump presidency will bring lower taxes and less regulation for businesses, investors are looking at the possible downsides following the active, and often chaotic, start to Trump's term in office
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