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FILE - In this file photo dated Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, Ukrainian lawmaker Serhiy Leshchenko gestures, during an interview with the Associated Press in Kiev, Ukraine.  Ukrainian opposition lawmaker Serhiy Leshchenko, who helped uncover off-the-books payments to President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman Paul Manafort, said Saturday Feb. 24, 2018,  that Austrian chancellor Alfred Gusenbauer had lobbied for Ukraine when Yanukovych was in power, although Gusenbauer told the Austrian national news agency APA that he never acted on Yanukovych’s behalf. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, FILE)
Manafort indictment sparks hunt for Europeans paid to lobbyA new indictment against former Donald Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort has focused a spotlight on uncovering the unnamed former European leaders allegedly secretly paid by Manafort to lobby on behalf of Ukraine
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Red Cross: 21 resigned or fired since 2015 in sex casesThe International Committee of the Red Cross has joined the list of prominent charities that have uncovered sexual misconduct among its staff
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Greek police arrest 2 migrant traffickers, 14 SyriansGreek police say they have arrested two migrant traffickers who were transporting 14 undocumented Syrians, eight of them children
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Manhunt for suspect after 2 found dead at house in AustriaPolice say two people have been found dead at a house in a small town in southeastern Austria and another person is injured
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A model wears a creation as part of the Salavatore Ferragamo women's Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection, presented during the Milan Fashion Week, in Milan, Italy, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. (Matteo Bazzi/ANSA via AP)
Armani rejects overdone emotion, Ferragamo relaunches brandAs fashion and politics clashed in Milan, Giorgio Armani offered a remedy for the violent tones surfacing in his native Italy's divisive election campaign by rejecting shock in fashion shows
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In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, a woman passes by graffiti depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin vandalized with paint , read: "Kosovo is Serbia", in Belgrade, Serbia. Russia mainly wants to discourage Western Balkan countries from joining NATO, but has also shown opposition to their EU membership bids. Serbia is a major target for Russian efforts because of deep cultural and historic links between the two Slavic nations. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
EU and Russia vie for influence in volatile Balkans regionEuropean Union promotes Balkans expansion to counter Russia's push for influence in volatile, strategically significant region
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Workers use a crane to remove a giant letter from the sign reading in Macedonian "Alexander the Great Airport", on top of the main airport building near Macedonia's capital Skopje, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. The Macedonian government decided recently to rename the country's main airport which carried the name of the ancient warrior king Alexander the Great, as Skopje International Airport, in a goodwill gesture toward neighboring Greece. (AP Photo/Boris Grdanoski)
Alexander the Great pulled from Macedonia airport in gestureMacedonia has begun the process of changing the name of its airport honoring the ancient warrior king Alexander the Great as a goodwill gesture to Greece
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FILE In this file photo taken on Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018, A security guard speaks on the phone at the Concord Catering office in St.Petersburg, Russia. Ten years ago, he served plates to President Vladimir Putin. These days, St. Petersburg-based businessman Yevgeny Prigozhin funds Kremlin trolls and sends mercenaries to help Russia's military operation in Syria _ all with one aim: to do the president favors that would be too risky for other Russian moguls to undertake. (AP Photo/Mstyslav Chernov)
Charged 'Putin's chef' runs news sites along with troll armyRestaurateur Yevgeny Prigozhin is indicted in the U.S. for meddling in the 2016 presidential election with an army of trolls, but he also runs a sprawling media empire advancing the Kremlin's agenda
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FILE- In this Jan. 23, 2018 file photo the European Central Bank, ECB, is lit up in Frankfurt, Germany. The European Central Bank said Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 it has determined that Latvia’s crisis-struck ABLV Bank is failing or likely to fail, and the bank will be wound up under its home country’s law. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
European Central Bank says Latvia's ABLV failing, to wind upThe European Central Bank says it has determined that Latvia's crisis-struck ABLV Bank is failing or likely to fail, and says the bank will be wound up under its home country's law
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Estonia celebrates 100 years of independence declarationEstonia is celebrating the centenary of its independence declaration with festivities and a military parade
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Money-laundering watchdog: Close North Korean banksThe watchdog that monitors global and illicit misuse of funds has cited North Korea as a top source of "ongoing and substantial" money laundering and terrorist financing and urged countries to close North Korean banks
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Iranian official panned for rights abuses to visit UN bodyAn upcoming visit to the United Nations' top human rights body by Iran's justice minister is attracting criticism since the European Union has issued sanctions against him for rights violations
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French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a media conference at the end of an EU summit at the Europa building in Brussels on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. European Union leaders met without Britain Friday looking to plug a major budget hole after Brexit and endorse a plan to streamline the European Parliament by sharing out the country's seats. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys)
EU leaders can't agree yet on post-Brexit budgetEU leaders unlikely to agree this year on a new multiyear budget that will plug a gaping funding gap caused by Britain's departure from the bloc and fund priorities such as defense and tackling illegal migration
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An employee walks by banners with name and sign of energy firm Eni at Strovolos area in capital Nicosia, Cyprus, on Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Cypriot officials said Turkish warships stopped a renewed attempt by a rig to reach a target southwest of Cyprus where Italian company Eni was scheduled to carry out exploratory drilling for gas. Cyprus' Energy Minister Yiorgos Lakkotrypis said Turkish naval vessels "threatened force" against the rig if it proceeded. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
EU warns Turkey after its warships force gas rig to haltThe European Union warned Turkey on Friday to rein in its navy after Turkish warships threatened and blocked an Italian rig from reaching a site southeast of Cyprus where it was to drill for natural gas
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb.21, 2018 file photo, French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe leaves after the weekly cabinet meeting at the Elysee Palace in Paris. France unveiled Friday, Feb. 23 a vast new program to counter radicalization, as jihadis return from the battlefields of Syria and Iraq and the watch list of people showing risk signs grows.  The plan, announced by Prime Minister Edouard Philippe, is made up of 60 measures and puts the accent on prevention, notably aimed at digging into the roots of society to catch danger signals.  (AP Photo/Francois Mori, file)
France unveils broad new plan to tackle radicalizationFrance has unveiled a wide-ranging new program to counter radicalization, as jihadis return from the battlefields of Syria and Iraq and the watch list of people showing risk signs grows
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