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2 German fighter jets collide, pilots ejectThe German air force says two fighter jets have collided in the northeast of the country, but the pilots were able to eject
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Criticism as Turkey puts 16 on trial for anti-govt protestsProminent philanthropist Osman Kavala and 15 others went on trial in Turkey Monday accused of organizing anti-government protests in 2013, with defendants and rights groups calling the charges baseless and aimed at silencing civil society activities
The Associated Press32 minutes ago
Man killed in Russia's Chechnya after wounding 2 policemenPolice in Russia's Chechnya province say that an attacker has wounded two officers before being shot dead
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Ukrainian worker dies in Poland after employer abandons himA Ukrainian man who fainted on the job in a workshop in Poland was found dead in a forest after his employer left him there rather than call an ambulance
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
Opposition demonstrators gather in front of the Georgian Parliament building in Tbilisi, Georgia, Sunday, June 23, 2019. The protesters consider Georgia's current government to be overly cooperative with Russia. (AP Photo/Shakh Aivazov)
Georgia's ruling party announces electoral changesThe leader of Georgia's ruling party says the ex-Soviet nation will hold the next parliamentary elections based entirely on proportionate system, fulfilling a key demand of anti-government protesters
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Crater in German field apparently caused by WWII bombA crater 10 meters (33 feet) wide and 4 meters (13 feet) deep has appeared in a field in central Germany, apparently caused by a World War II bomb exploding in the middle of the night
The Associated Press1 hour ago
U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Chilean Michelle Bachelet, left, speaks beside the President of the Human Rights Council, Coly Seck of Senegal, right, during the opening of the 41th session of the Human Rights Council, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, June 24, 2019 (Magali Girardin/Keystone via AP)
UN rights chief: Relatives of ex-IS fighters should go homeThe U.N. human rights chief says thousands of relatives of former foreign fighters in the Islamic State group should be repatriated, insisting that children in particular face "grievous violations" of their rights
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks to the media at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., Sunday, June 23, 2019, before boarding a plane headed to Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, Pool)
Germany cool on Iran coalition talk, seeks de-escalationGermany appears cool toward U.S. talk of building a global coalition against Iran, saying that its top priority is deescalating tensions in the region as it tries to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Cyprus serial killer pleads guilty to killing 7 women, girlsA Cypriot army captain has tearfully apologized to the families of seven foreign women and girls for the "unjust pain" he has caused them after pleading guilty to a dozen charges of premeditated murder and kidnapping.
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Activist arrested for chanting 'Down with Polish fascism!'An activist in Poland has been arrested and charged with the crime of insulting the Polish nation for chanting "down with Polish fascism."
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Hearings slated for container ship crew after drug seizureDetention hearings are scheduled in Philadelphia for six crew members of a Swiss-owned container ship following the seizure of more than 35,000 pounds, or more than 15,800 kilograms, of cocaine
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Russia starts army drills to respond to Central Asia threatsThe Russian military has launched a massive exercise to simulate a response to possible security threats in Central Asia
The Associated Press4 hours ago
German business confidence dips further to near 5-year lowA closely watched survey is showing a further dip in German business confidence, which hit a nearly five-year low as managers' outlook for the next six months darkens
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Birds fly by as the sun rises in Frankfurt, Germany, Monday, June 24, 2019. Germany expects hot temperatures during the next days. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)
Intense heat wave to strike Paris and across EuropeAuthorities in the Paris region have issued an alert for intense heat expected in the French capital and across Europe this week
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Germany: Merkel's partners mull how to choose new leaderChancellor Angela Merkel's center-left coalition partners are set to decide how and when to choose a new head, a decision that could help determine how long the German leader's government lasts
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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