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Snow, flooding in Austria destroy homes, cuts off villagesSeveral schools are closed across Austria as parts of the Alpine country deal with masses of snow, the threat of avalanches and flooding by swelling rivers and lakes.
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Venice’s dwindling population faces mounting woesVenetians are fed up with what they see as an inadequate response to the city’s mounting problems: record-breaking flooding, damaging cruise ship traffic and over-tourism
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A protester burns a US and NATO flags during a rally in Athens, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. Several thousands people march to the U.S. Embassy in Athens under tight police security to commemorate a 1973 student uprising that was crushed by Greece's military junta, that ruled the country from 1967-74. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
Greece marks 1973 student uprising anniversary; 28 arrestedHeavy police presence in Athens appears to have prevented serious clashes with anarchists and other extreme leftists in Athens on the occasion of the 46th anniversary of a student uprising against the then-ruling Greek military dictatorship
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Migrant shot and seriously wounded in CroatiaA Croatian hospital says a migrant is fighting for his life after being shot Friday by police
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Thousands protest election reform failure in GeorgiaThousands of protesters are demonstrating outside the parliament in Georgia, demanding snap elections for the Caucasus country’s legislature after lawmakers failed to pass a promised electoral-reform measure
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Business chief concerned about UK parties’ economic policiesA senior British business leader raised concerns about the economic policies of the two main parties in next month’s election, describing 2020 as the most important year in a generation due to uncertainty over Britain’s departure from the European Union
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A protester holds a French flag and waves towards passing cars during a yellow vest demonstration at the l'Étoile road toll lanes marking the one year anniversary of the yellow vest movement near Marseille, southern France, Saturday, Nov. 17, 2019.  Some protests have clashed with police as yellow vest protesters are marking a year of protests, seeking what they see as economic justice for the French people with changes in government policies. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
France’s yellow vests stage new protests for anniversaryYellow vest activists are staging fresh protests across France to mark the birth last year of their movement for economic justice, a day after scuffles between Paris police and activists marred the anniversary.
The Associated Press19 hours ago
Alleged Norwegian spy returns home after Russian prison timeNorwegian man convicted of espionage in Russia returns to his native country after a Cold War-style spy swap Friday in Lithuania
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Pouring rain adds discomfort in Venice, Italy, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. Venetians are bracing for the prospect of another exceptional tide in a season that is setting new records. Officials are forecasting a 1.6 meter (5 feet, 2 inches) surge Sunday. That comes after Tuesday's 1.87 meter flood, the worst in 53 years, followed by high tide of 1.54 meters on Friday. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
3rd record tide enters Venice as Italy hit with snow, rainVenice has been flooded by a record third exceptional tide in a week while winds, an out-of-season avalanche and other weather woes hit other parts of Italy
The Associated Press20 hours ago
2 jets collide after landing in Frankfurt, no one injuredAuthorities say a collision between two passenger jets on the tarmac at Frankfurt Airport has caused damage but left no one injured
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Pope’s Asian agenda: Disarmament, martyrs, family reunionPope Francis will be heading this week to Asia, where he’ll appeal for global nuclear disarmament at the sites of the atomic bomb and minister to two tiny Catholic communities that have suffered gruesome periods of persecution
The Associated Press22 hours ago
Pope Francis sits at a table during a lunch, in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican, Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. Pope Francis is offering several hundred poor people, homeless, migrants, unemployed a lunch on Sunday as he celebrates the World Day of the Poor with a concrete gesture of charity in the spirit of his namesake, St. Francis of Assisi. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope decries that ‘greed of a few’ worsens poverty of othersPope Francis decries that the “greed of a few” wealthy people is compounding the plight of the poor, lamenting lack of concern about growing income gaps between the haves and have-nots
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The chairmen of Germany's governing parties, Markus Soeder (CSU), Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (CDU) and Malu Dreyer (SPD), from left, talk to the media at a press conference in Berlin, Sunday, Nov. 10, 2019, to confirm agreement on a reform of the country's pension system, setting aside an ideological dispute that had threatened to unravel the coalition government. (Soeren Stache/dpa via AP)
Merkel party leader: No overhaul of German coalition dealThe leader of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party is rejecting calls for an overhaul of the accord underpinning Merkel’s often-fractious government
The Associated Press22 hours ago
FILE- In this June 6, 2012 file photo, Britain's Prince Andrew leaves King Edward VII hospital in London after visiting his father Prince Philip.  Prince Andrew says in a BBC interview scheduled to be broadcast Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, that he doesn’t remember a woman who has accused him of sexually exploiting her in encounters arranged by Jeffrey Epstein. Andrew has made similar denials for years but has come under new pressure following Epstein’s arrest and suicide last summer. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)
UK media: Prince Andrew’s sex claims rebuttal a PR disasterBritain’s media slammed Prince Andrew’s rebuttal to claims of sex with a woman who says she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein, branding the interview a public relations disaster
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Britain's main opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn speaks to the media, in London, Saturday Nov. 16, 2019, following a Labour Party meeting to finalise the party manifesto for their policy ahead of the upcoming General Election. Britain's Brexit is one of the main issues for voters and political parties as the UK goes to the polls in a General Election on Dec. 12. (Dominc Lipinski/PA via AP)
Leaked Russian interference report raises UK vote questionsA senior Labour party official says leaks from a report on Russian interference in Britain raise serious questions about the security of next month’s general election
The Associated Press23 hours ago
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