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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 Press53 minutes 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 Press1 hour 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 Press1 hour ago
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 Press1 hour ago
16 stand trial in Turkey over anti-government protestsThe trial against 16 people accused of terror charges and organizing anti-government protests in 2013 has begun in Turkey as rights groups say the allegations are baseless.
The Associated Press1 hour 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 Press3 hours ago
Catherine Geslain Lancelle, from France, one of the candidates for the Director-General position of the FAO (UN Food and Agriculture Organization), addresses a plenary meeting of the 41st Session of the Conference, at the FAO headquarters in Rome, Saturday, June 22, 2019. The new FAO Director-General will be voted on Sunday. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
Chinese agricultural official picked to lead UN food agencyChina's deputy agricultural minister chosen to head UN food agency, becoming the first person from a Communist country to hold the influential post
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Supporters of Ekrem Imamoglu candidate of the secular opposition Republican People's Party celebrate in Istanbul, Sunday, June 23, 2019. In a blow to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an opposition candidate declared victory in the Istanbul mayor's race for a second time Sunday after the government-backed candidate conceded defeat in a high-stakes repeat election. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
The Latest: Istanbul mayor-elect greets tens of thousandsTens of thousands of people have attended an election night celebration after a repeated vote in Istanbul made an opposition candidate mayor-elect of Turkey's largest city
The Associated Press7 hours ago
A man puts a baby on a ballot box at a polling station in Istanbul, Sunday, June 23, 2019. Polls have opened in a repeat election in Turkey's largest city where President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his political allies could lose control of Istanbul's administration for the first time in 25 years. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici)
Opposition win in Istanbul a blow to Turkey's ErdoganThe opposition candidate for mayor of Istanbul has celebrated a landmark win in a repeat election that ended weeks of political tension and broke the long hold President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's party had on leading Turkey's largest city.
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Georgia: Protests held by parliament for 4th straight dayThousands of protesters have convened outside the Georgian parliament building, calling for the resignation of the interior minister and for changes in the election code
The Associated Press11 hours ago
People carry a rainbow flag in remembrance for prisoners assigned a pink triangle in the former Nazi concentration camp Buchenwald within the Christopher Street Day in Weimar, Germany, Sunday, June 23, 2019. There were 650 prisoners assigned a pink triangle in the Buchenwald concentration camp between 1937 and 1945. Many of them lost their lives. (AP Photo/Jens Meyer)
Gay prisoners of Buchenwald remembered at Nazi camp siteA ceremony has been held at the former site of Germany's Buchenwald concentration camp to remember people imprisoned there because they were thought to be gay
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Daimler issues profit warning over diesel issuesAutomaker Daimler says profits for the second quarter will be hit by troubles with diesel vehicles from its Mercedes-Benz brand and downgraded its earnings forecast for the full year
The Associated Press13 hours ago
2,000 demonstrate in Moscow against police falsificationsAbout 2,000 people rallied in Moscow to protest the falsifying of cases by Russian police and the detention of political activists
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Spain reports nearly 300 migrants rescued at sea in 2 daysSpain's maritime rescue service says it picked up 290 migrants over the weekend while they attempted to cross the Mediterranean Sea in small boats unfit for open water
The Associated Press13 hours ago
People watch protesters demanding the resignation of the Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis in Prague, Czech Republic, Sunday, June 23, 2019. Protesters are calling on Czech Prime Minister Andrej Babis to step down over fraud allegations and subsidies paid to his former companies. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Crowd at huge Prague rally says Czech democracy is at riskThe biggest anti-government protest in Prague since the 1989 pro-democratic Velvet Revolution is underway as Czechs urge Prime Minister Andrej Babis to resign
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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