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Gynaecologist Kristina Haenel sits in the courtroom of the state court in Giessen, Germany, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. Gynaecologist Kristina Haenel has been convicted again of violating a ban on advertising abortions. (Boris Roessler/dpa via AP)
German doctor fined again over abortion advertising banA German doctor has been convicted once again of violating a ban on advertising abortions
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Serbian journalists protest alleged state pressure on mediaA few dozen Serbian journalists have protested what they say are deteriorating media freedoms under populist President Aleksandar Vucic
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Britain's Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader Boris Johnson with his dog Dilyn leaves after voting in the general election at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster, London, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. The general election in Britain on Thursday will bring a new Parliament to power and may lead to a change at the top if Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Conservative Party doesn't fare well with voters. Johnson called the early election in hopes of gaining lawmakers to support his Brexit policy. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Election going to the dogs: Polling station pooches trendingBritain's general election is going to the dogs
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Prague to ink partnership with Taipei after snubbing BeijingThe of Prague, the Czech capital, has approved a partnership agreement with the capital of Taiwan, Taipei
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French President Emmanuel Macron waits for the arrival of European Council President Charles Michel prior to their meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2019. The two men discussed Europe's plans for Brexit, European efforts against climate change and this week's European Union summit in Brussels. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
France postpones summit on military involvement in AfricaFrench President Emmanuel Macron has agreed with Niger to postpone a key summit focusing on France's military operation in Africa's Sahel region until the beginning of next year
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Diver dressed as a Santa Claus feeds a fish during amedia event at the Seal Life aquarium in Berlin, Thursday, Germany, Dec. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Ray of festive cheer: Santa feeds the fish in BerlinSanta has taken a dive in Berlin
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Ex-Turkish prime minister forms party challenging ErdoganA former Turkish prime minister is forming a new political party in a challenge to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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European Central Bank says it has left its key interest rate benchmarks and stimulus programs unchanged. European Central Bank says it has left its key interest rate benchmarks and stimulus programs unchanged.
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In this Friday, June 17, 2011 file photo the sun lights the concrete slabs of the Holocaust Memorial in central Berlin, Germany. One of Germany's richest families, the Reimann family, which owns Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Pret A Manger, Peet's Coffee and other famous international brands is giving millions to support Holocaust survivors. The family has established the Alfred Landecker Foundation in Germany to oversee the efforts, named after a German Jew who was killed by the Nazis either in Sobibor or at the Belzec Nazi death camp. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber, file)
Wealthy German family gives millions to Holocaust survivorsOne of Germany’s richest families is giving millions to support Holocaust survivors with critical needs as it seeks to atone for its use of forced laborers during the Nazi era and its enthusiastic support of Adolf Hitler
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Pope Francis poses for a photo with a group of Mexican pilgrims in the Paul VI Hall at the Vatican during his weekly general audience, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope presses anti-nuke, environment call in peace messagePope Francis is pressing his anti-nuke campaign in his annual peace message
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A United Nations fact-finding mission says sexual violence carried out by Myanmar's security forces against the country's Muslim Rohingya minority was so widespread and severe that it demonstrates intent to commit genocide;;
Nobel winner's army defense blasted in Myanmar genocide caseLawyers seeking to halt what they say is an ongoing genocide in Myanmar have slammed leader and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi's defense of her country's armed forces before a United Nations court
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Dennis Shea, US Ambassador to the WTO, arrives for the opening of the General Council, at the headquarters of the World Trade Organization, WTO, in Geneva, Switzerland, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)
EU to boost measures to protect trade after WTO impasseThe European Union's trade chief says the bloc will take measures to protect its interests after the World Trade Organization became unable to rule on new disputes
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FILE  - In this Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019 file photo, incoming President of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde speaks to the European Parliament's Economic and Monetary Affairs Committee in Brussels.  Newly appointed European Central Bank head Christine Lagarde makes her first official assessment Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 of the mixed bag that is the eurozone economy, which suffers from slowing manufacturing and global trade even as consumer spending helps prop up growth. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
European Central Bank chief sees slowdown bottoming outCentral banks in the United States and Europe say they've done their part to help the economy for now
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Climate activists are detained by police after demonstrators unfurled a climate banner on the exterior of the Europa building outside of an EU summit meeting in Brussels, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Sylvain Plazy)
Climate activists protest at EU building as leaders gatherGreenpeace activists scaled one of the European Union's main buildings in Brussels and unfurled a huge banner warning of a “climate emergency,” hours before leaders from the bloc gather to discuss climate change
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FILE-In this Aug. 29, 2019 file photo people carry the body of the victim who has been identified as Zelimkhan Khangoshvili, a Georgian Muslim during the funeral in Duisi village, the Pankisi Gorge valley, in Georgia. Germany’s foreign ministry says it has expelled two Russian diplomats after prosecutors announced they suspected Moscow’s involvement in the brazen daylight slaying of a Georgian man in Berlin. (AP Photo/Zurab Tsertsvadze)
Russia expels 2 German diplomats over Berlin murder probeRussia's foreign ministry says it has expelled two German diplomats in retaliation for Germany ejecting two Russian Embassy employees over a brazen killing last summer in the German capital
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