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Labour shadow Brexit secretary Keir Starmer opens a debate on Brexit during the Labour Party's annual conference at the Arena and Convention Centre, in Liverpool, England, Tuesday Sept. 25, 2018.  Starmer said the party would reject a deal along the lines May is proposing because it does not meet "six tests" it has set, including protecting workers' rights and retaining access to European markets. (Peter Byrne/PA via AP)
UK Labour opposition party vows to reject May's Brexit dealBritain's main opposition Labour Party says it will reject Prime Minister Theresa May's proposed Brexit deal with the European Union when it comes to a vote in Parliament
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Swiss shipper in touch with pirates who took 12 crew hostageSwiss shipping company in touch with pirates who took 12 crew hostage off Nigeria
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Austrian leader defends press freedom after email leakAustrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz insisted Tuesday that any attempt to restrict press freedom was "unacceptable."
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Wildfire fueled by strong winds forces evacuation in CroatiaA fire whipped by strong winds has forced dozens of people to evacuate parts of a southern Croatian peninsula as the army joined efforts to fight the flames
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Smoke rises from a hill in Calci, near Pisa,  Italy, Tuesday Sept. 25, 2018. A huge fire on Monte Serra area has forced the evacuation of hundreds of people from their villages in Tuscany region. (Gabriele Masiero/Ansa via AP)
Wildfire in Tuscan countryside forces 700 to flee homesA suspected arson fire in the countryside near Pisa has forced 700 people to flee their homes and destroyed at least 600 hectares (nearly 1,500 acres)
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Bishops attend the opening mass of the German bishops' conference in Fulda, Germany, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018 where the bishops will discuss a study on sexual abuse in the Catholic church in Germany. (Arne Dedert/dpa via AP)
German Catholics release report on church sex abuseThe German Bishops Conference has presented a report on sexual abuse inside the Catholic Church in Germany saying 3,677 people were abused by clergy between 1946 and 2014.
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FILE - In this Sept.19, 2018 file photo, former President Macron's security aide Alexandre Benalla appears before the French Senate Laws Commission prior to his hearing, in Paris, France. A French investigative website has published photos of Benalla posing with a gun in a fun photo with a waitress during a campaign stop weeks ahead of the May 2017 election — without any known authorization to be armed. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus, File)
Macron's presidency hurt by ex-aide flaunting gun in photoA French investigative site has published photos of a former security aide of President Emmanuel Macron posing with a gun in a photo with a waitress
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Turkish court rejects compensation for Die Welt journalistA Turkish court has rejected German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel's request for compensation for his year-long imprisonment in Turkey
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World Trade Organization (WTO) chief Roberto Acevedo, left, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel hold talks on the sidelines of a conference organized by the Federation of German Industries (BDI) in Berlin Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. (John MacDougall/pool photo via AP)
World trade body's chief urges nations to avert trade warThe head of the World Trade Organization says the whole international community has a responsibility to avert a full global trade war in which there would be "no winners."
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Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven, right, attends parliament during a vote of confidence in the Swedish Parliament Riksdagen, Tuesday Sept. 25, 2018. The prime minister lost a vote of confidence in parliament, meaning he will have to step down. He will continue as caretaker prime minister until a new government can be formed. (Anders Wiklund/TT via AP)
Sweden's center-left PM loses confidence voteSweden's prime minister has lost a vote of confidence in parliament, meaning he will have to step down though not immediately.
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Novartis plans to cut 2,100 jobs in Switzerland, BritainNovartis says it's cutting some 2,100 jobs in Switzerland and Britain over the several years as the Swiss pharmaceuticals giant tweaks its corporate structure to become more nimble and more efficient
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Refugees and migrants carry their belongings after they disembark from a ferry, at the port of Piraeus, near Athens, Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018. About 400 migrants and refugees arrived at the port from the island of Lesbos as authorities have been moving hundreds of migrants deemed to be vulnerable from the overcrowded Moria camp to camps on the mainland. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
The Latest: Migrant rescue ship heads toward FranceA rescue vessel carrying 58 migrants pulled from the Mediterranean north of Libya is heading toward France and an uncertain welcome.
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The Latest: WTO says it will try to minimize any Brexit painThe head of the World Trade Organization says the trade body will try to minimize disruption caused by Britain's exit from the European Union.
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Pope acknowledges sex abuse scandals driving people away, says it must change to keep young faithfulPope acknowledges sex abuse scandals driving people away, says it must change to keep young faithful
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Greece: 400 asylum-seekers moved out of crowded island campAbout 400 asylum-seekers who had been held in the severely overcrowded Moria migrant camp on the Greek island of Lesbos have arrived in Greece's main port of Piraeus to be transferred to other camps and residences on the mainland
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