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Hunger-striking Greek extremist wins new hope of jail leaveA lawyer for a Greek far-left extremist jailed for 11 murders says Greece's supreme court has ordered lower judges to reconsider his request for new temporary leave from prison, which had earlier been rejected
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
FILE - In this Jan. 9, 2019, file photo, released by an official website of the office of the Iranian supreme leader, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks at a meeting in Tehran, Iran. Iran’s supreme leader has publicly chastised the country’s moderate president and foreign minister, saying he disagreed with the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal they had negotiated with world powers. (Office of the Iranian Supreme Leader via AP, File)
Senior German diplomat in Tehran for nuclear deal talksGerman envoy in Tehran to press Iran to continue to abide by the landmark nuclear deal despite US pullout, sanctions
The Associated Press44 minutes ago
In this Friday, May 10, 2019 photo, Pedro, a 45-year-old white rhinoceros eats a baguette for breakfast together with a peacock and pigeons in his enclosure at the zoo in Barcelona, Spain. Animal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the breeding of captive animals unless their young are destined to be reintroduced into the wild. (AP Photo/Renata Brito)
Animal rights activists score win at Barcelona zooAnimal rights activists in Barcelona are celebrating a victory after the Spanish city ordered its municipal zoo to restrict the breeding of zoo animals unless they are destined to be reintroduced into the wild
The Associated Press45 minutes ago
Italian hostage freed after 3 years in Syria returns homeItaly's defense minister says an Italian who had been held hostage in Syria for three years has been released and returned to Italy
The Associated Press57 minutes ago
Monks Father Leonard Norman, left, and Father Mark Caira from the Sancta Maria Abbey in Garvald, Scotland, arrive at a polling station to cast their votes for the European Parliamentary election. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
Dutch, UK polls open, starting 4 days of European electionsVoters in Britain and the Netherlands are the first to cast their ballots in the four-day election for members of the European Parliament
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of Prime Ministers Questions in Parliament in London, Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Theresa May hunkers down as premiership enters its end stageBritish Prime Minister Theresa May is hunkered down with close allies as she considers whether to give in to relentless pressure to resign, or fight on to save her Brexit plan and her premiership
The Associated Press22 minutes ago
In this May 17, 2019, photo, Steve Melnikoff, who came ashore at Normandy, France on D-Day-plus-1, June 7, 1944, with the 175th Regiment of the 29th Infantry Division, stands in his home in Cockeysville, Md. His unit was part of the bloody campaign to capture the French town of Saint-Lo through fields marked by thick hedgerows that provided perfect cover for German troops. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
Revisiting France, and recalling D-Day's horror and triumphFor historians, D-Day was a turning point in the war against Germany; for men who were among the 160,000 Allied fighters who mounted history's largest amphibious invasion, June 6, 1944, remains a kaleidoscope of memories, a signal moment of their youth
The Associated Press1 hour ago
AP PHOTOS: Fascist legacy endures in Rome's architectureWhile Germany systematically wiped out traces of Adolf Hitler's Nazi regime after World War II, the legacy of his Axis ally, Benito Mussolini, remains present in Italy even today
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Fascist symbols and rhetoric on rise in Italian EU voteThe perception is growing among Italians that fascism, officially banned as a political movement in Italy but never really vanquished from popular culture or the political fringe, is rearing its head in alarming ways
The Associated Press1 hour ago
'War is ugly': For French vet, D-Day's lessons are timelessAmong the tens of thousands of Allied soldiers who landed in Normandy on June 6, 1944, was a hardened group of elite French commandos who ensured that France had D-Day exploits to be proud of, too
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc's parliament.Dutch polls open, setting in motion 4 days of voting in European Union member states to elect the bloc's parliament.
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Dutch prime minister, populist leader clash in Europe debateThe Dutch prime minister has clashed with the leader of a right-wing populist party over immigration and whether the Netherlands should remain in the European Union in a debate on the eve of European Parliament elections
The Associated Press10 hours ago
FILE - In this Friday, March 31, 2017 file photo, a leading associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, Leonid Volkov smiles in a court room during a hearing in Moscow, Russia. Leonid Volkov  was sentenced Wednesday May 22, 2019 to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, File)
Russian opposition leader's associate jailed for 20 daysA top associate of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 20 days in jail in connection with an unsanctioned protest rally last year
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Group of Yazidi women victims of IS get new life in FranceFrance is taking in a new group of 28 Yazidis, women victimized by the Islamic State group, and their children
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Libya's Hifter tells Macron no cease-fire without negotiatorLibyan commander Khalifa Hifter said in a meeting Wednesday with French President Emmanuel Macron that he cannot work toward a ceasefire because he has no one with whom to negotiate
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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