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Poland moves to reinstate retired judges to Supreme CourtPoland's ruling party has submitted a draft law to parliament that would reinstate Supreme Court judges who were recently forced into early retirement
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New oil price plunge sends ripples through global economySharply lower oil prices are sending ripples through the global economy, lending more spending power to consumers shopping for Christmas gifts and making fuel cheaper for people in poorer countries.
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Disabled Iranian woman seeks new opportunities in the WestA disabled Iranian woman who dreams of climbing to the top of the world's tallest towers with her arms is seeking her chance of opportunities in the West, waiting in Serbia for a chance to reach the rich nations of the European Union
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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May delivers a speech at the CBI annual conference in London, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Theresa May said in a speech to business lobby group the Confederation of British Industry that the deal "fulfils the wishes of the British people” to leave the EU, by taking back control of the U.K.’s laws, money and borders. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
UK's May to meet EU chief Juncker as Brexit deadline loomsBritish Prime Minister Theresa May is flying to Brussels to meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in a bid to finalize a Brexit agreement between the U.K. and the European Union
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivers a speech during the budget debate of the German federal parliament, Bundestag, at the Reichstag building in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Merkel says UN migrants pact is in Germany's interestChancellor Angela Merkel says it's in Germany's interest to support a U.N. agreement on migration that countries such as the United States, Hungary and Poland have rejected
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AP PHOTOS: Russians keep alive winter boots traditionAP PHOTOS: As freezing temperatures set in, Russians are rediscovering an old winter staple _ felt boots called valenki
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In this Nov. 20, 2018 photo police officers take the weapon of a mock terrorist during an anti-terror exercise at the Cologne-Bonn-airport in Cologne, western Germany. About 1 000 police and rescue staff trained how to react on a terror attack in the so far biggest exercise on a German airport. (Marius Becker/dpa via AP)
German police conduct anti-terror drill at Cologne airportGerman police have conducted a large-scale anti-terror drill at Cologne-Bonn airport, in the west of the country, amid ongoing concerns about the threat posed by Islamic extremists
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Macedonia's fugitive ex-PM says granted asylum in HungaryMacedonia's fugitive former prime minister says he has been granted political asylum in Hungary, a week after he fled his country to avoid serving a two-year jail sentence for a corruption conviction
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Man accused of faking own death for money nabbed in MoldovaA man accused of faking his own death to collect a $2 million life insurance policy has been arrested in Moldova and returned to Minnesota to face federal charges
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French banker on trial over arms scandals in Greece abscondsGreek authorities are searching for a French banker who they say escaped from house arrest while on trial in Athens for alleged involvement in corruption linked to major state procurements
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UN environment chief under fire for travel expenses resignsU.N. environment chief Erik Solheim has resigned following widespread allegations of excessive expenses on official global travel
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Romanian diplomat who fought anti-Semitism diesRomania's government said Tuesday that diplomat Mihnea Constantinescu, praised internationally for his efforts to combat anti-Semitism, has died
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This undated official photo taken from the Russian Interior Ministry web site shows Alexander Prokopchuk, Russian Interior Ministry general who's currently an Interpol vice president. Kremlin foes including financier Bill Browder, Mikhail Khodorkovsky and Alexei Navalny have warned that naming a top Russian police official to the job would undermine Interpol. Russian Interior Ministry spokesman Irina Volk on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018 lashed out at critics, accusing them of running a "campaign to discredit" the Russian candidate Alexander Prokopchuk. (Russian Interior Ministry via AP)
The Latest: US opposes Russian nominee to head InterpolThe White House says the U.S. is opposing the Russian nominee to lead the international police organization Interpol, citing Russian "abuses."
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European zoos to send critically endangered rhinos to RwandaWildlife parks from three European countries are joining forces to send critically endangered eastern black rhinos back to their natural habitat in Rwanda, where the entire rhino population was wiped out during the genocide in the 1990s
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Poland latest country to withdraw from global migration pactThe Polish government says that it will not support a global compact seeking international cooperation on migration, citing national sovereignty as it joins countries including Hungary, Austria and the United States in rejecting it
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