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University founded by Soros says targeted by new Hungary lawCentral European University, founded by U.S. billionaire George Soros, says government-proposed amendments to Hungary's law on higher education "would make it impossible to continue its operations" in Budapest, its home for over 25 years
The Associated Press52 minutes ago
A torn poster with the picture of conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon is pasted on a barrier in Paris, France, Monday, March 27, 2017. The first French presidential ballot will take place on April 23 and the two top candidates go into a runoff on May 7. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
French candidate's wife faces charges over parliament jobsThe wife of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon has been given preliminary charges over well-paid parliamentary jobs that investigators suspect she never performed
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Demonstrators from the Asian community protest outside Paris' 19th district's police station, Tuesday March 28, 2017. Violent clashes in Paris between baton-wielding police and protesters outraged at the police killing of a Chinese man in his home have seen three police officers injured and 35 protesters arrested, authorities said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Police killing exposes anger, fear of Chinese in FranceChinese immigrants and China's government are protesting a police killing in Paris that prompted violent street clashes and exposed the fears and frustrations of France's large Asian community
The Associated Press2 hours ago
This undated photo provided by the Ministere public genevois shows a 2nd-century B.C. coffin in sculpted marble depicting the 12 labors of Hercules. Authorities say the coffin  is set to return home to Turkey, ending a legal battle over an artifact that mysteriously turned up in Geneva’s secretive customs-office warehouse years ago. (Ministere public genevois via AP)
Lawyer: Art dealer accepts prized coffin's return to TurkeyAuthorities say a prized 2nd century coffin in sculpted marble depicting the 12 labors of Hercules is set to return home to Turkey
The Associated Press2 hours ago
May vows Brexit deal for all in UK, including EU nationalsPrime Minister Theresa May says she will enter European Union exit talks representing everyone in Britain _ including millions of EU nationals living in the U.K.
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Candidate for the 2017 presidential election Emmanuel Macron, center, gives a press conference, in Paris, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Macron, an independent centrist with pro-free market views, is fiercely promoting common European ideals of peace, prosperity and freedom with a blitz of campaign events across France and Europe to explain to voters why the EU matters. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
The Latest: Fillon's wife handed preliminary chargesThe wife of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon is facing preliminary charges over well-paid parliamentary jobs that investigators suspect she never performed
The Associated Press2 hours ago
The wife of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon is facing preliminary charges over allegedly fake jobsThe wife of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon is facing preliminary charges over allegedly fake jobs
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Former Czech Academy of Sciences head to run for presidentJiri Drahos, the former president of the Czech Academy of Sciences says he wants to run for president of the Czech Republic next year's election
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Ministers heading to French Guiana to try to quell strikeThe French government has decided to send a high-level ministerial mission to French Guiana as the region faced its second day of a general strike by some 27 labor unions over crime and economic difficulties
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks during  a debate on a second referendum on independence at Scotland's Parliament in Holyrood, Edinburgh Tuesday March 28, 2017. On Monday British Prime Minister Theresa May has met Scotland's leader Nicola Sturgeon for the first time since they faced off in a struggle over a new push for Scottish independence as the U.K. leaves the European Union.  (Russell Cheyne /PA via AP)
Scottish lawmakers back independence referendum callScottish lawmakers have voted to seek a new referendum on independence, to be held within the next two years
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Man suspected of killing 4 family members in LithuaniaLithuanian police say a 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of shooting dead his parents, grandmother and uncle, and wounding his grandfather
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Greek debt activist, follower of ancient gods, faces arrestA firebrand Greek debt activist, whose followers take an oath of allegiance to the ancient gods, has been charged with fraud and running a criminal organization
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Serb leader attacks Kosovo over visit conditionsSerbian Prime Minister and presidential candidate Aleksandar Vucic on Tuesday abandoned plans to campaign among the minority Serbs in Kosovo, saying he was not prepared to abide by the conditions set by the Kosovo government
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Serbia: Putin agrees large weapons delivery to BalkansSerbia's defense minister says Russian President Vladimir Putin has promised to sign off on a delivery of fighter jets, battle tanks and armored vehicles to Serbia
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German state warns Gulen followers of Turkish spy effortsOfficials in the German state of Lower-Saxony are warning followers of U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen of Turkish efforts to spy on them
The Associated Press5 hours ago
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