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French President Emmanuel Macron is welcomed by Calais Mayor Natacha Bouchard before a meeting in Calais, northern France, Tuesday, Jan.16, 2018. Macron traveled Tuesday to the epicenter of France's migrant crisis, the northern port of Calais, to lay out a "humane and tough" immigration policy that involved better behavior by security forces and closer cooperation with Britain. (Benoit Tessier/Pool via AP)
Macron visits Calais to preview toughened migrant policiesPresident Emmanuel Macron is visiting the port city of Calais, where hundreds of migrants hide out while trying to make an end run to Britain
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Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic speaks to the media during a news conference following the death of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic, who was shot on Tuesday morning, in Belgrade, Serbia, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Vucic said Tuesday Serbia views the attack on Oliver Ivanovic in Mitrovica, Kosovo as a ''terrorist act.'' He says ''Serbia will take all necessary measures so the killer or the killers are found.'' (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
The Latest: NATO urges restraint after Serb leader's deathNATO has condemned the assassination of a leading Serb politician in Kosovo and called on Serbia and Kosovo to return to EU-mediated negotiations in Brussels
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The Latest: Macron wants quick action on UK-bound migrantsFrench President Emmanuel Macron says he wants to make migrants who are caught trying to enter Britain illegally from France automatically subject to deportation proceedings
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People carry the coffin of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic in front of his office in the northern, Serb-dominated part of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Ivanovic was gunned down Tuesday morning in the northern Kosovo city of Mitrovica. (AP Photo/Bojan Slavkovic)
Serb leader's death in Kosovo raises Balkan region tensionsA leading Serb politician shot to death in northern Kosovo, inflaming tensions in the Balkans and prompting suspension of EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia
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Staff block the entrance of the Fresnes prison during a demonstration in Fresnes, outside Paris, Tuesday Jan. 16, 2018. Saff blocked several prisons in France after an attack by an inmate against several people at a high-security prison in northern France. (AP Photo/Thibault Camus)
French prison guards protest violent working conditionsProtesting French prison guards carried out blocking actions outside scores of jails across the country Tuesday for the second day in a row, demanding more security, more staff and a better handling of violent, sometimes radicalized, inmates
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In this photo taken on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, thermometer shows as the temperature dropped to -65 degrees Centigrade (-85 degrees Fahrenheit) in Tomtor village in the east of Yakutia, the center of the 2nd Borogonsky heritage of the Oymyakonsky ulus. Tomtor is known as the "Pole of Cold", although this title is disputed by two more settlements Oimyakon and Verkhoyansk. Temperatures in the remote, diamond-rich Russian region of Yakutia have dropped to near-record lows, plunging to -67 degrees Centigrade (-88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas. ( photo via AP)
Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees FTemperatures in the remote Russian region of Yakutia have dropped to near record lows, plunging to minus 67 degrees Celsius ( minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, left, shakes hands with Romania's President Klaus Iohannis at the Cotroceni Presidential Palace in Bucharest, Romania, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)
Japanese PM lands in Romania as leader he is to meet resignsJapanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has arrived in Bucharest for talks on North Korea and investment, but the focus in the Romanian capital was on a political crisis prompted by the unexpected resignation of Premier Mihai Tudose
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Daniel E. Kestenbaum, right, president of New York based auction house, hands over the book titled "Mikne Avram - Peculium Abrae" to director of Prague's Jewish Museum Leo Pavlat, left, in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. A rare 16th century book that used to belong to Prague's Jewish community before World War II and was considered lost has been returned after it reappeared at an auction held by Kestenbaum & Company auction house. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
Hebrew grammar book from 16th century returns to PragueA 16th century book that belonged to Prague's Jewish community before World War II and was considered lost before it surfaced at a New York City auction has returned to the Czech Republic
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The first group of VISA applicants queue up outside the new United States Embassy building in London, after arriving early for their appointment times, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. The new U.S. Embassy in London, denigrated last week by President Donald Trump as too expensive and in a poor location, is set to open to the public. The embassy, in the formerly industrial Nine Elms neighborhood, will open for public business Tuesday. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
New US Embassy criticized by Trump opens in LondonThe new U.S. Embassy criticized last week by President Donald Trump as too expensive and in a poor location has opened open to the public
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German prosecutors raise charge in teen's stabbing to murderGerman prosecutors say an Afghan migrant held over the fatal stabbing of his 15-year-old ex-girlfriend is now suspected of murder after investigations showed he acted with "guile."
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Czech Republic's lawmakers start a Parliament session in Prague, Czech Republic, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. Czech Republic's Parliament gathered for a confidence vote for a newly appointed government led by Prime Minister Andrej Babis. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
New Czech minority government fails to win confidence voteThe new Czech minority government led by populist billionaire Andrej Babis has failed to win a mandatory confidence vote in the lower house of Parliament and has to resign
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London man said to discuss 'death squad sent by Allah' opensTrial starts for London man who talked about forming "a death squad sent by Allah," accused of plotting attacks
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Cyprus, Greece and Jordan aim to bolster region's securityCyprus' president says even closer cooperation with Greece and Jordan is essential in the fight against terrorism
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EU Parliament calls for ban on electric pulse fishingThe European Union's legislature is calling for a ban on electric pulse fishing by which some fish are startled up from the seabed and easily scooped up in nets
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Czech highway closed amid heavy snow, multiple car crashesHeavy snowing in the Czech Republic caused a number of crashes that have shut the country's major highway
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