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State Dept. concerned by Polish fine on US-owned broadcasterThe United States says it is concerned by Poland's decision to impose a heavy fine on a private television broadcaster that is owned by an American company
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Police blocking access to the parliament building to hundreds of protesters chanting against government policies just hours after Poland's new Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki delivered his policy speech before lawmakers in Warsaw, Poland, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Poland's PM: we don't want a divided Europe of 2 speedsPoland's new prime minister has told parliament that his government opposes what he calls a two-speed European Union that he says divides nations into better and worse ones
The Associated Press6 hours ago
In rare visit, UN expert pleads with VenezuelaAn independent expert for the U.N.'s top human rights body says he pleaded with Venezuela's government to release more than 20 people in custody and is optimistic other U.N. experts will be let in
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Kari Alexander Thordarson and Tinna Karen Victorsdottir, right, at the Borgarholtsskoli high school in Reykjavik attend a Gender Studies class on Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. Victorsdottir said the course had changed her perception of life more than any other course. The aim of the class is to get young adults to notice everyday discrimination, stereotyping and harmful messages. Iceland scores high on studies of gender equality but still has high rates of violence against women. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
Iceland closes gender gap but violence against women remainsIceland scores high on studies of gender equality but still has high rates of violence against women
The Associated Press10 hours ago
A woman with a child joins a protest against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, outside the U.S. Embassy in Santiago, Chile, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. The protest was organized by the Palestinian community in Chile. (AP Photo/Luis Hidalgo)
Muslim leaders to convene extraordinary summit for JerusalemLeaders and high-ranking officials of Muslim countries are convening Wednesday in Istanbul for an extraordinary summit to discuss "repercussions" on the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
The Associated Press12 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 8, 2017 file photo, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, right, speaks with U.S. Secretary for Defense Jim Mattis during a meeting of the North Atlantic Council at NATO headquarters in Brussels. NATO is giving Stoltenberg two more years at the head of the world's biggest military alliance, according to a NATO's statement, Tuesday, Dec.12, 2017. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
NATO prolongs chief Stoltenberg's term for 2 more yearsNATO is giving Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg two more years as head of the world's biggest military alliance
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Photo provided by Nonstopnews on Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2017 shows flames in a gas station in Baumgarten, Austria, near the Slovakian border after an explosion occurred. At least one person was killed and several injured. (Nonstopnews via AP)
Austria: 1 dead, 21 hurt in explosion at natural gas plantAuthorities say that an explosion at a natural gas facility near Austria's border with Slovakia has left one person dead and 21 injured
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Italy: helicopters ferry flood victims to safetyItalian firefighters employed four helicopters to evacuate stranded residents of a town in the northern region of Emilia Romagna that flooded when waters overran earthen dikes
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Most fake bomb calls that beset Russia coming from SyriaA top Russian official says the majority of fake bomb calls that have plagued cities across Russia have come from Syria
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Ryanair faces strike threats in Germany, IrelandA union is calling on German-based pilots at budget airline Ryanair to strike in a dispute over pay and conditions, though it says there will be no walkouts in the days around Christmas
The Associated Press13 hours ago
German soldier charged in far-right plot against politiciansGerman prosecutors have indicted a soldier accused of plotting to kill prominent political figures and blame the attack on refugees _ a cased that raised concerns about extremism in the country's military
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Russian security agency says it busts IS suicide bomber cellRussia's top domestic security agency says it has detained three suspected members of a sleeper cell of the Islamic State group who have been preparing suicide bombings in Moscow
The Associated Press13 hours ago
EU clears easyJet purchase of part of Germany's Air BerlinThe European Union has cleared easyJet's planned takeover of part of bankrupt German airline Air Berlin
The Associated Press13 hours ago
EU aims to link visa, crime databases to boost terror fightThe EU is planning to link together its border, visa and fingerprint databases to plug information gaps and better combat terrorism and international crime
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Russia shuts its embassy in Yemen, evacuates diplomatsRussia says it has temporarily shut its embassy in Yemen and evacuated all of its diplomats
The Associated Press14 hours ago
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