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EU ministers urge action over Turkey's drilling off CyprusEuropean Union foreign ministers are urging the 28 member-bloc to immediately draw up a list of "appropriate measures" targeting Turkey over Ankara's efforts to drill for gas in waters where Cyprus has exclusive economic rights
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In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a ceremony at Imam Khomeini International Airport some 25 miles (40 kilometers) south of the capital Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. President Rouhani says his country is not seeking to wage war against any nation while at the same time stressing that it will withstand mounting U.S. pressure and emerge victorious. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)
EU fights to keep nuclear deal alive amid US, Iran pressureA year after the United States pulled out of the Iran nuclear agreement, the pact is at severe risk of collapse and the EU is caught in the middle, trying to keep economic supply lines to the Islamic Republic open under the threat of U.S. sanctions
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The Fouga Magister performs a demonstration flight at Paris Air Show, in Le Bourget, north east of Paris, France, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. The world's aviation elite are gathering at the Paris Air Show with safety concerns on many minds after two crashes of the popular Boeing 737 Max. (AP Photo/ Francois Mori)
Boeing signs first deal for 737 Max jet since deadly crashesBoeing reports first 737 Max jet sale since fatal March crash, parent company of British Airways and other carriers signs letter of intent for 200 planes
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Serbian students protest social media leak of key math examHundreds of students are protesting in the Serbian capital, blocking traffic, hurling eggs at police and demanding the resignation of the education minister after he postponed their final math exam following its leak on social media
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Britain's Environment Secretary Michael Gove, left, and Health Secretary Matt Hancock arrive for a cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street, London, Tuesday June 18, 2019. (Stefan Rousseau/PA via AP)
Who is still standing in the race to be UK prime minister?The contest to be Britain's next prime minister down to xx candidates, with Boris Johnson in a commanding lead after two rounds of voting by Conservative Party legislators.
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Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest.Boris Johnson increases lead in race to be next UK prime minister; five contenders left in contest.
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An Embraer Profit Hunter E195-E2 rolls on the tarmac at Paris Air Show, in Le Bourget, east of Paris, France, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. The world's aviation elite are gathering at the Paris Air Show with safety concerns on many minds after two crashes of the popular Boeing 737 Max. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
AP Interview: Russia's MiG sees drones as fighter jet futureThe head of Russia's MiG warplane manufacturer says his company is entering the drone market, and sees pilotless fighter jets as the future
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Germany's Siemens announces 2,700 job cutsGerman industrial equipment maker Siemens says it is cutting 2,700 jobs globally at its power and gas company as it seeks to make cost savings
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Romanian government survives no-confidence vote by lawmakersRomania's government has survived a no-confidence vote by lawmakers, as opposition parties did not gather enough support in parliament for the motion to oust Prime Minister Viorica Dancila
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 16, 2019 file photo, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi arrives for a meeting of Eurogroup Finance Ministers at the European Council headquarters in Brussels. The European Central Bank stands ready to cut interest rates and could re-start its bond purchase stimulus program if needed to help the economy, President Mario Draghi said Tuesday June 18, 2019, in a speech at an ECB conference in Sintra, Portugal. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
European Central Bank hints at stimulus _ drawing Trump ireThe European Central Bank's president says that the bank is ready to cut interest rates and could re-start its bond purchase stimulus if the economy needs it.
The Associated Press4 hours ago
In this picture taken trough a fence the entrance of a house of a suspect in a homicide case is pictured in Kassel, Germany, Tuesday, June 18,2019. Police on Saturday arrested a 45-year-old known far-right extremist with a string of convictions for violent crimes dating back decades. The regional government offical Walter Luebcke, a long-time member of Chancellor Angela Merkel's center-right Christian Democrats, was found shot in the head on June 2 at his home near the central German city of Kassel. (Uwe Zucchi/dpa via AP)
German govt calls official's killing 'attack on all of us'Germany's top security official says the killing of a pro-migrant politician, allegedly at the hands of a violent neo-Nazi, illustrates the threat posed by far-right extremism
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FILE - In this Feb.26, 2013 photo, a job seeker enters a job center (Pole Emploi), in Nice, southeastern France. French President Emmanuel Macron's government has unveiled its plan to tighten the country's unemployment benefits. All major workers unions denounce the reform as unfair and damaging to the country's social system. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)
France plans to change jobless benefits, unions to protestFrench President Emmanuel Macron's government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Camera captures bear's rub on tree at Russian nature reserveAn Asian black bear in Russia has been captured on video enjoying a backrub against a tree _ before trying to eat a surveillance camera.
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This photo taken on March, 19, 2018 shows Giuseppina Robucci from Poggio Imperiale, near Foggia, Southern Italy. A 116-year-old Italian woman who was the oldest person in Europe and the second-oldest in the world has died. The news agency ANSA said Giuseppina Robucci died Tuesday in the southern Italian town of Poggio Imperiale, where she was born on March 20, 1903. She lived 116 years and 90 days. Robert Young of the U.S.-based Gerentology Research Group said Robucci was the last European born in 1903. She was just two months younger than the current oldest living person, Kane Tanaka of Japan, born on Jan. 2, 1903. Robbuci is currently No. 17 on the list of people who lived the longest lives. (Franco Cautillo/ANSA via AP)
Italian woman who was Europe's oldest person has died at 116A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died
The Associated Press4 hours ago
Police say ship captain in Danube collision not intoxicatedPolice in Hungary say the captain of a river cruise ship involved in a deadly collision with a tour boat was not intoxicated at the time of the May 29 crash in Budapest
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