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Amnesty accuses EU of complicity in Libya migrant abuse

BRUSSELS — European Union countries are complicit in the abuse of migrants held in Libya, Amnesty International said in a report released Tuesday that...
Romanian parliament passes law that may dilute graft fight

BUCHAREST, Romania — Romanian lawmakers on Monday approved changes that critics say will weaken the European Union member's efforts to root out high-level corruption. ...
Green cash, carbon tax: What to expect at Paris climate meet

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron is hosting an international summit Tuesday to mark the second anniversary of the Paris climate agreement, hoping to...
Top EU economic powers warn US about tax plans

BRUSSELS — The European Union's top five economies are warning the United States that its massive tax overhaul could violate some of its international...
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ATHENS, Greece — Authorities on the Greek island of Lesbos say they have blocked a ship carrying container homes for refugees and other migrants...
Germany’s Merkel presses for quick move toward new coalition

BERLIN — German Chancellor Angela Merkel pushed Monday for quick movement toward a new governing alliance with the main center-left party, saying that only...
Poland’s new prime minister sworn in with old Cabinet

WARSAW, Poland — Poland's new prime minister, Mateusz Morawiecki, was officially sworn into office Monday along with the Cabinet members who served under his...
Croat nationalists honor general convicted of war crimes

ZAGREB, Croatia — Hundreds of people, including two government ministers, attended a commemoration ceremony Monday to honor a Croatian general who died after apparently...
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LONDON — Prime Minister Theresa May said Monday there is a new sense of optimism about negotiations over Britain's departure from the European Union,...
EU rebuffs idea of recognizing Jerusalem as Netanyahu visits

BRUSSELS — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the European Union on Monday to back a new U.S. peace initiative in the Middle East,...

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