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{FD} University founded by Soros says targeted by new Hungary law

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Central European University 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. Continue reading

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{FD} Brexit: UK PM Theresa May signs Article 50 letter with call to ‘come together’

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Theresa May will issue an appeal to the country to “come together” as she formally launches the process for the UK to leave the European Union. Continue reading

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{FD} Sports-for-peace group: Programs have reached 350K people

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A group that promotes using sports to build peace says more than 350,000 people worldwide have been involved in its projects in the four years since the United Nations agreed to celebrate the idea every April. Continue reading

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{FD} May vows Brexit deal for all in UK, including EU nationals

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Prime 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. Continue reading

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{FD} Former Czech Academy of Sciences head to run for president

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Jiri 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. Continue reading

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{FD} Ministers heading to French Guiana to try to quell strike

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The 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. Continue reading

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{FD} Ivory Coast court finds ex-president’s wife not guilty

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An Ivory Coast judge says former first lady Simone Gbagbo has been found not guilty of crimes against humanity and war crimes. Continue reading

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{FD} London killer Khalid Masood’s wife speaks out

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The wife of London attacker Khalid Masood has said she is “saddened and shocked” by his actions. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Trump envoy holds talks on Mideast peace efforts

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The Latest on the Arab Summit (all times local): 9:40 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} CEO of airline association criticizes electronics device ban

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The head of the International Air Transport Association says it’s difficult to understand how banning electronic devices in carry-on baggage will improve flight security. Continue reading

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{FD} Man suspected of killing 4 family members in Lithuania

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Lithuanian police say a 26-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of shooting dead his parents, grandmother and uncle, and wounding his grandfather. Continue reading

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{FD} South Korea officials: Bones found near ferry not of victims

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The first government announcement Tuesday was startling: Salvage crews had found bones near the wreckage of the Sewol ferry, which sank in 2014 and killed 304 people. Continue reading

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{FD} Grupo Mexico to buy Florida rail line for $2.1 billion

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Mexican mining and rail conglomerate Grupo Mexico says it has reached an agreement to buy the Florida East Coast Railway Holdings Corporation for $2.1 billion. Continue reading

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{FD} Mosul airstrike: ISIS may have used human shields, US general says

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Islamic State fighters in western Mosul likely herded innocent men, women and children into a building as human shields before the airstrike by the U.S.-led coalition that killed more than 100 people, a top U.S. general revealed Tuesday. Continue reading

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{FD} Sudan president, sought by ICC, welcomed by Jordan’s king

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Sudan’s president, sought by the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges, has been welcomed in Jordan despite calls by human rights groups to deny him entry. Continue reading

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{FD} Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Israelis protest military draft

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Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews are protesting in Jerusalem over the military draft. Continue reading

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{FD} Puerto Rico man bit off head of girlfriend’s dog

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A man in Puerto Rico has been sentenced to seven years in prison for biting off the head of a Chihuahua and punching his girlfriend. Continue reading

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{FD} Pakistani sentenced to prison in Germany for spying for Iran

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A German court has sentenced a 31-year-old Pakistani to four years and three months in prison for spying for Iran by seeking out possible Jewish and Israeli-related targets for attacks in Germany and France. Continue reading

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{FD} French hopeful Macron’s risky move: Campaigning for Europe

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Embracing the European Union could be seen as a risky move for politicians given Britain’s decision to abandon the bloc and the renewed popularity of nationalist parties. Continue reading

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{FD} Ethiopia sends 16 to prison for trying to create new state

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An Ethiopian court has sentenced 16 people to prison after finding them guilty of trying to create a separate state in the tense Oromia region. Continue reading

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{FD} Serbia: Putin agrees large weapons delivery to Balkans

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Serbia’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. Continue reading

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{FD} Priest killed in Mexico’s Pacific coast state of Nayarit

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Mexico’s Catholic council of bishops says a priest has been killed in the Pacific coast state of Nayarit. Continue reading

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{FD} Greek debt activist, follower of ancients gods, faces arrest

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A 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. Continue reading

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{FD} Thai authorities give ex-PM Thaksin $503 million tax bill

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Authorities in Thailand have escalated their effort to collect taxes they say are due from ousted Prime Minister Thaksin Shinawatra, posting a bill for 17.6 billion baht ($503 million) at the house where he lived before fleeing into exile in 2008 to av… Continue reading

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{FD} Mall escalator in Hong Kong suddenly reverses, injuring several riders

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Two workers have been arrested in connection with a mall escalator that suddenly reversed injuring over a dozen people. Continue reading

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{FD} UK authorities to review suspended sentencing abuse case

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Britain’s Crown Prosecution Service says it is considering its options in a case in which a man was spared jail for beating his wife because a judge deemed that she was not a vulnerable person. Continue reading

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{FD} German police: Thieves stole huge gold coin with wheelbarrow

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Berlin police say suspects used a wheelbarrow to make off with a 100-kilogram (221-pound) gold coin worth millions. Continue reading

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{FD} Thousands of university students go on strike in Puerto Rico

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Thousands of students at Puerto Rico’s largest public university have gone on a one-week strike to protest multimillion-dollar cuts prompted by an economic crisis. Continue reading

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{FD} Central Europe’s leaders reject EU’s relocation of migrants

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Leaders from Central Europe said Tuesday they reject a European Union policy that calls for all member states to receive migrants, protesting suggestions that the level of their compliance could be linked to the availability of EU funds to them. Continue reading

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{FD} Czech firm sees surge in sales of turntables amid vinyl boom

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As vinyl records make a global comeback, so do turntables. Continue reading

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{FD} Scottish lawmakers to vote on independence referendum call

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Scotland’s parliament is set to vote on a call by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for a referendum on independence within two years. Continue reading

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{FD} Rivals Paris and London announce joint business plan

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Paris and London, traditional rivals when it comes to attracting tourists and industry, have signed a business agreement to cooperate in attracting visitors and companies. Continue reading

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{FD} World’s largest dinosaur footprint discovered in Australia

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Scientists have discovered the world’s largest footprint in a stretch of remote coastline known as “Australia’s Jurassic Park”. Continue reading

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{FD} North Korea conducts third test of rocket engine this month

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North Korea tested a rocket engine for the third time this month — and like the previous two tests, it showed signs the rogue nation’s missile capabilities were improving, a U.S. official confirmed Tuesday to Fox News. Continue reading

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{FD} France’s Hollande lobbies Malaysia to buy fighter jets

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French President Francois Hollande has lobbied for the sale of Rafale fighter aircraft to Malaysia during a visit but Prime Minister Najib Razak says his government is not yet ready to make a decision. Continue reading

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{FD} Kosovo allows Serb premier’s visit ahead of election

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Kosovo’s foreign minister says Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic can visit the country this week to meet with the ethnic Serb minority there. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Carlos the Jackal’ gets third life sentence for 1974 attack on Paris store

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The Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez was found guilty for throwing a grenade onto a crowded area, killing two and injuring 32. Continue reading

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{FD} The Latest: Austria wants exemption from EU migrant plan

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The Latest on the flow of migrants and asylum-seekers into Europe (all times local): 3:15 p.m. Continue reading

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{FD} Lawyer: Art dealer accepts prized coffin’s return to Turkey

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Authorities say a prized 2nd-century B.C. coffin in sculpted marble depicting the 12 labors of Hercules is set to return to Turkey. Continue reading

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{FD} Congo finds 2 Caucasian bodies in area where UN experts lost

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Congo’s government says the bodies of two Caucasians and a Congolese have been found in the Central Kasai region where two U.N. Continue reading

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{FD} Germany nabs Taliban fighter accused of killing US soldiers

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German prosecutors say they’ve had a 30-year-old Afghan man arrested on suspicion he commanded a Taliban unit responsible for an attack on a convoy that killed 16 American and Afghan soldiers. Continue reading

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{FD} ‘Carlos the Jackal’ sentenced to third life sentence for 1974 attack on Paris store

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The Venezuelan-born Ilich Ramirez Sanchez was found guilty for throwing a grenade onto a crowded area, killing two and injuring 32. Continue reading

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{FD} Cyclone Debbie: ‘Idiot’ caught surfing in giant storm

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As Australian authorities appealed for people to stay indoors away from the fury of Cyclone Debbie, this man wanted to go surfing in the eye of it. Continue reading

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{FD} Powerful Cyclone Debbie slams into Australia’s tropical northeast

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A powerful cyclone packing winds of up to 160 miles per hour roared across Australia’s tropical northeast on Tuesday, uprooting trees, tearing down fences and knocking out power to thousands, officials said. Continue reading

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{FD} Biggest EU group warns Brexit time to talk too tight

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The European Parliament’s biggest group says that it will not be possible to negotiate Britain’s divorce proceedings and a new relationship at the same time, and warns that the 2-year negotiation timeframe will be too short to have a full Brexit resolu… Continue reading

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{FD} Staff of opposition leader’s anti-corruption fund jailed

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Twelve people working for prominent opposition leader Alexei Navalny’s anti-corruption fund have been jailed following their arrests in the group’s office during nationwide protests at the weekend. Continue reading

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{FD} French Socialist candidate meets Merkel, assails austerity

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French Socialist presidential candidate Benoit Hamon assailed European austerity policies as he met German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday, arguing that they have helped fuel the rise of the far right. Continue reading

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{FD} Israel warns citizens against visiting Egypt’s Sinai

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Israel has issued a severe travel warning to its citizens advising against visiting Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula. Continue reading

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{FD} EU approves Danish support for offshore windfarm

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The EU’s antitrust chief, Margrethe Vestager, says the bloc’s executive Commission has approved Danish subsidies for a proposed offshore windfarm in the Danish section of the Baltic Sea, near German windmills. Continue reading

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{FD} NATO troops welcomed by Poland’s defense minister

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The Polish defense minister has welcomed a multinational NATO battalion to Poland made up of troops from the United States, Britain and Romania, saying the deployment improves the region’s security given the “threat from the East.” Continue reading

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