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Warsaw residents attend state ceremonies in honor of clandestine anti-communist fighters of the post-World War II era in Pilsudski Square in Warsaw, Poland, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Poland's Home Army soldiers who fought the German Nazis during the war, continued their struggle after 1945 against the communist regime imposed on Poland then. Many were arrested and killed by the communist regime. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Poland honors anti-communist fighters as founders of freedomPoland's defense minister says the nation owes its freedom to anti-communist fighters who did not lay down arms after World War II
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
Macedonian president withholds mandate from opposition chiefMacedonia's president is withholding the mandate to form a government from the runner-up in December's elections, accusing leftwing leader Zoran Zaev of jeopardizing the country's sovereignty
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 30, 2006, file photo, Rinat Akhmetov, an eastern Ukrainian steel and coal magnate, speaks to the media in Kiev, Ukraine. The charity foundation run by billionaire Akhmetov said in a statement on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, that its work in the region has been paralyzed after rebels blocked access to Akhmetov's Shakhtar FC arena in the rebel capital Donetsk, which hosted the 2012 European football championships and now serves as a warehouse for the relief effort. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky, File)
Russia-backed rebels take over factories, mines in UkraineRussian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine say they are taking over scores of factories and mines in the region, many belonging to a tycoon whose foundation has been the largest provider of humanitarian aid to a war-battered population
The Associated Press37 minutes ago
British Prime Minister, Theresa May, leaves 10 Downing Street in London, to attend Prime Minister's Questions at the Houses of Parliament, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
House of Lords chides UK govt, backs EU citizens' rightsBritain's unelected House of Lords has handed the government a stinging _ though likely temporary _ defeat on its plans to leave the European Union, resolving that EU citizens should be promised the right to stay in the U.K. after it quits the bloc
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Ex-CIA agent freed in Portugal after Italy drops extraditionAn American ex-CIA agent walked free from a Portuguese prison a day after Italy dropped its extradition request for her conviction in the U.S. kidnapping of a Muslim cleric in Milan 14 years ago
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Supporters of the communist-affiliated union PAME burn a European Union flag during an anti-austerity rally in Athens, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Hundreds of protesters staged a rally outside a hotel where Greece's bailout inspectors in Europe and the International Monetary Fund have resumed talks with the Greek government on further reforms following a months-long delay caused by disagreements over the appropriate austerity mix. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
Anti-austerity protest in Athens near Greek bailout talksAbout 1,500 people have held a peaceful anti-austerity protest outside an Athens hotel where Greek officials are holding bailout talks with the country's creditors
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon, center, leaves his campaign headquarters with his spokesman Jerome Chartier, right, after delivering a speech in Paris, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Fillon is refusing to quit the race despite receiving a summons Wednesday to face charges for alleged fake parliamentary jobs for his family. Man at left is unidentified. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
The Latest: Top French centrist candidate Macron hit by eggFrance's centrist presidential candidate, Emmanuel Macron, has been riding high in public opinion polls, but someone who's clearly not a fan tossed an egg at his head
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 file photo, Dutch Anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders, center, poses for a picture during an election campaign stop in Spijkenisse, near Rotterdam, Netherlands. Wilders is returning to the campaign trail, days after cancelling events ahead of the country’s March 15 election amid security concerns. In a press release Wednesday, March 1, 2017, Wilders says voters want to meet him and he wants to meet them. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
Dutch right-wing populist Wilders returns to campaign trailDutch anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders is returning to the campaign trail, days after cancelling events ahead of the country's March 15 election amid security concerns
The Associated Press1 hour ago
TV crews work in front of a campaign bus to outlaw children changing their gender in a vehicle pound on the outskirts of Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Madrid authorities say they have impounded an orange-and-white bus used by a group campaigning to outlaw children changing their gender. Mayor Manuela Carmena said Wednesday that police stopped the bus returning to the Spanish capital's streets in order to prevent a hate crime. Writing on bus written in Spanish says ' Boys have penises, Girls have vulvas. Don't let them fool you'. (AP Photo/Paul White)
Madrid officials impound bus with anti-transgender messageMadrid authorities said Wednesday they have impounded an orange-and-white bus used by a group campaigning against teaching schoolchildren about transgender people
The Associated Press2 hours ago
This handout photo provided by the French Police Nationale and sent to French police authorities on Feb. 24, 2017, shows the portraits of a missing couple Pascal Troadec, left, and his wife Brigitte. A police forensics team is scouring the home where a French family disappeared in February, searching for new clues about what might have happened to a couple and their two adult children. Pierre Sennes, the Nantes prosecutor, told Europe 1 radio Wednesday, March 1 that the hope is to "intensify the assessment of what could have happened in the house." (Police Nationale via AP)
'Time froze' at bloody house of missing French familyA police forensics team is scouring the home where a French family disappeared in February, searching for new clues about what might have happened to a couple and their two adult children
The Associated Press2 hours ago
German Parliament goes offline but hacking not suspectedGerman media say the country's Parliament has been offline for hours but that hacking is not suspected
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Poland criticized for returning asylum-seekers to BelarusHuman Rights Watch has accused Poland of endangering asylum-seekers who attempt to enter the country from Belarus by denying them the right to apply for asylum and returning them to its autocratic neighbor
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon adjusts microphones before a press conference at his campaign headquarters in Paris, Wednesday, March 1, 2017. Fillon's campaign for the French presidency faced new uncertainty Wednesday as he abruptly canceled a campaign stop at the country's premier farm fair and an investigation intensified into alleged fake parliamentary jobs for his family. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
Fillon stays in French presidential race despite summonsConservative candidate Francois Fillon is refusing to quit France's roller-coaster presidential race despite receiving a summons Wednesday to face charges of getting fake parliamentary jobs for his family
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Ex-CIA agent freed in Portugal, avoids extradition to ItalyAn American ex-CIA agent won a last-minute reprieve from a Lisbon court Wednesday and will no longer be extradited from Portugal to Italy, where a court convicted her of taking part in the kidnapping of a Muslim cleric
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2017 file photo German Chancellor Angela Merkel is pictured at a news conference  at the chancellery in Berlin. German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit Egypt and Tunisia this week  on Thursday March 2, 2017 and Friday with migration at the top of her agenda as she meets her counterparts in the North African nations.  (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber,file)
Merkel visits Egypt, Tunisia to talk about migrationGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is heading to Egypt and Tunisia this week to discuss migration and development in the North Africa nations
The Associated Press3 hours ago
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