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Poland's chief rabbi Michael Schudrich speaks at a gala celebration marking the opening of an American Jewish Committee office for Central Europe in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, March 27, 2017. The AJC, a 111-year-old global organization based in New York, has a long history of engagement in the region. It was the first Jewish organization to call for recognizing German unification after the fall of the Berlin Wall, and it supported Central and Eastern European nations as they worked to become democracies and join the European Union and NATO. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Global Jewish group celebrates new Central Europe officeA global Jewish advocacy organization celebrated the opening of a new office in Central Europe
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Iran's president to meet with Putin; economic ties on agendaIranian President Hassan Rouhani is visiting Russia for talks expected to focus on economic ties and the Syrian conflict
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Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, meets with National Guard chief Viktor Zolotov, right, and other senior officers of the National Guard in the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Monday, March 27, 2017. Putin hailed the recently formed National Guard. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Pool Photo via AP)
Russian protest leader Alexei Navalny gets 15 days in jailA wave of nationwide demonstrations that shook Russia's long dormant political scene has shown a new face of protest: mostly teenage demonstrators driven by accusations of high-level official corruption, glaring amid the nation's painful 2-year recession
The Associated Press8 hours ago
In this Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016 photo, Turkish police officers escort Turkish pop singer Atilla Tas, centre, to the police headquarters following his arrest, in Istanbul. Tas and 28 other people, mostly journalists, went on trial Monday, March 27, 2017, on terrorism charges for alleged links to a failed coup attempt. They face up to 10 years in prison if convicted of membership in "an armed terrorist organisation" in a massive government crackdown that has included closing more than 100 media outlets and the arrests of reporters and editors suspected of ties to the July 15 insurrection. (DHA-Depo Photos via AP)
Turkish pop star, journalists on trial over failed coupA Turkish pop singer and 28 other people have gone on trial for alleged links to a failed coup attempt, highlighting the gulf between Ankara's assertions that the prosecutions are necessary and international concerns that Turkish democracy is in peril
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Family members of U.S. tourist Kurt Cochran, who was killed in Wednesday's London attack, and his wife Melissa, who was injured, attend a press conference at New Scotland Yard, the headquarters of London's Metropolitan Police force, in London, Monday, March 27, 2017. British police say that two people remain in custody following last week's attack in London as messaging services face criticism for encrypted networks that allow attackers to communicate in secret.(AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Family pays tribute to American slain in terror attackThe family of an American killed last week in the London terror attack says they are grateful for the help and support so many have shown during a horrible time
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Robbery at Cartier shop in Monaco: jewelry found, 4 arrestsMonaco's prosecutor and police chief say four people have been arrested and almost all the stolen pieces of jewelry have been found, two days after an armed heist at a luxurious Cartier jewelry shop in Monte Carlo
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AP PHOTOS: Echoes of the past remain despite Belfast changesAP PHOTOS: The upbeat Belfast of today looks and feels nothing like the high-security city that once captured world headlines for all the wrong reasons
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First Minister  of Scotland  Nicola Sturgeon arrives at a  hotel in Glasgow, Scotland to take part in a bilateral meeting with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May who is on a visit to Scotland Monday March 27, 2017. May and Sturgeon will meet for the first time since they faced off in a struggle over a new push for Scottish independence as the U.K. leaves the European Union.  (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
Talks produce no progress in Scottish independence disputeBritish Prime Minister Theresa May has met Scotland's leader for the first time since they faced off in a struggle over a new push for Scottish independence as the U.K. leaves the European Union
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People look at the floral tributes to the victims of the Westminster terrorist attack placed outside the Palace of Westminster, London, Monday March 27, 2017. Attacker Khalid Masood is believed to have used the messaging service WhatsApp before running down pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and storming a gate outside Parliament armed with two knives, Wednesday. Four died in the rampage, including a police officer. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Police: 'No evidence' London attacker associated with ISA senior British counterterrorism officer says police have found no evidence that the man who killed four people in London last week was associated with the Islamic State group or al-Qaida
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE -- This undated file photo released by the Metropolitan Police, shows Khalid Masood, who authorities identified as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament March 22, 2017, in London. Masood, the British man who killed several people in a rampage in London last week made had three trips to Saudi Arabia in his lifetime. Though millions of foreigners from around the world live and work in the kingdom,Masood’s time there immediately raised questions about whether the country’s ultraconservative brand of Islam impacted his worldview. (Metropolitan Police via AP, File)
The Latest: London attacker's mother 'saddened and numbed'The mother of Westminster attacker Khalid Masood says she is 'deeply shocked, saddened and numbed' by his murderous actions
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny appears in court in Moscow  Monday March 27, 2017. Navalny's appearance in court comes a day after being detained at a major opposition rally against government corruption that he led the previous day. The Kremlin, meanwhile, has lashed out at protest organizers, blaming them for putting lives at risk by inviting people to unsanctioned demonstrations. (AP Photo/Denis Tyrin)
Navalny: a savvy and determined Kremlin foeThe 15-day jail sentence imposed Monday on Alexei Navalny is nothing new for the Kremlin's most visible domestic foe and unlikely to be more than a brief interruption of his campaign against what he calls "the party of crooks and thieves."
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Belarus police detain an activist in Minsk, Belarus, Sunday, March 26, 2017. Dozens protestors were detained during attempt to rally in downtown Minsk. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Rights group: More than 1,000 arrested in Belarus protestsA Belarusian human rights group says more than 1,000 people were arrested in the course of weekend protests and that about 150 of them have been sentenced to jail terms of up to 25 days
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire prepares to make a statement outside his office at Stormont House, Belfast, Monday March 27, 2017, after the breakdown of power-sharing talks for Northern Ireland.  Brokenshire has to announce a strategy on a future for the province as the British government faces a deadline on whether to extend negotiations on Northern Ireland's political future or renew direct control from London. (Niall Carson/PA via AP)
UK: Northern Ireland must act soon to save self-governmentBritain says Northern Ireland is at dire risk of losing self-government if rival parties fail within weeks to resolve key differences
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Italy: Dad suspected of killing 2 kids, self over financesProsecutors in northern Italy say money problems may have driven a father to kill his two young children before he jumped off a cliff and killed himself
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Senior counterterror officer says there is no evidence London attacker was associated with Islamic State or al-QaidaSenior counterterror officer says there is no evidence London attacker was associated with Islamic State or al-Qaida
The Associated Press12 hours ago
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