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Transition in Milan fashion scene as new creatives break outA transition is underway in the Milan fashion scene, with new designers taking over traditional brands and younger creatives breaking out with their own labels
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Romanians form EU flag during 27th night of protestsThousands of Romanians gather for 27th consecutive anti-government protest, standing together to form an EU flag to signal support for the bloc and its values
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Russian world ice fishing champion, Ukraine team winnerRussia's Dmitry Eliseev is the new World Ice Fishing Champion after beating a field of 78 others on the frozen Baltic Sea off the coast of the Latvian capital
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Czech man released from Sudan prison during minister's tripThe Czech Republic's Foreign Ministry says a Czech national who was sentenced to a stiff prison term in Sudan last month has been released and is on the way home
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Masks and snowy streets herald pre-spring rite in LatviaHundreds of people have been singing, dancing and skipping through the snowy streets of Latvia's capital Riga, celebrating a pre-spring holiday in colorful costumes and masks, some dressed as animals
The Associated Press8 hours ago
Russian opposition activist Ilya Yashin smiles as he takes part in a march in memory of opposition leader Boris Nemtsov in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Thousands of Russians take to the streets of downtown Moscow to mark two years since Nemtsov was gunned down outside the Kremlin. The poster reads: We shall overcome! (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Russians march to honor slain opposition leader NemtsovThousands of Russians took to the streets of Moscow to mark two years since opposition leader Boris Nemtsov was gunned down outside the Kremlin
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Protesters try to stop backers of French far-right candidateDemonstrators in western France have tried to block buses carrying supporters of far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen to a campaign rally
The Associated Press10 hours ago
A car stands in front of a store, guarded by police in Heidelberg, Germany, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. A man apparently drove a car into pedestrians in a central square in the city of Heidelberg, injuring three people, then fled and was shot after being tracked down by officers, police said. (R. Priebe/PR-Video/dpa via AP)
Germany: Heidelberg car suspect held on suspicion of murderAuthorities say a man who drove into a group of pedestrians in the German city of Heidelberg, fatally injuring one man, is being held on suspicion of murder and attempted murder
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Fire at large Swedish refugee center injures at least 15Swedish police say at least 15 people have been injured when a fire broke out overnight at one of the country's largest refugee centers outside of Vanersborg in southwestern Sweden
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Thousands protest in Belarus against law targeting joblessLocal media in Belarus say about 3,000 people have demonstrated across the country against an unpopular new labor law that targets the unemployed
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Russian opposition activist Ildar Dadin, left, receives a parka from his wife Anastasia Zotova, right, upon leaving a prison in Rubtsovsk, 3,400 kilometers ( 2,125 miles ) east of Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017. Russia released Sunday the convicted opposition activist who has said he was tortured in prison. Dadin was freed from his jail in the remote Altai region in southern Siberia after Russia’s Supreme Court annulled his 2½-year sentence because of procedural violations last week. (AP Photo/Alexei Zweigert)
Russian opposition figure freed; vows fight for human rightsA convicted Russian opposition activist who says he was tortured in prison was freed Sunday and vowed to keep up the fight for human rights in Russia
The Associated Press15 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2015 file photo, Bill O'Reilly of the Fox News Channel program "The O'Reilly Factor," poses for photos in New York. Swedes are finding themselves puzzled by representations of their country in the U.S. after a prominent Fox News program featured a "Swedish defense and national security advisor" who's unknown to the country's military and foreign-affairs officials. The Swedish Defense Ministry and Foreign Office told a Swedish newspaper they knew nothing of him. Fox News commentator O'Reilly convened an on-air faceoff Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, over Swedish immigration and crime between a Swedish newspaper reporter and a man identified on screen and verbally as a "Swedish defense and national security advisor," Nils Bildt. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
Swedes puzzle over Fox News' Swedish 'security advisor'Swedes are finding themselves puzzled by representations of their country in the U.S. after a prominent Fox News program featured a "Swedish defense and national security advisor" who's unknown to the country's military and foreign-affairs officials
The Associated Press17 hours ago
FILE - In this April 15, 2015, file photo, members of European Parliament hold signs during a plenary session at European Parliament in Brussels. The assembly, with its two seats; in the Belgian capital Brussels, and Strasbourg in northeast France, is often the stage for political, and less frequently nationalist, theater. Beyond routine shouting matches, members occasionally wear T-shirts splashed with slogans or unfurl banners. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, File)
EU lawmakers, in unusual move, pull the plug on racist talkIn a world of rising populism and fake news, the European Parliament is taking unusual steps to sweep clean hate speech in its own house
The Associated Press17 hours ago
Pope Francis is hugged by a worshipper during an audience granted to members of Capodarco, social workers association, at the Vatican, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)
Copy this: Vatican stakes out rights to Pope Francis' imageThe Vatican is arguing that Pope Francis' image belongs to the Holy See
The Associated Press18 hours ago
Syrian chief negotiator Bashar Ja’afari, Ambassador of the Permanent Representative Mission of Syria to UN New York, arrives for a round of negotiation between the Syrian government and the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
Deadly insurgent attack in Homs weighs on UN-led Syria talksA deadly terrorist attack in central Syria has threatened to thwart efforts to wrest a political solution at peace talks in Geneva, with the U.N. mediator decrying "spoilers" who try to derail the efforts to end the country's disastrous six-year war
The Associated Press1 day ago
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