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Kremlin says Assad's visit was to ensure he agrees to possible peace initiatives reached between Russia, Iran and SyriaKremlin says Assad's visit was to ensure he agrees to possible peace initiatives reached between Russia, Iran and Syria
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EU slaps sanctions on top official in Ukraine's SevastopolThe EU has slapped an asset freeze and travel ban on the top official in the city of Sevastopol, which Russia annexed along with Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula in 2014
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In this Monday, Nov. 20, 2017, photo, Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, embraces Syrian President Bashar Assad in the Bocharov Ruchei residence in the Black Sea resort of Sochi, Russia. Putin has met with Assad ahead of a summit between Russia, Turkey and Iran and a new round of Syria peace talks in Geneva, Russian and Syrian state media reported Tuesday. (Mikhail Klimentyev, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Syria's Assad travels to Russia, meets with PutinPresident Vladimir Putin says Russia is about to end its military operation in Syria
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Russia confirms spike in radioactivity in the UralsRussian authorities have confirmed reports of a spike in radioactivity in the air over the Ural Mountains
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Landmark Mladic verdict closely watched in the BalkansAs the U.N. war crimes court prepares to wrap up its work with a verdict in the genocide trial of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic, deep divisions persist in the Balkans over the tribunal's role in delivering justice.
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German president pushing parties to form governmentGermany's president is to meet with party leaders after talks to form a new government between Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc the left-leaning Greens and pro-business Free Democrats broke down earlier this week
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Greece: Body recovered, bringing flood death toll to 21Greece's fire department says search crews have recovered the body of a one person missing since deadly floods struck near Athens last week, bringing the death toll to 21. One person remains missing
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Russian State TV: Vladimir Putin met Syrian President Bashar Assad in Sochi on MondayRussian State TV: Vladimir Putin met Syrian President Bashar Assad in Sochi on Monday
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015 file photo, prosecutor Fatou Bensouda in the International Criminal Court in The Hague, Netherlands.  The International Criminal Court prosecutor Bensouda has asked judges to authorize an investigation into various allegations of war crimes in Afghanistan, asserted against the U.S. military, CIA, the Taliban and by Afghan security forces. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, FILE)
Prosecutor seeks probe of US personnel in AfghanistanThe prosecutor of the International Criminal Court requests authority to investigate human rights abuses in Afghanistan, including alleged war crimes by the U.S. military and CIA
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Albania premier asks EU for help seizing gang crime profitsAlbania's prime minister wants support from European Union countries in cracking down on criminal gangs that profit from drug sales, prostitution, human trafficking and other illicit activities
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Disruptive Turkish jet passenger sentenced to time servedA Turkish man who blames his disruptive inflight behavior on a hallucination won't receive any additional jail time and must pay American Airlines more $8,500
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FILE- In this July 28, 2017 file photo, are the headquarters building of the European Medicines Agency, EMA, left, in London. Brexit is still well over year away but two cities on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 will already be celebrating Britain's departure from the European Union. Two major EU agencies currently in London will be given a new home to move to and the two prizes are hotly fought over by most of the other 27 nations. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
Amsterdam, Paris picked to host EU agencies after BrexitThe European Union picks Amsterdam and Paris to host agencies that will have move once Britain leaves the bloc
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In this photo taken on Nov. 12, 2017, Poland's ruling party leader Jaroslaw Kaczynski,right, and Leszlaw Piszewski, the president of the Jewish communities of Poland, pose for a photo during a meeting in Warsaw, Poland. Warsaw prosecutors have opened an investigation Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 into expressions of xenophobia and racism voiced during a march by far-right nationalists earlier this month. (AP Photo)
Polish prosecutors open racism probe of far-right marchProsecutors in Poland open investigation determine if statements expressed during a march by far-right nationalists in Warsaw violated laws against propagating racism
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The Reichstag, the building of German parliament Bundestag, is reflected in a puddle in Berlin, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. German Chancellor Angela Merkel pledged early Monday to maintain stability after the Free Democratic Party pulled out of talks on forming a new government with her conservative bloc and the left-leaning Greens. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Germany faces uncertainty after coalition talks break downGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel says she is "very skeptical" about leading a minority government if no coalition can be formed to run Europe's biggest economy, thinks a new election would be a better solution
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Greece: Island mayor vows to oppose new migrant facilitiesHundreds of protesters gathered on Greek island of Lesbos, as local authorities promise to defy any government attempt to expand the shelter capacity for migrants and refugees
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