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In this photo taken Feb. 13, 2017, Barbara, right, and Witold Pogorzelski talk to the Associated Press in the kitchen of their home in Kobylin-Borzymy in eastern Poland. Witold and  Barbara are among those who voted for the populist Law and Justice party. Months before Britain voted to leave the European Union or the United States elected President Donald Trump, Poles booted out their own political establishment, a pro-business and pro-European party, Civic Platform, which had governed for eight years. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Poland's populist govt brings hope to struggling rural areasLife has always been hard for Witold Pogorzelski, a farmer in eastern Poland; but now, as the 64-year-old prepares for retirement, he feels there's finally a bit of hope
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FILE- In this Monday, March 17, 2008 file photo, a man walks past the London Stock Exchange in the City of London. The London Stock Exchange says its planned merger with the Deutsche Boerse is likely to be blocked after the European Commission raised anti-trust concerns. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)
Doubts over merger of London Stock Exchange, Deutsche BoerseThe London Stock Exchange says its planned merger with the Deutsche Boerse is likely to be blocked after the European Commission raised anti-trust concerns
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EU boosts North Korea sanctions in line with UNThe European Union is boosting its sanctions against North Korea in line with a U.N. Security Council Resolution following another nuclear test in September last year
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EU member states back visa liberalization for GeorgiaEuropean Union member states have backed a proposal to allow Georgian citizens into Europe's passport-free area without visas for short stays
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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