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Greek police nab 2 truck drivers smuggling in 20 migrantsGreek police say they have arrested a Turkish truck driver and a Bulgarian truck driver who were carrying a total of 20 migrants near Greece's northeastern land border with Turkey
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Demonstrators stage a sit-in during a protest the day European Union leaders gathered in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of the bloc, in Rome, Saturday, March 25, 2017.  (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
The Latest: Madrid protest backs citizens' rights in BrexitScores of Spaniards and British citizens have demonstrated in Madrid to urge lawmakers to protect the rights of citizens during the U.K.'s exit from the European Union
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters in Antalya, Turkey, Saturday, March 25, 2017. Erdogan on Friday has hit out at the head of Germany's intelligence service for comments suggesting that Berlin was not convinced over U.S.-based cleric Fethullah Gulen's role in Turkey's failed coup. Erdogan accused the BND foreign intelligence chief Bruno Kahl of making the remarks on behalf of Germany's leaders, whom he said backed Gulen's movement.(Kayhan Ozer/Presidential Press Service, Pool Photo via AP)
Erdogan: Turkey might hold referendum on EU membershipTurkey's president said Saturday the country might pursue a Brexit-like referendum on whether to pursue European Union membership and also lashed out at a critical protest in Switzerland
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Armed heist at Cartier shop in Monaco, 1 suspect capturedPolice in Monaco say robbers carried out an armed heist in a luxurious Cartier jewelry boutique in Monte Carlo
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Thousands march to protest abortion in Romanian capitalSeveral thousand people including Orthodox priests have marched through the Romanian capital and other cities to express their opposition to abortion and their support for family life
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Presidential candidate Aleksandar Vucic, Serbian Prime Minister and leader of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) speaks and gestures during a pre-election rally in Belgrade, Serbia, Friday, March 24, 2017.  Serbia's populist prime minister says he will pay an official visit to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the trip apparently intended to boost his bid for the Serbian presidency. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
Serbian PM to visit Putin ahead of April 2 presidential voteSerbia's populist prime minister says he will pay an official visit to Russian President Vladimir Putin, the trip apparently intended to boost his bid for the Serbian presidency
The Associated Press10 hours ago
Vehicle attacks: Easy success for IS, a challenge for policeIn the battlefields of Syria and Iraq, the Islamic State group became infamous for its spectacular variations on explosive vehicles
The Associated Press10 hours ago
People hold up a banner during a 'Unity Vigil' against racism and Islamophobia in reaction to Wednesday's attack, backdropped by the gates of Downing Street in London, Friday March 24, 2017. On Thursday authorities identified a 52-year-old Briton as the man who mowed down pedestrians and stabbed a policeman to death outside Parliament in London, saying he had a long criminal record and once was investigated for extremism — but was not currently on a terrorism watch list. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
London attacker had worked in Saudi Arabia teaching EnglishThe British man who killed four people during a London rampage had made three trips to Saudi Arabia: He taught English there twice on a work visa and returned on a visa usually granted to those going on a religious pilgrimage
The Associated Press11 hours ago
A woman, pushed to the ground by Belarus police tries to defends herself as the police detain an activist during an opposition rally in Minsk, Belarus, Saturday, March 25, 2017. A cordon of club-wielding police blocked the demonstrators' movement along Minsk's main avenue near the Academy of Science. Hulking police detention trucks were deployed in the city center. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
Belarus police arrest over 400 protesters; many are beatenPolice in Belarus cracked down hard Saturday on opposition protesters who tried to hold a forbidden demonstration in the capital _ a human rights group said more than 400 people were arrested and many were beaten
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE  - In this Monday, May 18, 2015 file photo, Nigel Farage, left, the leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) and his party's only Member of Parliament Douglas Carswell shelter from the rain under a UKIP umbrella as they attend a petition signing and publicity event to call for electoral reform across the street from the Houses of Parliament, before the petition was then handed into 10 Downing Street in London.  Carswell said Saturday. March 25, 2017 that he's leaving UKIP and will serve in Parliament as an independent. He said his departure won't trigger a new election because he isn't joining another party. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
Only UKIP lawmaker in British Parliament quits anti-EU partyThe UK Independence Party is losing its only member of the British Parliament in a blow to the upstart anti-Europe party's future
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Turkish president says country may hold Brexit-like referendum on pursuing European Union membershipTurkish president says country may hold Brexit-like referendum on pursuing European Union membership
The Associated Press12 hours ago
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, speaks with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte after a group photo in the Cortile di Michelangelo during an EU summit in Rome on Saturday, March 25, 2017. EU leaders were gathering in Rome to mark the 60th anniversary of their founding treaty and chart a way ahead following the decision of Britain to leave the 28-nation bloc. In the background the remaining marble right hand of the Colossus of Constantine (312-315 AD).  (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
EU puts pen to paper, signs unity pledge on 60th anniversaryWith Britain poised to start divorce proceedings, the 27 remaining European Union nations put pen to paper Saturday in Rome to renew their vows for continued unity in the face of crises that are increasingly testing the bonds between members
The Associated Press13 hours ago
People walk with Polish and European Union flags as thousands march through the downtown in a show of support for the European Union in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, March 25, 2017. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
Poles celebrate EU with march on bloc's 60th anniversaryThousands of Poles have marched through Warsaw, waving European Union and Polish flags in a show of support for the troubled European project as leaders in Rome marked the 60th anniversary of its founding treaty
The Associated Press13 hours ago
People place flowers outside Britain's parliament in London, Saturday March 25, 2017, for the victims of the Westminster attack on Wednesday. Khalid Masood killed four people and left more than two dozen hospitalized, including some with what have been described as catastrophic injuries. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Tens of thousands in London protest Britain's EU departureTens of thousands protested Saturday under sunny skies in London against plans for Britain to withdraw from the European Union
The Associated Press13 hours ago
Bulgarian nationalists protest at Turkish border before voteBulgarian nationalists kept up their protests at the Turkish border Saturday against Bulgarian citizens living permanently in Turkey who are coming in vote in Bulgaria's election
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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