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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2020 file photo, a food delivery rider bikes in an empty street in Milan, Italy. Italy is cracking down on bike delivery service companies, with one Milan prosecutor saying the riders, most of them immigrants, are practically treated like slaves. Milan prosecutors on Wednesday told a news conference that four delivery companies in Italy have been given 90 days to improve their treatment of riders. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Italy orders food delivery services to treat riders betterItaly is going after online food delivery companies for how they treat the cyclists who deliver the food, many of them immigrants
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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas speaks at the foreign ministry in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 prior to his attendance of the virtual human rights council in Geneva, Switzerland. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, pool)
Germany urges Iran to accept diplomacy in nuclear disputeGermany’s foreign minister has urged Iran to accept diplomatic overtures coming from the West to preserve the 2015 nuclear accord
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Turkish police nab Iraqi IS suspect, rescue Yazidi girlTurkish police have detained a suspected Iraqi Islamic State group militant and rescued a 7-year-old girl from Iraq’s Yazidi religious minority he had allegedly been holding captive
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Report: Italy's mobsters well-poised to exploit pandemic aidItaly’s organized crime investigators say Italy's organized crime syndicates are well-positioned to exploit pandemic recovery projects worth billions of euros and to gobble up struggling businesses with drug proceeds
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Csaba Lengyel, President of the University of Szeged's Szent-Gyorgyi Albert Clinic Center, left, vaccines Annamaria Lehota, chief physician of the Szeged Epidemiological Supply Center with the vaccine againsts COVID-19 produced by Chinese Sinopharm at the university in Szeged, Hungary, Wednesday, February 24, 2021. (Tibor Rosta/MTI via AP)
Hungary rolls out China's Sinopharm jab amid lagging trustDoctors in Hungary have started administering a COVID-19 vaccine developed in China, making the country the first in the European Union to use a Chinese jab
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A model wears a creation by fashion designer Mokodu Fall as part of the Black Lives Matter Fall/Winter 2021/22 collective fashion show, presented in Milan, Italy, Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2021. 2021. Five Italian designers of African origin made their runway debut during Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 under the banner “We are Made in Italy,” having nurtured dreams deemed unlikely in their native lands and which faced considerable obstacles in their adopted Italy.   (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
5 Africa-born designers open digital Milan Fashion WeekFive designers of African origin making their runway debuts have opened Milan Fashion Week under the banner “We are Made in Italy.”
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Plain-clothed policemen escort actor-director Dimitris Lignadis, center, as he arrives at a magistrate's office in Athens, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. Lignadis appeared before a court in Athens to respond to charges of multiple rapes by an examining magistrate. (AP Photo/Yorgos Karahalis)
Greece mulls legal reforms amid high-profile sex abuse caseThe former director of Greece’s National Theatre has appeared before a public prosecutor to respond to child abuse allegations in a case that has triggered a debate on legal reforms needed to prosecute sex crimes
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Slovenia police find 13 migrants lacking air hidden in truckPolice in Slovenia say they have discovered 13 migrants from Iraq hidden in a truck, some suffering from dehydration and a lack of oxygen
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Kyrgyzstan's President Sadyr Japarov attends his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, Russia, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. (Mihail Metzel, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Russia hosts new Kyrgyzstan leader on his 1st foreign tripRussian President Vladimir Putin is hosting the newly elected president of Kyrgyzstan, voicing hope for the Central Asian nation's political stabilization after it saw a violent change of government for the third time in 15 years
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People walk past the Bank of England in the City of London financial district of London, during England's third coronavirus lockdown, Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Monday a slow easing of one of Europe's strictest pandemic lockdowns, with non-essential shops and hairdressers due to reopen April 12. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Number of women on UK corporate boards rises 50% in 5 yearsWomen now hold more than a third of the seats on the boards of Britain’s biggest companies, meeting a government target set five years ago
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6-year-old dies of injuries in Greek migrant camp fireGreek authorities say a 6-year-old boy from Iran has died of burns suffered during an overnight fire at a migrant camp northwest of Athens
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German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas speaks at the foreign ministry in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021 prior to his attendance of the virtual human rights council in Geneva, Switzerland. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, pool)
Germany prepares way for its troops to stay in AfghanistanThe German government is preparing the way for the country’s troops in Afghanistan, the second-biggest contingent in a NATO force, to stay in place until next year if needed
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A machine collects garbage from the Drina river near Visegrad, eastern Bosnia, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. Environmental activists in Bosnia are warning that tons of garbage floating down the Balkan country's rivers are endangering the local ecosystem and people's health. The Drina River has been covered for weeks with trash that has piled up faster than the authorities can clear it out. (AP Photo/Kemal Softic)
Trash fills Bosnia river faster than workers can pull it outEnvironmental activists in Bosnia are warning that tons of garbage floating down the Balkan country’s rivers are endangering the local ecosystem and people’s health
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Russian President Vladimir Putin speaks during a meeting of the Federal Security Service (FSB) board in Moscow, Russia, on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2021. (Alexei Druzhinin, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP)
Putin warns of unnamed foreign efforts to destabilize RussiaPresident Vladimir Putin has ordered Russia's top counterintelligence agency to redouble its efforts to address what he described as Western attempts to destabilize the country
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Germany finds huge cocaine shipment; 2nd seized in BelgiumAuthorities say German customs officials have found more than 16 metric tons of cocaine in containers that arrived in Hamburg from Paraguay
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