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FILE - In this Thursday, May 16, 2019 file photo, European Central Bank President Mario Draghi arrives for a meeting of Eurogroup Finance Ministers at the European Council headquarters in Brussels. The European Central Bank stands ready to cut interest rates and could re-start its bond purchase stimulus program if needed to help the economy, President Mario Draghi said Tuesday June 18, 2019, in a speech at an ECB conference in Sintra, Portugal. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco, File)
European Central Bank hints at stimulus _ drawing Trump ireThe European Central Bank's president says that the bank is ready to cut interest rates and could re-start its bond purchase stimulus if the economy needs it.
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, left, welcomes Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, right, for a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
Germany's Merkel says she's OK after shaking at ceremonyGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared unsteady and was visibly shaking Tuesday as she greeted Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in the hot sun in Berlin, saying later that she clearly hadn't drunk enough water
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FILE - In this Sunday, May 26, 2019 file photo, Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage speaks to the media in Southampton, England. A 32-year-old man has been sentenced to community service for dousing pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage with a milkshake. Paul Crowther pleaded guilty Tuesday, June 18 to common assault and criminal damage. District Judge Bernard Begley called the stunt an "act of crass stupidity motivated by your political views" and ordered Crowther to do 150 hours of volunteer work and pay Farage 350 pounds ($438) in damages. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, file)
UK man fined for hurling milkshake at Brexiteer Nigel FarageA 32-year-old man has been sentenced to community service for dousing pro-Brexit politician Nigel Farage with a milkshake
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This photo taken on March, 19, 2018 shows Giuseppina Robucci from Poggio Imperiale, near Foggia, Southern Italy. A 116-year-old Italian woman who was the oldest person in Europe and the second-oldest in the world has died. The news agency ANSA said Giuseppina Robucci died Tuesday in the southern Italian town of Poggio Imperiale, where she was born on March 20, 1903. She lived 116 years and 90 days. Robert Young of the U.S.-based Gerentology Research Group said Robucci was the last European born in 1903. She was just two months younger than the current oldest living person, Kane Tanaka of Japan, born on Jan. 2, 1903. Robbuci is currently No. 17 on the list of people who lived the longest lives. (Franco Cautillo/ANSA via AP)
Italian woman who was Europe's oldest person has died at 116A 116-year-old Italian woman who authorities say was the oldest person in Europe and the second oldest in the world has died
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Cyprus: EU to take tougher stance on Turkey over drillingCyprus' president says he believes the European Union will take a tougher line against Turkey over its bid to drill for gas in waters where the east Mediterranean island nation has exclusive economic rights
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Serbian court acquits ex-US Marine citing lack of evidenceA Serbian court has acquitted a former U.S. Marine charged with illegal possession and distribution of weapons
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Serbian police probe leaks of key math exam for studentsSerbia's education minister has come under fire after tests were leaked for primary school graduation exams in mathematics
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FILE - In this Feb.26, 2013 photo, a job seeker enters a job center (Pole Emploi), in Nice, southeastern France. French President Emmanuel Macron's government has unveiled its plan to tighten the country's unemployment benefits. All major workers unions denounce the reform as unfair and damaging to the country's social system. (AP Photo/Lionel Cironneau, File)
French government unveils 'tough' reform of jobless benefitsFrench President Emmanuel Macron's government has unveiled plans to make it more difficult for the unemployed to claim benefits.
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Greek PM seeks Turkey condemnation by EU leadersGreece's prime minister is urging European Union leaders to "unambiguously condemn" Turkey over its actions in a natural gas drilling dispute in the Eastern Mediterranean
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, welcomes Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy, left, for a meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Tuesday, June 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
The Latest: Germany's Merkel blames dehydration for shakingGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel says with a few glasses of water she's doing better, after starting to visibly shake when standing next to Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in the hot sun
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Spain nets hashish worth $22 million from Mediterranean shipSpanish authorities say they have seized hashish with a street value of around 20 million euros ($22 million) from a merchant ship that allegedly was smuggling the drug from North Africa to the eastern Mediterranean
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FILE-In this June 13, 2019 file photo a picture of Walter Luebcke stands behind his coffin during the funeral service in Kassel, Germany. German authorities say they have arrested a 45-year-old man in connection with their investigation into the slaying of a regional official from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party. (Swen Pfoertner/dpa via AP)
Germany condemns official's slaying as 'attack on all of us'Germany's top security official says the killing of a pro-migrant politician, allegedly at the hands of a violent neo-Nazi, illustrates the threat posed by far-right extremism
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Czech PM to face no-confidence vote over subsidy scandalThe Czech coalition government led by populist Prime Minister Andrej Babis will face a parliamentary no-confidence vote over European Union subsidies paid to his former business empire.
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Spain smashes prostitution ring that duped Ukrainian womenSpanish police say they have freed 11 women, most of them Ukrainian, who traveled to Spain thinking they were taking jobs as hotel chambermaids but were forced to work as prostitutes
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Russia moves closer to pulling out of arms treaty with USRussia has moved closer to suspending its participation in a key nuclear arms treaty
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