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Italian President Sergio Mattarella meets reporters at Rome's Quirinale presidential palace, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Mattarella continued receiving political leaders Thursday, to explore if a solid majority with staying power exists in Parliament for a new government that could win the required confidence vote. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Italy's president to pols: make solid deal or elections soonItaly's president says he's giving party leaders a few more days to nail down a deal for a new governing coalition or he'll have to call new elections
The Associated Press10 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron waits for Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Chateau of Chantilly, north of Paris, Thursday Aug. 22, 2019. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be a guest at the G7 in Biarrtitz. (Pascal Rossignol, Pool via AP)
France presses India to opt for dialogue in Kashmir crisisFrench President Emmanuel Macron has met with India's prime minister, discussing climate and other concerns ahead of the G-7 summit but also pressing for dialogue with Pakistan over the crisis in Kashmir
The Associated Press11 hours ago
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, a man is helped disembark from the Open Arms rescue ship on the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, southern Italy. An Italian prosecutor ordered the seizure of a rescue ship and the immediate evacuation of more than 80 migrants still aboard, capping a drama Tuesday that saw 15 people jump overboard in a desperate bid to escape deteriorating conditions on the vessel and Spain dispatch a naval ship to try to resolve the crisis. (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
Weekslong migrant standoffs in Med becoming 'new normal'A Doctors Without Borders spokesman aboard a rescue ship carrying 356 migrants says the fact that it has become 'the new normal' for such ships to be stuck at sea for weeks waiting for permission to dock is 'appalling'
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, left, speaks to the media prior to a court session in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. A Moscow court has rejected an attempt to prolong the jail sentence of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, clearing the way for him to be released on Friday morning. Navalny, the Kremlin's most prominent foe, was sentenced last month to 30 days for calling on people to take part in an unauthorized protest. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko)
Navalny to be released Friday, court rejects term extensionA Moscow court has rejected an attempt to prolong the jail sentence of opposition leader Alexei Navalny, clearing the way for him to be released Friday morning
The Associated Press12 hours ago
Italian President Sergio Mattarella meets reporters at Rome's Quirinale presidential palace, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019. Mattarella continued receiving political leaders Thursday, to explore if a solid majority with staying power exists in Parliament for a new government that could win the required confidence vote. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
The Latest: Italy's president gives parties more timeItalian President Sergio Mattarella says he has agreed to political leaders' request for more time to see if a viable government can be formed to replace the one that collapsed this week
The Associated Press12 hours ago
French President Emmanuel Macron, left, talks to Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson during their meeting at the Elysee Palace, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2019 in Paris. Boris Johnson traveled to Berlin Wednesday to meet with Chancellor Angela Merkel before heading to Paris to meet with French President Emmanuel Macron. (Christophe Petit Tesson, Pool via AP)
Foot on table: British PM at home in French president palaceBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson briefly puts foot on table in French presidential palace
The Associated Press13 hours ago
CORRECTING DATE TO 20 - In this Aug. 16, 2019, photo, New York University student researchers sit on a rock overlooking the Helheim glacier in Greenland.  U.S. President Trump announced his decision to postpone an early September visit to Denmark by tweet Tuesday Aug. 20, 2019, after Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen dismissed the notion of selling Greenland to the U.S. as "an absurd discussion." (AP Photo/Felipe Dana)
Danish ex-PM attacks Trump for comments on defense spendingThe spat between the U.S. and Denmark that began with the Danish rebuttal of Donald Trump's overtures about buying Greenland has escalated
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2019, a man is helped disembark from the Open Arms rescue ship on the Sicilian island of Lampedusa, southern Italy. An Italian prosecutor ordered the seizure of a rescue ship and the immediate evacuation of more than 80 migrants still aboard, capping a drama Tuesday that saw 15 people jump overboard in a desperate bid to escape deteriorating conditions on the vessel and Spain dispatch a naval ship to try to resolve the crisis. (AP Photo/Salvatore Cavalli)
The Latest: Portugal offers to take 35 people from Med. shipPortugal is offering to take 35 people from the Ocean Viking rescue ship, following an appeal by the European Commission
The Associated Press14 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo taken on May 18, 2019, Matteo Salvini holds a rosary as he gives his speech during a rally organized with leaders of other European nationalist parties, ahead of the May 23-26 European Parliamentary elections, in Milan, Italy. For months now, Salvini _ a divorced father of two children by two different women _ has been kissing rosaries, invoking the Madonna and quoting St. John Paul II at political rallies in a bid to rally Italian Catholics behind his nationalist message. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Italian populist mixes religious symbols with his politicsMatteo Salvini's blatant brandishing of Catholic symbols has gone down as one of the most significant elements of his successful bid to topple Italy's government
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Polish air ambulance service says 4 dead, over 30 injured by lightning strikes in Tatra MountainsPolish air ambulance service says 4 dead, over 30 injured by lightning strikes in Tatra Mountains
The Associated Press15 hours ago
New school transgender rules fire debate in PortugalNew rules on gender identity at schools are causing a stir in Portugal, where some parents are expressing alarm that transgender children will be able to choose which bathroom they use
The Associated Press15 hours ago
France, Greece to push for EU solidarity on migrant crisisFrench President Emmanuel Macron and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis agreed to push for more solidarity in the European Union over the migrant crisis
The Associated Press15 hours ago
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