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FILE - In this file photo dated Saturday Nov. 10, 2007, two simple wooden crosses bearing poppies are seen against the memorial wall at the Tyne Cot cemetery in Passchendaele, Belgium.  Monday July 31, 2017, marks the centennial of the start of the World War I battle of Passchendaele which barely moved the frontline and thus became a metaphor for the folly of warfare. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, FILE)
Century-old battle in Belgium sums up horrors of World War IThe Third Battle of Ypres, fought in Belgium a century ago, was as bad as World War I would get
The Associated Press55 minutes ago
In this Friday July 28, 2017 photo,  police search  a refugee shelter in Hamburg, Germany,  in connection with a stabbing attack in a supermarket. A man armed with a kitchen knife fatally stabbed one person at a supermarket Friday in the northern German city of Hamburg and six others were injured as he fled, police said. He was overpowered and arrested. (Bodo Marks/dpa via AP)
Hamburg stabbing suspect known as radical, mentally unstableOfficials say a Palestinian man who fatally stabbed one person and wounded six others in Hamburg was known to authorities as a suspected Islamic radical but also was psychologically unstable
The Associated Press10 minutes ago
An activist holds a copy of the Cumhuriyet paper outside the court in Istanbul, Friday, July 28, 2017, protesting against the trial of journalists and staff from the newspaper, staunchly opposed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who are accused of aiding terror organisations. The court was expected to decide whether the suspects should be released from jail pending the trial's outcome. The headline reads: " Freedom." (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
7 staff members of opposition newspaper leave Turkish jailA Turkish court released from jail seven staff members of an opposition newspaper pending the outcome of their trial on charges of allegedly aiding terror organizations.
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Spain: 300 evacuated as forest fire burns 1,000 hectaresRegional government authorities in southeastern Spain say that a wild fire has forced the evacuation of 300 people and burned 1,000 hectares of pine forest
The Associated Press2 hours ago
Albania soccer federation fights fan's extradition to SerbiaAlbania's soccer federation is calling on Albanian authorities to stop the extradition to Serbia of a man who has claimed to have flown a drone carrying a nationalist banner over a stadium in Serbia, a display that prompted fan violence
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Riot police move in to quell a protest on a main street in London, late Friday, July 28, 2017. Protesters angry over the death of a young black man following a police chase have clashed with riot police in London, throwing bottles and fireworks and setting garbage cans on fire. (Lauren Hurley/PA Wire via AP)
Protesters clash with London riot police over man's deathProtesters angry over the death of a black man following a police chase have clashed with riot police in London, throwing bottles and fireworks and setting garbage cans on fire
The Associated Press8 minutes ago
Moody's upgrades Cyprus a notch to Ba3 on strong growthThe Moody's international rating agency has raised Cyprus' credit grade by one notch to Ba3, citing strong economic growth and the government's solid fiscal performance
The Associated Press13 hours ago
In this photo provided by the Turkish Cypriot Activist, Turkish Cypriot breakaway police officers walk in front of the C Star ship docked at Famagusta port in Turkish Cypriots breakaway northern part of the island of Cyprus, Thursday, July 27, 2017. An official says Turkish Cypriot authorities in the breakaway north of ethnically split Cyprus have ordered the captain and crew of a ship chartered by an anti-immigrant group to leave the island after being detained on suspicion of forging the documents of 20 Sri Lankans said to be apprentice sailors. (Turkish Cypriot Activist via AP)
Defend Europe: Ship still off Cyprus over 'security warning'A ship chartered by a group that campaigns against migrant arrivals in Europe is staying at sea off Cyprus amid warnings of threats to the vessel from far-leftists
The Associated Press13 hours ago
FILE - In this Saturday, April 23, 2016, file picture, priests and believers stand outside the Patriarchal Cathedral after an Orthodox Palm Sunday pilgrimage in Bucharest, Romania. Romania's Orthodox Church has voted, Friday, July 28, 2017, to defrock a priest who is suspected of trying to sexually corrupt a teenager_ a rare case of a cleric being disciplined for alleged sexual misdemeanours.(AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
Romanian Orthodox patriarch apologizes for sex scandalsThe patriarch of Romania's Orthodox Church is apologizing to orthodox believers over two sex scandals that have hit the influential church in recent weeks
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Fun in sun after wildfire, reprieve for teen arson suspectsTwo teenagers suspected of a role in a wildfire west of Marseille have been freed without charge, while vacationers are returning to beaches to the east on the Cote d'Azur after raging fires there were tamed
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Police officers are securing evidence in front of the supermarket in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, July 28, 2017, where a man with a knife fatally stabbed one person and wounded four others as he fled, police said. He was then arrested. (Markus Scholz/dpa via AP)
1 dead, 6 injured after knife attack at German supermarketPolice say a man armed with a kitchen knife fatally stabbed one person at a supermarket in the northern German city of Hamburg and six others were injured as he fled
The Associated Press14 hours ago
Police officers secure the area after a knife attack at a supermarket in Hamburg, Germany, Friday, July 28, 2017. German police say one person died and several people suffered stab wounds. (Paul Weidenbaum/dpa via AP)
The Latest: German police say stabbing suspect born in UAEGerman authorities say the suspect in a Hamburg supermarket stabbing that left one person dead is a 26-year-old who was born in the United Arab Emirates
The Associated Press16 hours ago
An injured passenger is taken away on a stretcher from a train station in Barcelona, Spain, Friday July 28, 2017. Catalan government officials say 54 people were treated for injuries when a morning commuter train they were traveling on crashed into the buffers in a station in northeastern Barcelona early Friday. (AP Photo/Adrian Quiroga)
Commuter train crashes in Barcelona; 53 are hospitalizedA Spanish commuter train has crashed into a buffer at a station in northeastern Barcelona, tossing passengers to the floor and sending 53 people to the hospital, officials said
The Associated Press16 hours ago
Injured passengers are attended to on the platform of a train station in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, July 28, 2017. Dozens of people were injured when a morning commuter train they were traveling on crashed into the buffers in a station in northeastern Barcelona early Friday. (AP Photo/Adrian Quiroga)
The Latest: Spain: 3 people seriously hurt in train crashRegional health authorities in Spain have elevated the number of seriously injured people to three after a commuter train crashed into a buffer at a train station in Barcelona
The Associated Press17 hours ago
An activist holds a placard, made to look like a press card, that reads " 110 media organizations closed,157 journalists jailed, 715 press cards cancelled, 2.500 journalists fired " outside the court in Istanbul, Friday, July 28, 2017. The activists are  protesting against the trial of journalists and staff from the Cumhuriyet newspaper, staunchly opposed to President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who are accused of aiding terror organisations. The court was expected to decide whether the suspects should be released from jail pending the trial's outcome.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
Turkish court frees 7 newspaper staff, keeps 5 in jailA court in Istanbul has decided to release seven journalists and staff of an opposition newspaper pending the outcome of their trial
The Associated Press17 hours ago
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