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People try to pull a car out of a torrent after flash floods in the town of Villegailhenc, southern France, Monday, Oct.15, 2018. Flash floods tore through towns in southwest France, turning streams into raging torrents that authorities said killed several people and seriously injured at least five others. (AP Photo/Fred Lancelot)
France: 12 die in floods unseen in more than a centuryFlash floods in southwest France kill at least 12 people
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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko, left, welcomes Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill during their meeting in Minsk, Belarus, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (Igor Palkin, Russian Orthodox Church Press Service via AP)
Russian Orthodox Church breaks ties with Orthodoxy's leaderThe Russian Orthodox Church says it's severing ties with the leader of the worldwide Orthodox community after his decision to grant Ukrainian clerics independence from the Moscow Patriarchate
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Report: Ecuador tells Assange to curb speech, look after catA media report says that Ecuador has formally ordered WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to steer clear of topics that could harm its diplomatic interests
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FILE - This Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 file photo shows an Opel logo of an Opel Grandland at the Opel headquarters in Ruesselsheim, Germany. German prosecutors said Monday Oct. 15, 2018, that law enforcement officials have conducted searches at automaker Opel as part of an investigation into suspected manipulation of diesel emissions. (AP Photo/Michael Probst, File)
Investigators search Opel premises in diesel emissions probeProsecutors say law enforcement officials have conducted searches at German automaker Opel as part of an investigation into suspected manipulation of diesel emissions
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Sweden's sidelined PM gets chance to form new governmentSweden's prime minister has been tasked with forming a new government after his center-right rival was unable to reach a Cabinet deal
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Irish border issued entangled with questions of identityThe land around the small Irish town of Carrickcarnan is the kind of place where Britain's plan to leave the European Union runs right into a wall _ an invisible one that's proving very difficult to overcome
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South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, is greeted by French President Emmanuel Macron before a meeting at the Elysee Palace, in Paris, Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Moon Jae-in is for a three-day state visit in France. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
South Korean President meets Macron on state visit to FranceSouth Korean President Moon Jae-in has met with French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss inter-Korean talks and bilateral issues
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Egyptian president arrives in RussiaEgyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi has arrived in Russia on a visit expected to further boost ties between the two nations
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FILE - In this Friday, Sept. 7, 2018 file photo, a newspaper vendor reads an article about the newly designated head of the Romania's National Anti-Corruption Directorate, or DNA, backdropped by an advertisement, at a bus stop in Bucharest, Romania.  Romania's government passed an emergency ordinance Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 requiring prosecutors in key agencies to have more years of experience — a move that prosecutors say would hamper current investigations and force some anti-corruption prosecutors from their jobs. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda, File)
Romanian govt move against prosecutors draws criticismRomania's government passed an emergency ordinance Monday requiring prosecutors in key agencies to have more years of experience _ a move that prosecutors say would hamper current investigations and force some anti-corruption prosecutors from their jobs
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Special police operate outside the Cologne, western Germany,  train station Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. Cologne police closed parts of the western German city’s main train station after a man took a woman hostage in a pharmacy inside. (Oliver Berg/dpa via AP)
German police free hostage, injure suspect in train stationGerman officials say that police have stormed a pharmacy in Cologne's main train station, freeing a woman who had been held hostage by a man for two hours
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Fracking begins in UK for first time since 2011Protesters have gathered near the site of a horizontal shale exploration well in Lancashire in northwestern England, as the energy firm Cuadrilla began the hydraulic fracturing process.
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Police forces stand at the Cologne, western Germany, main station Monday, Oct. 15,  2018, after they have closed parts of the station because of a hostage situation. Police said that incident appears to have started Monday at a pharmacy inside the train station. (Oliver Berg/dpa via AP)
The Latest: Hostage-taker in Germany in critical conditionGerman police say they've freed a woman who had been taken hostage in Cologne's main train station and have her captor in custody
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FILE - In this Thursday, July 26, 2007 file photo, a general view of the Houses of Parliament on the river Thames in London. An independent report says Britain's House of Commons is a sometimes dysfunctional workplace in which bullying, harassment and sexual harassment have long been "tolerated and concealed." The report by former High Court judge Laura Cox says a culture "of deference, subservience, acquiescence and silence" has helped inappropriate behavior thrive, it was reported on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
Report: Bullying, harassment rife at UK ParliamentAn independent report says Britain's House of Commons is a sometimes dysfunctional workplace in which bullying and sexual harassment have long been "tolerated and concealed."
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Italy demands to know if French police dumped migrantsItaly has asked France for "clarifications" about reports that a French police truck crossed the border and dropped off two presumed migrants in the woods near Turin before returning to France
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German police say hostage-taker captured in Cologne train station standoffGerman police say hostage-taker captured in Cologne train station standoff
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