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FILE - This is a Tuesday, Aug. 15 2017, file photo of a firefighting plane drops its load to prevent wildfires from reigniting over the village of Agua Formosa, near Vila de Rei, central Portugal. Portugal's government  announced Monday Oct. 23, 2017 that it is beefing up its wildfire response with 17 water-dropping aircraft after forest blazes killed more than 100 people this year. With warm, dry weather stretching into the fall, the government says it is doubling its air assets to 35 planes and helicopters.. (AP Photo/Armando Franca, file)
Portugal steps up wildfire response as warm weather persistsPortugal's government is beefing up its wildfire response with 17 water-dropping aircraft after forest blazes killed more than 100 people this year
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CORRECTION-- CORRECTS TO SATURDAY, OCT 21, 2017 NOT OCT 19 --This Saturday, Oct 21, 2017 frame grab from video, shows a body covered with a blanket in the street of Qaryatayn, a town in central Syria which was recaptured from Islamic State group militants on Saturday. The bodies of at least 67 Syrian civilians, many summarily killed by the Islamic State group, have been discovered in Qaryatayn, activists said Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. (AP Photo)
At least 67 civilians found dead in Syria town taken from ISSyrian activists: Bodies of at least 67 civilians found in town retaken by government troops, many believed killed by IS
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People gather in front of the Palau Generalitat in Barcelona, Spain awaiting for Catalan President Carles Puigdemont's speech Saturday, Oct. 21, 2017. Spain announced an unprecedented plan Saturday to sack Catalonia's separatist leaders, install its own people in their place and call a new local election, using previously untapped constitutional powers to take control of the prosperous region that is threatening to secede. (AP Photo/Santi Palacios)
The Latest: Pro-independence students plan Catalonia strikePro-independence students are calling for a strike in Catalan universities on Thursday to urge authorities to push ahead with a declaration of independence
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, file picture, French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and his wife Brigitte Macron arrive with their dog called Nemo for a group photo with invited chefs during an event at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France. French President Emmanuel Macron's dog Nemo interrupted a meeting his master was having with members of his government when he urinated against a fireplace in the Elysee Palace. (AP Photo/Michel Euler, Pool, File)
Macron's dog pees on Elysee Palace fireplace as cameras rollFrench President Emmanuel Macron's dog Nemo interrupted a meeting his master was having with members of his government by urinating against a fireplace in the Elysee Palace
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Prominent journalist at new radio station stabbed in MoscowRussia's leading news radio station says its deputy editor-in-chief has been stabbed by an unknown attacker
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Oscar-winning cinematographer Walter Lassally dies in GreeceHospital officials on Greece's island of Crete say German-born cinematographer Walter Lassally, who won an Academy Award for the 1964 movie Zorba the Greek, has died following complications from surgery
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The Latest: Kenyan officials call for restraint before pollsKenyan officials are asking for restraint ahead of an election Thursday that the main opposition group led by Raila Odinga says it will boycott
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French President Emmanuel Macron speaks during a media conference at the conclusion of an EU summit in Brussels on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. European Union leaders gathered Friday to weigh progress in negotiations on Britain's departure from their club as they look for new ways to speed up the painfully slow moving process. (AP Photo/Geert Vanden Wijngaert)
Egyptian president visits France, human rights one topicEgyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi starts Monday a three-day official visit to France where human right issues are expected to be discussed alongside with economic, security and military cooperation
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Former Romanian princess and humanitarian Sturdza dies at 73A children's charity says Princess Marina Sturdza who returned from exile to Romania after communism ended to become one of the country's best known humanitarians, has died
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UN, AU appeal for peace ahead of tense Kenya voteThe United Nations and the African Union are appealing for peace as tensions build in Kenya, where the main opposition group says it will boycott a planned presidential election on Thursday
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Jewish leader opposes Austrian right party in governmentThe head of Vienna's Jewish community is warning of the dangers of an Austrian government coalition that includes the right-wing Freedom Party, asserting that it remains xenophobic despite its newly moderate tone
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Northern League leader Matteo Salvini gives the thumbs up to reporters as he arrives for a news conference at the party headquarters, in Milan, Italy, Monday, Oct. 23, 2017. The presidents of Italy's wealthy northern regions of Veneto and Lombardy on Sunday claimed victory in autonomy referendums that seek to grab additional powers and tax revenue from Rome, riding a global tide of self-determination that has swamped Spain's Catalonia region. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)
Right-wing: Italian votes 'a lesson in democracy for Europe'The head of the right-wing Northern League says the referendum votes seeking greater autonomy in two wealthy northern regions "was a lesson in democracy for Europe.''
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