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Some 220 Syrian migrants crammed onto a fishing boat are rescued off the northern coast of Cyprus as the vessel hits rough seas in the Mediterranean
ROCHESTER, United Kingdom - Agence France-Presse
Britain's anti-European Union UK Independence Party (UKIP) won its second seat in parliament on Friday, in a by-election that could signal major upheaval in a general election in six months' time.
SYDNEY - Agence France-Presse
German Chancellor Angela Merkel insisted Nov. 17 that Britain remain in the European Union, saying it was a vital gateway to the world for continental nations.
MADRID - Agence France-Presse
Spain's eccentric Duchess of Alba, one of the nation's richest women who has more titles than any other aristocrat on earth, died on Thursday at the age of 88, a spokesman for her family said.
GRABOVE, Ukraine - Agence France-Presse
Workers on Nov. 16 began removing the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from rebel-held territory in eastern Ukraine, four months after it was shot down killing 298 passengers and crew.
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said there was a "strong possibility" one of the ISIL jihadists seen unmasked in a video claiming the execution of a US aid worker and Syrian soldiers was a French citizen.
BUCHAREST - Agence France-Presse
Romanians voted on Nov. 16 to choose their next president, with current Prime Minister Victor Ponta the overwhelming favourite to win.
Their relationship has been the subject of endless rumours in Parisian society but photos published Friday of French President Francois Hollande and actress Julie Gayet have triggered a new mystery of how they were taken.
ROME - Agence France-Presse
Italian authorities said Nov. 15 that more than 900 people had been rescued at sea in 24 hours
An ethnic German mayor of a medieval Transylvanian city pulled off a shock victory in Romania's presidential elections
VATICAN CITY - Agence France-Presse
Femen, the women's rights group known for topless protests, took their act to a new level of provocation on Nov. 14 with an explicitly sexually suggestive demonstration in front of the Vatican.
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