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German ex-environment minister seeks to lead Merkel’s party

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A former German environment minister has become the first prominent figure officially to declare his candidacy for the leadership of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s center-right party...

Farmers block highways in Spain to protest low food prices

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Farmers in fluorescent yellow vests have begun blocking highways in southwestern Spain with tractors and other vehicles in the latest mass protest over what they say are plummeting incomes for agricultural workers...

Greece: Ferries, urban transport halted by strikes

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A 24-hour strike in Greece has halted ferries, public transport and municipal services in Athens and other parts of the country, as unions mount protests against pension reforms by the center-right government...

PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll: Sanders Leads, Bloomberg Qualifies For Debate – NPR

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PBS NewsHour/Marist Poll: Sanders Leads, Bloomberg Qualifies For Debate  NPR Bernie breaks out of the pack  POLITICO Sanders responds to Bloomberg criticism with photo of former mayor golfing with Trump | TheHill  The Hill Why Don’t We Know Which Democratic Candidate Can Beat Trump?  The New York Times Democratic candidates are doing Trump’s job...

UK issues severe flood alerts as storm-swollen rivers surge

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Residents in central England and Wales braced Monday for more flooding as rivers peaked in the wake of a weekend storm that brought up to 6 inches (150 mm) of rain to an already waterlogged region...

North Korean refugees seek political voice in South with new party

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A group of North Korean refugees launched a political party in South Korea on Tuesday, aiming to give a voice to the 33,500 defectors living in the South and oppose conciliation with Pyongyang....

U.S. Secretary of State meets Ethiopia’s reformist prime minister

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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo met with Ethiopia’s reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed and other officials on Tuesday on a visit expected to focus on security, investment and Ethiopia’s dispute with U.S. ally Egypt....