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EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, right, speaks with Dutch Foreign Minister Stef Blok during a meeting of EU General Affairs ministers, Article 50, at the Europa building in Brussels on Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
UK leader on collision course with party rebels over BrexitBritish Prime Minister Theresa May is aiming to win business support for her Brexit deal with the European Union, but remains on a collision course with a group of lawmakers who are seeking to unseat her
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 file photo, the empty space where Henri Matisse' painting "La Liseuse en Blanc et Jaune" was hanging, right, is seen next to a painting by Maurice Denis, center, and Pierre Bonnard, left, at Kunsthal museum in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Romanian prosecutors are investigating if a painting by Pablo Picasso taken from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago has turned up in Romania it was reported on Sunday, Nov. 18, 2018. Four Romanians were convicted of stealing Picasso's "Tete d'Arlequin" and six other valuable paintings from the Kunsthal gallery. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, File)
'Picasso' found under tree in Romania appears to be hoaxA Romanian who thought she had found a painting by Pablo Picasso stolen from a museum in the Netherlands six years ago seems to have been the victim of a prank
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Policeman accused of killing 3 at party in East TimorScores of people have demonstrated in East Timor's capital to protest the killing of three people at a party, allegedly by a drunken policeman
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The Latest: Saudi king says Yemen priority in policy speechThe Latest: Saudi Arabia's King Salman says that his country supports a political solution to end the war in Yemen
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Olympic powerbroker indicted, faces Swiss forgery trialOlympic powerbroker Sheikh Ahmad of Kuwait has stepped aside from IOC work while facing a criminal trial in Switzerland
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Vatican hosts Russian art, icons from Tretyakov GalleryThe Vatican is hosting an unprecedented exhibition of Russian fine art, bringing treasures from Moscow's famed Tretyakov Gallery to Rome following a sold-out exhibit of Vatican works at the state museum two years ago
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The Latest: Barnier says all 27 EU nations back Brexit dealEU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier says the 27 EU nations fully back the Brexit withdrawal agreement, which has come under vehement criticism in Britain
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An aide to the Russian Prosecutor General Nikolai Atmoniev speaks during a news conference in Moscow, Russia, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. Russian prosecutors on Monday announced new charges against Bill Browder, accusing him of forming a criminal group to embezzle funds in Russia. They also said they suspect Magnitsky's death in prison was a poisoning and said they have a "theory" Browder is behind the poisoning. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Russian brings new charges against Kremlin critic BrowderRussian prosecutors have announced a new criminal case against Kremlin critic Bill Browder and said he might be behind the death of his former employee in a Russian prison
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Romania: minister, mayor resign before government reshuffleRomania's defense minister and the Bucharest mayor have resigned their positions in the ruling Social Democratic Party ahead of a government reshuffle
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Whistleblower in Danish banking scandal: Bank ignored meThe man who blew the whistle on a massive money laundering scheme through the Estonian branch of Denmark's Danske Bank, says the Danish bank "deliberately ignored" the warning he made that dirty money was flowing, some from Russia
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Sri Lankan lawmakers propose cutting expenses of disputed PMSri Lankan lawmakers have submitted a motion to suspend the expenses of disputed Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, who has lost two no-confidence motions in Parliament
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A man holds a poster showing images of Saudi Crown Prince Muhammed bin Salman and of journalist writer Jamal Khashoggi, describing the prince as "assassin" and Khashoggi as "martyr" during funeral prayers in absentia for Khashoggi who was killed last month in the Saudi Arabia consulate, in Istanbul, Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on Thursday called for an international investigation into the killing of the Saudi dissident writer Jamal Khashoggi.(AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)
The Latest: 18 Saudis banned from all 26 Schengen countriesGermany's foreign minister says Berlin has banned 18 Saudi nationals from entering Europe's border-free Schengen zone because they are believed to be connected to the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi
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