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FILE - A Thursday, May 25, 2017 file photo showing Russian Minister of Energy, Alexander Novak, attending a news conference after a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, at their headquarters in Vienna, Austria. Major oil producers need to show greater discipline in sticking to output cuts aimed at raising the price of crude, Russia's energy minister said Monday, July 24, 2017. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak, File)
Russia calls for tighter compliance with oil output cutsRussia's energy minister has called on major oil producers to show greater discipline in sticking to output cuts aimed at raising the price of crude
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The Latest: Polish PM criticizes president for bill vetoesPoland's prime minister says President Andrzej Duda has delayed much-needed judicial reforms with his decision to veto two bills introduced by the governing party
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The police investigate in the old town of Schaffhausen in Switzerland, where they search for an unknown man who attacked people, Monday, July 24, 2017. Swiss police say several people have been hospitalized, two of them with serious injuries, following the apparent attack in the northern city of Schaffhausen. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)
Hunt is on for chainsaw attacker who wounded 5 in Swiss cityA man armed with a chainsaw has wounded two people at a health insurer's office in the northern Swiss city of Schaffhausen, triggering a manhunt for a suspect described as aggressively and psychologically unstable
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Albania's new President Ilir Meta takes the oath as Prime Minister Edi Rama sits behind him during his swearing in ceremony at the Parliament in Tirana, Monday, July 24, 2017. Meta, 48, has been parliament speaker and leader of the junior governing party, the Socialist Movement for Integration, or LSI. Elected by the parliament last April. (AP Photo/Hektor Pustina)
Albania's new president is sworn in, vows to back democracyAlbania's new president has sworn in at the parliament convened in an extraordinary session
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Getting stuck in the icy Arctic means you're on your ownThe MSV Nordica icebreaker has all the safety equipment of a modern oceangoing vessel, plus extra for working in hostile and remote Arctic waters. Each person aboard has a cold water survival suit, and the two lifeboats carry provisions for a week.
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Supporters of critically ill baby Charlie Gard shout and hold placards before his parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard arrived at the High Court in London, Monday, July 24, 2017. The parents of the 11-month old, who has a rare genetic condition and brain damage, are returning to court for the latest stage in their effort to seek permission to take the child to the United States for medical treatment. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Charlie Gard parents drop legal fight, agree to let him dieThe parents of critically ill British baby Charlie Gard, whose battle to get him experimental treatment stirred international sympathy and controversy, say it is time to let their son die
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U.N. Special Advisor of the Secretary-General Espen Barth Eide arrives for a meeting with the Turkish Cypriot leader Mustafa Akinci, in the Turkish Cypriot breakaway north part of Nicosia, Cyprus, Monday, July 24, 2017. Eide meet with rival leaders of ethnically divided Cyprus in a first time after the negotiations talks at Crans-Montana. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
UN envoy: Cyprus peace talks unlikely to resume anytime soonA United Nations envoy says he sees little chance of failed talks to reunify ethnically split Cyprus restarting anytime soon
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Turkish parliament debates new bylaws; critics see muzzleTurkey's parliament has begun debating a series of controversial changes to its bylaws which critics say aim to further curtail opposition voices
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Pope Francis recites the Angelus noon prayer from the window of his studio overlooking St.Peter's Square, at the Vatican, Sunday, July 23, 2017. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
The Latest: Pope prays for ill baby Charlie Gard and parentsPope Francis is praying for Charlie Gard, the critically ill baby who is hospitalized in Britain, and the 11-month-old boy's parents
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Polish President Andrzej Duda makes a statement in Warsaw, Poland, Monday, July 24, 2017. Duda announced that he will veto two contentious bills widely seen as assaults on the independence of the judicial system. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
President's vetoes mark latest stage in Polish legal battleCritics who argue that legislation proposed by Poland's ruling party would give politicians undue influence victory over judges secure a victory as the country's president announces he will veto two of the package's three bills
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Anti-government protesters raise candles and wave flags, as they gather in front of the Supreme Court in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, July 22, 2017. Protests have broken out across Poland over plans by the populist ruling party Law and Justice to put the Supreme Court and the rest of the judicial system under the party's political control. (AP Photo/Alik Keplicz)
Amid protests, Polish leader puts brakes on judicial shakeupPoland's president says he will veto two contentious bills that are widely seen as assaults on the independence of the judicial system
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 15, 2017 file photo, the four ring logo of German car producer Audi is photographed at the headquarters after the annual press conference in Ingolstadt, Germany. German automaker Audi says it will fit up to 850,000 diesel cars with new software to improve their emissions performance, following a similar move by rival Daimler as the auto industry tries to get ahead of public controversy over the technology. Audi, the luxury brand of the Volkswagen Group, announced the voluntary retrofitting program on Friday, July 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader, file)
German automakers' shares fall on diesel emissions concernsThe German auto industry's troubles over excessive diesel emissions are looming larger
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French President Emmanuel Macron, right, and new French armed forces chief of staff Francois Lecointre review an honor guard at the air force base in Istres, southern France, Thursday, July 20, 2017. Macron's visit to the Istres air base Thursday comes the day after the head of the French military quit in a dispute with Macron over budget cuts. (Arnold Jerocki, Pool via AP)
France bringing top Libyan rivals together in new initiativeFrench President Emmanuel Macron will host a meeting of the two main rival leaders of chaotic Libya, his office said Monday, to try to "contribute to an end to the Libyan crisis," a breeding ground for Islamic militants, people traffickers and instability
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Prosecutor files request to resume landmark Srebrenica trialSerbia's chief war crimes prosecutor has filed a request to resume the landmark trial against eight former Bosnian Serb police officers charged with taking part in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre
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The police shut down the old town of Schaffhausen in Switzerland, while they search for an unknown man who attacked people, on Monday, July 24, 2017. Swiss police say five people have been hospitalized, two of them with serious injuries, following the apparent attack in the northern city of Schaffhausen. (Ennio Leanza/Keystone via AP)
The Latest: Dog-walker saw chainsaw suspect in Swiss woodsA woman who walks her dog in the woods just south of the Swiss city of Schaffhausen says she has seen the suspect in Monday's chainsaw attack several times in the last few weeks
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