Europe

    French police apprehend a man during a demonstration to protest the government's proposed labour law reforms in Nantes, France, May 26, 2016.

    French Protesters, Police Clash at Labor Reform Strikes

    At least 11 of France's 58 nuclear power plants were hit with unplanned outages after workers joined the strikes 

    FILE - A Pro-Brexit campaigner hands out leaflets at Liverpool Street station in London.

    G-7 Leaders Blast Potential British EU Exit in Closing Statement

    World leaders say Brexit could have disastrous effects on the global economy 

    FILE - Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek is in Ankara, Dec. 23, 2015.

    Turkish Financial Turmoil Eases With Retention of Deputy PM

    Mehmet Simsek’s presence in new government is seen as positive gesture by Recep Tayyip Erdogan, yet president is already reshaping economic policy 

    Ukrainian pilot Nadezhda Savchenko, center, speaks to the media upon her arrival at Boryspil airport outside Kiev, Ukraine, May 25, 2016.

    Pilot's Release Seen Unlikely to Aid Russia's Relations With West

    Kremlin critic says proceedings against Nadiya Savchenko damaged Russian image, so exchanging her for two captives became attractive idea 

    FILE - A defendant stands inside a special cage as he attends a court hearing in Sakhalin, Russia, March 4, 2015. The number of people imprisoned in Russia on extremism-related charges jumped from 137 in 2011 to 414 in 2015, according to independent research.

    Study: Kremlin Uses Anti-extremism Law to Suppress Dissent

    Number of Russians sentenced to prison for what is seen as trumped up charges has tripled in recent years, according to independent research group CEPR 



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    Video Migrants Continue Risky Travel as Greece Demolishes Border Camp

    Greek authorities Tuesday began moving thousands of migrants away from the makeshift camp at Idomeni on the Macedonian border. They are being taken to more permanent camps built farther inside Greece. As Henry Ridgwell reports, many of the refugees are seeking illegal routes to continue their journey to Western Europe in search of a better life.