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After a rocky start, Trump and Merkel are set to meet. Can they overcome their differences?

President Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel take opposing positions on issues such as trade and immigration.

Far-right populism falters with Dutch vote, but remains a powerful force

Centrist candidate's win in Netherlands could blunt populist momentum

Russia's meddling in other nations' elections is nothing new. Just ask the Europeans

Russia has a long history of using tactics such as email hacking and the dissemination of fake news to meddle in other countries' elections.

Leaders from various nations pledge $6 billion in humanitarian aid for Syria

Senior ministers from EU countries, the United States and several Middle Eastern nations pledge billions in aid for Syria.

In Liverpool there's just one game in town — soccer — but two teams just a mile apart

Few sports rivalries rival the situation in Liverpool, with two teams with stadiums a mile apart.

A football (translation: soccer) fan's guide to Manchester

She's been a fan of the Liverpool Football Club fan since college, so she didn’t expect to be excited as she was walking on holy ground for fans of Manchester United. But she was.

Europe closes mixed; Stoxx 600 reaches yearly highs amid geopolitical concerns

Europe's Stoxx 600 closes higher despite geopolitical concerns; Tesco slips 4.8%

One suspect with 'Islamist links' arrested in connection with Dortmund bus attack

A letter claiming "responsibility for the act" was found near the bus. Its authenticity is being verified, German prosecutors say.

N Ireland could face direct rule if powersharing talks fail, says Brokenshire

Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire has warned of a snap election or a return to direct rule if Stormont parties fail to form a government by early May.

Germans open their homes to Monaco fans after Dortmund attack

Germans opened their homes to stranded Monaco supporters on Tuesday evening after an attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus forced officials to postpone the Champions League soccer match by a day.

Coca-Cola UK HQ blocked by sculpture protest

Environmental activists from Greenpeace installed a 2.5-ton sculpture on the doorstep of Coca-Cola's UK headquarters in London Monday in protest at the company's contribution to plastic pollution in the world's oceans.

Huge fire destroys French refugee camp

A huge fire ripped through a migrant camp in Grande-Synthe, northern France, late Monday after clashes between Kurds and Afghans, leaving several injured.

French police on the hunt for poachers who killed a white rhino in a zoo

French police are attempting to track down poachers who broke into a zoo where they killed a young white rhinoceros before sawing off its horn.

Germany's challenge: How will schools absorb thousands of Syrian children?

To hear their Syrian parents tell it, Yasser and Taha, ages 6 and 9, were the driving force behind the family’s decision to make an arduous overland trek across half of Europe to reach safety in Germany.

Russia reopens 1998 murder probe; Putin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky is a suspect

Kremlin critic and dispossessed Yukos tycoon Khodorkovsky said suspect in 1998 contract killing

Postal worker believed he would never see family again, kidnap trial told

A postal worker has described how he believed he would never see his partner and baby again during a kidnapping and robbery in County Louth.

Latest: Tragic deaths not the first time O'Brien family devastated by fire

Latest: According to media reports this evening this is the second time the family has been affected by a fire tragedy.

UK's May defeated as lawmakers demand power to reject final Brexit terms

Britain's upper house of parliament voted to give lawmakers more power to reject the final terms of the country's exit from the European Union.

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