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Activist group publishes database of Syria chemical attacks
BERLIN (AP) -- An activist group on Tuesday published a database of information on suspected chemical attacks in Syria , adding to a growing collection of videos and images documenting alleged war crimes during the seven-year conflict....

EU official favors Western Balkans integration into the bloc
TIRANA, Albania (AP) -- A senior European Union official said Tuesday that a summit next month will reaffirm the "European perspective" of the Western Balkans, a region with fresh memories of war and a long history with Russia....

Greece to investigate claims over UNICEF branch's finances
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- A Greek prosecutor has ordered an investigation into allegations of financial mismanagement in the local branch of UNICEF....

Italy's 5-Stars would put alliance with Dems to popular vote
ROME (AP) -- Italy's populist 5-Star Movement says it's open to finding agreement with the Democratic Party on forming a government, but that its members would have to vote on any such alliance....

Macedonia: 8 million-year-old elephant-like remains found
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) -- Paleontologists from Bulgaria and Macedonia are excavating the fossilized remains of a prehistoric elephant believed to pre-date the mammoth, after its bones were discovered accidentally by a man working in a field....

Armenia's political transition unclear after PM's ouster
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) -- The abrupt resignation of Armenian Prime Minister Serzh Sargsyan after two weeks of protests against his rule has caught the opposition off guard: The protesters had focused on driving out what they consider a corrupt elite, and seem to lack the structure or the political platform to replace it....

Italian police seize weapons from Spain-bound rental car
ROME (AP) -- Police in northern Italy found a small arsenal of Kalashnikovs, pistols and ammunition hidden in the trunk of a rental car and arrested the Bosnian man who was driving it....