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EU nations clinch long-sought deal on 'posted workers'
BRUSSELS (AP) -- The European Union has reached agreement on so-called posted workers who are often cheap labor from Eastern Europe sent temporarily by companies to more prosperous EU countries....

Swiss drugs maker Novartis reports 7 percent rise in 3Q net
GENEVA (AP) -- Swiss pharmaceuticals company Novartis is reporting net income rose 7 percent in the third quarter behind growth for its psoriasis treatment Cosentyx, its eye care business and several cancer drugs....

New German parliament meets, with nationalists taking seats
BERLIN (AP) -- Germany's newly elected parliament is set to hold its opening session, with lawmakers from the nationalist, anti-migration Alternative for Germany taking their seats for the first time after last month's election....

Mayor of Turkey's capital next from leader's party to resign
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- The mayor of Turkey's capital says he is resigning, apparently succumbing to weeks of pressure from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan....

Cyprus: Big EU members should accept more migrants
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- Large European Union countries should do their fair share and accept more migrants from overburdened members that are the typical entry points into Europe, Cyprus' interior ministry said Monday....

The Latest: Revised aid tally from Rohingya meeting: $344M
GENEVA (AP) -- The Latest on the donors conference for Asia's Rohingya refugees (all times local):...

Russian National Guard officer kills 4 comrades, shot dead
MOSCOW (AP) -- The Russian National Guard says one of its officers shot and killed four other servicemen at a barracks in the Russian republic of Chechnya before guards fatally shot him....