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Austrian official: suspect potentially dangerous radical
VIENNA (AP) -- Austrian police urged Vienna residents Monday to be on heightened alert for suspicious objects and activities as they hunted for possible associates of a suspected Islamic radical who they say might have been planning a bomb attack....

Romanian president calls for referendum on prisoner pardons
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- Romania's president has called for a referendum on a government proposal to pardon thousands of prisoners, which critics say could weaken the anti-corruption fight....

UN, Nordic groups meet at Finland humanitarian aid to Syria
HELSINKI (AP) -- As talks between the Syrian government and rebel factions continue in Kazakhstan, Nordic and United Nations aid groups are meeting in Finland to discuss the plight of civilians in the war that has killed hundreds of thousands and displaced half the country's population....

Sinn Fein chooses new leader O'Neill for Northern Ireland
LONDON (AP) -- Michelle O'Neill has been named as the new leader of the Sinn Fein party in Northern Ireland....

Greek island mayors say refugee overcrowding too high
ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- The mayors of five eastern Greek islands used to limit the movement of refugees and migrants have called on the European Union to ease the restrictions amid continued problems created by winter weather and overcrowding....

German populists to discipline member for Holocaust remarks
BERLIN (AP) -- The nationalist Alternative for Germany party said Monday it will take "internal measures" against a prominent member for his comments suggesting ending the country's tradition of acknowledging and atoning for its Nazi past, but stopped short of expelling him from the party....

Hungary: Teacher hailed for saving lives in fiery bus crash
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- A Hungarian teacher who pulled some students out of a fiery bus in Italy despite getting burned and losing his own two children in the crash was being hailed as a hero Monday as Hungary held a national day of mourning for the 16 victims....

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