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Clarification: Romania-National Day story
BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) -- In a story Dec. 1, The Associated Press reported that Romania and Transylvania reunified in 1918. Romania and Transylvania unified as a modern state for the first time in 1918....

Cyprus president: No bad peace deal will be put to a vote
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) -- Talks aimed at reunifying Cyprus were back on track Friday after the leaders of the ethnically split island ended a two-week stalemate by agreeing to meet next month to tackle the most difficult issues in the way of a peace deal....

Paris police asking drivers to avoid area near armed robbery
PARIS (AP) -- French police say they are asking drivers to bypass a southern district of Paris where an armed robbery is in progress....

Q&A: Candidates, issues in Austria presidential election
VIENNA (AP) -- Austria holds presidential elections on Sunday in a contest pitting a left-leaning contender against a right-winger supported by a populist anti-immigration party. Beyond the contest for the largely ceremonial office, the vote is being watched in other EU countries as a barometer of how well their populist candidates will do in upcoming elections. A look at the candidates and the issues:...

Kerry: US, Russia studying new ideas to stop Syria fighting
ROME (AP) -- The United States and Russia are studying new ways to break a monthslong diplomatic deadlock over how to stop the fighting in the Syrian city of Aleppo, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday. He said the "ideas" will be tested in follow-up discussions between American and Russian diplomats next week....

Radical Pirate Party to seek to form government in Iceland
LONDON (AP) -- Iceland's anti-authoritarian Pirate Party took the helm in talks to form a new coalition government for the island nation Friday, after two earlier rounds of negotiations broke down....

French candidate: Trump's win frees voters from 'diktats'
PARIS (AP) -- French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said Friday that the spring election will pit nationalists and patriots such as herself against supporters of globalization, the European Union and immigration....