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FILE - In this Wednesday, July 10, 2019 file photo, a view of the Teutonic Cemetery inside the Vatican. An expert for the family of a Vatican teenager who went missing in 1983 says there are thousands of bones in an underground space near a Vatican cemetery. Giorgio Portera, engaged by Emanuela Orlandi’s family, said the extent of the cache emerged Saturday when Vatican-appointed experts began cataloguing the remains discovered on July 13. Portera said skulls and bones appear to belong to dozens of individuals. The Vatican made no mention of the number but said analyses would resume on July 27. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia, File)
Vatican college space holds bones of dozens, expert saysA genetics expert retained by the family of an Italian girl who went missing in 1983 said a cavernous underground space near a Vatican cemetery holds thousands of bones that appear to be from dozens of individuals both "adult and non-adult"
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A soldier trims the graves of soldiers killed in the 1974 Turkish invasion of Cyprus, in the Tymvos Macedonitissas military cemetery during the 45th anniversary in the divided capital of Nicosia, Cyprus, Friday, July 19, 2019. Some thousands of Greek and Cypriot soldiers were killed in 1974 during the Turkish invasion on July 20, 1974 and subsequent occupation of the northern part of the island of Cyprus. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias)
Turkey steps up drilling activities around CyprusTurkey's vice president says his country is stepping up a search for hydrocarbons off ethnically split Cyprus with the dispatching of a survey vessel to join two drill ships and another research craft operating in waters around the island.
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Polish city's first LGBT pride parade disruptedPolice in eastern Poland say they detained a number of people who verbally abused and tried to block participants in the first LGBT pride parade held in a city that hosted far-right marches in the past
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Funeral service held for 86 Muslims killed by SerbsSeveral thousand people have attended a mass funeral service in northwestern Bosnia for 86 Muslims who were slain by the Serbs in one of the worst killings of the country's 1992-95 war
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel, second right, attends a memorial event at the Defence Ministry in Berlin, Germany, Saturday, July 20, 2019. On July 20, 2019 Germany marks the 75th anniversary of the failed attempt to kill Hitler in 1944. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
Germany marks 75th anniversary of plot to kill HitlerGermany is marking the 75th anniversary of the most famous plot to kill Adolf Hitler, paying tribute to those who were executed for trying, but failing, to assassinate the Nazi dictator
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FILE  - In this Thursday, July 4, 2019 file photo, a Royal Marine patrol vessel is seen beside the Grace 1 super tanker in the British territory of Gibraltar. Taken on its own, Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz may seem like a brazen act of aggression, a provocative poke in the nose to both Britain and its chief ally, the United States. But Iran seems to view the armed takeover of the Stena Impero as a carefully calibrated response to the July 4 taking of an Iranian supertanker off the coast of Gibraltar, an operation in which Britain’s Royal Marines played a major role.  (AP Photo/Marcos Moreno, File)
Iran tanker seizure linked to earlier act by UK marinesIran's tanker seizure seems closely linked to British action against Iranian supertanker on July 4
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In this photo taken on Friday, July 12, 2019, a bowl of buckwheat is displayed in an exhibition at the National History Museum, in Kiev, Ukraine. A Darth Vader costume, playground equipment, pastries and boxes of food all are part of an exhibit at Ukraine’s National History Museum displaying the colorful behavior and sometime-questionable practices that characterize the country’s elections. The exhibition, called “The Museum of Election Trash” was put together ahead of the  snap parliamentary elections on Sunday, July 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)
Ahead of vote, Ukrainian museum shows 'election trash'A Darth Vader costume, playground equipment, pastries and boxes of food all are part of an exhibit at Ukraine's National History Museum displaying the colorful behavior and questionable practices that characterize the country's elections
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Serbia's president says Kosovo PM's resignation is a 'trick'Serbia's president has described as a "political trick" the decision by Kosovo's prime minister to step down over a call for questioning by a Hague-based court investigating crimes against ethnic Serbs during and after the country's 1998-99 war
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Milan magistrate Borrelli, led '90s kickback probes, diesFrancesco Saverio Borrelli, the Milan prosecutor who led the '90s corruption probes which toppled Italy's political class, has died, at 89.
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FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, July 2, 2019, Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez speaks during a media conference during an EU summit in Brussels.  It is announced Friday July 19, 2019, that Sanchez is ready to create a coalition government with the United We Can party, so long as its leader, Pablo Iglesias, is not part of the future Cabinet. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo, FILE)
Spain's Socialists 'convinced' new government deal is nearThe No. 2 for Spain's Socialist Party says she is optimistic that caretaker Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez will be able to strike a last-minute deal with the far-left United We Can party to form a coalition government before next week's confidence vote
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Conservative party leadership candidate Boris Johnson delivers his speech during a Conservative leadership hustings at ExCel Centre in London, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. The two contenders, Jeremy Hunt and Boris Johnson are competing for votes from party members, with the winner replacing Prime Minister Theresa May as party leader and Prime Minister of Britain's ruling Conservative Party. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
UK lawmakers warn of lost residency rights in no-deal BrexitBritish lawmakers have sought an guarantee from the European Union's chief Brexit negotiator that U.K. citizens living in the 27 other EU countries won't have their lives disrupted if Britain leaves the bloc without a deal
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FILE - This Feb. 21, 2005, file photo, shows incoming bishop of the Wheeling-Charleston diocese, W.Va, Michael Bransfield in his new office, in Wheeling, W.Va. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in West Virginia says Pope Francis has issued disciplinary action against its former bishop. The diocese posted the pope’s decision on its website, saying former bishop Michael Bransfield can’t live within the diocese, can’t participate in any public celebration of the liturgy and must make amends “for some of the harm he caused.” (AP Photo/Dale Sparks, File)
Former West Virginia bishop disciplined by popeThe Roman Catholic Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston in West Virginia says Pope Francis has issued disciplinary action against its former bishop
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British foreign secretary says a second vessel has been seized by Iranian authorities in the Strait of Hormuz.British foreign secretary says a second vessel has been seized by Iranian authorities in the Strait of Hormuz.
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Greek minister says Turkey's drilling tests EU's credibilityGreece's new defense minister says Turkey's illegal gas drilling off Cyprus is testing the European Union's credibility as a guardian of its members' energy interests in the Mediterranean
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A firefighters searches for trapped people at a damaged structure following an earthquake at the port of Piraeus, near Athens, on Friday, July 19, 2019. The Athens Institute of Geodynamics gave the earthquake a preliminary magnitude of 5.1 but the U.S. Geological Survey gave it a preliminary magnitude of 5.3. The Athens Institute says the quake struck at 2:38 p.m. local time (1113 GMT) about 26 kilometers (13.7 miles) north of Athens. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Strong quake hits near Greek capital of Athens, 4 hurtA strong earthquake centered northwest of Athens shook Greece, injuring four people and damaging several buildings
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