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Cargo Ship With Hundreds Of Migrants Was Headed Toward Italian Cliffs

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President Vladimir Putin speaks in Moscow on Dec. 23. Russia's current economic crisis stems from Western sanctions and diving oil prices. Maxim Shipenkov/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Sanctions Intensify Russia's Free Fall Into Economic Crisis

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If There's A Will, There's Now A Way (To Access Them In The U.K.)

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Putin Critics Say Navalny Jail Sentences Meant To Crush Opposition

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Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny and his brother Oleg Navalny (right) appear at Moscow's Zamoskvoretsky District Court on Tuesday for the announcement of a verdict in the Yves Rocher fraud case. Alexei Navalny was given a 3 1/2-year suspended sentence. His brother was sent to prison for the same period. Alexei Navalny was detained later Tuesday after breaking his house arrest. Mikhail Pochuyev/ITAR-TASS/Landov hide caption

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Russian Court Suspends Opposition Leader's Prison Sentence

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Political Crisis Hammers Greece's Financial Markets

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Greece To Hold Elections After Parliament Fails To Elect A President

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Heavy Snowfall Delights Skiers In The Alps, Snarls Traffic

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Europe's Largest Zinc Mine Lies Deep Under Ireland's Countryside

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In this image taken from a video provided by Adnkronos International, Ali Agca stands in front of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, on Saturday. Agca, who tried to assassinate Pope John Paul II in 1981, laid flowers at the late pontiff's tomb. AP hide caption

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