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Fireworks light the sky above the Quadriga at the Brandenburg Gate shortly after midnight in Berlin, Germany, Sunday, Jan. 1, 2017. Michael Sohn/AP hide caption

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Germany Takes Steps To Guard Women Against Sexual Assault As They Ring In New Year

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5 Men On Trial For Gang Rape In Spain

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Russian Opposition Leader Barred From Running For President

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France Ends State Of Emergency After Nearly 2 Years

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The smaller the bubble in that glass of champagne, the higher the pitch — and the price. Viktoria Rodriguez/Getty Images/EyeEm hide caption

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The sound of bubbles in a glass of Moët & Chandon champagne.

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Forming A Coalition Is Distracting Chancellor Merkel, Critics Say

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Post Brexit: British Passports Will Go Back To Navy Blue

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Putin Critic Aims To Disrupt Russian Presidential Election

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President Macron Promises Relief To Beleaguered French Suburbs

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Russian Doping Whistleblower Says He Fears For His Life

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Diane Kruger won the top acting prize at the Cannes Film Festival for her performance in In the Fade. She dedicated her award to survivors of terrorism. Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Germany's 'In The Fade' Flips The Script On The Terrorism Film

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Prince Harry interviewed former President Barack Obama in a broadcast that aired Wednesday on the BBC. The interview was recorded during September's Invictus Games in Toronto, where the two are pictured here. Chris Jackson/Getty Images for the Invictus Games Foundation hide caption

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Tuba and Cevheri Guven, both journalists, fled to Thessaloniki after being targeted by their own government. Turkey has imprisoned 262 journalists, making it the world's largest jailer of journalists. "If you write something on Twitter, you can go directly to prison," Tuba says. Joanna Kakissis/For NPR hide caption

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Turks Fleeing To Greece Find Mostly Warm Welcome, Despite History

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