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Pope Francis gives his speech in the Ecumenical center in Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The one-day visit is part of celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
The Latest: Christian leaders greet Pope Francis in GenevaPope Francis has been greeted joyfully by Lutheran, Anglican, Methodist and Orthodox leaders as he arrived for an ecumenical service among many different Christian faiths at the World Council of Churches.
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Kremlin: Trump's national security adviser set to visitThe Kremlin says that President Donald Trump's national security adviser John Bolton is to visit Russia
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Belgian zoo evacuated after lion escapes its cageA zoo in Belgium has been evacuated after a lion escaped from its cage
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German court quashes far-right politician's arson convictionA German federal court has overturned a far-right politician's conviction for burning down a building intended as refugee housing, and has ordered a retrial
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European human rights court rejects Breivik appealThe European Court of Human Rights has rejected that an appeal by Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik who claimed his incarceration in Norway violates his rights
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Thousands watch the sun rise over StonehengeThousands have watched the sun glint over the horizon at Stonehenge, celebrating the summer solstice at the Neolithic stone circle
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 21, 2018 file photo, Britain's Chancellor Philip Hammond leaves 11 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of Prime Ministers Questions in Parliament in London. Hammond is expected to outline plans to ensure the nation's financial services industry can thrive after the U.K. leaves the European Union when he delivers a speech to top business executives Thursday, June 21, 2018.  (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
Treasury chief to outline UK plan to remain a finance hubBritain's Treasury chief is expected to outline plans to ensure the nation's financial services industry can thrive after the U.K. leaves the European Union when he delivers a speech to top business executives Thursday night
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Report: Ukrainian filmmaker on hunger strike is wellA state news agency is quoting a Russian human rights official as saying that jailed Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov is in satisfactory condition despite a monthlong hunger strike
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Pope Francis meets the press aboard the plane to Geneva, Switzerland, Thursday, June 21, 2018. The one-day visit is part of celebrations marking the 70th anniversary of the World Council of Churches. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Pope arrives in Geneva to visit World Council of ChurchesPope Francis has arrived in Geneva, one of the world's first cities to adopt the Protestant Reformation, for a one-day visit to highlight the importance of Christians praying and working together
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Turkey's Erdogan seeks new term with greater powersThe most powerful and polarizing leader in Turkish history is standing for re-election in a presidential vote on Sunday
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FILE - In this Wednesday, June 13, 2018 file photo, Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street to attend the weekly session of PMQs at parliament in London. The British government is facing another knife-edge vote in Parliament on Wednesday June 20, 2018, over how much control lawmakers should have over the country's departure from the European Union. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth, File)
UK's May defeats Brexit rebels, but divisions still reignThe British government has gotten its flagship Brexit legislation through Parliament, but remains locked in a tussle with lawmakers over the direction of the country's departure from the European Union
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FILE -- In this file photo taken on Friday March 16, 2018 a pangolin from the Johannesburg Wildlife Veterinary Hospital forages for food at the base of an anthill, near Johannesburg. Nearly 100 countries took part in a globe-spanning crackdown on the illegal wildlife trade, seizing tons of meat, ivory, pangolin scales and timber in a monthlong bust that exposed the international reach of traffickers, Interpol said Wednesday, June 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Denis Farrell, File)
Live animals, meat, ivory, wood seized in trafficking stingsThousands of live animals along with meat, ivory, pangolin scales and timber were seized in a crackdown Interpol said exposed the international reach of wildlife traffickers
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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban, right, and one of his deputies, Zsolt Semjen vote on the amendment of the basic law or constitution concerning migration concerning migration during the session of the Parliament in Budapest, Hungary, Wednesday, June 20, 2018. Hungary has approved a constitutional amendment making it more difficult for refugees to gain asylum in Hungary and passed legislation which threatens people helping asylum-seekers with up to a year in prison.  (Szilard Koszticsak/MTI via AP)
No easy path: Complex mass migration, politics reshape globeJourneys to far-away cities and sleepless nights in crowded camps or worrying about receiving asylum are how millions of people observed World Refugee Day
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England supporters celebrate Harry Kane's winning goal as fans watch the World Cup soccer match between Tunisia and England at the Lord Raglan Pub in London, Monday, June 18, 2018. (Nigel French/PA via AP)
Beer may lack fizz in Europe amid carbon dioxide shortageA shortage of carbon dioxide might leave beer and soft drinks short of fizz, just as thirsty World Cup watchers fill pubs
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The US name sign is photographed one day after the United States announced its withdrawal at the 38th session of the UN Human Rights Council at the UN headquarters in Geneva on Wednesday. June 20, 2018. (Martial Trezzini/Keystone via AP)
The Latest: UN awaiting formal US notice on quitting councilThe U.N. General Assembly is waiting for notification from the United States that it is withdrawing from the Human Rights Council, which is the first step toward electing a replacement
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