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Saturday, Sep 22

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Centuries-old shipwreck found in Portugal

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Archeologists have found a centuries-old shipwreck off Portugal's coast near Lisbon, a local mayor's office said Saturday.

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Brexit battle: UK-EU barbs descend into cherry row

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Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged European Union leaders to get the "tone" right in their negotiations with the UK over Brexit following a social media post by European Council President Donald Tusk.

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UK fruit farmers feel the Brexit squeeze

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The workers traveled purposefully down the polytunnels, hands moving swiftly as they plucked plump raspberries and blackberries from the canes. Any delay means less pay.

Friday, Sep 21

20

Austrian journalist 'arrested in Turkey on political charges'

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An Austrian journalist detained in Turkey 10 days ago has been formally arrested on political charges, along with two Turkish citizens, their attorney told CNN on Friday.

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Military rocket tests cause moorland fire

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Prosecutors are investigating the German armed forces after a fire caused by military rocket tests almost three weeks ago continued to burn across a moorland in northern Germany, a military spokesperson told CNN on Friday.

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This town is covered in thousands of spiderwebs

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Weather conditions are causing thousands of spiders to cover a town in Greece with webs.

Theresa May demands 'respect' from EU after Brexit humiliation

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May said Friday that negotiations with the European Union over Brexit were "at an impasse" after a disastrous summit at which her plan for Brexit was largely rejected.

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EU to UK: Brexit was sold by 'liars' and your plan is rubbish

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If Theresa May hoped that a two-day summit with European leaders in the birthplace of Mozart would bring harmony to the fraught Brexit process, she will have left sorely disappointed.

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UK fighter jets intercept Russian bombers over North Sea

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UK fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers encroaching on its airspace Thursday, Britain's Ministry of Defence (MoD) said.

Thursday, Sep 20

23

Germany approves arms sales to Saudi Arabia, breaking coalition promise

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The German government approved the delivery of controversial weapons systems to Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Jordan, despite a January ban on arms sales to countries embroiled in the bloody conflict in Yemen, a German lawmaker said Thursday.

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Stunning giant artworks only visible from the skies

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French artist Saype has created what he calls a "message of hope" for refugees across the world.

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Hundreds of thousands back bus driver who slapped teen

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More than 290,000 people have signed a petition in support of a Paris bus driver facing disciplinary action after he was filmed slapping a teenager.

Woman prosecuted over abortion pills appeals

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A court in Northern Ireland will hear a landmark abortion case Thursday as a woman appeals the decision to prosecute her for buying abortion pills for her 15-year-old daughter in 2013.

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EU official presses to reach deal on Brexit

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The European Union's top political representative issued a stark Brexit warning: Time is running out and there are still huge hurdles to conquer before a divorce agreement can be reached with the United Kingdom.

Wednesday, Sep 19

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Ireland signs abortion bill into law

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Ireland's President formally repealed a constitutional amendment that banned abortion in the country, following a resounding referendum vote in favor of changing the law.

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Spy chief accused of backing far-right: 'Promoted' not fired

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Politicians across the spectrum have expressed outrage at the apparent promotion of Germany's spy chief who was removed from his post following allegations of far-right sympathies.

Tuesday, Sep 18

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Pussy Riot member 'probably poisoned'

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German doctors say there is a "high plausibility" that a member of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot, who was taken ill in Russia last week, was poisoned.

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Why Angela Merkel sacked her spy chief

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The head of Germany's domestic spy agency has been removed after accusations of showing sympathy for the far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD), government spokesman Steffen Seibert said Tuesday.

Monday, Sep 17

Russia Fast Facts

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See CNN's Russia Fast Facts for a look at the Russian Federation, which is the largest country in the world, covering more than one-ninth of the earth's land area.

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Meghan cooks for Grenfell: Duchess announces support for charity cookbook

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Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, is supporting a charity cookbook that showcases recipes from women whose community was affected by the Grenfell Tower fire, Kensington Palace announces.

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Swarm of drones illuminates the night sky

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In mid-August, just after sunset, the skies over Amsterdam were lit by a swarm of 300 glowing drones moving through the night in a tightly choreographed spectacle.

Artificial 'gills' for humans could become a reality

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Breathing underwater, without the help of voluminous equipment, seems as unrealistic as flying overseas must have before the first non-stop transatlantic flight.

NASA backs designs for 3D-printed homes on Mars

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Research and architecture studio AI Space Factory has designed a 3D-printed house for the surface of Mars -- and it looks like a beehive.

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Sophia Loren Fast Facts

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Read CNN's Fast Facts about the life of award-winning screen legend Sophia Loren.

Lech Walesa Fast Facts

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Read CNN's Fast Facts about Lech Walesa and learn about the life of the former president of Poland.

Sunday, Sep 16

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Pussy Riot: 'Poisoned' activist flown to Berlin for treatment

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A member of Russian protest group Pussy Riot has arrived in Berlin for medical treatment, following what the activists claim was a suspected poisoning in Moscow last week.

Friday, Sep 14

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French art school accused of photoshopping in black students for US ads

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A campaign to help a reputable French art school raise its profile in the United States went terribly wrong.

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Think this TV interview was silly? Think again

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Two Russians accused of a nerve agent attack in the UK have admitted they visited the city where the assault took place, but say the purpose of their brief trip was to visit its historic cathedral and not to poison a former double agent…

Thursday, Sep 13

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It's official: A no-deal Brexit will make travel a pain

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Traveling between the UK and European Union will get a whole lot more complicated -- and expensive -- should Brexit talks end without a deal, British government papers released Thursday suggest.

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Tree houses cleared from German forest to make way for mining

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Police moved into a forest in western Germany Thursday morning to remove tree houses that have been occupied for years by environmental activists and make way for mining company RWE, which runs a nearby open-pit coal mine and is seeking to…