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Magic "is beautiful and dangerous — it is a fight between good and evil," says third-generation witch Mihaela Minca. A 2014 survey found that in Romania, one in five people believe witches have powers. Joanna Kakissis for NPR/NPR hide caption

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In The Land Of Dracula, Witches Work As 'Life Coaches' Of The Supernatural

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EU Member States Probe 2 High-Profile Murders Of Journalists

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German Police Arrest Suspect In Rape And Killing Of Bulgarian TV Journalist

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Concerns Grow Over China's Influence On European Ports

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Chinese Firms Now Hold Stakes In Over A Dozen European Ports

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A man sits draped in a rainbow flag in a nightclub in Bucharest, Romania on Sunday after learning election results. A referendum to redefine marriage as between a man and a woman failed to attract the minimum number of voters and the result was invalidated. Andreea Alexandru/AP hide caption

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Romanian Referendum To Ban Same-Sex Marriage Fails

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A Romanian Christian-Orthodox nun votes at a polling station in the village of Branesti, Romania, in a referendum to change the constitutional definition of "family", on October 6, 2018. Daniel Mihailescu/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Referendum To Change Macedonia's Name Falls Short Of Voter Requirement

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In 1897, Belgian King Leopold brought 267 Congolese people to his country estate to display them in a mock African village — a practice referred to as a human zoo. Alphonse Gautier/RMCA, Tervuren hide caption

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Greek Police Jails Rescuer Of Fellow Asylum Seekers

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Belgian Museum Looks At Country's History Of Colonialism And Racism

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Greece's International Bailout Ends, But That Doesn't Mean Immediate Improvements

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Fewer than 1 million people live in Amsterdam, but almost 20 million visit each year. The city is working to crack down on "overtourism." Above, bicycles are parked outside Sexyland nightclub. Horacio Villalobos/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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In Amsterdam, Even The Tourists Say There Are Too Many Tourists

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