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The EU, Merkel And Migration

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Former BBC China editor, Carrie Gracie, beams outside the BBC headquarters. Gracie recently came to an agreement regarding her equal-pay dispute with the media company. Dominic Lipinski /PA Images via Getty Images hide caption

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The MV Lifeline, a vessel for the German charity Mission Lifeline, arrives with 234 migrants onboard in the harbour of Valletta, Malta, on Wednesday. Matthew Mirabelli/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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EU Leaders Reach A Deal To Limit Migrant Travel

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News Brief: Maryland Newsroom Attacked, Abortion Rights Battle, EU Migrant Summit

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Germany's Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks with other Europen Union leaders during a summit Thursday in Brussels. Earlier in the day she delivered a speech to a restive German parliament, deeply divided over matters of migration. Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Merkel's Fragile Coalition Teeters On Edge Of Migration Question

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French President Emmanuel Macron reviews French army soldiers during a ceremony commemorating General Charles De Gaulle's June 1940 appeal to French resistance against Nazi Germany, earlier this month, at the Mont Valerien national memorial in Suresnes, outside Paris. Ludovic Marin/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Piece Of 130-Ton Fatberg Goes On Display At London Museum

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The ship operated by German aid group Mission Lifeline, carrying 234 migrants, arrives at the Valletta port in Malta on Wednesday, after a journey of nearly a week while awaiting permission to make landfall. Chris Mangion/AP hide caption

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Rebecca Steinfeld, left, and Charles Keidan, shown outside London's Royal Courts of Justice in 2017, wanted their relationship recognized in law without the "patriarchal baggage" of marriage. They said they faced discrimination because only same-sex couples were eligible for civil partnerships. Charlotte Ball/AP hide caption

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National Security Adviser Bolton Arranging A Summit Between Trump And Putin

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Polish lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to remove prison penalties in a controversial Holocaust law. Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (upper left) looks on as a right-wing lawmaker blocks the podium in a failed effort to obstruct the vote. Alik Keplicz/AP hide caption

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