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Latvia Pushes To Limit Russian Language In Effort To Strengthen National Identity

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A man casts his vote at a polling station on Sunday in Tetovo, Macedonia. Macedonians all across the country went to the polls to vote in a referendum to change the country's name to the Republic of North Macedonia and end a long running dispute with Greece. Chris McGrath/Getty Images hide caption

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Björn Höcke (center), a politician from the Alternative for Germany party, participates in a march in Chemnitz, eastern Germany, on Sept. 1, after several nationalist groups called for marches protesting the killing of a German man allegedly by migrants. Jens Meyer/AP hide caption

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A frame grab from a police video shows Netherlands officers arresting suspects in a car park in Weert in the southern Netherlands, Thursday. Netherlands Police via AP hide caption

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Journalist: Poland's Shift Toward Authoritarianism Is A 'Red Flag' For Democracy

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Günther Oettinger, commissioner of the digital single market for the European Union, in a presentation on copyright reform on December 9, 2015 in Brussels. Thierry Monasse/Corbis via Getty Images hide caption

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Pyotr Verzilov, a member of the feminist protest group Pussy Riot, photographed during an interview with The Associated Press in Moscow, in early September. Alexander Zemlianichenko/AP hide caption

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Alexander Petrov and Ruslan Boshirov, charged with the attempted murder of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia. A new report says Boshirov is actually Anatoly Chepiga, a Russian military intelligence officer. U.K. Metropolitan Police/AP hide caption

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Pope Francis released a letter on Wednesday urging Catholics to trust his decision to form an agreement with the Chinese government on the appointment of bishops in China. Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images hide caption

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Britain's Labour Party Sees Brexit Standstill As An Opportunity

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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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